Today I finished making a turtle rattle for Addi that I had been working on. Charles was actually going to make the turtle but he ended up falling asleep on the couch when I started getting everything ready! We have been having a couple long days and not getting the best nights sleep so I can understand him having a nap.

Mind you it was probably better in the long run that I made the turtle as I had never done it before myself and had to make the pattern. It would have been quite difficult to explain to someone else how to do it when I had never made one myself. I’m really happy with how it has turned out.

Felt Turtle Rattle

Felt Turtle Rattle

He has a handle that also contains extra folley bells however the turtle could just be made as is, without the handle as a turtle toy. If you would like to make one of these turtle rattles I have prepared a PDF pattern with directions which is free to download here: Turtle Rattle Pattern

Categories: Arts & Crafts

2 Responses so far.

  1. Carolyn says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this turtle pattern. I made the turtle without the handle for my little one. Now I am going to try to enlarge the pattern and make him a turtle pillow for Christmas.
    Thanks!
    Carolyn

  2. admin says:

    So glad you like the pattern Carolyn! I would love to see the photos of the cushion when you finish, what a great idea!! feel free to email a picture to me: melissa@lissylane.com I would even like to feature it on the website.

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