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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