I previously made a baby blanket for my Sister's first grandson. I had quite a bit of left-over fabric, so I thought that it would be fun to try and make a stuffed animal. The parents-to-be are avid dog lovers, so it seemed fitting that the animal should be a dog.
I found a cute pattern of a floppy dog on Pinterest, and I'm sorry that I can't remember the designer. The pattern called for button eyes and something for the mouth. However, I decided not to add anything that the baby could pull off and swallow. Instead, I opted to fussy cut the owl fabric for the eyes, and add a ribbon bow around the neck. I gently filled the components with fiber fill (instead of dried beans) and sewed the arms and ears and legs to the body.
and here is the back view
I hope they like it!