The Huggable Animals

The Huggable Moose & Reindeer and the Huggable Horse & Zebra are sewing patterns with step-by-step detailed instructions to make adorable stuffed animals. I recently updated their item pages with new images and more fun facts about these animals. For example, why do you think zebras have stripes? Or how big do you think a […]

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How to Cut Out Patterns from Felt

Cutting out patterns from felt is a little different from cutting them out of fabric. In this post, I will give some tips on how to transfer your patterns onto felt in order to cut them out neatly. The first step in the process of cutting out a pattern from felt is to transfer your […]

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The New Arrival: The Huggable Doggy!

Huggable Doggy - 3 dogs in arms of a child

  Here is the newest member of the Muumade family: the Huggable Doggy! The Huggable Doggy’s sewing pattern & tutorial is now available from Muumade.esty.com. As shown in the photo, I designed three types of ears, as well as three options for the snout.  Also, instructions and patterns for making a super cute cowboy vest […]

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Fabric gift wrap

Fabric gift wrap ideas

Gift wrapping is an opportunity for you to add a personal touch to a gift.  Unfortunately, non-reusable gift wrap creates a lot of waste.  To solve this dilemma, we stopped using paper gift wrap a few years ago and now use reusable fabric gift wrap. Fabric is more flexible than wrapping paper and it does […]

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Muumade’s Dragon and Dinosaur

Dragon close up

Here come Muumade’s dragon and dinosaur, just in time for the holiday gift season! The patterns and tutorial for these huggable dragons and dinosaurs are now available from my online shop, Muumade.etsy.com! For more information and some cute photos of these mighty cute dragons and dinosaur, please visit my blog page! Happy Winter Holidays!

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How much can an eye express?

  Sharp piercing eyes, warm eyes, absent eyes, angry eyes…. Our eyes express emotion and convey personality. But how about the eyes of stuffed animals?  Can a pair of eyes made of felt express anything? Indeed, I think that they can!  Below are some examples of the effects you can achieve using the same exact […]

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