In-The-Hoop Play Dolls & Plushies

In-The-Hoop (ITH) Designs to create play dolls, plushies, and stuffies in the hoop of your embroidery machine.

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    In the Hoop Jointed Bunny Rabbit Design


    This vintage-style Bunny Rabbit with jointed limbs and head can be posed in many charming ways.  Make a few for Easter, or Spring Decor. Or gift them to your favorite Bunny Lover.  Two ear styles are included for three sizes of Bunny Rabbit.

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    In the Hoop Jointed Teddy Bear


    Teddy’s are best when gifted with Love.

    This vintage-style Teddy Bear with jointed arms, legs, and head can be posed in many charming ways.  It features minimal embroidery for that classic, hand-made look.  But your embroidery machine does all the hard work stitching the seams and markings for a simple, yet adorable project that will WOW anybody you gift it to.

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    In the Hoop Gnome Softie


    Yippee!  My best-selling barefoot gnome pattern is now available as an in-the-hoop embroidery machine design in FIVE sizes!  You can make a whole family.

    There are tons of gnome patterns in this world, but only the Ballyhoo Creations Gnomes have adorably squishy bare feet.  Game changer!  Customize them with your favorite fabric choices to make a one-of-a-kind Gnome.

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    Bat Plushie in-the-hoop design


    Make a Bat Plushie in the hoop of your embroidery machine.  Make him cute for a toy, or creepy for a unique Halloween decor item.  It’s all up to your creativity!

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    Valentine Untamed Heart Plushie ITH design in two sizes


    Stitch a shaggy and untamed heart Plushie in-the-hoop of your embroidery machine.  Includes 2 sizes.

    BONUS!  Includes two heart feltie designs.  One says “Be Mine” and the other says “All we need is Love”

  • ITH pumpkin jack-o-lantern stuffie softieITH pumpkins in 3 sizes and faces

    ITH Pumpkin Stuffies


    A set of 3 different jack-o-lantern faces in 3 different stuffed pumpkin sizes for Halloween or Fall decor.

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    Prudence ITH RagDoll


    Little Miss Prudence is quite the proper gal with her crisp white collar and Mary Jane shoes.  The design and seams are all sewn in the hoop (ITH) of your embroidery machine with easy-to-follow photo instructions. Prudence is designed to be a play doll for children with her floppy arms and legs – just right for hugging and snuggling!

  • Silly Baby ITH Rag Doll


    Silly Baby ragdoll was inspired by an old puppet sketch from the 1970s.  The big eyes and wide grin make silly baby popular with small children. There are no attachments or loose parts, so it’s safe for the little ones.  Includes T-shirt ITH pattern and sewn-in panty.

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    Clyde ITH monster doll


    Clyde is  a well-behaved little monster made in the hoop of your embroidery machine.  He stitches up quick and easy!

  • monster doll faceITH monster doll Cleo

    Cleo ITH monster doll


    Cleo is a sweet little monster waiting for trouble to pass her by.  Make her in your favorite fabrics in the hoop of your embroidery machine.  Simple and quick project!

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    ITH chicken egg cozy


    Chicken Egg Cozy is designed to fit around a real or plastic egg.

    You can make many other birds with this ITH pattern.  See below for ideas…



  • 6 elf ornaments

    ITH Elf Ornament 6-Pack


    All six of the Elf Ornaments are included – make the entire set!

    Designed for 4×4 hoops.  Stitch the elf and hat all in-the-hoop, then cut out, turn and stuff.  Beginner friendly project!  Designed for stretch fabrics.  Check the tabs below for more details including a video tutorial.