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
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
*4 or 5 mm glass eyes or plastic safety eyes
*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
*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