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Create a quirktastic softie for the little dino-lover in your life using an ingredient that every DIY divy has stuffed at the back of her lingerie drawer...
According to my nearly three year old kidlet, bunnies are out & dinosaurs are all the rage nowadays…who knew?

Any idea what silky item I used to make her newest pal?

*here’s how to create one of your own before the dino-trend goes extinct…

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  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 1
    Step 1

    raid your lingerie drawer & grab that never-worn satin cami

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 2
    Step 2

    *this one was the top from a PJ set that looked lovely online but turned out to be awkwardly backless…the bottoms were awesomely comfy & only needed shortening so the set was kept + I knew the top would come in handy some day…

    onto the step-by-step:

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 3
    Step 3

    chop off the schnicky schnacky frou frou bits

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 4
    Step 4

    add an eye to each cup…erm…side of the head

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 5
    Step 5

    fold in half right-sides-facing

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 6
    Step 6

    stitch together leaving one side open for turning & stuffing

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 7
    Step 7

    give your almost a dino some fluffy filling & stitch up the open edge

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 8
    Step 8

    create 4 legs from some coordinating scraps & snag 4 mid-sized buttons (I used the chopped bottoms from the shortened PJ pants)

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 9
    Step 9

    hand stitch the legs to each side (sewing straight through the button holes, into the body & out through the other button on the opposite side allows the legs to move back & forth)

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 10
    Step 10

    add some simple embroidered features & present it to your little dino-lover!

  • How to make a dinosaur plushie. The Supremely Silly Satinosaurus - Step 11
    Step 11

    Wheeee!

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