Bean bag toys are still incredibly popular following the Beanie Babies collecting craze of the late 1990s. Readers will learn to create an amazing range of loveable bean bag character toys for the whole family using basic patterns, simple materials and a little imagination. This book reveals how to adapt the basic designs to create a variety of different projects. Crafters can create dozens of vibrant characters in luxury velour or fleece, such as bendy birds, cuddly sheep, cute koalas and even aliens. Step-by-step instructions and pattern templates for every project make it easy to make a fun range of items including pillows, rugs, fridge magnets, juggling balls and seasonal, festive decorations. Includes informative sections on toy safety, fabrics, sewing and finishing techniques, and illustrated throughout with bright and inspiring color photography.