My new patchwork mammoth! I once made a patchwork bear, which found a home at the Clare Priory Craft Fair. I love the way these patchwork creatures turn out, but I realised yesterday that actually putting the patchwork together is one of my worst nightmares! I know it is so important to get the pieces in the right place - to get the pattern right - but I find it very difficult to imagine what the finished article will look like when I'm preparing the flat pieces, and I get paralysed with indecision!
You might notice that, down her right-hand side, there's a row of little ribbon loops. This was just something thrown in to add interest, but it has given me another idea, so yes, I am going to try for another patchwork mammoth. I have also cut out the pieces for one of my extra large mammoths, but I'm not sure I can face the idea of so much patchwork! Maybe next year!
He's lovely Ruth. I keep thinking I might use some of my left over pieces of mohair to make a large patchwork bear, but never got around to it yet.
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