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Plushie – Russian Matryoshka Doll Cushion

This pattern shows you how to sew an adorable Russian doll.

Which can be made large (23 inch or 52 cm) or small (6 inch or 12 cm) in size. You can use it as a cushion, cuddle toy or a small pram doll.

by craftbits (shellie wilson)

What you need

Red/Green/White felt
Small scraps of felt in grey/red/black/yellow
Toy filling/wadding

Instructions

Step 1: Download the patterns:

Step 2: Cut out all you pieces from the templates.

Step 3: Save all you scraps for appliqué on the apron.

Step 4: Begin with the apron. Appliqué your decoration on to the apron – this can be done either by hand sewing or machine.

Step 5: Sew the two scarf ties on in the position as directed.

Step 6: Stitch this on to the bottom half of the body, and set aside.

Step 7: Now sew the face on to your white circle.

Step 8: Pin your face into place on the top of the head and sew around.

Step 9: Sew the back head and body together . With right side facing inwards, sew both pieces together. Leave a gap for turning and filling.

Step 10: Once you have filled her nice and firm sew up the gap.

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