Easy-Sew Food Plushie Keychains

These healthy 'snacks' smile back. Make adorable keychains with scrap felt and a simple sewing technique.

Photo by: Karen Kavett

Karen Kavett

Easy-Sew Food Plushie Keychains
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Materials + Tools

  • felt
  • embroidery thread
  • embroidery needle
  • scissors
  • fiberfill
  • jump ring
  • key ring

Cut Pattern

Draw an avocado shape on scrap paper and cut it out. Use your pattern to cut the same shape from light green and dark green felt.

Cut Circles

Cut a large circle from brown felt and two small circles from black and pink felt.

Sew on Circle

Thread your needle with brown embroidery thread and sew on the brown circle, stuffing it with a bit of fiberfill when you’re most of the way around.

Sew on Face

Sew the eyes on the avocado with black thread and the cheeks with pink thread. Add reflections in the eyes with a small piece of white thread as well as a smile from black thread.

Sew on Jump Ring

Sew a jump ring to the top of the dark green avocado shape.

Jump Ring Sewn onto Avocado Shape

Sew on Jump Ring

Sew a jump ring to the top of the dark green avocado shape.

Photo by: Karen Kavett

Karen Kavett

Sew Edges

Pin the two shapes together and sew all the way around the edge, stopping to stuff with fiberfill when the opening is about an inch long.

Add Key Ring

Add a key ring to the jump ring we sewed on to finish your cute avocado keychain.

Make Others

Make other food plushie keychains the same way with different colored felt thread.

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