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  • 1. Tools, Equipment and Materials
  • 2. Easy Soft Toys- Mouse, Mole, Woolly Hedgehog, Fur Hedgehog, Ladybird, Whale
  • 3. Cuddly Animals- Teddy, Panda, Bear Cub, Fox, Rabbit, Variations on the Patterns
  • 4. Rag Dolls- Lara, Ziggy the Clown, Topsy-Turvy Sisters
  • 5. Patchwork Toys- Alligator, Mice

Title: Learn to Make Soft Toys
Author: Pamela Peake
Publication Date: TPB:1987
Publisher: William Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., London
Page Count: 64
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 11" x 8 1/4"
ISBN: 0-00-412267-4

PATTERN RATING:Star Rating. All the patterns are full-size and use the A-B-C method of marking. The types of patterns are pretty run-of-the-mill, but quite competently done. Foxes seem to be hard to do(I've seen a lot of badly done ones), but this one looks great.

INSTRUCTION RATING:Star Rating. Instructions are broken down by body part, and there is a little illustration to go with them. It has a good section at the beginning explaining the basics with good illustration to back them up.

SUMMARY- The patchwork toys are actually yo-yo toys, and not really patchwork at all. She gives a nice variety of the old standards.