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Topic: Choo-Choo~ Cuddly toy train set with finger puppets!  (Read 5640 times)
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Solarwen
« on: May 27, 2009 04:16:59 PM »



A bit late posting these one here -__-U They were made for the OWS 43 about 2 months ago but then I moved countries and my partner had family issues to deal with so this is the first time they're being posted!

I'm so happy with this cute little choo-choo train! It was made without a pattern but just looking at some pictures of trains and old-school steam locomotives helped me along. My partner requested people to go with it but just with the size I didn't think I'd be able to crochet them so I made some finger puppets with felt and included some felt cubes for her kids to play with!









In the swap package I included an onigiri maker and misc. bento stuff since my partner mentioned she was interested in those and I threw in some letter paper that is similar to stuff on her wists (she likes elephants) I still haven't heard back from her but I hope she's doing all right and liked the package!

Enjoy!
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« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2009 04:20:42 PM »

Love these! I wish I had some when I was a little kid.
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« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2009 07:30:16 PM »

my kids would go nuts for the train! Shocked
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« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2009 08:39:30 PM »

Adorable!
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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2009 09:30:34 PM »

That is so cool, and I'm very impressed you did it without a pattern!  I'm sure your partner was totally overjoyed, I know I would have been.  Gorgeous, and the little finger puppet people are perfect!
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« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2009 05:45:38 AM »

That is a great train, although I think my favourite part is the movable people.
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« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2009 08:24:25 AM »

amazing!
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« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2009 11:02:24 AM »

So cute! Reminds me of Thomas and friends I kinda want to make one now.
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« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2009 09:38:52 AM »

Congrats on being a featured project!!
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« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2009 12:00:29 PM »

Congrats on being a featured project!!

Oh wow C: Thanks!

Thank you everyone for your comments. Once I knew my partner wanted a train set I immediately thought of Thomas the tank engine et al. since that's something I grew up with. Fortunately (since I didn't have a pattern) all the parts are simple square or rectangle shapes so it was easy enough to figure out with time--- I did have to redo the front part once but it was a fun experience and now I might have to make one for myself!!
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