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Jun 27, 2014 | A day in my life, Blog

Who says Bulldogs have to be brown?

I made up a my Bulldog Sewing Pattern in lots of shades of brown but  they just didn’t look right? You wouldn’t think it would be so hard for me to find ‘BROWN BULLDOG’ fabric!

Bulldog-fabric

I eventually found a piece of fabric with bulldogs on it,and took it from shop to shop, looking for the perfect shade of bulldog till I found a match!

REAL bulldog fabric

My bulldog softie definitely looked…

totally-bulldoggy!

BULLDOG stuffed animal patterns - Pauline McArthur

I was a little bit worried that people would have difficulty finding some nice fabric for their Bulldogs… until I saw some of the GORGEOUS bulldogs you guys  have made!!!

How cute is this Butch Bulldog made by Korinas Kreations!

Bulldog toy pattern - Korinas Kreations

she just chooses the most amazing fabrics!!!!!

Bulldog pink fabric made by Korina - Pauline McArthur - Funky Friends Factory

Awwwwww! This would make the cutest baby toy!

and look at this sweetie…

Bulldog-pattern-Pauline McArthur made by Korinaskreations

And look how cute the bulldog looks in fleece!!!! This gorgeous French Bulldog was made by Toni – it looks almost real!

Bulldog stuffed toy sewing pattern - FB

…and a white bulldog looks amazing too!!! This cutie pie bulldog was made by Stephanie of Fleece Menagerie!

Bulldog white toy fleece pattern

NOW I think a bull dog would look AWESOME in ANY fabric!!!!!!! 😀

What colour fabric would you make a bulldog?

Pauline McArthur
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Till next time…
Happy Sewing,

Pauline

xxx

23 Comments

  1. Mrs e long

    I like the white one, but if I made my own it would have to be purple polka dogs

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  2. Caroline

    I love the cupcake and the white one with a bandana … Looks like my old dog when he’s all smart …. Even thou he’s a westie 🙂 , but I’m feeling a denim bulldog ,think he would look really cool lol x

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  3. Jeannie

    I would make a Camo one! Either using my husbands military uniform or a traditional Camo fabric

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  4. Adrienne Perkins

    Would be the blue. I make dog bandanas and could see a Bulldog in this.

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  5. Helen

    Purple and pink!

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  6. Britney

    Id make a tan and white bully to match my real bulldog.

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  7. Britney

    I’d also make one with paw print or bones fabric with a contrasting colour. Oh there’s too many choices!

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  8. Annette

    With mad bulldog (NRL) supporters in the family, I would have to go with Canterbury Bulldog Blue and White!

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  9. Rebecca

    I just love bright colours, so I would use a bright patterned cotton or fleece or a patchwork of different bright colours.

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  10. Mel Jones

    I love the bones fabric!! I’d make mine out of a cutsie print and do a contrasting colour like yellow or dark blue for the other parts!

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  11. dijana

    bone print

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  12. Lauren Schulze

    I’d try a plain smooth minky or a spotty minky in bright colours because puppy dogs are just something I always think of as being soft to my touch and their fur practically begs to be stroked. Minky fabric is soft and lovely to touch so it seems like a logical choice. The bright colours would be for fun – because dogs are fun!! 🙂

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  13. Kate

    I loved the cupcake fabric. Lovely combination of tough-guy dog and cuteness.

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  14. Freya

    black and white would look pretty good!

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  15. Debbie Donovan

    Oh I love the coloured bulldogs, I’d love to make one with the red fabric that has orange paw prints … but … that aqua bulldog is very cute too 🙂

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  16. Gemma addison

    I love the cupcake fabric! Will be saving for the bull dog pattern- love it!!

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  17. D. White

    Maroon and White for my daughter at Mississippi State University, they are the bulldogs!!!

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  18. Katie Carr

    I love the paw print fabric paired with the bones 🙂

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  19. Helen Stitt

    I think I would choose the white fabric with the dogs heads on. So hard to decide.

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  20. melle e

    I have this fabulous shaggy minky type stuff. it’s like long hair minky. It’s a pretty pinky purple but very pale. I’m thinking that, and a shorter haired white or pale pale creamy minky for the belly areas.

    Sooo soft and snuggly!!

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  21. Thunder

    I have a grey long sleeve Army T-shirt, I stole from my son…it would make a great dog.sew would the orange fabric with paw prints, from your photo. I can also see a wonderful tie dye bull dog ♡. Oh that just gave me a great idea! Thanks! 🙂

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  22. mardi

    I would use russet brown colours for the first one. Then second one would be bright and fun. Love purple so maybe a shades of pirple dog.

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