Today, I was looking at a toy owl that my cousin gave Daisy, and I thought, "I could make something like that." That was when Sleepy the Elephant was born.
I drew a pattern on a mailing envelope and cut it out.
I cut out my fabric from these baby fabrics I bought a long time ago from a remnant pile at the fabric store. I wasn't sure what I was going to make with them, but this seemed like a good idea.
I sewed on the elephant faces.
I cut a bit of yarn for some elephant tails.
I sewed the backs to the fronts and flipped them inside out.
Then I stuffed and hand-sewed up the openings.
Voila! Sleepy the Elephant!
Now, honestly, is this something that people would buy on Etsy? It crossed my mind that I could sell them (like the owl toy that my cousin gave us). I have to figure out if it's worth the effort, but I could come up with other patterns and improve on this prototype.
Let me know what you guys think.