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November MAKER OF THE MONTH – wins a FREE Funky Friends Factory Pattern!

Dec 29, 2022 | Blog, Competitions & Giveaways

This month was a lovely combination of Thanksgiving and Christmas gifts and LOTS of baby keepsake toys too!

Take a look…

First up we have a terrific Thanksgiving toy – Tom Turkey sewn by Cheryl Brock who’s caption read – “Turkey stuffed and in the oven!” Poor Tom! 😜

Click HERE to purchase the Turkey pattern.

Turkey-sewing-Pattern

 

 

Next up we have a fun Heather Hippo in a tulle tutu sewn by Janeal Egbert – every hippo needs a tutu, right? 

Click HERE to purchase the Hippo pattern.

 

This fabulous Trixie Triceratops was sewn by Marinda Nitzchke. 🧡

Click HERE to buy the Triceratops pattern.

Triceratops Dinosaur sewing pattern

 

 

This cheerful Charlie Cockatoo was sewn by Nancy M Ciccosanti – isn’t he a pretty boy? 

Click HERE to purchase the Cockatoo pattern.

 

 

Lots of cute Elephant Keepsakes!

This cute keepsake version of the Ellie Elephant sewing pattern was sewn by Lauren Hodgson-King as a baby keepsake.  I love the way she used heat transfer vinyl for the birth details.

 

And this cute keepsake version of the Ellie Elephant sewing pattern was sewn  by Gail McKnight Anderson of Gail’s Little Sewing Room.

 

And this cute keepsake Ellie Elephant sewing pattern was sewn by Cheryl Bates.

Click HERE to purchase the Elephant pattern.

 

 

This ALL blue Larry Lion  was sewn by Marinda Nitzschke – I LOVE how cool the lion pattern looks sewn in blue prints! 💙 

 

Another blue Larry Lion! This time – an adorable baby keepsake sewn by Jemma Mead!💙 

Click HERE to purchase the Lion pattern.

 

 

The Randy Rhino sewing pattern also makes a great baby keepsake – this one was sewn by Nat Booysen. 

Click HERE to purchase the Rhino pattern.

 

 

Sticking with the baby theme…

Here are 2 cute baby keepsakes Ben the BEGINNER Bear and Puppy Dog Pete – sewn by Diana Sageser from her grandchild’s receiving blanket..

Click HERE to purchase the BEGINNER Bear pattern.

Ben Beginner Bear Pattern Product

 

Click HERE to buy the Puppy Dog pattern.

Puppy Dog Sewing Pattern

 

 

These sweet twin Dilby Ducks sewn by Andrea Lynne Horn were also with baby blankets. I love how they look so sweet even sewn with only 1 fabric!

Click HERE to purchase the Duck pattern.

 

 

These sweet twin Kelsey Keepsake Unicorns sewn by Jessica Butler were also with baby blankets – also sewn with just 1 fabric!

Click HERE to purchase the Keepsake Unicorn pattern.

 

 

This cute, colourful version of the Slowpoke Sloth pattern  was sewn by Jane Tate.

 

And this Slowpoke Sloth was sewn by Nat Egan of Rothmore Forever Bears.

Look closely! You can see her
new baby KITTEN!

Click HERE to purchase the Sloth pattern.

 

 

I loved the floral fabric Pat Pruitt used for the sweet Giddy Goat!

Click HERE to purchase the Goat pattern.

Goat Sewing Pattern

Tarah Finlay sewed this AWESOME wedding bear Melody Memory Bear as a keepsake from a wedding dress!

Click HERE to purchase the Melody Memory Bear Pattern.

 

 

 

 

This is “Twinkle” – a cute starry version of the Ben the BEGINNER Teddy Bear pattern, sewn by Lesley Newall as a gift for a baby shower.

Click HERE to purchase the BEGINNER Bear pattern.

Ben Beginner Bear Pattern Product

 

 

AND this month’s winner is…

Congrats to this month’s winner, Jaqueline Elliot! I love this Harry Potter version of the Winsome Wolf sewing pattern!

CONGRATS! You win
a FREE Funky Friends Factory Pattern ~>
of your choice!

 

Click HERE to purchase the Wolf pattern.

 

Want to win a FREE toy pattern?

 

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ALL you need to do is post a photo of a FUNKY FRIENDS FACTORY toy that you have made on the Funky Friends Factory Facebook Page HERE!

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Till next time,

Happy Sewing,
Pauline
xxx

6 Comments

  1. Stephanie H

    All so cute! Love them!!!

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  2. Linda

    They are all so cute! I love the keepsake concept. I need to do some for my grandkids! Thanks for sharing!

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    • Pauline

      Thanks Linda, it is fun to have something special from your grandkids childhood that’s also cute! 🙂

      Reply
  3. Susan

    Each and every one of these is terribly cute! Love them all!

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  4. Marie

    I always enjoy seeing all the animals that people make! It is really fun seeing all the different fabrics & colours! Thank u!

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    • Pauline

      Thanks Marie, it is such fun to see how people put their own special touch on their Funky Friends!

      Reply

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