Read-Me-A-Rhyme Teddy Bear
The chartpack for the Read-Me-A-Rhyme Teddy includes an easy-to-read B&W symbol chart, complete assembly instructions, a paper Teddy template, tracing paper, 2 matte black buttons (eyes), 8 brass charms, a little Nursery Rhyme booklet and a cross-stitch alphabet
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Your Read-Me-A-Rhyme Teddy Bear is a stuffed toy which measures approximately 15 1/2" high x 11" wide. Twelve classic nursery rhymes are displayed across his body through the use of illustrations, lettering and the 8 brass charms which are included in the chartpack. His face is defined by 2 matte black buttons (which are also included in the chartpack) and by a combination of full cross and straight stitches. The embroidering of your little Teddy is completed very quickly since it's composed mainly of ½-x stitches with some full-x and straight stitches.
DESIGN DETAILS... Your Read-Me-A-Rhyme Teddy bears the following nursery rhyme titles... Jack & Jill; Humpty Dumpty; Rain, rain, go away; Little Bo Peep; I Had a Little Nut Tree; One, Two, Buckle My Shoe; Twinkle Twinkle; One, Two, Three, Four, Five; This Little Piggy; Polly Put the Kettle On; Hickory Dickory Dock and Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat. An alphabet is included on the chart which will allow you to sign your name on the back of the Teddy.
AREAS OF EMBELLISHMENT: Embellishment of this piece comes from the 8 brass charms and 2 black buttons included in the package. However, the essential simplicity of this design offers great potential for adaptation. Express yourself and create a one-of-a-kind piece through the addition of beads and personal embellishments and by substituting metallic, overdyed or textural fibres for the suggested flosses.
FABRIC FOR MODEL: Two (2) pieces of 16-count Yellow Aida by Zweigart #3251 2020 (each measuring 16.5" x 21")... one (1) for the Front and one (1) for the Back This colour is similar to DMC 3078
STITCH COUNT: 163 wide x 205 high
FINISHED SIZE: approximately 11" wide x 15 1/2" high
MATERIALS LIST: DMC 310; DMC 317; DMC 640; DMC 644; DMC 646; DMC 931; DMC 3078; DMC 3363 and DMC 3779; 24" length of 3/8" wide ribbon; Fray-Stop (or some other stuffing for toys); a Mark B Gone marker* or a pencil; the buttons and charms which are included in your chartpack
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