Sew on your stipes we did 6 inches between each stripe but whatever you like. Can also be "wrapped" around.
Fold the cornors in to make head and tail dont forget to sew your tounge in and eyes on.
Sew him down the middle leaving enough space to fill him up.
We made this one for a one year old so the eyes are both hot glued and sewn with Yarn to keep them on adn the tounge is sewn almost from the first stipe and forward.