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Topic: Big Honkin' Cthulhu (Now with More Tentacles)  (Read 18809 times)
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« on: June 11, 2008 12:39:48 PM »

I just spent the past couple months making this Cthulhu for my husband.  I made up the pattern pretty much as I went along, stuffed it with polyfil, and buried a cloth-stuffed paper towel tube inside for support.  The eyes are some very old coat buttons my grandma gave me (rest her soul . . . if she only knew what I did with them . . .  Wink)  The wings have craft wire worked into the edges so they stand up fairly well.  My husby's pretty pleased with how it turned out! 

What do you all think?  Grin

Edited to add:   Shocked  Wow!  I am so overwhelmed by the response to this . . . thank you, everybody!   Grin

To answer a few questions:

May I ask if you'd consider doing any others and what you might charge to commision one? Or was this just a one-off piece you did? 
It's a one-off.  The time involved would make it absurdly expensive to make and sell more . . . but who knows, I might change my mind at some point.

Is that a little label of your name on his foot?  It's cute--how'd you get it?

Photoshop.  Wink  Though I am considering embroidering a real one, somehow.

« Last Edit: June 13, 2008 11:15:46 AM by JenGoPop - Reason: answering questions » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2008 12:43:50 PM »

whoa, awesome!  I can see why it took so long to make, it's huge!

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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2008 12:46:53 PM »

 Shocked so awesome, i need one. ur hubby's lucky
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008 12:49:01 PM »

Wink It totally rocks, i'm sending it to BoingBoing

« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2008 12:50:52 PM »

LOVE! you should sell these.
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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008 12:51:14 PM »

holy smokes that AWESOME!! hooray you!!

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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2008 01:06:57 PM »


That is INCREDIBLE! I love Cthulhu... and he looks so huge and huggable.  Shocked

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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2008 01:14:10 PM »

That is so cool! Must say though, I don't know what a 'Cthulhu' is (but I'll find out!) -- I thought it was an Ood!


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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2008 01:14:47 PM »

Now all he needs is a phone, so he can make...Crank Calls of Cthulhu! Roll Eyes Just kidding - he's perfect the way he is! I love him!

I'm not sure what is says about me that I can spell Cthulhu from memory...

But we have flamethrowers. And what this indicates to me, it means that at some point, some person said to himself, "Gee, I sure would like to set those people on fire over there. But I'm way too far away to get the job done. If only I had something that would throw flame on them."
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2008 01:31:24 PM »

This totally rocks... I especially love the way you did the eyes.
Oh, and "Now with more Tentacles!" is my new favorite phrase.

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