I did put buttons on the back to keep it from gaping open, but it fit so well I probably wouldn't have had to do that.
I just used computer paper to trace his hands and foot separately. I laid a clean sheet of computer paper over that to retrace it all as a moose, then transferred it to my beige fabric.
It was worth it all to see the joy on Carrie's face when I gave it to her. I hope this post brings you a little inspiration and Joy this Season.