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Making a better bear. Earl Krentzin gives complete instructions for making a Teddy Bear from an overcoat lining.
AMERICANA Nov-Dec 1982 (v.10#5) pg. 37

How to make a giant stuffed panda bear that is large enough to be used as a chair. Pattern for panda must be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jan 1973 (v.51#1) pg. 55

Mama, Papa and Baby bear to work in needlepoint and then stuff as toys or ornamental pillows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1979 (v.57#8) pg. 76, 122

How to make textile stamps from adhesive foam and use them to stamp Yule messages onto muslin. Includes instructions for making tree ornaments, a wreath, a stocking and a stuffed toy bear from the printed fabric.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1981 (v.59#9) pg. 42, 68

Tyrolean teddy bears. Patterns for moma, poppa, and baby bear. Instructions for a Goldilocks doll also included.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 59, 154

Bistro bears made from kitchen tea towels.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1983 (v.61#12) pg. 61, 171

Country fair stuffed bears made from velour and felt.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1984 (v.62#6) pg. M12

(1) Burlap bear. (2) Easy-sew calico cat.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1984 (v.62#9) pg. 34, 165, 166

Make a family of "polar bears".
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1985 (v.63#12) pg. 73, 162

Victorian-style teddy bear pull toy is sewn from fake fur and mounted on a wooden base.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1987 (v.65#12) pg. 112, 170

Mama, papa, and baby "Sugarplum Bears" have long tan fur with corduroy snouts and soles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1988 (v.66#12) pg. 71, 78

Bailey the bear (20" tall) is sewn from gold pile fur fabric.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1992 (v.70#12) pg. 52, 61

Denim teddy bear with fringed bandanna and canvas paws.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1993 (v.71#9) pg. 65, 72

"Tiny Teddy," a basic bear with movable arms and legs that is 12" tall. A good project for a beginner.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1985 (v.4#1) pg. 16

Traditional Teddy bear sewn from short-napped fake fur.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1986 (v.4#4) pg. 23

Granny bear, sewn from fur fabric, wears a multi-pocket apron filled with miniature toys for grandcubs.
CRAFTS Nov 1991 (v.14#11) pg. 24, 71

Biblet bear. A tiny cross-stitched bib with a motif of an ice-skating bear and Merry Christmas! fits a stuffed teddy bear.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 20

Li'l Sucker bear (7" tall) has a base of painted wooden saddle shoes. Body is sewn from homespun fabric. Bear has a painted face and is dressed in a gingham skirt, lace collar and straw hat, and holds a heart-shaped candy sucker.
CRAFTS Feb 1992 (v.15#2) pg. 48

Ballerina bears. (1) Cheri bear, made from white nylon anklets, is dressed in a lace and ribbon tutu. (2) Paulina Ballerina ornament, needlepointed on plastic canvas, moves arms and legs when a string is pulled.
CRAFTS Aug 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 28, 51

Assorted bears to sew from the same pattern, but using different fur fabrics. (1) Doctor Grizzly and Nurse Clara Bearton. (2) Baby and Granny bear in nightgowns. (3) Ted D. Bear in western attire. (4) Betty Bruin in exercise outfit. (5) Miss Bearlerina in tights and tutu. (6) Scarlet O'Beara in print dress and straw hat.
CRAFTS Aug 1993 (v.16#8) pg. 72, 45

Terrycloth teddy bear has a face and inner body made from wood. Feet and legs are stuffed with popcorn.
CRAFTS Jan 1996 (v.19#1) pg. 28, 41

Crayon bear. Purchased 4" plush bear, holding a crayon, sits on a raft made from 9 crayons glued together.
CRAFTS Jul 1997 (v.20#7) pg. 29

Sculpted-look bear. Textured paints turn a jointed plush bear into a stone look-alike.
CRAFTS Aug 1998 (v.21#8) pg. 60

Honey of a bear pair. Two teddy bears (one 17" tall, one 6" tall) are sewn from fur fabric, have movable legs, glass eyes and embroidered noses and mouths.
CRAFTS Sep 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 20, 45

Patterns for a set of calico bears (mama, papa, and baby).
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1976 (v.6#7) pg. 59

Three versions of a Teddy Bear you can make plus two bean-bag bears with clothes.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.9#1) pg. 26, 36

How to make a 3" high miniature teddy bear with jointed legs.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Sep 1997 (v.27#9) pg. 43

Chester, a miniature bear with jointed legs and a vest, is sewn by hand.
DOLLHOUSE MINIATURES Nov 1998 (v.28#11) pg. 50

Paddington bear. Charted pattern for bear, coat and hat.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 119, 156

Teddy bear quilt is 40"x52" and made in blocks with bears appliqued into place. Bear pattern can also be used for pillows and for stuffed toy bears.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 28 1979 (v.92#12) pg. 82, 108

A teddy bear with floppy arms and legs to sew from fake fur, velveteen, or cotton print.
FAMILY CIRCLE Dec 11 1979 (v.92#17) pg. 212

