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  • Dedication
  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword
  • Chapter One: The Carrousel Story
  • Chapter Two: Teddy Bears Infinitus
  • Chapter Three: By The Yard Or By The Roll
  • Chapter Four: Supplies And Where To Find Them
  • Chapter Five: My Bear By Design
  • Chapter Six: Bear Under Construction
  • Chapter Seven: The Finishing Touch
  • Chapter Eight: Teddy's Wardrobe
  • Chapter Nine: To Market, To Market
  • Chapter Ten: Selling to the Consumer
  • Chapter Eleven: Selling to the Retailer
  • Chapter Twelve: Conclusions
  • Important Addresses

Title: How to Make & Sell Quality Teddy Bears
Author: Terry & Doris Michaud
Publication Date: HC:1986
Publisher: Hobby House Press, Cumberland, Maryland
Page Count: 126
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/2"
ISBN: 0875882889

PATTERN RATING:Star Rating You get one(1) teddy bear pattern in this book, with the choice of a small or large ear. Patterns are marked with seam allowances and grainlines, plus the old A-B-C method of marking.

INSTRUCTION RATING:Star Rating Written instructions are not broken down very well, but later in the chapter you get a blow-by-blow pictorial rundown that makes up for it. No "A's" for organization, but they are thorough.

BONUS MECHANICS RATING:Star Rating You get a chapter on designing your own pattern which gives some good advice.

SUMMARY- If you're just looking for a variety of teddy bear patterns, this isn't for you. If you're looking to design your own, you may wish to go find a copy of this book. It gives some good advice.