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« on: April 27, 2010 03:29:49 AM »

while making some of my sweater mushrooms..... I came up with these little "eskignomes"......they kinda look like a cross between and eskimo and a gnome .......hence the birth of.......the ESKIGNOME....







just like the mushrooms and cottage, these two were made out of recycled sweaters.........the bigger one is about 3 1/2 inches and the smaller one is a little under 3.

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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2010 06:23:37 AM »

These are just adorable! I featured them today on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2010 07:21:40 AM »

They are just beautiful!
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« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2010 07:52:01 AM »

These are just adorable! I featured them today on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley

THANKS!!

and on another note....it has been brought to my attention that the word 'eskimo' is not used anymore, it means "meateater" and was found to be racist...... the proper term is now INUIT...... When thinking of a name for these little guys I never meant to be racist, just CUTE..... I really hope that no one will find harm in the way it was used.
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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2010 08:14:47 AM »


THANKS!!

and on another note....it has been brought to my attention that the word 'eskimo' is not used anymore, it means "meateater" and was found to be racist...... the proper term is now INUIT...... When thinking of a name for these little guys I never meant to be racist, just CUTE..... I really hope that no one will find harm in the way it was used.

I am Inuk, and it does not offend me. I believe it depends on the context, and whether or not the term is used maliciously - which is clearly not the case here.

Cute little guys Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2010 08:28:38 AM »

so cute and adorable!
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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2010 08:42:17 AM »

These are just adorable! I featured them today on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley

THANKS!!

and on another note....it has been brought to my attention that the word 'eskimo' is not used anymore, it means "meateater" and was found to be racist...... the proper term is now INUIT...... When thinking of a name for these little guys I never meant to be racist, just CUTE..... I really hope that no one will find harm in the way it was used.


Honestly I think our society has become entirely too sensitive. Your work is adorable and the name, well I looked at your post from my facebook because I thought the name was cute too  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2010 12:17:41 PM »

Very cute!!!
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2010 12:27:08 PM »


THANKS!!

and on another note....it has been brought to my attention that the word 'eskimo' is not used anymore, it means "meateater" and was found to be racist...... the proper term is now INUIT...... When thinking of a name for these little guys I never meant to be racist, just CUTE..... I really hope that no one will find harm in the way it was used.

I am Inuk, and it does not offend me. I believe it depends on the context, and whether or not the term is used maliciously - which is clearly not the case here.

Cute little guys Smiley



thank you ....... and you are right.... they were just named to be CUTE
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« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2010 06:10:28 PM »

ACK! Those are fantastic! Simple and perfect. It's amazing how much life you breathe into your little creatures. They really do come alive!
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