Stuffed bones for stuffed dogs

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and here i am again! i thought that i’d just have to abandon my poor blog, but that just made me so sad, so i decided to do what i can while giving the poor thing some new life. as you can see, not only the fancy new look (which i’m still trying to get just right) and having just one blog in both italian and english (instead of having a separate blog in english). whoever wants to see the old posts in english can find them here. (edit: The posts are now split up by language in the new website www.cucicucicoo.com.)

seeing as i never have any time, the projects i’ve been working on are not exactly stunning, but they might give someone an idea or two, so i’m sharing them anyway. so today we have part one of “let’s expand clifford’s wardrobe until he has more things than i do”: stuffed bones.

first, using one of those markers that wash off right away with water, i drew the shape of a bone on the inside of two short sleeves left over from a polo shirt (the rest was made into a pillow, being the recycling maniac that i am). then i sewed over the line, leaving an opening. then i washed off the lines and let them dry.

when they were dry, i cut around the stitches, turned the bones right way out and plopped my daughter down with them and a bag of stuffing. when she was done filling them up, i hand stitched them closed.

and look how happy the two cliffords are! and not only them!

the next edition of clifford clothes to come soon!

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14 Responses

  1. Hey, welcome back! This is such a cute project. And your daughter is so cute :) I've already become a follower of this "new" blog.

  2. thanks sabi! i've been wanting to stop by to see you, too, but it's just been crazy here! looking forward to seeing what you've been up to! :) lisa

  3. Benritrovata… che bello che tu abbia deciso di continuare, i tuoi post hanno sempre spunti interessanti… Un abbraccio

  4. Bentornata!!! :)

  5. Welcome back Lisa!
    Love the layout of your new blog and I have enjoyed this post. Nice job with the bones!!

  6. grazie roby e beta! mi fa tanto piacere che siete venute a trovarmi! :)

    thanks maya! i'm still attempting to work out the kinks of the new layout, but i'm much happier with it! :) lisa

  7. Finalmente degli ossi adatti a dei cuccioli pelouchosi e non solo eheheh!!!!!
    Carinissimo post e ossi a prova di dentiera ;P

  8. Ci volevano…un cane senza l'osso non ci sta….mi devo mettere a farli anch'io ai peluche di mio figlio…
    Mariana

  9. "a prova di dentiera"! ha ha! grazie civetta!

  10. infatti, ora il nostro clifford e tutti gli altri cani sono decisamente più contenti!

  11. Che idea carina, molto simpatica!! I cuccioli ne saranno stati felicissimi..e non solo quelli di peluche!!
    Baci
    Carmen

  12. hai detto bene, carmen!

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