How to Sew a Memory Bear – photo tutorial

Charlie Bear Pattern This blog post is the full photo tutorial to accompany the Charlie Bear memory bear sewing pattern available from my Etsy shop Info before you start All seam allowances are 5mm, unless stated otherwise. When you cut out the arms cut 2, 1 reversed for each arm and cut out the oval shaped hole, then cut 2, 1 reversed without cutting out the hole. Do the same for the legs. ... Read the Post

How to Make a Keepsake Bear

Keepsake Bear So, you are feeling sentimental about some clothing. You don’t want it in a box or wardrobe hidden away. You have the idea for a keepsake bear, but now what? It looks like a daunting task and you don’t want to mess up the clothing because it’s too precious. Here are some of the secrets of keepsake making for you … 1 Practice first Don’t go anywhere near that dearly loved ... Read the Post

Creating my own Elephant Keepsake

Elephant keepsake... I knew I wanted to create an elephant keepsake to add to my range but I really struggled to find one I like. I bought one pattern and actually made it up in clothes but I didn't like how it sat! I looked at some others and browsed all over Pinterest. But every single one had a feature I wasn't too keen on. One looked too skinny, several had trunks that I thought looked a ... Read the Post

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