Teddy Bear Pattern and A5 Instruction Booklet - Carly Bear 25cm when made

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Pattern and A5 instruction booklet to make Carly, a 25cm traditional jointed teddy bear.

These easy to follow, step by step, comprehensive instructions with detailed pattern take you through the process of making a beautiful, heirloom, jointed Teddy Bear using the same techniques that Bear Artists have practiced for over a Century.

The instructions are extremely professional, clear and thorough with lots of useful images. We've included stitch tuition, pile direction detailing, glossary and layouts.

We were very proud to have been nominated for the 'Excellence in Innovation' Award for our Kits and patterns in 2015.

So, whether you are an experienced bear maker with a supply of mohair to hand or want to experiment with other fabrics and techniques, these instructions and pattern are just what you need.

To make this bear, you will need:-

. 35cm wide x 30cm deep piece of mohair (or other fabric)

. 15cm x 11cm paw pad material (eg cashmere, ultra suede)

. 1 x pair of 8mm, black, glass eyes

. 5 x 20mm cotter pin joints (one set)

. Matching sewing thread, general purpose sewing needle and pins

. 120cm of extra strong thread (used for inserting eyes)

. 95cm nose thread (Black Cotton Perle looks good)

. 100g approx’ stuffing (polyfibre, kapok or cotton, if you wish to add weight, steel shot, plastic pellets etc)

. A long doll needle (about 12cm long, used to insert eyes)

. Fabric scissors and paper scissors

. Tailor’s chalk or ballpoint pen

. Soft toy stuffer (a wooden spoon handle works well)

. Long nosed pliers (for turning cotter pins)