Free form sewing the ridges, remembering to pivot in two steps at every corner:
Only I made the mistake though of sewing with the Wrong Sides together. I had to unpick all this.
Much better, sewn with the patterned sides outside and then turned:
Those back paws look awkward though. They’ll have to go.
Two tips when sewing with fake fur:
- don’t pivot in one step at sharp corners, pivot in two. It makes turning easier and corners become more crisp.
- after turning rub the seam with something (end of scissors, a nail) to free up the hairs.
Here’s the turned seam with one half treated so the fur is free and one how it looks fresh of the machine:
Handsewing on its paws and its felt teeth. The front paws are little pouches a well, they can hold things.
She loves it!
Bonus: cats really appreciating this fake fur: