This project has been designed by Little Miss Fancy Frocks a dynamic mother-daughter duo who lovingly create handcrafted clothing for adults and children.
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
All seam allowances are 1cm.
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
Place the eyes, tongue and triangles in position and stitch by hand or machine.
Stitch the two mouth pieces together along the straight edge by hand or machine.
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.
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 is ready to play with!