New Pattern : Sebastian The Seahorse

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Sebastian the seahorse

Christmas may be just around the corner, but there is still plenty of time to make some super adorable handmade gifts.  Sebastian is quick and easy to make with a fat quarter of minky or fleece for the body and some scraps for the fins.  Insert a baby safe rattle for and adorable baby/toddle toy or leave it out for that seahorse loving older child or adult.

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Finished size: 26cm tall ( 10 inches)

I have included the two most popular instruction styles in this pattern – quick bullet point written instructions for advanced sewist as well as step-by-step photo tutorial for the beginner sewist.

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There is also a clickable table of contents as well as links to other resources available on my website.

Can I Sell What I Make?
Yes! I am happy to support the handmade cottage industry. Terms of use are printed on the pattern at the beginning or you can find them on my policy page.

Description:Sebastian 1
This is an original sewing e-pattern to make a stuffed toy seahorse.
This 20 page pattern includes:-
Ready to print full size templates (no need to resize)
Written instructions for advanced sewist as well as easy to read step-by-step tutorial with coloured photos.
A list of materials and tools
Language – English
Pattern format: Adobe PDF file – 1.81 MB
Skill level: Intermediate and requires basic machine, hand sewing and embroidery skills.
Includes ‘trade Secrets’ and ‘Mini Tips’ to help you achieve a more professional finish.

Now available on

Etsy : MadeIt : Craftsy

To see how Sebastian was created, checkout my Instagram account or search #design_a_Plushie on Instagram.  (new post this weekend ;)  )

Happy sewing …

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