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Illustrated Craft Tutorial - How to Sew a Baby Ball

This is a great way to use up scraps of fabric. Also try creating balls of different sizes for your child.



Fabric Ball 1

1. Create your template and trace around it on 6 pieces of fabric scraps. Be sure to lay the fabric on the grain.

Fabric Ball 2

2. These are the cut out pieces.

Fabric Ball 3

3. Pin the first 2 pieces together and then pin a third side right away to this piece.

Fabric Ball 4

4. Sew the first side with a 7mm or 1/4” margin, then sew the second side.

Fabric Ball 5

5. 1/2 of your ball is now completed. Repeat steps 1-4 again for the 2nd half using the same color order.

Fabric Ball 6

6. Once both halves are finished, pin one side of one half to one side of the other half. Make sure that the color order is correct. Sew these halves together.

Fabric Ball 7

7. Now pin the last side to the other side. Sew both sides together but leave an opening in the center for turning.

Fabric Ball 8

8. Turn your ball and stuff as desired.

Fabric Ball 9

9. Hand sew the opening closed.




Baby Ball Craft Project
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Sewing Craft - How to Make a Fabric Baby Ball




More Tutorials Using Textiles, Fabrics, Wool, etc...

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How to Sew a Beach Bag... or Shopping Tote - Part 2 - Sewing an Inside Pocket to the Bag

How to Sew a Beach Bag... or Shopping Tote - Part 3 - Sewing the Floor of the Bag

How to Sew a Beach Bag... or Shopping Tote - Part 4 - Finishing Off the Bag

How to Make a No-Sew Scrap Fabric Bowl

How to Make Standing Fabric Mushrooms

How to Make a Terrycloth or Towel Basket for Christmas... or any occasion

How to Make a Soft Padded Container for Christmas... or any occasion

How to Make a Padded Stocking Ornament

Easy to Sew Shopping Bag Tutorial

How to Make a Fabric Basket

Felt Clutch

Fusing Fabric

Small Wall Quilt for Easter - Tutorial 1

Small Wall Quilt for Easter - Tutorial 2

How to Make a Pom Pom

How to Sew a Stuffed Fabric Pumpkin

Mini-Patchwork Block

Sewing a travel bag for your shoes

Rag Quilt Tutorial

Mini Fall Wallhanging

Butterfly Quilt Tutorial 1

Butterfly Quilt Tutorial 2

Butterfly Quilt Tutorial 3

Sewing Tutorial - How to Sew a Purse Organizer or Tissue Holder

How to Make a Drawstring Christmas Gift Bag

Strawberry Potholder 1

Strawberry Potholder 2

Strawberry Potholder 3

Strawberry Potholder 4

How to Sew a Christmas Stocking

Fabric Purse Organizer with Zipper

Blanket Stitch Tutorial

How to make a Fabric Baby Ball

Child’s Drawstring Backpack


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