Sew I have this old teddy bear. His name is Mr. Patches. He sits in my sewing room and my daughter is always wanting to play with him. I keep telling her that we will make one.
About 25 years ago my mom helped me sew Mr. Patches. My older sister was making a 4-H project and I really wanted something to sew too. I remember my mom letting me sew the squares together and then she sewed the bear. I stuffed him and stitched closed his holes.
As you can see now he is a little thread bare and wearing thin. He's been loved a lot!
I asked my mom if she still had the pattern for Mr. Patches. She said no. Sew I tried to draw his pieces. He is too fragile to seam rip apart and make a pattern that way.
I think this bear turned out ok, but her legs are a bit skinny. Mmmm ... and her tummy is a little lopsided. These can be fixed before the big sew day tomorrow.
Tomorrow my little girl and I will hopefully make one together
just like my Mom and I did all those years ago.
And they will be beary good friends!