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Fluffmonger Elephant

charlotte

Fluffmonger Elephant
« on: January 27, 2020, 11:35:59 AM »
Made this little guy for my friend’s new baby, using the Fluffmonger Plush Elephant Pattern.





I used a cuddle plush velour fabric for the elephant, with Liberty lawn and fleecy fabric for the blanket.

I made it up pretty much as the pattern, except I added Velcro to the arms (rather than stitching them together) and crinkly fabric in the ears. Very happy with him.  :D 😀
« Last Edit: January 27, 2020, 12:47:45 PM by Acorn »

charlotte

Re: Fluffy over Elephant
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2020, 11:36:48 AM »
Oops title should be Fluffmonger Elephant. Silly autocorrect. I don’t think I can edit it now!

Acorn

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2020, 12:49:13 PM »
Dunno what she's talking about.  Looks like Fluffmonger Elephant to me...  ;)

(Although I did quite like Fluffy over Elephant.  Autocorrect can be quite imaginative.  :P )

He is gorgeous.   :)
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Flobear

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2020, 16:18:12 PM »
S/he's gorgeous - just waiting to be cuddled by the lucky recipient  :)
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Iminei

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2020, 16:32:22 PM »
I wondered what a Fluffmonger Elephant was ...

You do NOT want to know in which direction my thoughts turned but the word fluff was definitely in there ... hahahhaha  0_0

I think she/he is gorgeous ... I wish I could make stuff like that.
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Greybird

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2020, 17:14:36 PM »
Very nice! I'm not sure about Velcro for a baby though?

charlotte

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2020, 12:01:12 PM »
Very nice! I'm not sure about Velcro for a baby though?

Thanks! Velcro is fine for babies, especially if you use the 'soft and gentle' or 'soft and flexible' type (like I did here). The most important thing is that it is sewn on securely - some types are sticky and the glue is not strong enough to mitigate any removal and subsequent choking risk. (Can you tell I work in product safety?!  0_0)

Greybird

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2020, 13:25:27 PM »
Thank you! I'd never heard of soft and gentle Velcro. I was picturing the hard scratchy standard sort. I shall have to look that one out.

Sara-S

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2020, 14:09:13 PM »
Aw that is adorable!  I want to hug it myself.
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toileandtrouble

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2020, 15:08:00 PM »
@charlotte Can I ask where you bought the soft Velcro?  Last time I looked, I drew a blank. Someone brought me some from America, but it turned out to be the usual scratchy sort.

charlotte

Re: Fluffmonger Elephant
« Reply #10 on: January 28, 2020, 19:14:06 PM »
@charlotte Can I ask where you bought the soft Velcro?  Last time I looked, I drew a blank. Someone brought me some from America, but it turned out to be the usual scratchy sort.

I got mine from Hobby Craft but I think I saw it on Amazon as well. It is anti-snag or something like that. It is just continuous tape that sticks to itself. I cut mine into little circles.