I found this idea on a parenting site a while back – sorry I can’t find the original link anymore – and thought it would be a great solution to deal with Lucie’s mountain of soft toys gathering dust in her room.
I searched for bean bag cover patterns and ended up making this Rollie Pollie from http://www.danamadeit.com. The design was simple and came together quickly. The handle makes it easier to move around too.
As advised in the pattern, I ended up buying some home decor fabric from Ikea. They currently have this lovely heavy-duty pink gingham fabric and I got enough fabric to make both sizes. About 4 meters is enough for both.
Totoro and Alf are getting cozy …
And here is one satisfied customer :