Bath Time Hand
Make bath time fun!
"Handy" puppets will make kids and parents smile,
because they can help teach good bathing habits, and tell a fun
story in the process. You can also create cloth hand
puppets for use at school, church, or for playtime at home.
available in two sizes: adult and child. Begin by
sewing a puppet design on your choice of fabric. For bath
mitts, sew on one washcloth, and use another for the back.
The zipped file of each puppet
design contains a file that includes the letters '_DL.' The
'DL' stands for 'dieline,' and it is an outline that shows the
design/puppet shape. Print the dieline of the design, and
cut around the shape. Then center it over the embroidery
design. You may wish to use transparent paper so you can
see the embroidery through the paper. Trace around the
Cut the fabric.
Then cut a back piece. Put the front and back pieces
together, right sides facing each other. Using a 3/8" seam
allowance, sew the front and back together, leaving the opening
at the bottom for a hand.
The curve between the body and arms of the puppet is a
high-stress area. You may wish to add a second line of
stitching in that area.
Clip the curves and turn the puppet right side out. Hem
the bottom of the puppet for finish.
Re-enact classic fairy tales with
these puppets, or invent new ones!
here for a printable version of these project
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your computer. If you don't have it, you can download a
free copy by clicking on the icon below.
Available in 2 Sizes:
5.02" x 9.10" | 3.87" x 6.89"