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« on: July 02, 2009 07:45:34 AM »

I made this as part of my Geek Chic swap for oddacity. It is a fairy in a bottle from the Super Nintendo game, Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. I was worried that she would be too big for the bottle, but she came out just small enough to fit. It was kind of hard working from a 16bit screenshot, so I took a little liberty with her.

I used this pattern that I bought on Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=25100988

I changed it a little so that it went along with my ami style, embroidery floss for hair and beads for eyes. The bottle I found at a thrift store after scouring the city for a corked bottle and coming up with nothing. The tag says, "In case of emergency," because in the game, the fairy is used for health and if you should die, the fairy will automatically bring you back to life.

Fairy in her bottle:


Fairy front view outside of bottle:


Fairy back view outside of bottle:


And this is the picture that I worked from:
http://www.gameswelike.com/web/pix/Zelda/History/Zelda03fairy.jpg

On a side note, I originally planned to make a fairy in a bottle from the more recent Zelda games (Ocarina of Time and Twilight Princess). I have this type of fairy tattooed to my ankle, but it didn't work out. I couldn't figure out how to get a glowy effect.
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« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2009 08:59:47 AM »

That is all kinda of awesome! I want one! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2009 09:11:47 AM »

That is such a cool idea!
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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2009 09:12:00 AM »

I think to crochet a doll is a talent above talent. I love this fairy and the jar was a great find.
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« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2009 09:42:26 AM »

I love it & I'm not even a video game fan!
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« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2009 11:26:16 AM »

I LOVE this! It looks amazing.
I hope you are proud of it! You should be.

Great job!!
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2009 11:49:12 AM »

From the title of this topic I expected a glowy-ball fairy, but I'm so happy you made a Link to the Past fairy! I recognized it right away, it is soooo cute! Wonderful job!!  Smiley

(In case of emergencies, yes, but the fairies in LttP only give you like... 6 hearts back...  Undecided)
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« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2009 02:08:44 PM »

This is so cool.  And useful during many of life's emergencies!
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« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2011 03:25:09 PM »

I know this is an old link but the pattern for the PDF - Little Fairy crochet is sold, are there any other fairies that would work for this?  My son's gf loves Zelda.  And, I'd love to make her one of these for Christmas.

Thanks for any info, ya'll are the best!

Update for anyone else who is new to all of this and didn't know, the etsy store for that seller has more of the fairy patterns /blush

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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2011 11:29:03 AM »

Man, that is one of the best things I have ever seen!
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