Make a remarkable pair of softies with Tatiana Chernykh's pattern for this fun hippopotamus bride and groom. A collector's piece, a quirky gift for a newlywed couple or an extra special toy for a sophisticated child.
A comprehensive materials list ensures that you'll have everything you need to complete both softies
All shapes provided full size, ready to trace
Detailed step-by-step instructions illustrated with diagrams and lots of close-up photographs lead you through each stage of the project from preparing the templates, constructing the body parts and assembling the hippos through to making the clothes, stuffing and finishing
An amazing gift for a child or an adult with a sense of fun
These softies involve an extraordinary level of detail: the bride wears a layered damask skirt trimmed with lace, a beaded veil and corsage. The groom is dapper in lined tuxedo with pearl buttons, a satin cummerbund and floral buttonhole
Suitable for an intermediate with some previous experience of making softies