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Topic: My Off-Roadin' Jeep Wrangler  (Read 17953 times)
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« on: May 02, 2007 10:53:15 AM »

This is my first craftster contest--so here goes!

I chose to re-create my 1997 Magenta Jeep Wrangler, named "Princess Consuela" for this contest:

I started by sitting outside, and drawing a scaled drawing of her, then taking all of the appropriate measurements:



I then converted everything down, so that my jeep is a 1:8.5 scale, and I started cutting the felt.  Here are the sides and back:

Sides and back sewn together:

Grill and windshield: (Where you can really see that every single element is machine sewn on)

I'll stop boring you with "construction pics" and on to the "finished pics"... (next post)


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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2007 10:57:13 AM »

I forgot to mention above...the entire thing is made out of felt, fiberfill, and a little foam in the tires.  Most of the accents are sewn on, with the exception of the writing on the tire cover and the doors, which are fabric paint, and the whole thing is machine sewn.

Here it is sitting on my car's hood, so you can see how well the colors matched!

Proof that it is indeed a Wrangler Smiley

A shot of the back, complete with an "Only in a Jeep" tire cover

And my favorite shot of it off-roading:

questions/comments/critiques welcome!!
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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2007 10:57:40 AM »

OH MY!   Shocked  That is really impressive!  

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« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2007 11:01:50 AM »

wow that's really good. How did you get such an awesome colored car? Don't tell me it was a standard color option! lol

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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2007 11:03:23 AM »

Actually, Magenta was a standard color!!   Grin
It was made for only one year, 1997, then it was done away with. (I can't imagine why!  Cheesy)
When I saw that car for sale, I knew I had to have it, and yes, just because of the color!

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« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2007 11:05:02 AM »

I love it! I especially love the color, have never seen a Magenta jeep.

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« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2007 11:13:15 AM »

Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy I  couldn't stop laughing!! LOVE the action shots... looks like an advert.... " all-terrain maneuverability garanteed, even over boulders" I really love it!! excellent!!!

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« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2007 11:48:14 AM »

I love it!! My mom had a jeep that color, we called it Barney-colored (as in the big purple dinosaur)
great job on the jeep Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2007 12:51:58 PM »

Everyone has such great entries!  I really love how you actually made up a plan for it!!  I bow to your mad felt skillz!! Cheesy

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