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Topic: alien, mr cuppy, hippo, me, & three kitties *scarf-bear added!*  (Read 4117 times)
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heroinechic
« on: December 15, 2004 04:47:10 PM »

here are some recent little critters i have made. 
http://home.att.net/~heroine/mr-cuppy.jpg
i have a japanese book which has a pattern similar to this, but i did not feel like tracing the pattern, so i just cut as i went and it all fit together!  his name is mr. cuppy and he is sure to be your "cup of tea."  i made him for my grandma for xmas.
http://home.att.net/~heroine/alieneye.jpg
http://home.att.net/~heroine/hippyhippo.jpg
i made the alien up as i went.  and the hippo was made from a pattern, from vintage fabric.
http://home.att.net/~heroine/medoll.jpg<--this is supposed to be me.

and finally, this string of kitties (with beads between them) are for my mom for xmas.
http://home.att.net/~heroine/catthreesome.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2004 04:57:44 PM »

oh my gosh!! Mr. Cuppy is soo funny!! I bet your Grandma loves it!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2004 12:32:45 PM »

omg what pattern for the hippo? i wanna make a tutu wearing hippo so bad!!!!! I like all your stuff , Im working on a echidna right now! please please please can i have a copy of the hippo patterns?
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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2004 01:47:06 PM »

I love "you" Wink
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« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2004 06:49:05 PM »

Oh! That hippo is oh so cuddly looking! I too would love love love to see the pattern you used!
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« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2004 08:18:39 AM »

I *love* the hippo!!
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« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2004 08:27:44 AM »

i'll look for the hippo pattern, he was from a book printed in the 80s i think.  he was my first machine-sewn doll, so i found him a bit difficult (namely the tummy gusset where it meets the feet).  but i am sure if i had a bit more experience with my machine he would not have been so bad.

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i think she looks quite like me actually.  except when i made her, i did the bangs going the wrong way, mine go to the right!  so she is correct if she was a mirror-image!

thanks for the compliments!
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« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2004 11:24:42 AM »

OMG Cuppy is my favorite! What japenese book did you use?!  Huh Roll Eyes They are all sooo cute!
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heroinechic
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2004 12:03:09 PM »

the japanese book is this one:
http://shop.aranziaronzo.com/cgi-bin/shopping.en/productpage.cgi?ProductId=91024

In the second picture (of all the little creatures you can make), you can see mr. cuppy's relatives.

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the hippo is from "woman's day book of soft toys and dolls."  IM me if you want more info on this pattern.
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lisamree
« Reply #9 on: December 21, 2004 12:32:55 PM »

Wow, what is Aronzi Aronzo and where have they been all my life?  What a great link.  All your little critters are amazing!
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