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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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Bear in the Hatter: how-to eyes ePattern

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Bear in the Hatter: how-to eyes ePattern Finished bear standing
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Pattern Description:

I love the characters from Alice in Wonderland, especially The Mad Hatter.
One day I started wondering what if I could design a teddy bear Mad Hatter? Voila!

The Bear in the Hatter
14 inches tall, 18 inches at the tip top of the hat, fully jointed made from 2 Schulte mohair colors - black and string. The face is inset and had expressive artistic eyes of authentic shoe buttons and an embroidered nose.

The Hatter
Original design hat Add the embellishments or favorites you find: delightful fairytale enameled charm reads "Once Upon a Time." A hand inked note tucked into the crown reads "In this Style 10/6." A gorgeous brown and light blue ribbon circles the brim.

A button-on tail completes this delightful original bear.

Included are precise and detailed written directions, step by step through the entire bear making process: from pattern cutting to sewing to finishing. Pen sketches illustrate the 5 step process of inserting the face. Antiquing The Bear, The Mad Hatter Story page, and Caring for your Bear included. 20 pages of pattern templates with outfit sewing guide and instructions.

PDF: 22 pages

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 14 inches tall, 18 inches tall wearing Hatter


  • 1/5 yard black mohair or synthetic fur
  • 6 inches x 14 inches pawpad and face inset white or cream string mohair or synthetic fur
  • 12mm pair of shoebutton eyes on loops
  • 3 inch x 3 inch white craft felt
  • 8 - 1.25 inch hard disks: (jointing) all limbs
  • 2 - 1.50 inch hard disks: (jointing) head
  • 5 Cotter pins or 5 locknut and bolt sets
  • 10 - Washers (#6 or #8)
  • Excelsior stuffing
  • Premium poly fill stuffing (Airtex black)
  • Plastic pellets (small) 1/2 cup
  • Old style tilt growler or squeaker (small/mini) optional
  • 2 - 1/3 yards cotton calico in complimenting color & pattern designs
  • 1 - 1inch 4-hole shirt button
  • Fairytale charm
  • 1.25 inch x 3 inch parchment paper for hat tag note
  • 1.25 yard 5 inch wide brown madori wire edged ribbon
  • Airbrushing on face and pawpads - Acrylic craft paint (Copper)
  • Bees wax, Waxed dental floss

You Will Also Need:

  • Upholstery thread (white/cream) (black)
  • Embroidery thread Pearle cotton #8 (black)
  • Sewing needles and Doll Sculpting Needle
  • Awl, Needle nose pliers, Fine tip sharp scissors
  • Cotter pin Key tool, Locknut & Bolt drivers
  • Stuffing Stick, Waterproof fine tip marker
  • 3 - 11 x 17 inch frosted Mylar sheets

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