How To Make A Lion Sensory Toy

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ITEM # 27810884P13

How To Make A Lion Sensory Toy

ITEM # 27810884P13
Print Description

Crafting Time:
Varies
Skill Level:
Advanced

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • 1/3 yd yellow flannel fabric
  • 1/8 yd orange print calico fabric
  • 1/3 yd batting
  • Felt in white, black & teal
  • Lightweight fusible interfacing
  • Sewing machine & basic sewing supplies
  • Thread in white & black
  • Embroidery floss in black & yellow
  • Embroidery needle
  • Iron & pressing surface
  • Spool o’ Ribbon: various colors, textures & widths (7)
  • Water erasable fabric marking pen
  • 8” embroidery hoop
  • Provided template

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Apply lightweight fusible interfacing to orange print calico fabric.
  2. To print the templates, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
  3. Cut out shapes for the lion’s ears, eyes, nose and snout from the template.
  4. Cut out a 7” circle from yellow flannel. This will be the face back. Set aside.
  5. Draw a 7” circle on a piece of 12”x12” yellow flannel fabric using a water erasable fabric marking pen. Note: a ½” seam allowance is used when sewing the face front and back together. Keep this in mind when placing items.
  6. Place the lion’s eyes, nose and snout within the circle referencing image for placement. Place batting on back of yellow flannel. Top-stitch shapes in place.
  7. Hand embroidery stitch the mouth using yellow floss and the whiskers using black floss.
  8. Cut out the 7” face front from the yellow flannel fabric.
  9. Layer inner ear shape on top of outer ear shape. Fuse together. Top stitch in place. With right sides together sew around outer ear shapes. Leave a large enough opening to turn. Turn right side out. Repeat for second ear.
  10. Place ears right side down on face front. Baste down ¼” from edge.
  11. Cut 15 6” pieces of ribbon from each of the 7 colors.
  12. Place the 7” face back (from step 3) right side up.
  13. Place pieces of ribbon around the outside edge of the circle.
  14. Carefully place face front right side down on top of the ribbon layered circle. Note, the batting will be facing up.
  15. Using a ½” seam allowance, sew around the circle leaving 3” open for turning.
  16. Trim seam allowance and turn right side out.
  17. Tuck opening closed and hand stitch shut, adding ribbons to this section.
  18. Knot ends of ribbon mane and trim to desired length.

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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:


DIRECTIONS:

  1. Apply lightweight fusible interfacing to orange print calico fabric.
  2. To print the templates, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
  3. Cut out shapes for the lion’s ears, eyes, nose and snout from the template.
  4. Cut out a 7” circle from yellow flannel. This will be the face back. Set aside.
  5. Draw a 7” circle on a piece of 12”x12” yellow flannel fabric using a water erasable fabric marking pen. Note: a ½” seam allowance is used when sewing the face front and back together. Keep this in mind when placing items.
  6. Place the lion’s eyes, nose and snout within the circle referencing image for placement. Place batting on back of yellow flannel. Top-stitch shapes in place.
  7. Hand embroidery stitch the mouth using yellow floss and the whiskers using black floss.
  8. Cut out the 7” face front from the yellow flannel fabric.
  9. Layer inner ear shape on top of outer ear shape. Fuse together. Top stitch in place. With right sides together sew around outer ear shapes. Leave a large enough opening to turn. Turn right side out. Repeat for second ear.
  10. Place ears right side down on face front. Baste down ¼” from edge.
  11. Cut 15 6” pieces of ribbon from each of the 7 colors.
  12. Place the 7” face back (from step 3) right side up.
  13. Place pieces of ribbon around the outside edge of the circle.
  14. Carefully place face front right side down on top of the ribbon layered circle. Note, the batting will be facing up.
  15. Using a ½” seam allowance, sew around the circle leaving 3” open for turning.
  16. Trim seam allowance and turn right side out.
  17. Tuck opening closed and hand stitch shut, adding ribbons to this section.
  18. Knot ends of ribbon mane and trim to desired length.