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Topic: Revisoned Raccoon Hand Puppet!  (Read 1357 times)
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copesetic
« on: April 14, 2009 12:49:39 PM »

Hello everyone!
I finished up my first (quality) hand puppet this weekend, an I thought I'd show him off!
His name is Misto, and he's some kinda Raccoon!

This is him before I knit him a little sweater.

Look at his little teeth! they are felt and I stitched them in by hand on to his pallet that is also felt. He has foam and card circle mouth, which I found worked pretty well because it adds a little spring to his jaw.

His mask is a wool blend tweed I had left over from a coat I made and his body is this strange lumpy fleece that i got from a bargain bin.


In his faaancy hipster sweater! It took me about two hours to knit. I wanted it to be really loose and loopy, and i think it turned out well. My only complaint is it looks a liiiitle like a dress. Oh well, he rocks it.



His arms have pipe cleaners in them that make the positionable



he likes Matcha, but he gets hot chocolate when he comes to my house (note: i actually made a tiny hot chocolate for this shot, it was tasty)



and last but not least a little bit of the planning I went through making him.

As far as construction goes, he is mostly hand stiched except the outer seam on his body and arms. As far as puppets go, he was a fairly straight forward project, a good weekend craft.
thanks for reading!
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prettyinkpink
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2009 04:02:35 PM »

What a cool raccoon, great personality for a puppet, I love him!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2009 07:59:05 PM »

He's super cool and very original! I loove the inside of his mouth and his bored eyes Smiley
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copesetic
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2009 05:27:34 PM »

Thanks guys! I think he needs some friends soon...
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2009 12:55:26 PM »

This raccoon means business!
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2009 01:02:22 PM »

ADORABLE!
I love his cute little expressions!
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beavisfreak
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2009 02:50:34 PM »

he looks disapproving, hehe Tongue
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« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2010 06:43:51 PM »

I love his eyes - he has some serious attitude!  Cheesy
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