by mops ( edited 08 Aug 2018 ) 08 Aug 2018

Finally stitched out my froggy bean bag. Pictures are taken using a cheap and an expensive camera, gave quite different colours. The truth is about half way.

This fits a 200x360 mm hoop - roughly some 8"x 14".
Digitising it was easy; fitting the front and back together was not (I'll work on that); turning and stuffing was fiddly.
I wanted it washable so I used bits of quilt batting.

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by teddygram 14 Aug 2018

I LOVE FROG'S COULD SOMEONE HELP ME FIND WHAT SIGHT THIS IS ON. PLEASE SEND ME THE SITE THANK YOU.

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mops by mops 14 Aug 2018

I designed it myself.

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by arisann 13 Aug 2018

cutiepie! good job!!!

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mops by mops 13 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by lbrow 12 Aug 2018

He looks a lot like the one the kids were trying to catch in my pool the other day. LOL. I love him Martine

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mops by mops 13 Aug 2018

LOL indeed, he is less noisy :) Hugs, Martine

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by toogie 09 Aug 2018

This is wonderful! I thought of hightechgrammy's Ben when I first saw him. He would have loved this.
Makes me wish for a bigger emb field ....again

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mops by mops 09 Aug 2018

A large hoop is a great thing to have, it is a pity as a rule it comes with the top end machines - expensive, heavy and needing a lot of space.
I have been trying to come up with a 5x7 solution, but that means doing the legs separately to get a manageable size - turning and stuffing is fiddly enough as it is for the larger one. And it also means more separate hoopings for what is essentially a simple project.

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by lidiad 09 Aug 2018

Love it, Martine! Well done.
Hugs, Lidia

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mops by mops 09 Aug 2018

Thank you, Lidia.

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by katydid 09 Aug 2018

Great job !! My daughter had one of these when she was little and it was stuffed with bird seed or white rice. She loved this frog!

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mops by mops 09 Aug 2018

I thought about rice as that would make it very pliable, but I wanted it washable.

sewbzy by sewbzy 09 Dec 2018

Love this. The plastic beans for doll could be used.

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by pennifold 08 Aug 2018

Well he seems to be pretty perfect to me. I love his eyes Martine, you've captured his stance well too in all the poses! Great job, it's not easy stuffing little critters. Love Chris

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mops by mops 09 Aug 2018

Thank you. it let itself be placed rather easily in all sorts of poses. The trick is not overstuffing I guess.

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by dragonflyer 08 Aug 2018

Well done....was this totally done ITH or finished on the sewing machine...great size too!

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mops by mops 09 Aug 2018

there's a small opening for turning and filling that I closed by hand (ladderstitch). Rest is done in the hoop.

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by graceandham 08 Aug 2018

He looks friendly and sits just right. It's a win.

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mops by mops 09 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by dailylaundry 08 Aug 2018

Adorable - just so darn cute!!! What a fun design!! Hugs, Laura

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by bemara 08 Aug 2018

sooo cute, good things come again, for years I had such a frog in my car in the windscreen lie to him had too grown pale, and now. a Wackeldackel, hugs Maria

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sandicu by sandicu 08 Aug 2018

Never heard of a Wackeldackel before! Had to go look it up...OOOoooOOOO a bobblehead dog. Got it! LOL!

mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by tabbybenji 08 Aug 2018

He looks amazing. I love it!

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by sewtired 08 Aug 2018

I love the poses you put this cute little frog in, just adorable. Looks cuddly and I could also see him flying across the room. Wish I could break some bad habits and get back to the joy of sewing. He'd be on my list.

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

I had fun trying out how best to show him :)

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by sonjapotgieter 08 Aug 2018

Fantastic work done and Great design..Gorgeous!!!

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thanks.

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by sharonleekesner 08 Aug 2018

Just as cute as can be. Love him.

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by rescuer Moderator 08 Aug 2018

Well done!

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thanks!

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by lilylady 08 Aug 2018

Sew Cute!

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mops by mops 09 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by cfidl 08 Aug 2018

So adorable!

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thanks.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 08 Aug 2018

What a cute fellow. Job well done.

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by sdrise 08 Aug 2018

This came out so good! I had made one for a friend in the 60's Funny how things come back again...

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thank you. Yes, things have a tendency to come back every few decades.

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by basketkase 08 Aug 2018

Martine, he/she is fantastic!! I know what you mean about the fiddly stuff though, I have a tough time, even with tools, turning stuff right side out and stuffing things...….you did a terrific job with this little creature!

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thank you.

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by spendlove Moderator 08 Aug 2018

He's fabulous! Well done.

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mops by mops 08 Aug 2018

Thanks.

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