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 extra...
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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