Guest blogger series | Ladybug tutorial

by Admin on 04/11/2011

in Guest blog series2 2011, Toys+Plush, Whip Up Tutorials

Lisa Ramsey Whitesell enjoys being a stay at home mom of 2 girls. Vegetarian cooking, sewing, gardening, and living the “natural way” is her bliss. She shares her lifestyle at her blog and runs an Etsy business where she makes plush and pillows.
  • 1. Cut out pieces from pattern.
  • 2. Whip stitch the body pieces together.
  • 3. Leave a space open to stuff the ladybug; stuff, then whipstitch closed.
  • 4. Stitch the spots onto the red wings.
  • 5. Whipstitch the wings to the ladybug.
  • 6. Stitch on the antennae.
  • 7. Sew black pupils onto the eyes by using a running stitch. Add a little white “x” for a little sparkle in the eye. You can add a wink to one of the eyes by using a backstitch.
  • 8. Stitch eyes onto the ladybug.
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1 Kara @Simple Kids November 11, 2011 at 3:10 pm

Oh, my goodness! How cute are these? I know a little ladybug girl who would LOVE these, and an older girlie who would probably like making them for her just as much :-)

Thanks for the tutorial!


2 Shari @For the Little Doll In Your Life November 14, 2011 at 5:58 pm

These are adorable!


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