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My name is Ginger, and I began sketching and designing fashion styles when I was 5 years old, just like my mother and grandmother. Stick pins and lovely tan tissue paper were my favorite play items ...

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Antiquing The Bear - How To Guide PDF

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Antiquing The Bear - How To Guide PDF
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Antiquing The Bear - How To Guide PDF 4 Page PDF Guide

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • beginner crafts, follow step by step instructions

Pattern Description:

I am fascinated by old toys and vintage style bears. .

Bear making has certainly changed from the "new" mohair chair sitters to the old dilapidated lovelies that sit slumped on a shelf in a shabby chic dcor or Old Americana primitives.

Here in this simple guide are the tips and techniques I have gathered and used over the years, from my experience, my friends, and fellow bear artists

How To Guide includes full color diagram chart, a second page of methods, and a Notes Page for you to list ideas and further techniques to use.

PDF: 4 pages

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • varies


  • White glue and craft paint brush
  • Paper towels
  • Acrylic paint: black and brown
  • Tweezers
  • Sharp tip scisssors
  • Red embroidery thread
  • Excelsior stuffing
  • Rough sidewalk
  • Coffee or tea bath
  • 5 days drying time

You Will Also Need:

  • 4-holed shirt buttons
  • Cloth ribbon
  • Lace goods
  • Patches of cloth

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