A Spooky Halloweeny Glowing Stingray

You’ve probably noticed that I like quirky fabrics, and what could be more quirky than a glow in the dark Halloween fabric?

In daylight the stingray is just plain old black and white cotton, with a plush fleece underside. Because the cotton doesn’t stretch, I did find it challenging to sew the top seam neatly after stuffing the stingray, as I’m used to using stretchy fabrics for toys.

I didn’t want the eyes to stand out and detract from the glowing fabric, so I used some plain black eyes which I think look a little more natural than the coloured ones.

But I know you’re waiting to see what this little stingray looks like in the dark, and I will admit I actually failed at getting a photo in focus with the stingray glowing!

But fear not, this stingray was actually a present for a friend, and she had much better luck with taking a photo:

I’m amazed with how well the fabric actually glows, as some of my glow-in-the-dark fabrics have felt a little underwhelming in the dark. I might have to see if I can get some more of this fabric, and make a few more stingrays!


Pattern: BeeZeeArt
Fabrics: Plush Addict

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