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The Beets, just the beets
I made some felt beets for some friends. Here they are.

Posted by Lady Llanalla from United States • Published See Lady Llanalla's 13 projects »
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  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut out your pieces. A half circle in a nice dark beet color and a leafy green double leaf piece for the greens.

  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the half circle in half and sew up the open edge, don't forget that nifty little notch in to make a most beety beet shape.

  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 3
    Step 3

    Flip the felt inside out and STUFF!

  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stitch around the top of the stuffed beet with big straight stitches and pull tight.

  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 5
    Step 5

    With the beet colored thread stitch veins down the center of each side of your greens. I suggest and up and back method.

  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 6
    Step 6

    Before you knot it pull the greens tight, but not oo tight to creata "leafy" effect.

  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 7
    Step 7

    Roll up your greens. I rolled tightly one way, then took the "second leaf" and rolled it back on itself. I think the effect is better.

  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 8
    Step 8

    Stitch the greens shut.

  • How to sew a vegetable plushie. Beets! - Step 9
    Step 9

    Stitch the greens to the open "whole" in the top of the "beet". Now you have a cute little beet with greens.

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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North-Holland, Netherlands · 108 projects

wooooow they look so real and i'm glad with your great tute and i love the sharing!;-D well done!!!!

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Eszti
Eszti · Dunakeszi, Pest, Hungary · 42 projects

luuuunaaaa :)
love them <33

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brookie b.
brookie b.

i should make one i love it

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brookie b.
brookie b.

i should make one i love it

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camilaustral
camilaustral · Concepción, Bío-Bío, Chile · 9 projects

i didn't know beets could be so cute! :D
my boyfriend hates them because they make your pee red xD

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Rachel K.
Rachel K.

These are so much fun! I'm working on a Roundup of felt food (huge felt food fan!) and I'll be linking to this.

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KMOM14
KMOM14 · Fort Wayne, Indiana, US · 368 projects

They are adorable! They are going on my projects to make list. Thanks for sharing them!

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molly  g.
molly g.

cute
they're not so good in real life to me but these seem pretty good

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Amy B.
Amy B. · Toronto, Ontario, Canada · 72 projects

In the words of Horace Vandergelder..."I hate beets!"...but I definitely <3 your project!

<Hello Dolly!>

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Candice C.
Candice C. · Wylie, Texas, United States · 49 projects

fact: bears eat beets

I'm gonna hafta make some of these for my husband!! he'll love 'em :D

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