by toogie ( edited 26 May 2014 ) 07 Aug 2013

Suedewsbury's Baby Elephant-This is like the pink one, I made my g-daughter.However, Sue added a square basting stitch on the design, to hold the fleece down and help you align the 2 pieces, so the placement stitches wouldn't show. I will post photos of the steps, for the ones like me, who haven't made a stuffie before.The first 3 photos are ,of course, the finished baby pacifer holder.#4-This is the first stitchout.You take it completely out of the hoop and trim.(Read Sue's instructions on her design) Now rehoop another stablizer and place fleece on top,making sure you have REVERSED the design,as this sews the other side of your elephant.#5 After you emb the 2nd half, place the ribbon for the tail (I taped mine in place at the rear, with the length of it folded up inside and pinned in place,making sure it was out of the stitchout area.)Now place first half on top of the one still in the hoop.Align square.At this point it doesn't sew around the leg area, but it does sew the trunk.I left my pins in place BUT i was careful to stop stitching when I got close, to pull them out! You do however you feel comfortable.#6,7,8 showing trimming #9-I am sewing the small 4x4, so the ears are done in a seperate hooping #10-left ear trimmed, right one trimmed and turned #11-I hand sew my ears on before I stuff the body,because I seem to have better control. I don't stuff my ears,themselves.12-Lastly, I stuff and fill/sew my baby up!.....I hope these photos are helpful.Please refer to Sue's instructions, but sometimes we need visuals.LOL....ps. the heart design does not come with Sue's baby.It was a design I had filed as 3 layer heart, no other info provided.

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by kustomkuddle 13 Dec 2017

A truly awesome design. Thank you for the visual directions. I am one of those that does better when I actually see it being made.

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tvh by tvh 20 Jan 2019

ik ook zo zie je wat je moet doen super blij mee

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by dailylaundry 19 Aug 2016

I always thought this was such a cute design!! But, wondered how to stitch it!! Great directions - so cute!!!! Hugs, Laura*

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toogie by toogie 24 Aug 2016

Thanks Laura. It's a cute design from Sue.

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by mewere73 16 Aug 2016

hello there,this elephant is so cute ,how can i get them?cant find nothing to download.???thank you so much for answering me.
have a nice day

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toogie by toogie 16 Aug 2016

This design is from Sue also known here as spendlove. You can ask her about it. Click on INBOX at the top right of this page. Then type in spendlove after you click on Private Messages. You can send her your request there.

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by peafarm 23 Feb 2016

Thank you for all your visuals. I am definitely a visual person but also reading directions. Sometimes both have me loopy and finally the old brain clicks in. Cute little fella.

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toogie by toogie 16 Aug 2016

He is, isn't he! Sue did a great job digitizing him.

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by robertahilde 22 Feb 2016

A precious little thing to make someone happy!
Hugs, Roberta

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toogie by toogie 16 Aug 2016

Thanks he is little!

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by graceandham 22 Feb 2016

So cute, both of you. Another Hands Across the Big Pond joint project.

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toogie by toogie 16 Aug 2016

Yep, thanks!

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by kathymourie 22 Feb 2016

Sew cute!!! Thank you for the instructions. I never would have thought of using it for a pacifier holder.
Kathy

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toogie by toogie 16 Aug 2016

ha ha, sometimes this old imaginary brain still comes in handy-lol

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by sjbrower 22 Feb 2016

This is adorable.... You've done a wonderful job with Sue's awesome design. Thanks for showing us all the steps; it helps to take the complexity away when someone shows you the way.

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toogie by toogie 16 Aug 2016

Sharon sometimes photos explain better....when you can actually 'see' what to do.

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by lbrow 22 Feb 2016

Marvelous Job Toogie. Sue is tops in my book. Good job of digitizing/Lillian

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toogie by toogie 16 Aug 2016

Yes, she did well with this little Cute Ellie.

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by laffineur 22 Feb 2016

merci pour ce partage.jocelyne

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toogie by toogie 16 Aug 2016

Welcome to Cute!

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by teddybear117 13 Aug 2013

These are just sew sew cute. Thank you for the detailed instructions for those of us 'with a lot on our minds' and can't figure it out unless we get instructions as good as these. . LOL I have another new great grand daughter and a great grand daughter due in January ... these will come in handy.

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toogie by toogie 14 Aug 2013

Good for you! Better get busier,LOL

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by crafter2243 Moderator 12 Aug 2013

Thank you. Great instructions

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toogie by toogie 14 Aug 2013

I hope so,thanks

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by marianb 09 Aug 2013

Thanks Toogie in helps a lot...

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toogie by toogie 14 Aug 2013

That was what I wanted to do,help

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by flitter 09 Aug 2013

Thank you for the great photos Toogie!

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toogie by toogie 14 Aug 2013

You're most welcome

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by kreativbase 09 Aug 2013

Most Kind of You, Thank You for Sharing

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toogie by toogie 14 Aug 2013

You're very welcome

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by susiesembroidery 09 Aug 2013

Thank you very much for making it so easy to do this lovely ellie.

