*DOWNLOAD* - Lulu Hippo Pattern and Instructions A4 - 26cm when made
*DOWNLOAD* - Lulu Hippo Pattern and Instructions- 26cm when made
These easy to follow, step by step, instructions with detailed photos take you through the process of making a cute, jointed Lulu Hippo . Hand stitched or by machine the end result is a lovely, cute Hippo.
We have made Lulu in felt and have had super results, but why not try faux fur, mohair, fabric... loads of possibilities!
The instructions are clear and thorough with lots of useful photos.
So, whether you are an experienced toy maker or just getting started, these instructions and the pattern will help you on your creative journey.
(Prints on standard A4 paper, Dress NOT Included - see Felt Friends range of patterns)
To make Lulu you will need:
80cm x 25cm of non pile/non directional fabric such as felt. (if using fur or pattern fabric you may need more)
2 x 15mm & 2 x 20mm buttons along with extra strong thread for jointing & eyes
8mm eyes (glass or safety)
Approx 1.2m Embroidery thread for nostrils & Mouth
A long doll needle (about 12cm long, used to insert glass eyes)
Approx 80g polyfibre filling
You will also need a basic sewing kit, scissors, pen/pencil, sewing thread.