A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 297,577
Currently Running With Scissors:
726 Guests and 34 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: tribute donkey?! (4 pics)  (Read 940 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
xashiex
« on: May 19, 2008 03:30:06 PM »

yes! i just finished up a donkey i had in mind for a while, and it came from listening to "dominic the christmas donkey" such a hilarious song youtube it! Smiley but recently i got into the 'kick' (harharhar) and just did it. upon losing my grandfather on mothers day i figured it was a tribute to him Smiley he was always "stubborn as a mule" what else would you get living with a retired navy major haha. he fought us all the way but im so glad to have had him in my life he made and molded me into the person i am today and i wouldn't go back n change a thing just that i wish i got to say goodbye for the last time. Sad

anyway, this little guy is pretty big about 1 foot give or take. stuffed to the gills with polyfil and those little plastic beads which i got paranoid about finding them everwhere, so i sewed them up into little pouches and stuffed them in. haha. he took about a week to accomplish and his weave that was beyond fun! so now i have more in the works because everyone keeps trying to steal him. im still deciding on the eyes as i dont really think they fit him. thank you for looking!




and one more because his horseshoes are so darn cute!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
dcowherd
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2008 03:32:53 PM »

He's very cute.  You did a great job on him.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Tiel
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2008 03:35:52 PM »

Sorry for your loss.  My grandfather (Jellybelly what I called him) was my best friend.  Everyone says I am just like him..  Good..  

I love your donkey.  He is awesome.  I have ideas trapped in my head but don't know how to create them in crochet.  The horseshoes are adorable.  

I'm in love with Donkey form Shrek....
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm not the brightest crayon in the box.
fayeven
Offline Offline

Posts: 423
Joined: 04-Jul-2007

my hovercraft is full of eels


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2008 04:50:47 PM »

i'm so sorry for your loss, but this little guy is just wonderful!!
the horseshoes are such a great touch Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

tina522
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2008 04:53:41 PM »

What an awesome thing to do.  It looks beautiful and will be cherished forever.  Thanks for sharing it with us.   Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
FarahAbood
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2008 06:52:19 PM »

I liked it ..really it's so cute.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Creative Cooby
Offline Offline

Posts: 168
Joined: 19-Jan-2008

A life? Can you crochet one?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2008 07:44:19 PM »

Soooo cute. You could easily turn him into a political donkey and make him and elephant friend to run against, lol. I'm a geek, i know.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SalutingMagpies
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2008 02:10:20 AM »

*jiggaddy-jig hee-haw hee-haw*

In the UK there's a radio station who play that song every day for about 3 weeks leading up to Christmas, and now I have it stuck in my head again!

He's adorable! What were you thinking of changing about his eyes?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ThreadBear
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2008 02:29:21 AM »

Loving the donkey, he's gorgeous.. and I bet ur Gramps would be very proud!!!! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Blueice
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2008 04:14:34 PM »

He's great - what a wonderful tribute to your grandfather. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How This Author Discovered The Untold Story Behind The Creation Of Facebook
How We Came to Medicate More Than Four Million Children with ADHD
Guide on How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid
A Personal Connection to Cosby
The History of the Cosby Sweater
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Rustic Fabric Pumpkins
Are You Ready For Some Football?
Meatless Monday: Banana Pudding

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.