Oct 21, 2010

Giraffe

Stuffed giraffe. 13 centimetre tall.
It may be difficult for novices.
Felt giraffe

Cut felt without seam allowance.
Don't forget the slit of the throat (B to C).
Cutting

Sew the darts of legs with backstitch from inside.
Sew darts

4 darts

Sew the crown to the head.
Sew the head

Sew the lower part of the head.
Sew the jaw

Make the mane with threads (refer to zebra).
Mane of giraffe

Sew the back of the neck together mane.
Sew the neck and mane

Sew the legs.
Foreleg

Put thick wires into the legs.
Glue some cotton batting to the ends of a wire.
Wires

Sew the leg

Stuff polyester fiberfill in it.
Stuffing

Glue the hoof to the sole.
Hoof

Trim the mane.
I painted its body with felt-tip pen roughly.
Painting

Make ears.
Paint inside ear and put some glue the edge (to make it strong).
Ears

Make the tail.
Tail

Attach the ears and the tail.
Sew beads for eyes.
Giraffe

Back

Pattern.
Giraffe pattern

22 comments:

maryanne @ mama smiles said...

Beautiful!

Mª José said...

thanks for sharing
It's great
kisses

EL RINCON DE CHELO said...

Es una preciosidad!!! muchas gracias por el tutorial, besos

Chelo

Anonymous said...

Oh, I love this one! Really precious. I guess I have to go out and buy some felt tomorrow :)

Shannon said...

It is fabulous, thank you.

fizzycat said...

Lovely giraffe very cute.

Bre said...

-squee- That is just adorable! Have to make now to add to the collection haha!!

Simone said...

Hi Runo:

I`m from Brazil.
I love handmade art.

congratulations for your blog,
Simone

manosylanas said...

Nuno you are the best! your giraffe it's adorable...
thanks a lot for sharing

Antimonia said...

Thanks so much for your patterns!I'm a plusher too ^^

Anula said...

Extremely nice to give you award for your blog. Feel free to pick up on my blog:)

FELTRO POR MIM said...

Runo Hello!

I am Brazilian.
His work is perfect, lovely.
Congratulations!

MALINIK said...

So beautiful! Perfect tutorial!
Ina

Ivana said...

Perfeito, lindo, maravilhoso, parabéns.

ILIA MORALES said...

PRETTY!

Maria Mariah said...

Hi Runo
I'm from Brazil. I love your work !!Thanks for sharing
Heloisa

Hannah Moore said...

Your toys are amazing! I want to start making some right away:)

Anonymous said...

Just amazing! Thank you so much for your generosity, in sharing your talent.

Karen

Debbie K. said...

These are incredible. Love your cute felt ornaments! Thanks for sharing the patterns.

Anonymous said...

You're so cool! Are you thinking of making a Samurai doll or maybe an Eskimo doll?

Anonymous said...

Gracias me encanta la jirafa desde mexico un saludo

Ann said...

These patterns are wonderful! Thank you so much!