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« on: March 16, 2010 07:48:48 PM »


You may have seen Gaston Gustave's breakthrough moves and jaw-dropping jumps at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics!
He came into the competition as the underdog, because he was the shortest and furriest of all the contenders. But the crowd was dazzled by his movements, and enthralled by his Ziggy Stardust-like apparel! And he came out in the end with a gold medal.
Unfortunately, this is going to be his last year at the Olympics, because his wife just gave birth to a litter of 10 monster pups.


Gaston Gustave is about 11 inches tall
11 inches from arm-to-arm.
Lots of hand-embroidered details!


I made him for the Schmancy plush olympic challenge, the deadline was today (Just made it!) We were given categories from the winter olympic games & had to make a plush out of our category, mine obviously was figure skating!



& a zoom in of his outfit, my favorite part is his fringe on his arms :B






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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2010 09:32:05 PM »

Your stuff is always so awesome, but this guy is just the awesome-est of them all!  Smiley  What a creative and fun idea!  Great job, and keep 'em coming!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2010 05:28:00 AM »

Hee hee hee, oh he's adorable! His little outfit reminds me of the ones worn in that Will Ferrell ice skating movie. Smiley (And those eyes are too cool!)
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2010 06:57:52 AM »

 Cheesy He is toooooo adorable for words!!!!  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2010 07:24:34 AM »

Wow he looks great!
I bet he would totally win from that Russian dude Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2010 09:24:33 PM »

Hee hee hee, oh he's adorable! His little outfit reminds me of the ones worn in that Will Ferrell ice skating movie. Smiley (And those eyes are too cool!)

Hahah, thanks! That was sort of my inspiration + ziggy stardust + browsing through real figure skater costumes from the past.
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