What is a hemostat? What is it for?
A hemostat is a medical tool that looks kind of like a scissors, but
is not sharp and has a serrated point. It is a good stuffing and turning
tool. It is especially good for placing stuffing into the nose of
When laying out a pattern, which way should the
Generally, the fur goes down the bear, although there are variations
in some patterns. The fur will go down his body, arms, legs, etc.
With distressed furs, the fur will not necessarily go down the bear;
this is part of the attraction of distressed fur.
Does Ultrasuede or felt have a grain?
Yes, Ultrasuede and felt do have a grain. You will find that both
Ultrasuede and felt will have one way that stretches more one way
than the other way. It doesnt really matter which way you lay
the foot or paw pad, but it is good to pay attention that both foot
pads or paw pads are going the same direction you dont
want one long, skinny foot and one short, fat one!