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Tea Towel Dog


  • Tea towels or other cotton fabric
  • Sewing machine and supplies
  • Embroidery floss
  • Cotton or synthetic stuffing
  • Template


  1. Step 1

    Position template on fabric and cut out pieces.

  2. Step 2

    Embroider eyes where indicated.

  3. Step 3

    With right sides facing, sew two sides of ears (where indicated). Turn right side out, tuck unsewn sides inward, and press.

  4. Step 4

    With right sides facing, sew pieces together with a 1/4-inch seam allowance, leaving a 1-inch gap. Turn right side out and press.

  5. Step 5

    Stuff with cotton or synthetic fill. Hand-sew gap closed.

  6. Step 6

    Stitch ears to body (where indicated).

Martha Stewart Living, June 2013