I’ve always wanted to make a small stuffed toy with a pocket to put a note, or a baby’s tooth, or a lock of hair. So I decided to try and see if I can actually come up with it. I first made a drawing, and then made a pattern from that.
Next I looked for some recycled material. This one is thin leather from an old jacket. I traced the pattern on the wrong side of the material.
Sew on the pocket, using an easy running stitch. I sewed it in front so it adds some
Then I sewed the two wrong sides together with a running stitch. You can also
use a sewing machine for this.
Make sure you sew on the line of the pattern.
Invert to the right side of the fabric.
For the bottom, I cut up a piece of cardboard to add some stiffness to the bottom. I cut out a piece of leather just a bit bigger than the cardboard.
Then I sewed the bottom using blanket stitch.
Here he is. Haven’t thought of a name yet!