I didn't even mention it on my Yuki knitting pattern post, but I also made Yuki as a SEWING PATTERN!
My plan was to put this post up on Friday, right after the knitting pattern release, but since I ended up in the Walk-In clinic not once, but twice on Friday (once for me and once for Wee), here I am just getting to it now. Oh well.
I love the knitted toys. Obviously I do, I've been writing toy patterns for 7 years now. BUT, since my kids have been born, I have found I prefer the sewn toys for them to play with. I found this a little bit after P was born, but after Wee came along with his crazy allergies and we end up washing all of his stuffed toys in hot water about once a week, at the very least once every 2 weeks, knitted toys just don't stand up to that kind of abuse. So, I've started making way more sewn toys.
Also, it is very nice to have toy models at home all the time. But back to the washing. We have washed our easter chicks at least 3,587 times since last year, roughly, and they come out looking brand new every time. I have found the fleece you can get at Joanns on super sale washes up great and stays soft and looking new even after extreme washing. Well, I mean just friday, we were in the Walk-In clinic with Wee at 7:30 at night because he had thrown up at least 4 times since 3 pm and had a horrible cough that wouldn't stop. Hello laundry, right?
But I digress to laundry. The Yuki Cookie Ninja sewing pattern is available in my etsy shop. And to celebrate the release, I dropped all of my sewing patterns to 5 bucks a piece. Pretty great deal, right? The pattern comes with everything you need to make two different sizes of ninja, a small 14" tall doll and a bigger 21" tall version. Both darling. Both adored by these two boys in the photos.
Happy sewing friends!