This reversible sock plush tutorial is a fun craft and a great way to introduce kids to making stuffies!

Reversible sock plush tutorial penguin and pandaMy daughter just loves this reversible plushie I made for her, and she cannot wait to make one herself! I used socks with Fairfield World’s Poly-Fil stuffing to make this cushiony, reversible stuffed animals. One side is a cute and cuddly penguin, and when you flip the plush animal inside out it turns into a snuggly panda.

make sock animals and angels with Poly-FilAs I mentioned before, this is a great craft to make for kids and also WITH kids. The sewing is pretty basic, and kids always have fun playing with Poly-Fil stuffing. It’s like holding a cloud, my son says.

Reversible Sock Plush Tutorial Supplies

  • Poly-Fil Fiberfill
  • White and Black Socks
  • Fabric Paint
  • Glue Gun
  • Large plastic cup

I made a brief video tutorial so you can see how to make this project step by sated. Please see the video tutorial for complete details. Here is a summary of the steps to give you a brief preview of what to expect in the video tutorial:

  1. Stretch the black sock over the cup.
  2. Hot glue the Poly-Fil onto the sock. Use glue sparingly.
  3. Stretch the white sock over the cup.
  4. Cut off the excess sock.
  5. Sew the ends together.
  6. Take the sock stuffie off the cup and test it.
  7. For the panda, paint the face using fabric paint.
  8. For the penguin, sew on the sock toe belly and paint or glue the other features on.

Sock plush angel and reversible sock penguin Another fun project to make with socks and Poly-Fil is this cute sock angel. This one also uses Poly-Pellets as filler so it can stand and be used for decor instead of as a toy. Have fun crafting and creating plushy toys and decor with Fairfield World’s Poly-Fil! Check out their site for more project ideas.


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