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August MAKER OF THE MONTH – win a FREE Funky Friends Factory Pattern!

Sep 12, 2020 | Blog, Competitions & Giveaways

We’ve had some AWESOME feedback photos in August. Check out these highlights from the visitors posts on the Funky Friends Factory Facebook Page. First up we have this AWESOME starry-blue version of the Ellie Elephant Pattern sewn by HeatherC!

I love the texture she’s add to the ears
with Shannon’s Dimple Cuddle! 💛

Elephant Pattern sewn by Heather C


Next up we have another super cute version of the Tristan & Trixie Triceratops Dinosaur Pattern sewn by Gail McN.

(I love the comment she made!)

Triceratops Pattern sewn by Gai McN


Love this cute trio of Triceratops sewn by Adelle O. She enjoyed sewing the Triceratops Dinosaur Pattern so much ~~~>

she sewed THREE!

Triceratops Pattern sewn by Adele O.


How adorable is this version of my Bumble the BEE pattern! sewn by Sharon H???

Sharon says he just makes her smile!
Me too! 😁

Bumble Bee Pattern sewn by Sharon H


The Puppy Dog Pete Pattern looks equally gorgeous made from denim, or fake fur or leather!!! Here he is sewn by Patricia D. who sewed this recycled toy made from denim jeans. What a cute way to recycled your old jeans!!!

Puppy Dog Pattern sewn by Patricia D


AND here is the Puppy Dog Pete Pattern sewn by Shazz McHarry, with fake fur ears……

Puppy Dog Pattern sewn by Shazz M


AND here is the Puppy Dog Pete Pattern sewn by Shazz again – LOOK at those leather eye patches!!!

Puppy Dog Pattern


AND next we have Teddy TWINS sewn by SamG, who used the Calico Bear pattern to sew lovely keepsakes from school uniforms! 💛💛

SamG used the Calico Bear pattern to sew lovely keepsake from school uniforms

AND now for our Winner! 


CONGRATS goes to Judy Power who wins a FREE Funky Friends Factory Pattern – of her choice!

Judy has been sewing to relieve her stress during lockdown and her daughter-in-law was the happy recipient of this super-cute Funky Friend sewn using the Ll0yd Llama Toy Pattern!

What a cheerful Funky Friend!
Don’t you love the eyebrows she added?

Llama Pattern sewn by JudyP



I love to see photos of the toys that people have sewn from my soft toy patterns. Please post some pics to my Facebook Page!😁

Pauline McArthur

bye for now,



1 Comment

  1. Peggy Roberts

    I just love all of your patterns so it is hard to pick my favorite but I will.
    Gertrude Guinea Pig. My niece loves her guinea pigs and I would love to make her a few for memories of her past guinea pigs.


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