Random Bits of Projects

October 23, 2008

Eyes for Knitted Toys: Where?

If you have had problems finding eyes for your knitted toys, I have recently bought them from a site that I liked very much. So I thought I would throw out a recommendation for those about to go nuts finding these.

The site is called 6060 at 6060.etsy.com. She has a few sister sites under construction so be sure you are at the one with the eyes. Otherwise follow the links she provides.

There are a wide selection of safety eyes such as cat eyes, regular eyes, basic black eyes, and even noses. You can choose prepackaged eyes according to size and color, or you can do a custom mix for a little bit more. The prices are reasonable and the the shipping is realistic. There are also joints for teddy bear making as well as a few other items. You will likely find what you need in on place.

I paid by Paypal and I quickly received a response  from 6060. The items I ordered were mailed fast. She even included a nice thank you note. I am a sucker for those touches. 🙂

The eyes I received were packaged well and were exactly as described on the site. They have a very nice look to them and I look forward to making that final touch after working hard on a few projects.

I will definitely order again from them when I need more. 😀

Thank you 6060.

If you are looking for a tutorial on how to put these eyes into a toy, or on how to just stitch some eyes onto a toy, try this link: <!– /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:”Cambria Math”; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-1610611985 1107304683 0 0 159 0;} @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:swiss; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-1610611985 1073750139 0 0 159 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:””; margin-top:0in; margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:10.0pt; margin-left:0in; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:”Calibri”,”sans-serif”; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} .MsoPapDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; margin-bottom:10.0pt;} @page Section1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.0in 1.0in 1.0in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.Section1 {page:Section1;} –>
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