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This project has been designed by Little Miss Fancy Frocks – the dynamic mother-daughter duo who lovingly create handcrafted clothing for adults and children. Visit their Facebook page here.

Glove puppet to make

Make this fun Sid the Snake glove puppet for your little ones, or help them make their own! It’s fun, colourful, and so easy to make. You can hand stitch or machine stitch, making it an ideal project for novice crafters.


 You will need...


 Yellow felt 24cm x 16cm

Red felt 16cm x 3cm

Purple felt 30cm x 30cm

Orange felt 10cm x 10cm

White felt 6cm x 4cm

Sewing threads to match

You will need scissors, pins, a needle and a fabric marker pen

PDF snake pattern


 All seam allowances are 1cm.



Felt pieces for glove puppet

Using the pattern cut out the felt pieces as follows:

2 purple bodies

2 yellow mouth pieces

1 red tongue

2 white eyes

2 orange eyes

6 orange triangles

3 yellow triangles


Stitch eyes and scales

Place the eyes, tongue and triangles in position and stitch by hand or machine.


Sew a snakes mouth

Stitch the two mouth pieces together along the straight edge by hand or machine.

 Making a felt snake puppet

Stitch the curve of one of the mouth pieces to the curve of one of the body pieces. In the same way stitch the second mouth piece to the other body piece.


Trim the edges of felt

Place the two bodies together and stitch the side seams from the edge of the mouth down to the bottom of the puppet.

Use a pinking shears to pink all seam edges to give a more decorative edge.


Sid the Snake glove puppet

Sid the Snake is ready to play with!


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