YOU WILL NEED
1/3 yard light colored fabric for the body.
1/6 yard dark colored fabric for the ears, patches, and muzzle.
Swatch of contrasting fabric for the inner ear.
Light and dark thread.
Batting for stuffing.
Fabric is usually sold with the right side showing and folded in two on the roll. Just open it up and fold the other way so the right side of the fabric is inside—right sides together.
Place the front body and back body templates so the pieces line up to make one body. Pin the complete body template onto the light colored fabric.
Pin the legs templates onto the light colored fabric.
Pin the forehead template to the light colored fabric.
Cut out the parts.
Place the ear template on four pieces of dark colored fabric to cut out 4 pieces.
Place the muzzle template on the dark colored fabric. Cut out 2 pieces.
Place the patches template on the dark colored fabric and cut out 1 piece each.
STEP 1 Sew along the tip of the ear and leave the bottom open. Then turn the ear outside in.
STEP 2 Place the forehead and dark colored muzzle pieces—right sides together, onto the forehead of the body. Sew on both sides of the head.
STEP 3 Turn the head outside in and place the ears inside the head and against one side of the notches on both sides of the head. Sew the notches closed with the ears together.
STEP 4 Sew to close the notches on the lower body and sew around the body leaving an opening on the bottom. Turn outside in and stuff the head and body with batting.
STEP 5 Sew around both legs leaving an opening to enable turning outside in.
STEP 6 Turn the legs outside in and sew the opening shut. Cut a small slit opening on the inside of the legs—the side that will be sewn onto the body.
STEP 7 Stuff the legs using a chop stick to push as much small pieces of batting through the slits into the lower legs to make them stiff. They need to be stiff enough to allow Stuffed Toy Lawrence to stand.
STEP 8 Applique the dark colored fabric patches to the body with needle and thread.