Barnabas & Bessie P3100400

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Barnabas & Bessie

A 7.5" sitting clown or ballet bear pattern.

Designed by: Bramble Bears

Pattern #: P3100400 - $9.95

Barnabas & Bessie are both made with a 5/8” sparse country mohair & a very short upholstery fabric or felt for the shoes. The joints for the arms & legs are loose doubled cotterpins while the head is a single cotterpin. The skirt, bow tie & hat can be made from fabric scraps you love or from plain cotton painted with fabric paints, your choice!

Fur requirements for Barnabas (Option #1):
*head - 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
*body - 9" x 18"
*paws - 8 1/4" x 6 3/4"
*pads - 6 1/4" x 5"

Bessie Fabric Requirement:
*head & body - 14" x 18"
*ballet shoes - 8" x 4"
*co-ordinating merino wool felt or ultrasuede for paw pads

Supplies Required:
*4 or 5 mm glass eyes or plastic safety eyes
*upholstery thread
*pearl cotton for nose & mouth
*3 sets - 3/4" hardboard joints for each bear
*2 sets - 1" hardboard joints for each bear
*4 extra cotterpins

Other supplies:
*Awl
*Stuffing Stick
*long doll sculpting needles
*needle nose pliers or cotterkey turning tool (for cotterkey joints)
*nut driver & screw driver (for nut & bolt joints)
*polyester sewing thread to match
*polyester fill and if more weight is desired, plastic pellets