Hippo Stuffed Animal

Project #14276

Who says hippos spend most of their day in water? This hippo looks right at home in a playroom!

Fabric Requirements:

YardageFabricCutting Instructions
12" x 24"Periwinkle woolCut (2) Hippos
5" x 8"Light blue woolCut (1) Saddle
5" x 5"White woolCut (2) Hooves
1Light blue embroidery floss
1Purple embroidery floss
1White embroidery floss
1 packageLight purple beads
1 packageLight blue beads
2White buttons
1 packagePolyester fiberfill


  • Finished Size: 11 1/2" x 10 5/8"

Assembling the Project:

  1. Embellish mirror images of the Hippo using embroidery floss, light blue wool Saddle, beads and a button. Stitch Hooves onto Hippo feet.
  2. Place the Hippos wrong sides together and pin.
  3. Using a blanket stitch, sew around perimeter of Hippos leaving an opening to stuff.
  4. Stuff with polyester fiberfill to desired loft.
  5. Stitch hole closed.

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