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spidermonkey
« on: November 04, 2007 02:43:51 PM »

I finished this little guy yesterday. A little late for Halloween, but luckily The Nightmare before Christmas covers 2 holidays.  Grin




and with his Santa hat


He is made with felt and stands at about 9" tall. 10" with the hat.

In case anyone wants it, I scanned my pattern and made a printable version in photoshop. enjoy.

http://i55.tinypic.com/25kh3s0.jpg

eta:  whoops, I think the bottom of the pants part is upside down. it needs to fit over the body, so the wider side is up, not down.  Tongue
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« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2007 03:02:15 PM »

it's beautiful!!! love him with his Santa hat   Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2007 03:16:46 PM »

OMG i want him!
he's perfect! well done
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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2007 03:41:25 PM »

That's awesome!  Is he all felt?  How did you ever manage to get his arms and legs skinny enough?  That's so cool...
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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2007 04:10:18 PM »

Wow that kick so much as!
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« Reply #5 on: November 04, 2007 04:13:11 PM »

He's is wonderful. I am also wondering how did you make the arms and legs so skinny?
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BrightSocks
« Reply #6 on: November 04, 2007 05:20:05 PM »

Oh my gosh! I love it. Hmmm,  maybe I can try to make something like this for my cousin is a NBC freak. Thanks for sharing it is amazing.
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allyinthevalley
« Reply #7 on: November 04, 2007 05:26:03 PM »

PERFECT!! I've been wanting to make some Jack toys to give out as presents at Christmas. I just hope I can get them half this good! Does he have anything in him to make him poseable?
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spidermonkey
« Reply #8 on: November 04, 2007 06:09:52 PM »

omg, thank you all.  Kiss

there is nothing inside his arms or legs, because they are so skinny. i wanted to put chop sticks inside the legs, but couldn't find any in our house. I did however find one mikado stick, which I broke a piece off to put inside his neck, to make it stand up and support the head.

to make the limbs so thin, I cut off a stripe of felt and then just sewed it into a tube using the ladder stitch. obviously it would have been impossible to turn inside out, that's why I used that stitch.

if I ever make another one I might buy chop sticks or maybe wire for his arms and legs. right now, he can't really stand or sit properly.  Undecided
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« Reply #9 on: November 04, 2007 09:41:22 PM »

Oh man he is so great. He looks perfect. Great Job. Im so jealous.
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