Fun with Puppets - No Strings Attached

Welcome to PuppetsNow! Your resource for all things related to Puppets.

You'll find free patterns for making them, plus great places to get supplies if you want to make your own.

And coming soon is a collection of patterns that is sure to keep you busy for a long time to come. Be sure to sign up for our Free Newsletter too! That way you will be the first to know about the new Patterns book. (I will offer a special price on it for all subscribers too.)

Enjoy your visit! Oh, and let us know what else you might like to see on the site.

My best wishes for all your endeavors ;-)
Jim Nelson


If you have any pictures-of-puppets, send them in and we'll include them on this site! It doesn't matter whether you made them yourself, it could be just your favorite. We'd love to see some that you made from our patterns.

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