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Adorable puppy baby binkie / blankey (free sewing pattern)
Learn to sew a super cute baby blanket that looks like a puppy with Oh The Things We'll Make's free pattern and instructions! Half softie , half blankey , kids will love snuggling with these dog lovies ! Can you stand the cuteness? Simple stitching and minimal stuffing pulls this sewing project together in a flash! This lovely puppy blanket can be a sweetest huggable toy for your baby ! Use a soft, black fabric for the nose, and form the eyes and mouth by hand by stitching them on with black thread. This way your puppy blanket will be safe as toy and blanket for newborns as well!
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Sleepy sloth snuggler (teether) baby toy - free sewing pattern
Sloths are slow. They’re also super cute ( at least we think so ) . And they are the inspiration for this oversized lovey that is super cute, but not-so-slow to make. Think of it as a security sloth ! And what child wouldn’t want to snuggle up with a sweetly sleeping sloth ? The size makes it small enough to carry around easily, but large enough that it can wrap around your little one’s shoulders. The sewing is very basic, so in an afternoon you’ll have a snuggly new friend! Click the buttons below to get the free sewing pattern and a very nice step-by-step sewing tutorial by HelloBee:
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Crochet elephant snuggle - free amigurumi pattern
As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi elephant baby blankey by Dendennis is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this little baby elephant blankey is so adorable? When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! To get the free written amigurumi elephant baby blanket & tutorial click here:
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Poly the sleeping amigurumi bear  and his blankey (free crochet patterns)
Have you ever seen a cuter sleeping amigurumi bear ? Visit Tarturumies and crochet one! On Tarturumies you will find the free crochet patterns of Poly ( the sleeping teddy bear ) , his pajamas and a gratis tiny teddy bear blankey ! Lovely, isn't it? This super adorable sleeping amigurumi bear can be a cuddly companion of your kids. This amigurumi pattern maybe a little bit time-consuming, but it's not complicated at all! So grab a few skein of ( cotton ) yarn and let's start:
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Little amigurumi lamb lovey - free crochet pattern
As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi lamb baby lovey by Sewrella is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this little baby sheep blankey is just so adorable? When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! To get the free written amigurumi lamb baby blanket & crochet tutorial visit sewrella.com:
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Cuddly koala baby lovely (free crochet pattern)
Make this lovely crochet koala lovey by Make And Do Crew for your favorite little one! This adorable koala lovely works up quickly using only one skein and some scrap yarn, which makes it a perfect baby shower gift. As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi koala baby blankey is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! To get the free written amigurumi koala baby lovely click here:
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Amigurumi bunny baby blanket (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet the perfect gift for your little ones: an amigurumi bunny blanket ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi bunny blanket as a toy, a sleeping or teether buddy or as a nursery room decor, the kids will love this adorable little bunny. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) bunny blanket can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi bunny blanket is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Tarturumies you will find this wonderful free amigurumi bunny blanket pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi bunny blanket , they will look fun and cuddly in any form!
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Amigurumi  Melman hippo baby kit (blanket, rattle & plush) free patterns
Are you looking for free amigurumi baby toy patterns ? Do you love hippos ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi hippo baby toy set ! Tarturumies designed this lovely amigurumi hippo set for your littlest ones. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns , hooks and colors to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi hippo kit now!
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Oliver's favorite things -  lovely DIY applique quilt kids blanket
Christine from Sew, Jahit made this adorable applique quilt for her son, and in this step-by-step tutorial, she will teach you how to make one four your little ones using the raw edge applique technique. This applique quilt blanket features some of Oliver's favorite things as a preschooler: adorable animals, vehicles, robots, and fruits - but you can customize your blanket with any other fun motives. ( Free applique SVG cut files included! )
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