Have you ever wanted to make your own plushie? Get ready to learn to design and sew 3D plushie figures. You can create animals, monsters, and characters from your own imagination using fabric and basic sewing techniques, then embellish them using stitching, buttons, and sequins. Join Mikey from Yarnies by Mikey for this full-filled Plushie Workshop! Protip! Use found materials from around your house! See below for some amazing examples of plushies YOU could make!

So are you ready to get crafty and create a plushie of your very own? Let’s go! Make sure to share using #ACJrAtHome and tag Mikey so he can see your pics! I know he would love that! Facebook: Yarnies | Instagram: @yarniesbymikey

Gather your materials!

  • Paper
  • Pen or marker
  • Scissors
  • 2 pieces of fabric or felt
  • Thread or yarn
  • Needle that will work with the thread or yarn
  • Something to stuff your plushie with – even bits of chopped of fabric will work!

Create your plushie!
Once you’ve gathered your supplies, see below for the step by step instructions as to how you can create your own new little buddy. Hooray! Then you will have made your very own plushie friend.

Give your plushie a personality!
What about your plushie’s bio? Why not go the extra mile and give your plushie some special abilities and goals? Then you can share your plushie with the world using #ACJrMaking. See what other friends your plushie might make online! Make sure to ask a parent or guardian for permission before using the Internet.