Clowning' Around

from Amy Barickman

Clowning' Around Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Doll/Doll Clothing

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Pattern Description:

Two happy entertainers. A 20" stuffed clown (excluding hat) is constructed from a pair of tube socks and dressed in a clown suit created from four contrasting prints. Facial features are constructed of felt except for a stuffed yo-yo nose. The 24" yo-yo clown's body is made from yo-yos and his head is the toe of a tube sock. His hands and feet are felt with handmade pom-pom accents. Hats have a bendable point and pom-pom on top. The round Clover Quick Yo-Yo Maker templates were used for this projects (Extra Large and Large).

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  • 1 yard of fabric for right side of body and leg yo-yos
  • 1 yard coordinating fabric for left side of body and leg yo-yos
  • 1/2 yard fabric for right arm yo-yos
  • 1/2 yard coordinating fabric for left arm yo-yos
  • 1/4 yard fabric for collar
  • Two 8" x 10" contrasting fabrics for hat
  • One scrap of felt for eye circles
  • Two 9" x 12" pieces of contrasting felt for remaining facial features, hands and feet
  • Two 1/2" oval shank buttons for eyes
  • No. 5 perle cotton to string yo-yos
  • One white tube sock for head
  • Clover Quick Yo-Yo Makers Extra Large, 2 1/4" dia. Large, 1 3/4" dia.

About Designer

About Designer

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Indygo Junction Inc., founded by creative entrepreneur Amy Barickman, is an established sewing and crafts business that offers stylish and timeless high-quality patterns and a variety of idea-rich project books. Amy continues to work with artists and designers from around the world to create unique projects, having sold over 2 million books and sewing patterns.

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