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« on: January 28, 2008 05:16:09 PM »

My Aunt owns several of the most loveable Dachshunds I've seen, so I had to make this for her when I found the pattern:



(Yes, we certainly do still have the Christmas tree up; it's our favorite household decoration...neither of us wants to take it down!)



I used some craft felt that had a beautiful swirly pattern on it, buttons for the eyes and a Darice eye (with a long post) hot glued into the snout for the nose.

Here's where I found the (free!) pattern:
http://dollmaker.nunodoll.com/dog/dachshund.html

I shrank it down quite a bit for my tiny things fascination, but if you make it full size you can do all the small features I left out (like toes!).
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2008 05:18:41 PM »

adorable!  i'd love to try my hand at one of these for my future in-laws.  they've got two dachshunds and they're the sweetest dogs Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2008 05:50:26 PM »

he's adorable!  I left our christmas tree up until April one year, now my husband has it down new years eve every year, my sister leaves hers up year round and decorates it differently every month and she says she's not creative! but she has a different tree for every time of the year lol
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« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2008 05:54:46 PM »

awww he turned out exquisite! i looove the felt  Cheesy Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2008 06:00:12 PM »

Your little dog is adorable! Congrats it came out real well.
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« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2008 07:06:45 AM »

Ok I'm drooling over him!  LOVE HIM. 
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« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2008 09:43:21 PM »

Adorable! I've had that pattern bookmarked for a while now but I keep forgetting to buy fabric in the right color (was thinking of making one to look like my cousin's dog). But anyway, very cute. Your aunt is lucky. ^_^
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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2008 08:22:04 PM »

Runo's patterns rock.... I have a few dolls from her patterns.... but I love what you have done with this pattern... felt is the best.
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