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There's an easy way to own a traditionally styled teddy bear: make it yourself! It's not difficult at all; with basic sewing skills, and this encyclopedia at your side, you're ready to begin. Materials lists explain what to use for children's and collectors' bears. Information on the best tools and equipment will help you do the job well. Work from a pattern, or see how to design your own; follow detailed instructions on fabric layout, marking, and cutting; and stitch it up, piece by piece. Get the "bear bones" on inserting joints and stuffing. Add expressive facial features, antique or distress the animal to give it a much-loved look, and make miniatures and garments. You'll cherish these bears for a lifetime.
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Alicia Merrett is a crafter who primarily works in textiles and quilting. Ann Stephens is a crafter of various techniques, including teddy bear making.
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Book Description 2003. Soft Cover. Condition: New. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Create heirloom-quality teddy bears with wonderful expressions and all the details that make them favorites of children and adults alike. Learn the basics, such as working with patterns, stitching the various pieces, and inserting joints, then find out how to give your teddies personality, including fashioning clothes and antiquing and distressing them. Even master specialized techniques for making your projects stand out from the rest, as well as for crafting miniature versions. Appealing and unique, your bears will be cherished as bedtime friends and adorable collectibles for a lifetime. Seller Inventory # OOP-2003-9781402703935-WH3
Book Description Sterling, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1402703937
Book Description Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A18124
Book Description Sterling, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111402703937