Easy to sew teddy bear 14" tall is made from terry velour.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 68

Crochet a trio of teddy bears.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 93, 132

Teddy bear sewn from calico cloth.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 102, 168

How to make your own Teddy Bear.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jan 4 1983 (v.96#1) pg. 76

Crocheted teddy bears.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 91, 124

Two sweaters to knit for teddy bears. (1) Oversized off-white sweater fits a 12" tall bear and has a flower embroidered on the chest in duplicate stitch. (2) Cabled sweater fits an 8" tall bear.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Oct-Dec 1996 (v.40#5) pg. 36

Frayed bear. Small stuffed bear is sewn with frayed seams on the outside. It has a heart applique, long eyelashes and bow trims.
FLOWER & GARDEN [CRAFTS EDITION] Jul-Aug 1997 (v.41#4) pg. 25

Giant (32"), medium (16") and small (8") teddy bears.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1982 (v.195#2) pg. 121, 218

Patchwork bear cub.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1985 (v.201#5) pg. 158, 297

Two sizes of teddy bears are sewn from tweedy materials. Faces are embroidered and the larger one, 9" tall, has button eyes. The smaller 5" high bear has a heart appliqued on his chest. Both bears have knitted neckscarves and stocking caps.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1987 (v.205#5) pg. 88, 250

Weave a striped "teddy bear" with a plaid body in 2/2 twill on a four shaft loom.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1985 (v.6#4) pg. 63, I-12

Knitted panda bear is 22" tall.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 124, 148

Three bears (papa, mama, and baby) and two small teddy bears.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1982 (v.27#3) pg. 55, 88, 89

Traveling bears. A crocheted family of teddy bears store and travel in a fabric house equipped with rooftop handles. The front of the house opens up to reveal a bed, Xmas tree, table, chair, etc.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Sep-Oct 1982 (v.27#5) pg. 78, 107

Crochet a stuffed panda bear.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Nov-Dec 1983 (v.28#6) pg. 52, 36

Teddy Bear delights. Four pages of ideas which utilize a bear motif. Includes stuffed toys, cross-stitch pictures, placemats, etc.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1984 (v.29#3) pg. 42-45, 65, 67, 72-74, 76, 83, 110

Instructions for making a basic stuffed teddy bear which you can decorate anyway you like.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1984 (v.29#4) pg. 96, 98

"Barney Bear" with a handknit argyle vest, bowtie, cap and knickers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1985 (v.30#3) pg. 42, 84

"Teddy Bauer bear" with a lumber jacket, snowshoes, mittens and scarf.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1985 (v.30#3) pg. 42, 85

"K.C. Bear" with an engineer's hat, overalls and mittens.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1985 (v.30#3) pg. 42, 87

A teddy bear to knit or crochet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1985 (v.30#4) pg. 89, 8, 119

Polar bear (15" tall) is sewn from fake fur fabric.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1985 (v.30#5) pg. 78, 68

"Amelia and Baby Jane" knitted bears.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1986 (v.31#3) pg. 56, 86

Crocheted "B.Keeper" bear in a veiled helmet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1986 (v.31#3) pg. 57, 40

Plush 19" teddy bear with a knitted poncho.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1987 (v.32#3) pg. 61, 80

Patchwork teddy bear is 16" high.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1987 (v.32#5) pg. 83, 109

Basic Teddy Bear to knit or crochet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1988 (v.33#4) pg. 56, 86, 87

Teddy bear, 12" tall, is sewn from fake fur and is gently sculpted to resemble an antique bear. It features jointed legs and head.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1989 (v.34#2) pg. 62, 86

Classic 13" Teddy Roosevelt bear.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Oct 1989 (v.34#5) pg. 56, 90

"Baby Bear Boutique." Machine-appliqued bear shapes are lightly stuffed and added to purchased baby clothing. Bib, which also features a bear applique, is pieced in a log-cabin style. Bear pattern can also be used to make a tot-sized stuffed toy.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Apr 1989 (v.12#2) pg. 22, 63, 35

Cuddly Teddy bear is sewn from long-napped "fur" fabric and topped with a sweater.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1981 (v.1#5) pg. 18

Make a li'l engineer "bear" with snap on arms and legs.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1985 (v.5#4) pg. 12, 26, 43

Make two little Christmas "bears" topped with a holiday cap.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1985 (v.5#4) pg. 13, 25, 44

Little stuffed bear, the right size to be a doll's toy.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1979 (v.2#3) pg. 9, 46

A pair of 20" tall teddy bears to make. Bears have movable arms and legs and are sewn from fur fabric.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Nov-Dec 1979 (v.2#6) pg. 9, 38

Three-in-one bears are sewn from fake fur fabric.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1980 (v.3#3) pg. 12, 45

Knit a "bear" with a Fair Isle zigzag across his stomach.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1984 (v.7#2) pg. Cover, 12, 33, 42

