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« on: March 20, 2010 08:37:06 PM »

I need to sew down my stash of fulled sweaters, and for inspiration I am using a wacky coloring book from the early 60s. So far I only have made two, one from the cover, the other from the letter "T":

http://decapod.home.silentsong.net/sswap671.jpg [edited to change broken image to link]

http://decapod.home.silentsong.net/sswap670.jpg [edited to change broken image to link]

I tried to wire his tail, but I don't think it was very successful.

The cover animal is a sort of psycho bunny:
http://decapod.home.silentsong.net/sswap666.jpg [edited to change broken image to link]

http://decapod.home.silentsong.net/sswap665.jpg [edited to change broken image to link]

And here is the coloring book:
http://decapod.home.silentsong.net/azoo.jpg [edited to change broken image to link]
Most of the cover animals are not actually in the book, although the tiger is. I think I might make the Yak next.

eta: I made the monkey from the cover instead.  (Yak is still on the list, though)

monkey under construction:
http://decapod.home.silentsong.net/monkey.jpg [edited to change broken image to link]

and finished:
http://decapod.home.silentsong.net/sswap678.jpg [edited to change broken image to link]
http://decapod.home.silentsong.net/sswap679.jpg [edited to change broken image to link]

i used a dowel to stuff his tail, which is 4 feet (~1.3 m) long.
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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2010 09:07:54 PM »

ok, those little goobers just rock!!!  I love how you made his tail!  Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2010 09:10:54 PM »

 Grin I love them so much you totally captured them completely!! Also since the cover doesn't show the tiger's tail (and because is so cute) I think it works perfectly!!  Wink

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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2010 10:41:22 PM »

these are fantastic, and the psycho bunny's hilarious Cheesy attaching all the stripes must have been time consuming - but so worth it!

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« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2010 12:15:05 AM »

Nice! And what a cool place to find inspiration.

« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2010 02:28:26 AM »

These really capture the look of the book!
I'm really hoping you'll do the bird next.
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2010 05:46:31 AM »

Wow...you've got serious skill!!! These are amazing!!

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« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2010 08:47:29 AM »

Wow, these are great.  You totally rocked them for sure.  Nice work.

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« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2010 09:03:31 AM »

They are wonderful! I can't wait to see what you make next! That really is a clever idea!

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« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2010 09:17:00 PM »

Yea, the tiger is mine, mine, mine (I claimed him in the Shop the Swap swap)! I promise I'll give him a good home, ptarmic. Grin

Any plans for the monkey? I'd claim him in hot minute!

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