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WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop
WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop

WHALE or OCTOPUS Stuffy Making - Workshop

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Learn to sew a whale or octopus stuffy at The Makehouse! This workshop is a great way to grow your confidence and practice your basic sewing skills. Sew for  yourself, or make a gift for someone you love! 

This workshops features patterns from the one and only Rita Van Tassel Studio!

This is an all ages workshop booked by family/friend bubbles (maximum of 4 bubbles of 2 people).

Skill requirements: Basic sewing machine skills required by at least one person in your bubble. 

Material requirements:  All supplies purchased at The Makehouse will be discounted by 20%. Please note that some items will be provided for you (see below).

You will need to purchase your pattern in advance and cut the paper pieces out before the workshop! If you're making the octopus, you should also cut out your fabric pieces in advance in order to complete during the workshop. If you're not sure how to cut, please talk to us so that we can guide you through the process:) 

Large Whale:

  • Whale Pattern
  • Top Fabric: 27" x 30" (70cm x 75cm)
  • Bottom Fabric: 30" x 20" (75cm x 50cm)
  • Interfacing for tail (medium weight): 9" x 16" (25cm x 40cm)   * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Felt Remnants (eye lids): 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm)   * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Pair of black 20mm dolls eyes 
    OR domed shank-back buttons   * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Poly Stuffing: 1 lb (450g)  * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Matching thread

Small Whale:

  • Whale Pattern
  • Top Fabric: 16" x 16" (40cm x 40cm)
  • Bottom Fabric: 16" x 10" (40cm x 25cm)
  • Interfacing for tail (medium weight): 5" x 8" (13cm x 20cm)   * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Pair of black 20mm dolls eyes 
    OR domed shank-back buttons   * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Poly Stuffing: 1 lb (450g)  * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Matching thread

Octopus Supplies Needed:

  • Octopus Pattern
  • Top Fabric: 20" x 44" (50cm x 1.15m)
  • Bottom Fabric: 18" x 44" (46cm x 1.15m)
  • Felt Remnants (eye lids): 3" x 3" (8cm x 8cm) * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Pair of black 20mm safety eyes 
    OR domed shank-back buttons * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Poly Stuffing: 0.5 lb (225g)  * provided by The Makehouse 
  • Matching thread
  • Wire: 11 ft (3.5m) of 16 gauge coated wire

Equipment requirements: Please note that we provide a sewing machine for you to use in the studio, but you are more than welcome to bring your machine from home. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord).

Group size: We like to keep our workshops cozy and fun, so attendance is limited to 4 bubbles of 2 people.