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Sheriff's Posse Collection Stick Horse Hobby Horse

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Author Rustic Horseshoe
Price $8.99
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Gather the posse and have an adventure of epic cowboy proportions!


-Detailed step by step instructions
-Photos that accompany each step
-Easy to follow instructional layout
-Full size pattern pieces for the Horse and Pony sizes (2 sizes!!)
-Two options for the eyes, flat and raised styles
-Bonus! Eyelash tutorial
-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

Prints on standard 8.5" x 11" printer paper. Some pieces need to be joined with tape to create the full size template.

You will need to download the digital file which will be available immediately after purchase and then print what pages you would like.

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.


Confident Beginner (flat eye option)
Intermediate (raised eye option)


~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 (varies by 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 (varies by child)

This is my original design/pattern, designed by me with a trusty pencil, big eraser and paper. Created in 2015.

>>A Rustic Horseshoe Original Design, all rights reserved, copyright 2009-2016. This is my fourth stick horse design (not including other stick animals...just horses)<<


The pattern/tutorial is copyright protected. It cannot be shared, sold, redistributed, copied, etc, in any manner in whole or in part. A full copyright statement is in the tutorial.

You may make horses and ponies from this pattern for sale on a small 'home crafter' scale. I request that credit be given to Rustic Horseshoe for the design on any horses or ponies that are sold. This is detailed in the tutorial.

I fully appreciate your honesty and adherence to my copyright and terms, I have put a lot of hard work into not only the creation of my design, but the creation of this tutorial/pattern.

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 ~3/4 yard duck canvas for head (minky, cotton, etc can also be used)
 ~1/4 yard duck canvas or suede for muzzle (minky, cotton, etc can also be used)
 4” x 2” piece of black duck canvas for pupils
 ~8” x 8” piece of white canvas for “flat eye” applique option
 Two ~8” x 8” pieces of white Cotton Knit Interlock Fabric (or other knit type fabric) for “raised eye” applique option
 ~1/4 yard upholstery quality suede or canvas for mane (quality cotton will also work)
 ~1/4 yard heavy fusible interfacing
 Any additional canvas (fabric) needed for custom markings
 4” square piece of eyelash fabric (optional) such as chalk cloth, felt, vinyl, etc
 ~1/4 yard iron-on adhesive such as Heat N Bond *alternatively you may use spray adhesive.
 7” strip of 1” wide cotton webbing (for base of neck trim)
 ~16 oz poly-fil (fiber filling) (~10oz for pony size)
 1” x 36” wooden dowel (for horse size) or 7/8” x 24” wooden dowel (for pony size)
 11” Zip Tie (optional to use in place of staples…see “Notions” section below)
 1/4 yard duck canvas or cotton print fabric, etc (for bridle)
 2 jumbo brads (optional bridle embellishment)
 1 1½” 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 for the end of the dowel that goes inside the head to help keep the dowel from eventually rubbing through the fabric) (if you want a ball on the end of the stick, you’ll need a second one)

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