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Ernst the Turtle

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(9) Name: 'Sewing : Ernst the Turtle
Ernst the Turtle
Ernst the Turtle
Ernst the Turtle

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic machine sewing skills as well as some hand sewing.
  • back stitch to decorate his little turtle shell

Pattern Description:

Dear little Ernst is one of life's dreamers (and a personal favourite of mine).
Make him in wool, felt or cotton, He is very versatile !
he has button joints (easy peasy ) that allow his little legs and arms to move and be posed.

If you have any questions please Email me: jodiericrac [!at]

The boring Bits:

You may sell items made from this pattern provided:
The item is made by you and you alone.
Items cannot be mass produced.
You give credit to the designer Jodie Carleton on either the swing tag attached to the item (for instance at a market) or in the item listing if you are selling online. This must include a direct link to where this pattern can be purchased.
Re-sale and/or distribution of pattern pieces and instructions is expressly prohibited.
This pattern Ernst was designed by me, Jodie Carleton and is copyrighted . It is illegal to distribute this pattern electronically or in hard copy without my permission.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11 inches high approx.


  • 10 inch (25 cm) fabric at 44 inch (110cm) wide for turtle body
  • 9 x 8 inch (23 X 20cm) for shell back
  • 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 inch (17 x 17 cm) for shell front.
  • 8 x 15 inch (20 x 38 cm) cotton for shell lining
  • 4 x (1/2 inch) 10mm four holed buttons
  • Dolls needle for button joints
  • Hobby fill
  • 2 x 5mm buttons for shell
  • DMC thread in Black
  • DMC thread to contrast with shell back fabric
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About the designer

I have been crafting ever since I can remember and have tried many many things. My passion is toy designing and thats where I spend most of my time (when not holding down the day-job). I design toys ...

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