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« on: November 18, 2010 12:41:04 PM »

Every year around this time (heck, sometimes in the middle of summer too) if my son is acting particularly rotten we tell him that we spied Thimbletack, his Christmas elf, and that he was going to be immediately reported to Santa.

This year I decided to make a Thimbletack for my kiddo.

He's very handsome and takes great pride in his facial hair... especially his eyebrows (just like my husband... damn I wish he'd pluck or trim those things!)



As you can see, he's got a wee bit of Scottish blood in him (my kidlet loves kilts)



His vest is made from a felted wool sweater arm, his 'belt' is the band from a wrist watch, and those two little religious medallions are found objects.



He is a Scottish fella but things do get a bit nippy at the North Pole so he has some fancy striped knickers to keep his bits and pieces toasty.



Here's a look at the back of the coat.



There's a few more things to add to the fella but he's just about ready for the big reveal. I'm thinking that I might hide him somewhere my son will stumble across him. I hopes he loves him Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2010 01:20:55 PM »

Well, I just love him! Especially his kilt and jacket.
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2010 02:18:34 PM »

Oh, I wish he was my Christmas elf! He is great.
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2010 02:37:12 PM »

Each elf just keeps getting better and better!
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« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2010 01:56:03 PM »

I love your elf.  Wish ours was that good but she is getting quite old.  My kids are now 11,12,14 & 16 and still ask if Snowflake is going to visit this year and wondering what she is going to bring them or what trouble she is going to get into
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« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2010 07:18:02 PM »

He is totally awesome! I especially love his ensemble. Thimbletack looks fantastic!
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« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2010 10:48:48 PM »

Oh he's just too cute!  I love his outfit, especially the jacket! 
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« Reply #7 on: November 21, 2010 01:28:12 PM »

Adorable. I might have to get a Christmas elf that reports to Santa when Little Bean is bad.
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« Reply #8 on: November 25, 2010 03:46:06 PM »

He is wonderful!  I love all the little details you added.  I am making an elf right now too.  He is for my sister and her kids, he is going to be an advent elf. 
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Aw he's adorable <3 Good job!
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