Making up an animal and stuffing


#1

When you come to make up my dragon animal what type of stitch do i need to sew it all up and could you explain the stitch in detail to sew it up. What does seam stuffing as you go mean with an animal?


#2

This video will show you how to stuff,shape and seam a knitted toy. Stuffing as you go simply means to add a little filling into the cavity,a small bit at a time, as you seam.

#3

Thankyou very much you are helpful. so the video you sent is using a matress stitch while stuffing up the animal is that correct?


#4

Yes, it looks like mattress stitch in her video but she doesn’t say so specifically. I’ve used whip stitch to close a toy with good results as well. Use whichever feels easiest for you, as long as the seam is securely closed. When you’re filling a narrow piece ( dog tail or leg) that are sometimes knit flat, it’s easier to seam a
Iittle,stuff a little, seam a little… and so on, also, when seaming a longer seam( along the body length) you can sometimes create flat spots so you add a little filling as you seam to even the shape out.


#5

I haven’t tried doing animal and stuffing before, I would love to try it. I will create one for my daughter hoping that she will like it. Thank you for sharing that video.