All projects in this book can be completed with about 1/4 yard (22.9 cm) of fabric. “Fat quarters” commonly found at fabric and quilting shops will work perfectly. Although medium-weight woven cotton tends to work best, it’s great to experiment with different types of fabric.

Because only a small amount of fabric is needed to make a stuffed animal, it’s easy to use old clothes or household linens from your home or a local thrift store. Try experimenting with different materials, such as terry cloth towels, felted wool sweaters, old jeans, or corduroys. Lightweight or sheer fabrics can be layered with heavier-weight cotton for ...

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