Plush assembly and method for stuffing same

  • US 6,685,532 B1
  • Filed: 10/16/2002
  • Issued: 02/03/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/16/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A plush assembly to be stuffed with filler material to form a stuffed toy, said plush assembly comprising:

  • a plush defining an exterior, said plush including an aperture for receiving the filler material therein, said aperture including two longitudinal sides, an open end and a closed end;

    a strip of hooks and hollows fixedly secured to each of said longitudinal sides between said open and closed ends;

    a slide movable along said strips of hooks and hollows between said open end and said closed end to engage and disengage said strips of hooks and hollows to open and close said aperture, said slide including a lock to engage said strips of hooks and hollows to lock said slide in a position along said strips of hooks and hollows; and

    a pull string engaging said lock to selectively unlock said lock to allow said slide to move along said strips of hooks and hollows, wherein said pull string is removed from said slide after said plush is filled with the filler to permanently prevent said aperture from opening by keeping said slide adjacent said closed end thereof.

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