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Stardust Shoes has an interesting method for closing up a stuff hole on a plushie with a “baseball stitch” which ends up looking like the seams on a baseball.

2 thoughts on “How-To: Baseball Stitch

  1. I sew plush toys professionally and always use the ladder stitch to close them up. If you want to repair your stuffed toy to look like new, that is the stitch I would recommend. If you type “ladder stitch” (including the quotation marks) into the search box on flickr, you’ll get diagrams and photos of the ladder stitch in action on the very first page, including from the fabric egg tutorial Craft posted about last week.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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