PlushCraft: Your own plush design set in a box.
Ever wanted to make your own plush toy? Here’s your chance! No needles, no threads, no mess. Design your own plush animals, flowers, throw-pillows, purses, delicious-looking cupcakes, even wall art or backpack clips with these all-in-one sets.
PlushCraft aims to introduce children to fabric craft without the difficulty of traditional sewing kits and preparing them for more advanced crafts. The 25-year-old Canadian company, Orb Factory, known for their Sticky Mosaics, brings yet another fun, imaginative and educational product for children 4 to 6 years old.
One problem with sewing crafts for children is the obvious needle risk. Orb Factory came up with a brilliant idea, replacing the needle with a plastic stylus. This way all you have to do is punch the fabric pieces into the mold with this tool and craft your own plush in a fun, educative fashion.
In each of the 40 plus PlushCraft kits come a blank 3D model or a cushion, a stylus tool, many coloredfabric pieces and other accessories to complete your masterpiece. Depending on the age range, the number of pieces and colors increase. With the included instructions, use the numbered legend with the corresponding pieces or let your imagination run wild for your first amazing plush product. Every set has additional pieces that vary according to item you are building. For example, the puppy comes with a collar, pair of glittering eyes, a tail, a nose, ears, even a fishbone charm. The instructions are almost all pictures so they are very easy to follow.
With PlushCraft kits, you are also given the opportunity to a create more personalized item. In the PlushCraft series is a pillow with your own initial. You can pick the pattern matching your letter andfollow it for the ultimate personalization.
PlushCraft kits encourage learning colors and numbers, following patterns and improve motor skills as well as keeping your little one busy for hours. Started by Steven Kay in 1991, who has been designing his own toys since he was 6 years old, Orb Factory has been collecting many awards for thelast decades both for its easy and fun line of toy and toy safety.