Monster Softie Pattern (Free with video tutorial)
This Monster Softie Pattern free is the perfect little hand made gift for the little monster in your life. Easy to make, you get to design how you want the monster to look!
For this Project you will need:
Shannon Fabrics Cuddle Cake Kit Very Vibrant in Dimple
scrap white fleece
scrap black fleece
empty cereal bag (optional, but fun)
Sewing Essentials (pins, scissors, etc.)
Monster Softie Pattern Video Tutorial Here, Written below:
Monster Softie Pattern Tutorial:
1- Assemble and cut out the Pattern
You can find instructions on how to assemble the pattern here.
Assemble the pattern. Now it’s time to design your monster! Choose the body, then the horns, then the eyes, mouth and teeth. Now choose the fabric that you want to use for each of those items.
Next Cut out the pieces – cut two of the body. (check the nap of the cuddle to make sure it’s going in the same direction.
Cut out the horns (cut the amount specified on the pattern, cut out same from cereal bag if desired.)
Cut out the eyes, pupils, mouth and teeth.
Note: you can use a circle cutter to make this part easier. Also feel free to free hand parts if you like! The pattern is only a suggestion.
2 – Applique the Face
Assemble the eyes first. Temporarily adhere the inner eye to the outer eye using a glue stick. Sew on using a medium zig zag stitch along the edge. Repeat for the rest of the eye.
Now using the glue stick, glue the eye to the body exterior. Sew on using a zig zag stitch along
Use this same method apply the mouth to the body and then the teeth.
3 – Begin to make the Horns
With right sides together and plastic on the outside sew the horns together using a .5 inch seam allowance. Clip ends to make sharp points and turn right side out. Stuff with a little batting if desired.
4 – Baste the Horns to the body
Using a.25 inch seam allowance baste the horns in place to the body.
5 – Bring it Together
Using a .25 inch seam allowance. With right sides together sew the front of the body to the back, leaving a 3 inch gap for turning.
6 – Finishing up
Clip the curves and corners. Turn right side out and stuff. Hand sew the gap shut. You just completed the Monster Softie Pattern tutorial!