Stanford Artist Bear Pattern
Stanford is a 50cm (20 inches) generously sized fully jointed teddy bear. He’s made from mohair, with glass eyes. The teddy bear has a traditional shape with detailed footpads. Although we used mohair for our bear, you could also make Stanford with synthetic fur or cotton fabric. This sewing pattern is suitable for beginner to intermediate teddy bear makers.
This is the printed version of the pattern. A printed teddy bear pattern is a great choice because you will receive the pattern templates ready to cut out and printed instructions that you can refer to on your worktable as you sew. Once you have paid for your order, we will ship the pattern sheets and instructions to your delivery address.
What Fabric is Suitable to Make this Bear?
We made our Stanford using mohair with a medium pile. He will also look good in shorter mohair or synthetic fur, and you could even use corduroy, denim, or cotton fabric to make him.
Supplies List for Stanford:
- Fabric – 70cm x 100cm your choice of colour mohair
- Fabric – 25cm x 25cm suede for paws
- Oddment of contrasting suede for details
- 14mm eyes
- 35mm and 40mm wooden joints
- Nose Thread – black or coloured embroidery thread no 5
Sewing Tools and General Supplies:
In addition to the teddy bear pattern and the items in the supplies lists above, you will need fiber fill stuffing, sewing thread, and possibly some glass beads or lead shot to weight the bear.
Have the following tools on hand:
- Fabric marking pen to mark out the pattern pieces on the fabric
- Small sharp scissors for cutting out
- Hand sewing needles
- A long doll needle to insert the eyes
- A hemostat or stuffing tool
- Needle nose pliers for the joints
Hand Sewing or Sewing Machine?
We prefer to sew our bears entirely by hand. You can save time by sewing the seams using a sewing machine. However, you will still need to do some hand-finishing.
We’re discontinuing printed patterns and all stock is on sale! Have a look at our full range of printed teddy bear patterns for more bargains.