Easy-Sew Food Plushie Keychains

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

Easy-Sew Food Plushie Key Chains 06:38

Karen Kavett makes adorable food key chains out of felt using a simple sewing technique.

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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

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: Food Plushie Keychain New

Food Plushie Keychain New

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

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

Felt Egg, Avocado, Popcicle, Pizza, and Strawberry Keychains

Make Others

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

Photo by: Food Plushie Keychain New

Food Plushie Keychain New

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

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