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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • I: HELPFUL GUIDES FOR MAKING SOFT TOYS
  • II: CRITTERS TO STITCH
    • Country Critters: Rooster, Mice, Pig, Black Sheep, Squirrel, Worm & Apple Pillow, Simple Circle Critters, Rabbit, Leopard, Kitten, Puppy, Robin, Bluebird, Chick, Duck
    • Pond Dwellers: Fish & Fish Pole, Ducks & Goose, Snake
    • Dolls: Baby, Girl, Boy, Mom & Grandma, Dad & Grandpa
    • Hand Puppets: Frog, Fox, Parrot
    • Hen Pajama Bag & Slippers
    • Pets: Shag Dog, Siamese Cat, Monkey
    • Lovey Bear
    • Pony & Friends: Pony, Burro, Unicorn, Stick Pony
    • Large Animals: TV Horse, Ape
  • III: A TOY BOX TO BUILD
    • Barn & Fence
  • INDEX

Title: Soft Toys to Stitch and Stuff: More Than 40 Furry Critters to Delight Children and Adults
Author: Jean Benson
Publication Date: Hardcover:1983
Publisher: Farm Journal
Page Count: 138
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11 1/4" x 8 3/4"
ISBN: 0385181361

PATTERN RATING: Star Rating. The patterns are simple, some need to be enlarged, there are no seam guides on any of them, and few markings to help the crafter put them together. The equines have no hooves. There are a few toys you can barely tell what they are supposed to be. The puppets on the other hand, are kind of cool. The book's main asset is that there are so many patterns to choose from.

INSTRUCTION RATING:Star Rating. The illustrations aren't quite as helpful as they should be, though there are plenty given. The instructions are clear, but not as detailed as they could be.

SUMMARY- I didn't really find anything to add to my toolbox of techniques here. All the patterns are very simple and lack the kind of detail I like.