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Cartoon Collection Stick Horse Hobby Horse

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    • US Imperial Measurement
    • Suitable for Beginners
    • Step by step photos and detailed instructions
    • Two sizes included

    Pattern paper format: US letter & A4


    Make your own cartoon style stick horse in horse or pony size!


    -Detailed step by step instructions -Photos that accompany each step -Full size pattern pieces for the Horse and Pony sizes -Tips for the best results -Options for some steps that can be done in a couple different manners -List of vendors for items such as the safety bolted eyes I use

    Prints on standard 8.5" x 11" printer paper. Some pieces need to be joined with tape to create the full size template.

    You will need to download the digital file which will be available immediately after purchase and then print what pages you would like.

    I am also available via e-mail for any questions you may have along the way...I stand behind my products and will help you through any steps the best I can.


    Confident Beginner


    PONY: ~26" tall -Dowel is 7/8" diameter -Weighs about 1 pound -Head is ~8" from base of neck to top of the head (excluding ears) and ~8" from the nose to neck and ~4" wide -Ideal age range up to about 3.5 to 4 years old (varies by child)

    HORSE: ~40" tall *dowel can be cut to a shorter length upon request -Dowel is 1" diameter -Weighs about 2 pounds -Head is ~12 inches from base of neck to top of head (excluding ears) ~12" from nose to neck and ~6" wide -Ideal age range around 3.5 to 7+ years old (varies by child)

    This is my original design/pattern, designed by me with a trusty pencil, big eraser and paper. Created in early 2014.

    A Rustic Horseshoe Original Design, all rights reserved, copyright 2009-2014.


    The pattern/tutorial is copyright protected. It cannot be shared, sold, redistributed, copied, etc, in any manner in whole or in part. A full copyright statement is in the tutorial.

    You may make horses and ponies from this pattern for sale on a small 'home crafter' scale. I request that credit be given to Rustic Horseshoe for the design on any horses or ponies that are sold. This is detailed in the tutorial.

    I fully appreciate your honesty and adherence to my copyright and terms, I have put a lot of hard work in to not only the creation of my design, but the creation of this tutorial/pattern.

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    Materials you need at home:

    • 1/2 yard canvas, cotton or minky
    • 1/4 yard fabric for muzzle
    • 3/4 skein yarn
    • 7” strip of 1” wide cotton webbing
    • 16 oz fiber filling
    • Pair of 42mm comical safety bolted eyes
    • 1” x 36” wooden dowel
    • 1” long piece of ½” wide hook and loop tape (Velcro)
    • 1/4 yard duck canvas or cotton fabric (for bridle)
    • This is not a comprehensive list, just the basics needed