Welcome to yet another installment of Make A Thing, where we make handmade gifts for people. Or ourselves. Or our cats. Mostly our cats, though…
Header by Rory Midhani
When I thought of making things on the mountain at camp, I immediately thought of some adorable plush mountains. It’s so meta.
+ About 1 square foot of Gray cotton fabric
+ White felt
+ White embroidery floss
+ White thread
+ Gray thread
You can either use the following template sized to US Letter or create your own template. You do you when it comes to mountains, you know?
Level of Difficulty: Easier than the 23 hours I’m driving to get to camp.
Use this template. Resize it to your heart’s delight.
Guess what this template is modelled after.
Cut off the top of your template to make the snow.
A simple backstitch worked pretty well for this.
This one’s for you, felt haters.
Then blind stitch the stuffing opening closed.
Mountains and clouds. It’s a Make A Thing party up in here.
I giggled when I saw these haha. They’re so cute!
Love these! The pattern for these looks very similar to the pattern for “pit pillows” that I’ve made for friends after they’ve had mastectomies or lumpectomies (for breast cancer). The pillow is placed under the arm to gently support it after surgery, and can make the patient much more comfortable. It’s an awesome project to make a bunch and donate them to the local hospital’s oncology unit. Here’s the link to those, if anyone’s interested, although you could use “mountain pillows” for the same purpose if you don’t overstuff them!
Sorry for crashing the discussion with a (somewhat) unrelated topic!
I feel like these really open up a whole world of possible stuffed items! This mountain pattern is already so close to being an adorable stuffed tooth. Or pointy-eared creature!