Sunday, May 2, 2010

Yeah Toast!



I have created something truly delicious. Toast. he he. They're SO cute! I'm not going to lie, I got the idea from someone else. Aiwa, a wonderfully talented plushie maker, is the one who inspired me. I saw a link through How About Orange's blog. Here's the link to her tutorial to make a Plush Toast Keychain.

They were just too cute to pass up! I've never done a felt plushie - or any plushie for that matter - but this seemed simple enough, and adorable! If you looked at the link you will notice that her plushie is lighter than mine. Well, I didn't compare her pictures to my felt and just used what I thought would work. I think that it works great, but it looks like I have created wheat toast. lol. I do have white though, so I will have to use that and the lighter brown to make white bread.

I bought more colors because I saw another picture of some Breakfast Plushies she has made. I would really like to try them out. I got enough colors to make the toast, egg, coffee, and pancake. I can possibly make the milk, although I don't have any blue felt. We will see what I can accomplish. I showed these plushie pictures to some friends and they've all seemed to really like the coffee cup. I was rather fond of it myself.

Another cute plushie idea would be this cute Cubed Series of animals. I saw the link to the Cubed Bunny Tutorial at How About Orange (in the same post as the toast plushie, see link above). I think that I will try to finish what breakfast plushies I would like to make and then we will see if I will attempt to make any more.

I bought this really cute little case as my beginner sewing kit, since I'm not sure how big I will be into it. It was just $3.99 at Michaels, not too bad.

This kit has served me well for my first project anyway. I may need to buy a few more colors of thread, like bright yellow for the egg and pancake (butter). I do have light yellow but we will see how that works out. I'm sure I'll be posting more pictures soon since this seems to be addicting!

All credit needs to be given to Aiwa for the idea. I did make the plushies but she was the genius behind it. Please visit her website by clicking on her name above ^^.

10 comments:

Carol Anne said...

oh my goodness Kayla! Those are soooo cute! I can't stand how cute they are!! Good job!!

Kayla said...

Thank you Carol. I worked hard on them, but it only took me a few hours to finish them. I was a little unorganized though. lol. I'm getting ready to make some more here in a few! :)

♥kayla

Carol Anne said...

we should do a swap! I could crochet you a little something and you make me a little keychain or something? wouldn't that be fun? everybody loves a little happy mail right? :) let me know if you are interested.

Kayla said...

Carol, I would love to do that! I've seen a lot of people talking about swaps.....let me do a little more creatin' and I will definitely do that! If you have something specific in mind, just let me know and I'll see if I can make it! (Something simple though, I'm still a beginner lol)

Carol Anne said...

Let me know whenever you would want to do that! I love swaps! It doesn't need to be anything fancy. I just love handmade things from my friends. It always means so much!

Kayla said...

sounds good to me Carol! I will definitely let you know! Let me know if you would like me to make anything specific and I will try my best! I'm sure we will keep in touch through email about it.

♥kayla

Sew Amore said...

you should definately check out the joanns in columbia. if its anything like ours, you'll be able to find a TON of colors in felt!! they are so adorable!! plus, theres always coupons near the front door when you go to joanns. i save lotsss of money getting coupons from the store, sent to my house, and in my email (s) ...yes plural cause i'm a coupon hog and like to beat the system. its okay. i work there. im a professional. haha. i'm going to be following your blog from now on!

Kayla said...

you know, I'm not sure why but when I think of my crafts I think of Michaels (I guess it's because I used to work there) and Hobby Lobby. I really should try JoAnns since it's closer!!! And I don't blame you for trying to beat the system, I would too :) The JoAnns here is rather large, so I think I may be able to find more colors there.....thanks for the advice!!

♥kayla

Thank you for following my blog! You're my first one! I finally figured out hot it shows you when you have a follower lol.

Sew Amore said...

i cant even figure out how to have it so it notifies me when i get comments...i literally have to check each entry everyday. lol

Kayla said...

thats what I have to do too. I haven't done much looking around, but if I can find it I will let you know.