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Animal Coat - PDF PATTERN - Sizes 12m -14 years

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  • Sizes 1-14 years
  • 14 animal options Fox, Unicorn, Lion, Bear, Bunny, Dino, Cat, Mouse, Giraffe, Zebra, Horse, Donkey, Ladybird and Doggie
  • Roll back cuffs and longer body length to allow room to grow
  • Beautiful step by step tutorial
  • Colouring pages for children to design their own Animals
  • FREE BONUS Full instructions and pattern pieces for seven animal tails!
  • Skill level Adventurous beginner - Intermediate
  • US Imperial and Metric Measurements


Get ready to fulfil a child’s dreams with a fun coat they simply won’t want to take off!

There's a little bit of a wild spirit in all of us. Make their make-believe more real with this fun, yet practical coat that keeps them warm as they run wild.

{ U p c y c l e } Make old things new again! Twig + Tale patterns pair wonderfully with recycled fabrics. Look to woollen blankets, gently used corduroy or wool trousers and leather/suede garments for inspiration.

For more patterns, images and information visit: http://www.twigandtale.com/

Cover Image by Suzanne Holsted

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Materials you need at home:

  • View size chart + materials list http//www.twigandtale.com/pages/sizing
  • Fabric for Exterior and Lining
  • Spool of coordinating thread
  • Large buttons or toggles to fasten (Alternatively, you could use snaps or domes)
  • Cord elastic for fastening loops - optional
  • Interfacing for buttons strips - optional
  • Scraps of iron-on interfacing and stuffing for ears
  • Scraps of felt, suede or leather for claws and “paw pads” of certain animals
  • Scraps of felt or fur for tail detailing for certain animals
  • Pipe cleaners for Giraffe ossicones, Ladybird antennae or antlers
  • Ball of yarn for the mane of Lion, Zebra, Horse, Donkey and Unicorn (You could also use felt strips, fleece, ricrac, ribbon or something similar)
  • Applique paper - optional
  • Stuffing for the tail - optional
  • Metallic thread for Unicorn detailing - optional