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Zipper Critters

from Amy Barickman
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Zipper Critters
Zipper Critters

Pattern Description:

Pattern for dogs, cats and a pig created with zipper mouths that also can double as a hidden pocket. Use mis-matched fabrics and
notions to add character to your critter design. Makes a wonderful keepsake of yours or a friend's beloved companion. Larger critters
are approximately 5" x 8" and the smaller critters are 3 1/2" square. The small critters can be attached to a lanyard clip for adorning a

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Vertical dog and cat: 8"tall x 5"wide
  • Horizontal dog and cat: 5"tall x 8"wide
  • Square cat: 6"square
  • Small square critters: 3 1/2" square


  • Multiple fabric scraps up to 1/4 yard
  • Nylon or metal zipper 7" 12" long (depending on style)
  • Various buttons and beads
  • Small pieces of fusible interfacing
  • Long blunt object to use as a stuffing tool
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Heavy thread (for cat whiskers)
  • Lanyard clip (for small critters)
  • 4" or 1/4" wide grosgrain ribbon (for small critters)