Louise Elliott Animal Kits and Coloring Pages


Australian crafter Louise Elliott has adorable, cheery cloth animal and doll kits available on her site. Each Animal of the World is adorned with ethnic patterns from its country of origin. There’s Boris the Russian bear, Danilo Donkey from Portugal, Chandra Tiger from Bengal, and a whole zoo of others. Louise also offers begging-to-be-colored coloring book pages (the lovely Fanni Nanny Goat from Switzerland pictured above) with her enchanting illustrations for free download. Color in a page, email it to her, and you could even win an animal kit! Link.


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