Make merry bear-y pillows!
It’s easy to dress up Mr. and Mrs. Bear in their holiday best—all you need is felt and glue!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED FOR BOTH
❑ 9"x12" felt: 5 sheets red, 4 green, 3 white
❑ Felt scraps: black, pink, light green
❑ Fabric glue
❑ Polyfill stuffing
❑ 2 (1/2") red buttons
❑ 1/2 yd. 1/8" red ribbon Body
1 Enlarge patterns (below left) at 400%, then 300%. Cut 2 red felt bodies for each, cutting bottom straight across for girl. Glue along edges leaving top of head between ears open. Stuff; glue opening closed. Cut 2 red felt arms for each doll. Fold in half; glue edges leaving straight ends open. Stuff; glue openings closed. Glue arms, glued edge down, to bodies just below neck.
2 Faces: Enlarge girl teddy photo at 400%. Cut 2 sets of facial features, inner ears and holly leaves from felt in colors shown in photo; glue onto the girl and boy teddy bears.
3 Cut two each of the girl’s dress and the boy’s shirt and his pants; glue around the bears to dress them. Cut the girl’s collar and apron; glue on. Add a 3/4"-wide apron strap across the back. Cut 1"x8" suspenders for the boy; glue on at front and back; add buttons.
4 Cut the ribbon in half. Tie it into two bows; glue on front of bears.