How to embroider the eyes for your toy
Many techniques, including polymer clay and crocheting, can be used to make toy eyes, but this article focuses on embroidering the eyes for your toy. Many techniques can be used depending on a crafter’s skills (French know, satin stitch, back stitch, etc.). Backstitch is an excellent embroidery technique for beginners. It creates a line and can be used to embroider sleeve openings.
How do you sew a face onto a knitted teddy?
Bring your darning needle through the fabric from the back to the front, hold a loop of yarn above the fabric’s surface, insert your darning needle back down where it came up, then up through the loop itself in one clean sweep, and repeat.
Can safety eyes be removed?
Although safety eyes cannot be easily removed, there are ways to do so if you are unhappy with their placement. To remove safety eyes, tear the washer from the inside of the head with pliers. The disc will likely be ruined as a result of this process, but a new washer will securely reattach the bead.
What are safety eyes for toys?
Safety eyes are plastic bulbs that help give your amigurumi, crochet stuffed toys some character and life. They’re easy to attach but difficult to remove, and they come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. They’re measured in millimeters, which represents the diameter of the eye.