Rita Van Tassel Studio - Octopus - Sewing Pattern

This pattern contains a full-size, printed paper pattern for an octopus, and a step-by-step, illustrated instruction booklet. Part of what makes this project so unique is the option to insert a simple wire armature. The ability to wrap and manipulate the arms around objects makes it a fantastic soft sculpture decor piece in any home, or leave out the wire and you have a soft squishy toy. Pattern includes paper pattern sheet and instruction booklet with black and white illustrations and photos. Finished Size: Base to top of head: 12" (30cm) Arm tip to arm tip: 30" (76cm) Materials: -stable wovens such as Batik!Pattern-matching can be difficult when using angular designs like stripes and plaids. -Felt remnant (4" x 4" piece) - Pair of black 20mm doll's eyes OR domed shank-back buttons - 0.5 lb poly stuffing - Optional: Wire: 11ft (3.5m) of 16 gauge coated wire Fabric Requirements: Top Fabric: 20" x 44" (50cm x 1.15cm) Bottom Fabric: 18" x 44" (46cm x 1.15cm)