Tsum Tsum? “What’s that?” I said when Brother asked me to create a project using the new collection of Disney Tsum Tsum embroidery designs. So I did some research and this is what I learned.
According to Wikipedia: Disney Tsum Tsum is the name of a range of collectible stuffed toys based upon popular Disney characters….. The name is derived from the Japanese verb tsumu meaning “to stack”, because the toys are designed to stack on top of each other, forming a pyramid shape………
For a toddler’s grandmother, this is important information! Since my first grandchild came of age recognizing commercially promoted characters, it’s been a steep learning curve for this Nana. I’ve struggled to become conversant about Wiggles, Backyardigans, Pokemon Ninjas and more. Now it’s Tsum Tsum which covers Disney characters from Frozen to Mickey’s Gang and still more! Whew!
Before Laurel, our first, I thought I was ready for this grandmother gig. Hey, I was well-schooled on Jack and Jill, Little Bo Peep and Mary, the girl who had a lamb and all those Mother Goose tales. Was I ever wrong!
Simplicity pattern #1475 seemed perfect for these embroidery designs, especially Minnie Mouse with her polka dot bow.
A step-by-step tutorial for recreating this play set can be found on Brother’s new blog, Stitching Sewcial. There is so much more posted here! The blog includes such topics as “foot of the month,” quilting, garment construction, serging, the use of the new Dream Fabric Frame and so much more!
If you like what you see, I’d really, really appreciate it if you would leave a comment at Stitching Sewcial on my posts (see also my Zootopia knapsack and Ariel Doll Sleeping Bag) as well as any other posts which interest you. Of course, if you don’t like it…..well, in the words of Gilda Radner, “Never mind.”