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Dolly/Stuffed Animal stuffing

I thinking of sacrificing some old T-shirts int making some dollies and/or stuffed animals. But I don't wanna go out and buy stuffing, I want to do as much with re-used/recycled (aka free and just laying around the house) materials.

First I thought about using shredded paper from our document shredder...but decided against that in case Dolly/Teddy have to go in the wash.

Then I thought about using dryer lint...

or old plastic grocery bags...

Thoughts? Suggestions?

 
MamaK88

Asked by MamaK88 at 2:42 PM on Apr. 17, 2011 in Hobbies & Crafts

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Answers (6)
  • Yup cut them up ito strips or little squares. It works really well and is machine washable.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 3:25 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • i made a rag doll for my dd and used stuffing out of an old stuffed animals she didn't play with anymore
    josiesmommy00

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 2:44 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • Old T-shirts, dish rags and cloths work well. Dryer lint is BAD as it's VERY flammable. plastic grocery bags are ok I suppose.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 2:45 PM on Apr. 17, 2011

  • If I use old shirts and rags...do I cut them up?
    MamaK88

    Comment by MamaK88 (original poster) at 2:46 PM on Apr. 17, 2011


  • Made from a old T-shirt and stuffed with torn-up old dish rags. 


     

    MamaK88

    Comment by MamaK88 (original poster) at 10:57 PM on Apr. 20, 2011

  • cotton balls, beans, balls of newspaper, toilet paper
    Pixie81

    Answer by Pixie81 at 3:46 AM on Apr. 21, 2011

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