These will probably be the last blog shots of Alan. I have three more to make, but these are for the children. It stands to reason that these will take months and be made with bad grace. I am already fed up because I wanted to make Tallulah a bright red one with ladybirds on but she is so taken with Alan III she wants a replica. Grrrrr! Plus I am now cogitating patchwork and am way more interested in that.
Consequently you must make hay while the small felt bear shines. Here is the finished Alan II complete with handle:
He is now tucked away safely waiting to see if Grayson Perry ever wants to take him for a walk.
Here is Justme’s Alan. Alan III. My names are not original I am afraid. Tallulah’s will be called Tabitha apparently, which makes a refreshing change.
Here is his back:
You will be pleased to know that his zizi as I prefer to think of his bear genitalia, is also a pink duck, to match his skirt. It’s an homage to Easter, and also because I’d run out of tulips.