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Olympia, Washington, US
2008
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How to make a kitty doll body!

I made this so I could make Hello Kitty dolls for my Etsy, but I figured I could share the plain ol' body with you guys--if you want to make it Hello Kitty for yourself, I'm not telling you how! >:D Otherwise it's just a basic stuffed kitty body. :)

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Instructions

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut pieces. You will need two each of the arms, soles, body, and head, and four of the leg pieces.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 2
    Step 2

    Start by whip stitching the soles of the feet to the bottom of the leg pieces, and then whip stitch the front and back of the legs together. Leave the top open for stuffing.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 3
    Step 3

    Stuff the legs. Make sure you get them full so they will be shapely and support the body.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold in half and whip stitch the arms, leaving the end open for stuffing.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 5
    Step 5

    Stuff the arms making sure they are nice and full. Don't forget to make sure some stuffing ends up in the thumb.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 6
    Step 6

    Backstitch the arms and legs shut. Do the arms on an angle, otherwise they will stick straight out of the body and not angle down (or up, whichever you choose).

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 7
    Step 7

    Line up and pin the body pieces together, then begin pinning the arms and legs down and sewing them into place. You may find it difficult to pin all of the limbs to the body at once, so try one or two at a time.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 8
    Step 8

    Use a backstitch to attach the limbs, and a whip stitch for the sides of the body/between the legs.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 9
    Step 9

    Stuff the body, making sure it's nice and full so it will support the head.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 10
    Step 10

    Backstitch the neck shut.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 11
    Step 11

    Whip stitch the head pieces together, leaving an opening just wide enough for the neck to fit into. Then stuff it, making sure it's nice and full, otherwise it will flop on the body.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 12
    Step 12

    Backstitch the head to the neck, making sure that it's securely attached.

  • How to make a cat plushie. Felt "hello" Kitty Doll - Step 13
    Step 13

    And you're done! I'm not going to show you how I made the rest, but I'm giving you a blank canvas so you can be creative! Enjoy!

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Comments

fluffy w.
fluffy w.
Omg I love you! I had designed a hello kitty doll patern for my dolls and I had trouble with the head...ou made it so much clearer for me.
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Lemon Jelly
Lemon Jelly · Herschberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, DE · 2 projects
Awesome! I LOOOVE Hello Kitty!! <3 And i have loved her since i was 3 (= thanks! i am going to the store tomorrow to stock-up on white felt.
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mary m.
mary m. · San Juan, San Juan, PR
is there a limk to a printable pattern? I will love to make one Happy pretty pleaseeee..let me know
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Danyell W.
Danyell W. · Olympia, Washington, US · 20 projects
The first image can be printed out and used as a pattern. ;)
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CO + K User

I'm going to do this now
;^_^ Too cute!!
<3
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CO + K User

I'm going to do this now
;^_^ Too cute!!
<3
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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, Nova Scotia, CA · 1258 projects
ok, I am in love with this.
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CherryColaCharlie
CherryColaCharlie · Hull, England, GB
i love hello kitty!!!!!
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charley p.
charley p.
aww i absoululey adore hello kitty thankx so much for half sharing it would be good if yoused how to bow etc and where to get the pattern from though
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JessayahX
JessayahX · Frankfurt, Hesse, DE · 26 projects
Here you guys...I think this might help you better ;)

http://www.groovygames.com/kitty/craft/CRAFTdollhk.html
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