Downloadable sewing pattern to make a sleeping angel style bear. This is a perfect pattern for a memory bear and will also look lovely made in fur fabric. Sleeping Charlie has sleeping eyes and wings.
Please note this pattern is only for ADVANCED sewists ie those who have made memory bears before, as it is complex.
Sleeping Charlie sewing pattern:
This is a downloadable PDF sewing pattern to make a sleeping teddy bear with wings. It is perfect for sewing memory bears from clothing. This pattern uses my original best selling Charlie bear sewing pattern, and adds to it the idea of an angel or cherub who is sleeping.
Sleeping Charlie Bear size Your completed bear will be 44cm (17 1/2″) long from toe to top of head, and 17cm (6 1/2″) tall from ground to side of head
This paper pattern includes 9 pages of written description, and 12 pages of pattern pieces. There is a photo tutorial to go with the written pattern that will show you how to sew your angel bear inc my professional keepsake maker tips to get a really lovely finish – CLICK HERE for the tutorial. There is not a video of the making of this pattern.
***Please note this is a paper sewing pattern and is only available for postage within the UK. If you would prefer a pdf pattern (available globally) please click here
I have a Facebook group for makers of my patterns on Facebook CLICK HERE to join. My group is full of support from experienced makers if you need it and if you would love to show your completed Sleeping Charlie memory bear that would be amazing, we love to see and appreciate each others work.
The pattern is ONLY suitable for advanced sewists, ie those who have sewn memory bears before. This is because it is a complex pattern with non symmetrical pieces, and it requires a lot of ladder stitching too.
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It is not permissible to make a copy of this sewing pattern except for your own use. It is not permissible to share this pattern either in person, by post or by email. It is not permissible to sell this sewing pattern or a copy of it on to another person.
It is permissible to sell an item that you have made from this pattern in small quantities – for example as keepsake bears and soft toys to sell through your in-person or online shop or at craft fairs. Please include the information that your keepsakes / soft toys are made with a pattern from Rachel Leggett at cwtchandbloom.com in online descriptions and on Instagram please tag me at @cwtch.and.bloom . It is permissible to add or remove a limited number of features to this pattern eg altering the ears / adding a tail etc, please then state in the description that your item is made with a pattern from cwtchandbloom.com with added / altered etc. If you have any queries regarding this please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Notions for your Sleeping Charlie sewing pattern:
Fabric: If you are using this pattern to make a fur or fabric teddy bear you will need 1 meter of fabric
Or, if you are using this pattern to make a baby clothes keepsake you will need 12-14 baby grows or an equivalent amount of clothing. For an adult clothes keepsake you will need 2 medium short sleeve t-shirts or an equivalent amount of clothing.
Wool felt: 3 square inches to make the nose
Embroidery floss: 60” to sew the eyes and smile
15cm pipe cleaners x 6
Light weight iron on wadding 22cm x 50 cm– or light weight quilt batting and spray glue
Toy stuffing: 500g or 1lb (approx)
A plastic chopstick, or something similar that is long with a blunt end, to insert the stuffing
Plus: pins, cotton thread that matches your fabric, hand sewing needles, scissors. If you have pinking shears this will make snipping the curves easier