Customise your bears with highlights in any contrasting fabric, and a ribbon to match and you'll have a beautiful memento for any occasion - new baby, christenings, weddings, parties, 21st birthdays and, of course, graduations. Signature bears are a fun way to record an event or celebration. A unique, homemade personalised bear can be used to create a cherished keepsake of personal messages and loving wishes, which will be cherished for years and years.
Designer: Pauline McArthur / Funky Friends Factory
Size: SITTING 12 inches / 30cm (STANDING 40cm/16")
Suitable Fabric: Most non-stretch fabrics eg. cotton, cotton drill, corduroy and quilting fabrics
♥ Calico fabric - 60cmx 1.2m wide / 24x48 inches wide.
♥ Scrap of contrasting fabric for ears and foot pads
♥ 4 large buttons for arms & leg joints - about 2½ cm/1 inch.
♥ 2 small buttons - about 12mm/ ½inch for eyes (or safety eyes)
♥ Scrap of felt (or embroidery thread) for nose.
♥ Ribbon for around neck - 50cm/20 inches.