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panul
« on: June 03, 2009 05:30:14 AM »

I actually made this guy last Christmas, but once I did, I knew I would be making another for my grandniece's birthday, and I didn't want her mom (littlebiskit) to see it on here. She got hers on Saturday, so now I can finally show him to you.
A friend was going to be dropping by with her baby grandson, and I wanted a little present for him. I found the pattern here http://www.craftbits.com/viewProject.do?projectID=1359 It called for fabrics I didn't have, but the fur, corduroy and flannel I found in my stash worked just fine.


The original called for pellets in the stuffing, but I used all fiberfill. The eyes are embroidered for safety, and except for a few finishing things he is all machine-stitched.
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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2009 07:24:44 AM »

Is this a... why, yes... it's a... a stuffed PLATYPUS!  This rocks!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2009 07:55:19 AM »

just took a look at the original and yours is waaaayyyy cuter. i love your version!
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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2009 08:56:48 AM »

Thanks, both of you.
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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2009 09:31:55 AM »

He's so cute!  You did a great job.
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« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2009 09:50:01 AM »

he's cute! love the fluffy-ness!
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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2009 05:03:39 PM »

He is so cute!  I have used this pattern before.   I made mine out of plaid material and used a vinyl type fabric for the bill and feet.  Yours is alot cuter then mine.  My kids love platypus because of Perry the Platypus on Phineas and Ferb.
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« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2009 05:41:06 PM »

Actually, I am a big fan of plaid, so I think yours sounds great.
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« Reply #8 on: June 12, 2009 09:03:40 PM »

Oh i love the idea of the plaid one.  Id really enjoy either one of them to have...  Awesome awesome awesome.

i would love a pet one haha
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« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2009 09:09:26 PM »

Holy Grozit! It's a platypus! I love him, he's too cute
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