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NEW doll and toy making craft KITS!

May 21, 2012 | A day in my life, Blog, FFF News

I’m so excited to show off the brand new Funky Friends Factory toy making KITS!

Korina of Korina’s Kreations has agreed to join me as the OFFICIAL Funky Friends Factory KIT MAKER! She is now coming over once a week to ‘play with fabric’ in the Funky Friends Factory shop with me!

toy making sewing craft kits
I just LOVE the fabrics we’ve found…

First up, Plattie’s gone all girlie on us!!

pink flower and spots fabric

This is the ‘Pretty in PINK’ Plattie sewing KIT,

Platypus toy sewing craft kit pinkAnd this is the new ‘BLUE for boys’ Plattie Sewing Kit,

though no one’s saying, girls MUST have pink, and boys MUST have blue! 🙂

Platypus toy sewing craft kit blue

Next we have a fabulously flowery Kitty Kate Cat sewing KIT. She’d make a great present for any cat-lover… including yourself!

Cat toy craft sewing kit

Next we have Dilby Duckling  NEW AND IMPROVED

He can be made up in non-stretch cotton fabrics as well as cuddly fleece.  I’ve just added these cute Duck Sewing KITS made up in this gorgeous kiddies printed quilting cotton and bright orange corduroy.

Duck Tot sewing craft kit blue

And last but not least  – a Sugar Plum Fairy doll making sewing KIT!

My cloth doll Sugar Plum Fairy Pattern has been so popular and I have had lots of requests for the EXACT fabrics she is made of, so now you can make her JUST like the original! Everything is included in the kits (except toy stuffing – due to bulk) so you’ll have everything you’ll need to make her right down to the velcro spots to attach, and re attach, her fairy wings!

Sugar Plum Fairy Doll PAttern KIT

We are busy cutting up MORE new kits and will let you know as soon as they’re ready to go!

It’s been such fun choosing the fabrics for these kits – I hope you like the them?

Pauline McArthur - Funky Friends Factory.

Till next time,

Happy Sewing,


  1. M.timperley

    I love how u have the kits now. I bout the reindeer pattern last year or year before. Do u have the kit for it yet?

  2. Pauline

    Thanks – glad you like the kits, we will be sending out newslettes as we pack and prepare more so you will know the minute we’ve made some that way! : )

  3. ann onie

    I just started toy making. I used felt that was given to me for practice making a doll. How can you know difference between acrylic & wool? Sounds like wool would work best for me, I want to make toys for my 1st grandbaby that’ll last.

  4. Laurie B

    LOVE the kits! That’s the hard part about making stuffies – organizing it all – you’ve taken that hard part and made it easy! Off to go shopping 😀

  5. Pauline

    Yes, we will have Reggie Kits later in the year, most likely for the October show. Thanks Laurie, a lot of people forget about the time that goes into kitting up – plus going to the shop to get all the materials needed! And if you look at that too – they really are
    a huge benefit!


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