Monday, March 8, 2010

Puppy Love . . .

I finally got Caleb's  puppy finished!  He really did turn out to be a cute little guy.  I just love how they each have such individual little expressions.  If you did not get the link to Martha Stewart, here it is .  She has a really good tutorial on how to make the glove pets.   These little friends really are easy to make, I would say that the hardest part is getting the head stuffed just right, and making sure that you turn them inside out before sewing up the seams!  I know that from experience, and 3 wasted gloves!  

You can put as much embellishment on these little pets as you want.  With this puppy, I considered embroidering his eyes, nose, and belly button, just so that Caleb could not get them off - The buttons really are a chocking hazard for really small children.  On this puppy's eyes, I went back and forth, from button to button, right through the head, so that they would be harder to get off.  I would maybe use felt and do a blanket stitch around the edges for children under 2 years.  


What are little boys made of?
Snips and snails, and puppy dogs tails
That's what little boys are made of !"

Have a wonderful Monday!


  1. I can't wait for Caleb to see this, he will take it everywhere!!! I love it!!! I love the little fat bum!!!!!

  2. Oh my goodness. I love him. He turned out so cute. Good job.

  3. That little dog is just way too cute!!

  4. Thank you so much for stopping by everyone! I love comments!

    Jess - I can't wait to give it to him!! Love you.

    Karen - We really need to make one for your soon to be here, grandson! I'm so excited for your good news, see you tomorrow, love you!

    Michelle - You need one of these cute little puppies to cuddle with! Love you.

    Susan - This little puppy was so fun to make! Thanks for stopping. Blessings to you!

  5. The puppy is so cute! Caleb will love it. Thanks for the sewing tip.

  6. Hi Barb:
    That puppy is so cute; you are so creative. I wish I had that talent. I know your daughters are creative too.
    I just love your blog and it gave me ideas for a new blog which I will invite you to. I so wish that you lived near; I love you as a very dear friend and I am so happy Amber is my daughter too. LeAnn

  7. Cindy - So good to see you! Caleb will love it! I'm not the best seamstress, I think you could probably give me a few tips, but crafting is fun! We still need to get together and compare notes on families, e-mail me sometime, when you have time, ok. Still keeping my eye open for patterns! Hugs, Barb

    LeAnn - Hi! Go look in the mirror! You are very creative! Can't wait to check out your new blog, I have enjoyed your family blog - I love to see the kids, they just grow up too fast. I wish we lived closer to each other, I so treasure your friendship - I could not have hand-picked a better mother for my daughter, she loves you too and so do I!

  8. Awww he is so adoreable Barb~!

    Love the ring around his eye - too cute~!

    Squishy hugs


  9. Kimmie - I always love to see that pretty pink flower! I thought this little puppy needed to be one of a kind, so I gave him a little ring around his eye! Thanks for stopping! Hugs right back to you!

  10. Great Job Barbara! The puppy is so cute! I love reading your blog although I rarely comment, sorry!


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