Crochet a "teddy bear" from boucle yarn.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1984 (v.7#2) pg. Cover, 12, 25, 42

Make "Sabrina" and "Shawn" baby "bears".
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1984 (v.7#2) pg. 8, 21, 38

Make a cloth "teddy bear" family and patchwork "bear".
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1984 (v.7#2) pg. 9, 22, 39
Added Info NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jul-Aug 1984 (v.7#4) pg. 4

Plush polar bear cub.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1984 (v.7#2) pg. 11, 23-24, 40

Make a "stubby bear" from pink checked gingham.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1984 (v.7#2) pg. 12, 25-26, 42

Four crocheted bear characters: Clown Bear, Tuxedo Bear, Ballerina Bear and Baseball Bear. Each are 24" tall and use purchased plastic "Darice Bear Babies" heads.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1986 (v.9#1) pg. 12, 43

Crocheted panda is 10" tall.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Jan-Feb 1986 (v.9#1) pg. 39, 50

"Straw-Bear-Y Bear," 9" tall, is cut from broadcloth, with embroidered ears, face and strawberry vine across his chest.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1986 (v.9#3) pg. 12, 25, 40

Ready teddies. Patterns for three miniature teddy bears (early bear, generic bear, and 1940 bear).
NUTSHELL NEWS Jul 1994 (v.24#7) pg. 86

Double-knit bears. Pattern produces symmetrically shaped bear that may be personalized by varying texture, weight and color of yarn.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 62

Knitted bear designed to be made from various samples of handspun fiber, with a collection of the bears serving as a yarn/fiber sampler. Accompanying article includes instructions for making a jacket, britches and stocking cap that fit the bear.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1995 (v.19#1) pg. 102, 104

Backpack for a child to use to carry a teddybear is made from an old pair of shorts and suspender-like straps.
SUNSET Jul 1986 (v.177#1) pg. 100

Teddy bear breads are shaped like toys, but are edible.
SUNSET Dec 1986 (v.177#6) pg. 73

Satin teddy bear.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1978 (v.42#2) pg. 110, 166

Teddy bears 9" tall are sewn from velour.
WOMAN'S DAY May 13 1980 (v.43#10) pg. 96, 154

Teddy-bear dolls.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 14 1980 (v.44#1) pg. 8, 131

How to make fabric bears.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 1 1984 (v.47#13) pg. 94, 121

Crochet 7" teddy bears.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 1 1984 (v.47#13) pg. 96, 122

Sew a panda bib, pad to play on and stuffed panda for baby.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 23 1984 (v.48#2) pg. 89, 151

Make a stuffed patchwork bear.
WOMAN'S DAY Dec 11 1984 (v.48#4) pg. 131, 224

Three charm bears. Wooden, bear-shape cutouts are used as decorations and/or as wall-hung clothes rack.
WOOD MAGAZINE #8 Dec 1985 (v.2#6) pg. 70

Turn a Teddy Bear. Make toy teddy bears completely from wood turnings.
WOODTURNING #37 Nov 1995 pg. 46

Little stuffed bear to crochet.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1981 (v.46#8) pg. 33

"Pierre" bear is crocheted from yarn and stuffed with fiberfill.
WORKBASKET Jan 1983 (v.48#3) pg. 12

"Tuxedo Teddy" is sewn from fake fur. Shirt bib and bow tie create formal dress.
WORKBASKET May 1985 (v.50#7) pg. 38

Valentine bears. 5" bears are sewn from doubleknit fabric and trimmed with felt hearts and lace. An 8" high heart-shaped pillow has a pocket to hold a bear.
WORKBASKET Feb 1986 (v.51#4) pg. 28

"Teddy bear" soap bar cover has a crocheted head and body with pompons for ears, arms and legs.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1988 (v.53#8) pg. 54

Crocheted "brother and sister" teddy bears, each 11" tall. The girl wears a dress and the boy wears bib overalls. Intermediate skill level.
WORKBASKET Aug 1988 (v.53#9) pg. 16

Terrific tartan bears constructed out of durable wool fabric in lively plaids.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1990 (v.55#8) pg. 26

Teddy bear (12" tall) is crocheted from head to toe in one piece. You only sew seams for the legs and back.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1994 (v.59#4) pg. 22

Traveling suits for a teddy bear. Both knitted and crocheted outfits shown.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1995 (v.60#4) pg. 18

Furry travel pillow for a child is shaped like a teddy bear head.
WORKBASKET Apr-May 1995 (v.60#4) pg. 30

Honey bear on a log draft dodger. The crocheted bear can also be made for use as a toy.
WORKBASKET Aug-Sep 1995 (v.60#6) pg. 46

Bear bearer. Bear-shaped whatnot shelf for holding a collection of teddy bears. Has three shelves. May be hung on a wall. Overall dimensions: 18"x12"x6" deep.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1988 (v.44#4) pg. 51