Introduction: Scrappy Bunny Puppy Buddy
Create a stuffed rabbit companion for your dog using scraps of sleeves from old dress shirts. By the completion of this project, you should be left with no scraps.
sleeves of old dress shirts
pinking shears (optional)
Step 1: Sleeves
Collect scraps of sleeves.
Step 2: Body Parts
Use a pencil or pen to draw the patterns onto the sleeves: ears, head, body, arms, legs, and tail.
Step 3: Sew
Cut out the parts.
Sew each part of the bunny, leaving an opening.
Turn it inside out.
Step 4: Stuff
Cut into small pieces the leftover scraps.
Stuff some of the material into the body part and sew shut.
The ears do not have to be stuffed.
Step 5: Attach Parts
Cut more sleeves into smaller pieces for the stuffing.
Stuff more body parts.
Sew each individual part and attach the pieces together.
Tie another scrap piece around the neck of the bunny.
Step 6: Button Eyes
Take off 2 buttons from the sleeve cuffs.
Sew them onto the bunny face for eyes.
Use red thread to sew a mouth.
Use dark thread to sew a nose.
Step 7: Sleeping Bag
Sew together the cuffs of a cufflink dress shirt.
Use thin scraps to thread through the (cufflink) holes on one side.
Roll the sleeping bag and tie the scraps together.
Step 8: Pillow
Cut more sleeves into smaller scraps.
Cut one rectangular shape from a sleeve and sew the sides, leaving an opening.
Turn inside out.
Stuff the open end of the pillow with the scrap fillers.
Sew this last side of the pillow.
Step 9: Cuff Outfit
Use the 2 cuffs as clothing for the bunny.
Step 10: Bedtime Naptime
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