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Tinat19 Posts: 2

Hi, im real curious about how to have the muzzle different colour!! bear_shocked
I see many bears that have a different muzzle colour to the rest of the face and body.
Is this done by another peice of fabric or dyed or something?? thanks  bear_original

Cleathero Creations Cleathero Creations
Ripley, Queensland
Posts: 1,925

The most common way of adding a different colour muzzle is slicing the muzzle off the pattern adding a seam allowance and cutting the material from a different colour.

People can also shade/paint the muzzle depending on the fur colour and others needle felt a muzzle on.  Hope this elps!

WildThyme Wild Thyme Originals
Hudson, Ohio
Posts: 3,115

AdArdenOut.jpgHi there!  Yes, mine are done just the way that Bronwen described above.  Cut the muzzle off the side head piece, then add on a seam allowence along each of the new cut edges.  If you want the upper nose area to also be a different color, you can cut off a triangular piece of the gusset....  sort of from the area where it curves in near the eyes, and extending to a point (or a rounded curve) near the forhead area. Again, you have to remember to add in a new seam allowence along both of your new cut edges.  Hope this helps!

suzanne.artist Suzanne Urban Designs SG Studio
Connecticut
Posts: 18
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This is much easier when done with needlefelting.P1010029.JPG

Suzanne in CT
www.odact.org

rkr4cds Creative Design Studio (RKR4CDS)
suburban Chicago
Posts: 2,044

Very cute Suzanne - welcome to the TT forum. You should be posting in our Needle Felting category!!

Bobbie

Japhe Japhe's Bears
UK
Posts: 293

I just recently started doing this and slice mine as well, Although mine is a little more than just the muzzle. I have done only 3 bears like this so far but love the way they came so much I am going to do loads more.

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Tinat19 Posts: 2

bear_laugh Thanks alot!!! i want to try it too now,,,but i dont want to make it ugly  bear_sad  haha maybe i will leave that to later!!

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