Fabric

Travel Companion Pug

By  Jess Sheeran 

size: 9"x10"

  • Travel Companion Pug
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Materials

  • Tan fleece, 1/2 yd.
  • Felt, 8-1/2”x11”: black, tan
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Safety eyes, 18mm, two
  • Safety nose, 15mm

Tools

  • Sewing machine with matching thread
  • Seam ripper
  • Sewing needle

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, black marker, straight pins

Pattern - Travel Companion Pug

  • 1. Print out full-size patterns. Trace pattern pieces on back of fabric using marker; cut out.
  • 2. Pin face to right side of one body panel; machine-sew in place. Repeat with muzzle, pinning to face. Machine-sew wavy "wrinkles" on face around muzzle and additional wrinkles inside muzzle using black thread. Cut hole in center of muzzle (nose) using seam ripper; insert nose and secure on back. Repeat to attach eyes above nose.

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  • 3. Align and pin ears in pairs with right sides facing. Machine-sew along curved outer edge, leaving straight edge open. Turn ears inside out so raw edges are hidden.

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  • 4. Align and pin tail pieces with wrong sides together. Machine-sew along edges; turn right side out. Insert stuffing in tail.

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  • 5. Position front body piece facing up. Pin ears and tail in place; machine-sew to body front.

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  • 6. Pin back body piece to front body piece with right sides together. Leaving 1-1/2" opening, machine-sew body pieces together using 1/2" seam allowance. Turn right side out.

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  • 7. Fold ears down; hand-sew to top of head. Stuff body; hand-sew opening closed.

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  • Tip
  • 1. Cutting fabric and working with stuffing can sometimes get a little hairy (pun intended), so use a lint roller to keep clothing clean.