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Cartoon Collection Stick Horse

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Author Rustic Horseshoe
Price $8.99
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Make your own cartoon style stick horse in horse or pony size!

This is my original design/pattern, designed by me with a trusty pencil, big eraser and paper. Created in early 2014.

A Rustic Horseshoe Original Design, all rights reserved, copyright 2009-2014.


In this tutorial/pattern you will receive:

Detailed step by step instructions
Photos that accompany each step
Full size pattern pieces for the Horse and Pony sizes
Tips for the best results
Options for some steps that can be done in a couple different manners
List of vendors for items such as the safety bolted eyes I use

Nothing will be mailed to you, this is a digital file only. This listing is for the digital pattern and tutorial for Rustic Horseshoe's Second Generation (SG) stick horse and pony.

I am also available via e-mail for any questions you may have along the way...I stand behind my products and will help you through any steps the best I can.


Advanced Beginner


*~26" tall
*Dowel is 7/8" diameter
*Weighs about 1 pound
*Head is ~8" from base of neck to top of the head (excluding ears) and ~8" from the nose to neck and ~4" wide
*Ideal age range up to about 3.5 to 4 years old (depending on the individual child)

*~40" tall *dowel can be cut to a shorter length upon request
*Dowel is 1" diameter
*Weighs about 2 pounds
*Head is ~12 inches from base of neck to top of head (excluding ears) ~12" from nose to neck and ~6" wide
*Ideal age range around 3.5 to 7+ years old (depending on the individual child)

by M. Proctor
on November 25th, 2016

Love all of these patterns, so easy to follow and put together. I have bought several Rustic Horseshoe patterns and cant wait til the new ones are released.


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 5” x 10” square of quality quilting cotton fabric (for the inner ear)
 5” x 10” square of medium weight fusible interfacing (to help ear perk)
 ~1/4 yard duck canvas for bridle
 ~2/3+ yards yard duck canvas for head (minky, cotton, etc can also be used)
 ~1/4 yard quality suede fabric (for muzzle)
 3” square dark suede fabric (for inner nose if you choose to contrast the inner nose color)
 ½ skein chunky yarn (for the mane)
 7” strip of 1” wide cotton webbing (for base of neck trim)
 ~16 oz poly-fil (fiber filling) (~10oz for pony size)
 Eyes (I prefer 42mm safety bolted eyes)
 1” x 36” wooden dowel (for horse size) or 7/8” x 24” wooden dowel (for pony size)
 11” Zip Tie *optional
 Glitter Spray (optional, for sparkle in mane)
 2 jumbo brads (optional, for décor on bridle)
 1 ½” wooden ball with either a 1” hole (horse size) or 7/8” hole (pony size) drilled in about ½ inch (this is optional and is to help keep the dowel from eventually rubbing through the fabric)

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