Making Adorable Button-Jointed Stuffed Animals
20 Step-by-Step Patterns to Create Posable Arms and Legs on Toys
Rebecca Ruth Anderson
This collection of 20 button-jointed felted wool figures uses felted wool made from recycled sweaters (polar fleece or coat-weight wool are also options). Button joints allow the figures to be posed, making them ideal for play or display. Emphasis is on hand stitching, though sewing machine alternatives are covered as well.
The book offers detailed instructions coupled with photographed steps and full-size patterns (no photo-copied enlarging required) to help crafters make any of these projects in a few hours. To demonstrate the overall process of working with a pattern, cutting, stitching, stuffing and adding button joints, the dog project is covered in detail. For other projects, steps unique to the figure are provided along with full-size