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« on: April 14, 2009 05:09:08 AM »





I made him using this great pattern from sunshineravioli http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=291351.0

I made some small changes to the pattern but did change his eyes quite a bit.
I tried so many different ways to crochet his eyes and finally I just made a base of polymer clay and covered it in crochet.
I also made his neck with wire (again covered in yarn) so that his eyes could be moved around.
He is just 2 1/2 inches tall.
I made him for my 24 year old son as a surprise..... when I finished him I just popped him on his computer desk.
I was really happy with the reaction I got.
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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2009 05:33:21 AM »

This is super cute! I loved the movie - this would probably make a great toy for some little Wall-e fans.  Cheesy

You did a fantastic job! I love that the eyes can be moved
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2009 05:56:34 AM »

Love him, would you share how you changed his eyes? I have a friend that loves him and would like to make one for her. She's such a nice person, she would love him.
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« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2009 06:51:55 AM »

pattern, please? i would love a wall-e of my very own!
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« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2009 07:06:20 AM »

Aw he is so great! My little one saw him and just smiled and said "Wall-E!!!" I need to make her one! Smiley And Eve, and Mo for my husband, and also the crazy massage robot for my husband too! LOL!
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« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2009 07:36:22 AM »

Adorable! My neice and nephiew just love wall-e, i may just have to make them each one!
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2009 08:08:02 AM »

This is so so awesome!!!
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« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2009 08:12:46 AM »

He's so cute.  My daughter would totally want one of these!
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« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2009 08:27:37 AM »

THats awesome!  My 4 year old son is having a wall-e themed birthday, and this is a perfect cake topper!!  Good thing I know how to crochet now! thanks for the link to the pattern!
Your wall-e looks so perfectly done!
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« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2009 10:53:49 AM »

Thanks guys!
karizmatic , the link to the pattern is in my first post  Grin

susankg53 , I tried so many different ways to make his eyes but this was the one I ended up using.
I used a grey colour polymer clay and made a flat disc for the front of his eyes and a tube for the back.
I put a  wire into each eye and baked it.
I then used a fine grey yarn and crocheted a rectangle to fit each tube...then I added a piece of felt for the pupil.
Let me know if you that helps.
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