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...
Making A Bear Part 1

Making A Bear Part 1

At the special request of a friend of mine across the Atlantic, I said I’d give a blow by blow account of making a bear, so here’s part 1, transferring the pattern to the fur (I’m afraid I did the drawing and transfer to template plastic before she...
Workspace Photos

Workspace Photos

After a challenge by Joanne at Desert Mountain Bears, and Cheryl and Bingle Bears, I figured I’d better do a bit of tidying and take some photos of my workspace, aka my living room!First up is the sewing machine, which is relatively new, and which I love, which...
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