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    Colored stuffing for crocheted animals

    Recently I started making teddy bears, but I am having trouble stuffing the dark colored ones with white poly fil. I have looked for colored stuffing, but haven't found anything. Does anyone have any ideas?
    Thanks for your help, Delores

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    Quote Originally Posted by lovepurple13 View Post
    Recently I started making teddy bears, but I am having trouble stuffing the dark colored ones with white poly fil. I have looked for colored stuffing, but haven't found anything. Does anyone have any ideas?
    Thanks for your help, Delores
    Some people who crochet toys stuff them with yarn in a color that won't show through. You might be able to get some cheaply at Goodwill or a thrift store. It wouldn't have to be the exact same color, just dark enough not to show.
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    Can you maybe line the interior with old clothing of a similar or complimentary color and then stuff it?

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    Hey love purple-----i needed some fiber fill and couldn't get to jo anns I went to family dollar and picked up a cheap pillow for the fiber fill when I got home and opened the pillow it had dark fill in it-----it had a deep pink cover on the pillow----i either got lucky or they are all like that-------------see ya bettybee

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    Thank you for the great ideas

    Thanks to everyone for the great ideas. I'm going to try them and see how things work out.

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    You can try dark colored panty hose.

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    I have lined some of my darker projects with material then stuffed! I learned with some you can use a smaller make a few other adjustments so that the stitches are closer and the fill doesn't show through! Something else I have done is buy a spray can of paint and sprayed the fiberfil with darker color or 1 that looks closer to the color! I thought about trying to dye the fiberfil! Haven't tried that yet! GOOD LUCK! LOVE YOUR FRIEND MANDA!

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    Do let us know how it turns out and which method worked best. Some others may run into this situation and your experiences could help!

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    This a good question!! I have often wondered why a company has not jumped on this idea...especially when I have crocheted a monkey and have to stuff it with WHITE fiberfill. I've thought of dyeing it but the kind I have will not absorb the dye. Maybe a company that makes the fiberfill stays updated by reading our posts...LOL!!

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    colored poly fil

    While looking around I found a product called Halloween Hay sold at Michaels. It comes in black and orange. Each bag costs $1.99, but right now Halloween stuff is on sale. I used the orange to stuff a small teddy bear I made with dark yarn. It worked great.

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