from Jenny McWhinney
Lovable Bears from Jenny McWhinney is the complete range of designs to embroider a gorgeous quilt with 12 different bear patterns. The book includes the full size patterns ready to trace off, recommended thread colors, step by step stitching instructions and stitch guide all clearly illustrated with color photos.
This Lovable Bears from Jenny McWhinney book features twelve unique embroidered character bears designed by well now Australian artist Jenny McWhinney. As the stitching instructions are detailed and well illustrated, Jenny believes that both a beginner or a more experienced stitcher and/or quilt maker would be able to complete these designs, making them into a lovely quilt.
Inspirations Magazine, Issues 26 and 27 featured this beautiful quilt which has now been reproduced in this little book for you to treasure and use over and over again.
Character Bear Designs include:
Class of 99 – Graduate Bear
Splash – Bear wearing a raincoat
Halt! Who goes there? – Soldier Bear
Sunday Best – Pretty dressed up Mother Bear
Book Worm – a studious Bear with a Fob Chain
Ship Ahoy – Sailor Bear
Bathing Beauty – Bear in swimwear
Clowning Around – Clown Bear
Dancing Queen – Ballerina Bear
Hello Hello Hello – Policeman Bear
Florence – Nurse Bear
Squire – Tuxedo Bear
All so cute and ready for you to combine your love of bears and embroidery to create a beautiful heirloom quilt featuring these 12 gorgeous Bears.
The patterns have been designed to be completed in a 2 ply crewel wool, we would recommend Appleton 2 Ply Crewel Wool, however the designs could just as easily be completed in either
Other ideas for these designs could be: Framed pictures for a nursery or a child’s room, baby bags, bibs and pockets on pinafores or pants.
Detailed instructions to assemble and complete the Quilt are also included in the book.