Cute Dogs

Give new meaning to the term “toy dog”

Cute Dogs: Craft Your Own Pooches

By Chie Hayano

Paperback, 80 pages, 7.5 x 8.5 inches
U.S.$14.95 / CAN$18.95

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If you’re interested in this book, be sure to check out
Cute Pups: Canine Friends and Accessories.

“[Four stars] Chie Hayano will have you sewing up several little pooches in no time at all.”

“If you looked up the definition of ‘absolutely adorable,’ more than likely you’ll find Cute Dogs: Craft Your Own Pooches […] These would make the most adorable Christmas ornaments for the dog lover in your life.”

“So cute! These little pooches are adorable and are as life-like as felt can be.”
—Celestina Carmen

“It's fun just looking at these pictures and reading about each dog. They all have wonderful personalities too. This is another great craft book from Vertical… If you can use a needle and thread and/or are a dog lover, definitely check this book out.”
Manga Xanadu

The Cute Dogs series is for dog lovers and crafters alike. Geared towards more advanced crafters, this series provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions loaded with full-color pictures of the doggie dolls. With a vibrant personality to each dog, they’ so lovable you’ll have to make them all!

With 80 pages of colorful photos and clear instructions, Craft Your Own Pooches presents 16 of the most popular dog breeds. Each dog shares a special canine tidbit about themselves and shows off their best pose for the cameras. As cute as their real-life counterparts, these dogs are even better because they come fully-trained!

Chie Hayano was born in 1971. Her love for pictures and small crafts began when she was young, and soon became a career. In 1998 she began making stuffed animals and her creations swiftly gained popularity. Her homepage Soramame Koubou features all her original creations, and provides pointers to fellow crafters.

Dog breeds include:

  • Boston Terrier
  • Chihuahua
  • Pomeranian
  • Labrador Retriever
  • Beagle
  • Bull Terrier
  • White Terrier
  • Welsh Corgi
  • Miniature Dachshund
  • Mixed Breed
  • Papillon
  • Jack Russell Terrier
  • Wirehaired Fox Terrier
  • Pug
  • Shih Tzu
  • Miniature Schnauzer