My kids love playing with their little toy kitchen and have some fake food to go with it.  Most of it is plastic.

I had some scraps of felted sweaters left over from some other projects, and I figured I should start making them some softer play food.

You will need:

some kind of felt
foam or other stuffing
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Step 1: Make the filling

I had some scraps of foam from another project, so I used one to cut a wedge shape for the piece of pie.

I wrapped the orange felt around the wedge, making sure it covered the sides and the top of the wedge.  I trimmed them, leaving a little excess to make sure no foam would show through after the crust was attached.

I stitched the point of the wedge, then turned the felt right side out and sewed it to the foam.

Step 2: Attach the crust

I cut a piece of off white felt to fit the bottom and back of the pie, with a little excess at the top edge of the back to fold down for the crust.

I folded down the edge of the back and stitched the crust to the filling.  When the crust was all attached, I sewed a couple stitches at one side of the back crust where it sticks up above the pie, pushed it through the crust a little bit, pulling tight, and sewed another couple stitches.  I did that along the back to make the crust slightly puckered.  You can see me pulling the thread tight in the second to last picture to gather the crust a bit and make it wavy/puckered to resemble real pie crust.
Great Idea - so cute!
mikeasaurus3 years ago
Excuse me, waiter? There's lint on my pie.

This would look fun on my desk!
susanrm3 years ago
Love it!!
ChrysN3 years ago
Cute, great idea for kids.
una_amor3 years ago
Holy crumbcakes...that is too cute. I love this craft!
That is so cute! I always wanted fake food when I was younger! What a great way to make it. The whipped topping is so adorable!