Zirafah of Siam

Added Jan 18, 2012

by alenahenriksen

Bangkok, Thailand

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Description

Zirafah is the Malay word for Giraffe. My first ever attempt at sewing up a toy. My daughter sleeps with it every night. The though is that, the books tells us to stuff as much as we can and I think I might have been a little overzealous because this toy is overstuffed and bursting out of its seams. So it’ll soon fall apart I’m sure. :(

For my other sewing projects, check out my blog Kissing Frogs in Siam

Material Notes

cotton, buttons for eyes, needle, thread, and polyester stuffing.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

For
Children
Garment Type
Toy

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    Jan 20, 2012, 12.42 PMby Dee Durrant

    This is so cute.

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    Jan 19, 2012, 09.51 PMby neenkster

    love it, so cute :) love the polkadot manes! stuffing toys is so much harder than it seems! i haven’t got it right yet and i’ve made about 12 toys so far ! :-/

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      Jan 20, 2012, 01.59 AMby alenahenriksen

      Thank you neenkster. I am trying to stuff it less overzealously and it’s getting better. LOL. I saw your little houses that you made for your grandmother that’s adorable. You’ve made 12 toys, that’s a lot!!! Do share pictures of them soon.

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    Jan 19, 2012, 06.34 PMby Kazmoda

    Love it!

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      Jan 20, 2012, 02.01 AMby alenahenriksen

      Thank you Kazmoda. I saw your Chanel Inspired Pencil skirt…soooo elegant!

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    Jan 19, 2012, 01.06 PMby suribabe

    Very cute and much loved toy giraffe.. I like your fabric choice too.

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      Jan 20, 2012, 02.03 AMby alenahenriksen

      Thank you suribabe. My daughter is sleeping with it at night now. I’m afraid she’s getting worned out fast. :)

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    Jan 19, 2012, 06.10 AMby schnui

    So very cute!!

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      Jan 20, 2012, 02.03 AMby alenahenriksen

      Thank you schnui, so kind of you to comment.

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