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how to make a super hero softie via the red thread

TUTORIAL :: Make your own superhero softie

Look over there in the playroom… it’s faster than a speeding Thomas the Tank Engine, able to leap tall Lego buildings in a single bound! It’s your child’s own super hero soft toy, lovingly handmade by you! Just download my free sewing pattern, follow the step by step instructions and make your own girl or boy superhero.

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Just head over to Tuts+ for my full tutorial and free sewing pattern and get started making your own customisable superhero soft toy.


  • Anna

    You designed these for me, didn’t you, Lisa? My kids will love them! Easter super heroes, coming right up!!

    • the red thread

      ha ha, always Anna! Show me when you’ve made them. x

  • jet

    aaaaaw this is sooo cute , thank you for the sharing and the tute you’ve made;-D
    one day i will make mine;-D

  • AJ

    Thank you for posting! I tweaked your pattern to make this Batman plushie for my 2yo: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/354165958168371254/

  • Gemma

    Lisa! These are adorable!! I wish I could sew!!!

  • Sarah

    They are really great! Thank you for the pattern!
    I also are waiting for the travel pillow pattern ! I hope it Will come soon.


    • the red thread

      Hey Sarah, yes!! the travel pillow, it somehow fell off my list. Thanks for the reminder.

  • Jo Ann

    I would love to post my Superheros from hour pattern. Thank you for sharing. Calvin lo we his 2 new Superheros.

  • Jo Ann

    Your. Pattern.

  • http://larubriqueabrac.blogspot.fr/ lumiere

    thank you for sharing your pattern, i had great fun in making it, you can see my french superhero here : http://larubriqueabrac.blogspot.fr/2014_12_01_archive.html

  • Beelight13

    Thank you for this wonderful tutorial!! Question: how would you adapt the hairstyle for African American hair? I’m in the process of making a bunch of these as party favors for my son’s birthday. :)