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toogie by toogie 14 Aug 2013

Just wanted to help

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by mariahail 09 Aug 2013

wow!!! great instructions!!!!

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toogie by toogie 14 Aug 2013

Thank you, I do get long-winded LOL

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by tilde01 09 Aug 2013

Thank you toogie for your wonderful pictures & instructions. now I understand how to make them. thank you suedewsbury for the wonderful designs. Will be making some of these. You are so kind to share your talent with you. * for everyone.

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toogie by toogie 14 Aug 2013

Glad we could help

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by joansatx 08 Aug 2013

Do we re-download the file to get the basting?
You see, I sewed my finger when my hands were the basting stitches because I didn't sew out the upper body outline on my third elephant!
(Saw the doc on Tues and he said that it's healing. I go back in a few weeks to see if it's gone wrong in the blood vessel department!For now my bandage is in the way of typing.:)) YOUR PRODUCTIONS ARE GREAT! Thanks for all the pics.

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

I am not sure if Sue has posted the updated file, maybe pm her, to get it-Sorry about your finger, know that hurts.When I worked in a sewing factory, the girl next to me sewed her finger, jammed in the machine and the mechanics had to come get it out. She was bleeding and her hand was just jumping up and down.Those machines sounded like Harley motorcycles and sewed about as fast. I hemmed over 340 pair of mens swimtrunks a day!

joansatx by joansatx 09 Aug 2013

O my! I can imagine the sound of the room! I watch
Bizaare ER and they add animation where they don't have real camera video. I'm imagining your co-worker on the show...eek. That must've been horrible to be there and not make it all right again.... bless you. As always, your postings are a pleasure. Thank you.

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by sewilso 08 Aug 2013

Thanks for sharing the additional photos and how to. I appreciate it and Sue's design to, thanks very much to all !!!

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

Glad if it helps anyone

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by spendlove Moderator 08 Aug 2013

He is gorgeous! Glad you like the new method!

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

You are so good to us!

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by justsew 08 Aug 2013

Great thankyou.and iv printed it out for GDs
Hugs Pam.

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

Good, hope it helps them

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by muflotex 08 Aug 2013

Thank you Sue for the design and Toggie for the super easy to follow pic tutorial, this is so sweet

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muflotex by muflotex 08 Aug 2013

pls read Toogie, Toogie

toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

And thank you, just thought it may be useful to some, to 'see' how to

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by bumblebee 08 Aug 2013

Nice pictorial toogie and great job. Pics are easier than words for sure

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

They say, a picture is worth a thousand words...although look up....I may have a thousand! LOL

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by cj2sew 08 Aug 2013

Wow this is a major operation but, it looks so worthwhile. I just love all these stuffed toys. They bring joy to the maker as well as the receiver. Thanks for the extra effort to explain. You and Sue work great as a team.

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

Give all the credit to Sue, her designs are great.If you would have a problem, she is easy to work with, very helpful.

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by oaro 07 Aug 2013

thank you

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

You're very welcome

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by highlandermom 07 Aug 2013

Great picture instructions, this is such a sweet design.

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

Yes, it is. Not enough of these are for 4x4 hoops, so I really appreciate Sue.

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by Midnight1 07 Aug 2013

Adorable.

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

Thanks

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by rsehorse 07 Aug 2013

Thanks Toogie for all the pictures and instructions. I think they will be very helpful. I have not found the time to try one yet. Maybe tomorrow. These elephants are to sweet. Susan

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

Give it a go, so worth the effort-

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by capoodle 07 Aug 2013

Nice job on the picture tutorial. So much easier to follow than written directions. It is cute that you turned it into a pacifier holder.

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toogie by toogie 08 Aug 2013

Well a paci holder is useful to us, at the moment. Right now everything is baby, baby, baby-LOL

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by vickiannette 07 Aug 2013

thanks for the pix. Love the way the two sets of legs are designed. No wonder Sue didn't like the 2 legged-lion. Very clever Sue.

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toogie by toogie 07 Aug 2013

I like the design too.I must have missed the 2 legged lion.LOL

spendlove by spendlove 08 Aug 2013

I like my animals to be as anatomically correct as possible!

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by noah 07 Aug 2013

oh my i see why i don't try these lol great no ****excellent job hugs

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toogie by toogie 07 Aug 2013

They do take a little time, but so worth the effort! I do hope Sue makes the dog available and in a small size,too. LOL

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by 02kar Moderator 07 Aug 2013

Thanks. You have made it look so easy to make this toy.

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toogie by toogie 07 Aug 2013

I am in awe of the digitizers. They make it easy for us and I am still amazed, at all the things you can make, on an emb machine.

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by pldc 07 Aug 2013

wow thanks so much for the picture tutorial I like it very much! It is so very cute! Hugs Loralye

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toogie by toogie 07 Aug 2013

I am not sure how long to leave my ribbon, for the pacifer.I wanted to restate how much I appreciate Sue for the design.It is so fun to make!(I just sent you another pm)-T

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