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Topic: first Teddy Bear: reconstructed from baby clothes  (Read 866 times)
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kstaron
« on: August 12, 2008 07:07:21 AM »

**edit* couldn't stop and now there's a whole family of them!

I'm so exicted. I'd been planning to make a few teddy bears to give to all the relative for yule gifts from my daughters baby clothes, and I finally did it!  Grin Last night was one of those night where I couldn't sleep anyway so I decided to be constructive and sew up a "project in waiting".

I used two outfits: one of them was a deep pink floral and the other was a lighter pink with pastel cats and the words meow meow all over it.

I used an incredibly simple pattern where the body is all one piece and only the head is shaped.  Sewing the head to the neck got a little wonky,  Angry but it's covered up by a pretty organza ribbon.  Cheesy

The arms ended up kind of stiff and stuck out from the body so I tacked them together at the paws to make him holdng his paws in his lap. (Yes, a him, no idea why I keep thinking of a pink bear as a him.)

I've got another one half done from a red and white shirt that is looking more like a wolverine than a bear. Still need to attach his head.

« Last Edit: August 28, 2008 11:56:33 AM by kstaron » THIS ROCKS   Logged

yoopidou
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2008 11:36:04 AM »

Can you post a picture please?
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