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Sewing the YIB Puppet Pattern

Make your own muppet-style puppets with this easy-to-sew pattern and instructions. Lots of tips, tricks, and ideas for any puppet maker are shared.

The YIB puppet is a hand-and-rod puppet made for beginner to intermediate makers, and there is NO FOAM so it goes together FAST. The PDF sewing pattern is sold below.

The free video is provided in ADDITION to the Photo Instructions included in your pattern download (sold below).

Video Chapters

  • 00:00 Intro

  • 02:41 Prep the Puppet Pieces

  • 05:43 Sew the Puppet Pieces

  • 10:16 Cut Out and Turn

  • 16:21 Making the Mouth

  • 20:47 If It Only Had a Brain

  • 21:27 Add Some Arms

  • 23:54 The Nose & Tongue

  • 26:18 Embellish Some more

closeup of puppet face

Patterns Used in this Project


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