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OpheliaITA
« on: January 01, 2008 08:11:14 AM »

Ok, first of all: HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!! Have a good 2008! Wink

Second: for Christmas I had no ideas for the presents for my boyfriend and my best friend, or, better, i had some ideas but too little time to realize them soooo... I decided to create two dolls that would be identical to them! (yep.. good intentions, bad sewing skills... in fact the similarity with the guys is only into my mind... Tongue)
I bought felt (big mistake... now I HATE felt, it gets dirty so easly), wool, cotton, plastic eyes, some old stuff and did these!

1) Alessio: my boyfriend. Astronomy expert (NASA t-shirt), sporty (sporting pants and hooded sweatshirt) and mountain lover (inevitable backpack and a detachable sleeping bag)
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2) Nicola: my best friend. More stylish and fashion addicted. Jeans, shirt, sweater and dark velvet jacket with scarf! Impeccable, as always (if he could read this, he would kill me!!)
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hope you like them! Tell me what you think... be ruthless! Wink
thank for looking!
Ophelia
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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2008 10:59:06 AM »

Tell me what you think... be ruthless! Wink

I will tell you exactly what I think.........ADORABLE x2!!!!  I love them.  They are so cute!
Happy crafting in 2008!
Tonya
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samurii
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2008 12:13:41 PM »

omg these are AWESOME!!!

they are so cute... u should make more!!!
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drpop
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2008 12:54:06 PM »

How could anybody be ruthless when talking about such an awesome project?

I love how you picked accessories that help define your boyfriend. I think that it makes the doll so much more personal and magnificent.
And felt drives me insane. I once tried to help a younger cousin with a school project involving puppets, and every time I'd pass the felt section at my local craft store, I'd glare  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2008 01:09:39 PM »

They're both adorable. You did a great job. Not too bad on the sewing skills. I'm sure they loved them.
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OpheliaITA
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2008 08:14:39 AM »

Thank you all guys!
You are so sweet!! I'm really glad you like them! Cheesy
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Retrolola
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2008 10:31:50 PM »

I love your little felt boyfriend! Can you tell me how you did his hair?

Thanks!  Smiley
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teachingjonah
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2008 03:45:49 PM »

They're adorable and well accesorized
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