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Perfect play food for messy toddlers!
So this Christmas my family agreed to gift homemade gifts. I knew exactly what I wanted to make my little nephew who just turned 1, FELT FOOD! YAY!
This was my first attempt at making felt food so I learned as I went.

I made patterns out of paper so that everything would match in size and shape. I then used a basic stitch around the outside with embroidery thread. I used a clean pillow to stuff the foods.

The skillet took awhile to master, I made a basic felt skillet and stuffed it with pillow but it was too floppy so I added a wire hanger bent into shape and taped around the sharp edges to give it stability. There is also a thin piece of cardboard in the bottom. I think my nephew likes the skillet the most!

For the grapes I used a running stitch around a circle of felt. When I got to the end I placed a bit of stuffing in the center and pulled the stitch tight. Similar to making a yo-yo, just not flat. The result is a perfectly filled circle with a tight opening that is easy to sew closed. One of my favorite pieces yet also one of the most difficult..funny how that works out. :)

Posted by Felecity W. from U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, United States • Published See Felecity W.'s 82 projects »
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Felecity W.
Felecity W. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 86 projects
Thanks!
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nhothman89
nhothman89 · 11 projects
Deliciously adorable and cute! I really like that fluffy banana! ☺
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
cute, well done love it!!! xxx
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