Hand Sew a Teddy Bear
Beginner | 44 min 34 sec
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Alison Kaplan of Kata Golda shares her signature pattern for making a classic teddy bear. This cuddly bear is stitched up entirely by hand using wool felt and a few easy stitches. Alison shows you how to make each stitch, and gives helpful tips for freehand stitching faces and letters. Templates are provided to make a bear and a bunny, both of which are sewn exactly the same way. And don’t forget to sew up a little wardrobe for your buddy using the overalls and dress templates. 
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 100% Wool Felt - 12” x 11” piece in brown; 12” x 6” piece in off-white; 2” x 3” piece in red; scrap of dark brown
  • Stuffing (Polyfil or natural)
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Paper scissors
  • Fabric scissors
  • Snips
  • Hand sewing needle (size 5 sharps)
  • Pins
  • Embroidery floss in brown; light brown; red; and off-white
Learn how to:
  • Work with wool felt
  • Work a Satin stitch, blanket stitch, whipstitch and running stitch
  • Add stuffing
What you’ll get:
  • Easy-to-follow class on how to hand sew a teddy bear
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list and downloadable PDF pattern included - $16 value
  • Step-by-step instruction by author and desiger Kata Golda and the ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Debbie Osborne
I plan to make this.
October 29, 2022
Jamia Weir
October 15, 2022
Jackie Stephan
I’m excited to make this little bear for my grandson. I love the detailed instructions. I can’t wait to get started!
More than 3 months ago