Craft Your Own Charming Characters with Impeccable Style
Designed with her own kids in mind, these beautiful plush toys are infused with Melissa Lowry's artful craftsmanship and fresh sense of style. Now you can create your own unique characters and quick-sew fabric accessories. Use easy-to-learn needle-felting techniques for cuddly animals without any sharp plastic components.
Follow simple, fully illustrated steps to craft huggable, long-limbed friends like Oliver the Raccoon and Madeline the Fox or adorable little plushes like Harry the Hedgehog and Penny the Panda. With moveable arms and legs and chic outfits, every doll has personality. Experienced sewers will love the clever, detailed patterns and beginners will find the simple, clean lines approachable. As well suited to playtime as they are to home décor, these dolls make the perfect handmade gift and add a whimsical touch to any room.
Melissa Lowry is a graphic designer, illustrator and event planner. She sold her needle-felted animals through her first business, Milo&Ben, designs her own fabric line and is the founder of Makeology. She currently lives in Milton, Ontario.