Our Felt Veggie Pals are perfect to stitch, stuff, and share with the children in your life! In this step by step tutorial, we’ll show you how to create these adorable vegetables with your embroidery machine! Kids will enjoy playing with this sweet stitch and turn play set, and they might even be inspired to try some healthy new foods! Embroider a bunch of these cute toys and gift them for Christmas or a birthday! Full PDF instructions can be found here.
- Felt Veggie Pals PK50006
- Felt Veggie Pals Coordinating Thread
- OESD Fusible Woven
- OESD Fuse and Seal
- OESD StabilStick TearAway
- OESD StitcH20
- OESD Expert Embroidery Tape TearAway
- OESD Expert Point & Press Tool
- OESD Button Clips
- OESD Luxe Sparkle Vinyl (optional)
- Fiberfill Stuffing
Hoop StabilStick Tearaway. Score and remove the paper.
Stitch placement stitch.
Prep your fabrics with Fusible Woven attached to the wrong side of the fabric.
Place fabric over placement stitch. For this project we’re using corduroy or quilting cotton and minkee. OESD Luxe Sparkle Vinyl is another fun choice!
Stitch applique placement stitch.
Stitch applique tack down stitch. Trim in the hoop.
Place Stitch20 over the stitch area with tearaway tape.
Stitch the eyes, cheeks, and face details.
Prior to the last step—placing the backing fabric on—tear away the Stitch20.
Place backing fabric wrong side up over the project. Stitch final tack down stitches.
Unhoop and trim on the outside stitch line.
Turn out Veggie Pal. Use an Expert Point and Press Tool for edges. Add stuffing a little bit at a time into the open neck.
Trim a ½ inch by 1 ½ inch piece of Fuse and Seal. Place adhesive on the neck opening. Fuse with an iron. Allow it to cool. Remove paper and fold fabric in. Use Button Clips to hold the neck in place while you fuse the neck closure.
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