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DINO PLUSHIES

Felt dinosaurs stuffed with cotton make adorable plushies! Sew a ribbon to them and hang them from a baby mobile, a backpack or leave off the ribbon and play with them like stuffed toys.

INSTRUCTIONS

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1. Stick the spots and eyes onto each dino piece.

2. Apply glue to the spikes as shown.

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3. Stick the spikes to the back of one dino.

4. Place both halves together- they are ready to stitch!

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THE BLANKET STITCH

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A. Start by pushing the needle out from between the dino pieces.

B. Push the needle through the material from behind both pieces.

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C. Before pulling the thread tight, pass the needle through the loop.

D. Move to the next stitch.

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E. Pass the needle through the loop.

F. Pull tight, you will see a little bridge of thread between the stitches.

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G. While stitching by the spikes, pass the needle through the spike before you pass it through the loop.

FINISHING

1. Stuff the dino charm before you finish stitching!

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2. Bring the ends of some ribbon together.

3. Stitch the ribbon to the dino.

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4. Your dino plushie is ready!