Introduction

Having a broken/ripped toy isn't much fun. So these instructions will help you fix your beloved stuffed animal.

In this case, a stuffed bear has been ripped by its legs and has lost some of it's stuffing. We will go step-by-step on how to refill it with stuffing and sew it up.

Use Polyester Fiberfill stuffing to fill the stuffed bear via rip. Add more stuffing for a firmer toy. Do not overfill the toy, or it may rip again. Do not overfill the toy, or it may rip again.
  • Use Polyester Fiberfill stuffing to fill the stuffed bear via rip. Add more stuffing for a firmer toy.

  • Do not overfill the toy, or it may rip again.

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Insert a thread through the eye of the needle (the hole) and tie it tightly to the needle.
  • Insert a thread through the eye of the needle (the hole) and tie it tightly to the needle.

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Make a knot at the loose end of the thread.
  • Make a knot at the loose end of the thread.

  • This is so that the thread doesn't slip through the cloth while sewing up the bear.

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Push needle through the end of the rip. Continue along the seam, putting the needle through both sides of the rip to create a stitch. Continue along the seam, putting the needle through both sides of the rip to create a stitch.
  • Push needle through the end of the rip.

  • Continue along the seam, putting the needle through both sides of the rip to create a stitch.

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After the rip is sewn shut, tie the end of the thread by creating a knot Create the knot by wrapping the thread around the needle several times Then pull the thread through to secure the knot at the base.
  • After the rip is sewn shut, tie the end of the thread by creating a knot

  • Create the knot by wrapping the thread around the needle several times Then pull the thread through to secure the knot at the base.

  • Once is enough, but for more security, you can repeat this step twice.

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Cut any excess thread and you're done! Enjoy your repaired stuffed bear! Enjoy your repaired stuffed bear!
  • Cut any excess thread and you're done!

  • Enjoy your repaired stuffed bear!

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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