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    Aug 4, 2015

    Here's How To Make A Tiny Stuffed Animal For Your Cat In Mere Minutes

    Your cat won't know you love her if you don't give her presents.

    Here's all the materials you'll need:

    1. Felt

    2. Scissors

    3. A pen

    4. Embroidery thread

    5. A needle with an eye big enough for embroidery thread

    6. Stuffing or filling (you can buy this at any craft store)

    1. Draw the outline of your animal on a piece of felt.

    I chose a teddy bear shape, but you can make a whale or a lizard or Justin Timberlake. It's up to you.

    You'll need two sheets of felt, as you can see in the photo. You're gonna be stitching them together. Don't be afraid.

    2. Stitch ~most~ of the animal.

    Just follow along the line. I think this is called a running stitch, but I'm not sure. I'm not an expert so get off my back.

    Here's how to do this stitch if you're confused.

    3. Add some cute lil' eyeballs.

    Super easy. Just some felt circles attached with a hemming stitch. Make sure the thread only goes through the top layer of felt.

    If this is too daunting for you, feel free to just draw on eyes with a Sharpie like some kind of monster.

    4. Stitch a little mouth.

    Aww, cute.

    5. Continue the outline stitch from before, stopping when you have about an inch left.

    6. Now shove stuffing in that little guy. Just cram it in there.

    Use little bits of stuffing at a time. Use your finger to guide stuffing into different parts of the animal. You can also use a chopstick or whatever.

    7. Fill the animal as much as you can, and then continue the outline stitch.

    8. Add a little bit more stuffing if you need to before closing the stitch.


    That's it. You're literally done. You did it. Now go give it to your cat.

    I gave it to my cat and he loves it so much.

    I definitely didn't slide it under his arm to make it look like he's hugging it.


    Let's look at more photos of my cat. Here's another teddy bear I made him.

    He sleeps with it every day!

    @moby_dickhead update #2: he still loves it and sleeps with it every day 😊


    @moby_dickhead update #3: still bff's

    OK now go make one!!!!

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