Footsie Rebellion!

No, not a comment about the world financial markets or some obscure African tribe, but footpads! Last night I had to unpick a small one and start again, which was annoying, but then a big one went squint and I was really annoyed! Had to unpick that all, and tacked all...

On A BIG Roll

On a serious roll here with the bears. I have 5 in various states of assembly, which I hope to have completed by Monday or Tuesday night (certainly before I head over ot Ireland for the weekend on Friday!) I’ll post preview pics tomorrow, but I have 3 pandas...
Making A Bear Part 5

Making A Bear Part 5

Last, post in the process, sorry, it’s a bit long! Glad people have enjoyed this, hope it all made sense Glenna :o) The first part of tonight is adding in the eyes and attaching the ears. The eyes I use are English glass, and Lily is sporting 4mm eyes. I use...
Making A Bear Part 4

Making A Bear Part 4

I’ve turned all but the legs the right way round here, as modelled by Mr Potatohead: Here follows a step by step turning of one of the legs. I used haemostats to clamp onto the toe area, then I slowly roll the fur from the foot upwards over the length of the...
Making A Bear Part 3

Making A Bear Part 3

Today I’ve basted the pieces before machine sewing them, as modelled by Mr Potatohead below. I’ve used red thread so that once I’ve done the machine sewing I can unpick this and see the stitches easily. Next it’s onto the sewing machine....
Making A Bear Part 2

Making A Bear Part 2

I’d hoped to get a bit further today, but I went climbing this evening, and now my hands have decided they’ve done enough work for the day, sorry! I did get everything pinned and the bobbins for the sewing machine loaded with the new colours. I’m...
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