Introduction: Cute Cat With a Disability
This is a striped cat made out from old socks. Mine was my daughter's old summer socks.I made this in an hour or so.
Step 1: What You Need?
For this project you will need:
1. a pair of socks,
3.needle and thread,
4. filling material,
Step 2: Let's Start
Turn one of the sock out and draw the legs with a pencil like the picture. Make sure the line is drawn equal. I will draw a wider line next time. Ypu'll see what I mean in the following steps.Left part is going to be the front paws. Cut this part as even and long as possible.
Cut the sock from the lines to form the legs.Then sew from the edges.
Take the other sock. Turn inside out. Draw the head with a pencil as seen in the picture.Cut carefully. Then start to sew the head. I sew ears and left open the head part. Then filled with filling . Make sure the the ears are even.
Fill the head and body with stuffing. I left open one leg and filled the body from there. The hardest part was to fill the body evenly.Then I sew the open parts.As seen in the picture one of the back leg is shorter then the other one.
Cut a small rectangle from the rest of remaining part and sew the tail. Turn inside our and fill it with a filling material.Then sew it.I tried couple of stitches to make sure it to be strong.
Then sew the buttons for eyes and nose. Then I made the whiskers with thread.
It was not my intension to sew a disabled cat at the beginning .Then I realised that toys are not just for fun but learning and having lessons as well. So I decided to leave it as is. I explained my little one that this cute cat can not walk properly and we need to be polite and carefull for him.
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