Demelza Hospice Care for Children provides tremendously valuable services for children with degenerative illness and their families. They provide a space for family bonding as well as mourning and I am grateful that such organisations exist today. I first learned about this organisation when looking for volunteering opportunities in London. Following my experience volunteering with a hospice in Toronto, I came to believe strongly in palliative care.
I made a display plush of their beloved mascot, Dotty, so they could use it for fundraising or display purposes. The first image is the display plush I made and the other two images are of their mascot. I hope you like it!
If you would like to find out more about Demelza or are interested in volunteering or giving to the organisation, please visit their website.
Here are photos of Dotty in action!
I've been looking for EN71-3 compliant fabric that meet EU and UK toy chemical safety standards to use in my display plushes. Here are some sources I found:
Plush Addict Microfleece
Plush Addict Polar Fleece
Plush Addict Cuddlesoft
FabricUK Printed Animal Fur
FabricUK Rainbow Fur
Fred Aldous Short Pile Fur
Fred Aldous Long Pile Fur
Fred Aldous Bobbly Cream Fur
Textile Express Fleece - Type in search box: EN71