"Teddy bear" can be regarded as the most classic plush toy. Its birth history can be traced back to 1902. It is said that Theodore Roosevelt, the president of the United States, did not find a bear hunt for a few days. Later, his assistant found a little black bear, knocked the little black bear out, tied it to a tree and let Roosevelt shoot it, but Roosevelt felt compassion for the baby bear and did not hunt it down.
Later, the story of Roosevelt, which embodied his compassionate spirit, was drawn into a comic and published in the "Washington Post", and it was well known to everyone. Therefore, the little bear in the comic was named after Roosevelt's nickname "Teddy". Since then, this kind of teddy bear named after the president's inspiration is known throughout the country, and then the craze of Steiff Teddy Bears immediately swept across the United States and went to the world.
Stuffed Animal Bear
Speaking of making teddy bears, it is not complicated. The first step of the operation is to cut the material according to the shape of the limbs on the design drawing, and then sew and fill the limbs; after the head, eyes and nose are finished, Sew together with the torso to form a complete bear.
Plush toys are popular all over the world by virtue of their realistic and lovely shapes, soft, cuddly and delicate hand feeling, and easy to clean. Its beautiful appearance, high security and wide audience make it enduring, and it is sought after by thousands of children as a childhood doll and adults all over the world.
The basic material of plush toys
Plush Toy Eyes
including plastic materials, crystal eyes, cartoon eyes and cloth eyes, etc.;
Plusy Toy Nose
There are plastic nose, packet nose, flocking nose and matte nose.
Cotton Used On Stuffed Toys
There are 7D, 6D, 15D, and A, B, and C grades. We usually use 7D/A grades, and 6D is rarely used. Low-grade products or products with very hard fortresses should be 15D/B grade or C grade. 7D is smooth and elastic, while 15D is rough and hard.
According to fiber length, it is divided into 64MM and 32MM cotton. The former is used for manual flushing, and the latter is used for machine flushing.
This is a relatively popular filler. First, the diameter should be greater than or equal to 3MM, and the particles should be smooth and uniform. PE is popular one in the market, this material is more environmentally friendly.
Customize plastic accessories according to different toy models, such as eyes, nose, clothes buttons and other parts. Most of them use environmental-friendly and safe plastics, which have no chemical hazards to children, but be careful not to easily fall off during the sewing process.
Knowledge of plush toy fabric
1. Brief introduction of short velveteen:
Short velveteen fabric, the finest material in toys, is currently the most fashionable fabric in the world.
The surface of this fabric is covered by towering piles, the pile height is generally about 1.2mm, forming a smooth pile surface, so it is called velveteen.
The characteristics of short velveteen:
1. The velveteen surface is densely covered with towering piles, so it feels soft and has good elasticity, soft luster, and the surface is not easy to wrinkle.
2. The fluff is thick, and the fluff on the surface can form an air layer, so it has good warmth retention.
The appearance of short velveteen:
The appearance of fine short velveteen should meet the requirements of plump upright, even and dense, smooth and smooth suede, soft color, low directionality, soft and smooth hand feeling, and full of elasticity.
2. Brief introduction of pine needle velvet:
Thebrown teddy bear velvet is made of embroidery thread made of twisted FDY polyester filament, combined with thread-making technology and artificial fur technology. Fabrics made of polyester filaments are the mainstream products, and new fabrics developed are combined with thread-making. Technology and artificial fur technology, unique product style, strong three-dimensional impression.
The advantages of pine needle velvet:
It can not only show elegance and wealth, but also embody gentleness and beauty. Due to the change of fabrics, it caters to the consumers' mentality of "seeking innovation, beauty, and fashion".
This kind of cotton looks very high-end, for example, many rags will use this kind of fabric, but now the phenomenon of shoddy goods on the market is very serious.
3. Introduction to Rose Velvet:
The appearance is spiral, like a rose, so it has the name rose velvet.
The characteristics of rose velvet:
It feels comfortable, beautiful and noble, easy to wash, and has good warmth retention.
Method 1: Materials needed: a bag of coarse salt (large grains of salt) and a plastic bag
Put the dirty plush toy in a plastic bag, put an appropriate amount of coarse salt, tie the bag, and shake it vigorously. After a few minutes, the toy is clean, and the salt will turn black.
Method 2: Suitable for larger plush toys
Prepare a bag of soda powder, put the soda powder and the dirty plush toys in a large plastic bag, tighten the bag and shake it firmly, you will slowly find the plush toys become clean. Finally, the soda powder turns gray-black due to the adsorption of dust, just take it out and shake off the soda powder. This method is more suitable for larger plush toys.
Method 3: Sun exposure
Sun exposure is the easiest and most labor-saving way to clean plush toys. Ultraviolet rays can effectively kill some invisible bacteria and ensure the basic hygiene of plush toys. But it should be noted that this method is only suitable for lighter colored plush, because the fabric and material are different, and some may easily fade. When exposed to the sun, it should be placed outdoors. If the sun shines through the glass, it will not have any sterilization effect. It is very good to take the stuffed toy outside and dry it frequently.
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