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Topic: Re: Nine-Fingered Frodo and the Ring of Doom. NOW WITH PATTERN-Y GOODNESS!!!  (Read 7573 times)
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« on: January 18, 2011 03:57:21 PM »

So, I was trolling through ThinkGeek the other day when I stumbled across these cuties:


I truly, madly, deeply wanted a Frodo doll.  I had my finger on the buy button when, in a flash of craftyness I thought to myself, "Hey...you could make that.  And it might even be cuter. And you'll love it more, because you made it.  Also, you won't have to pay for shipping."

So, I did.



I'm ridiculously proud of him.  It's the first pattern I've ever drawn up completely by myself.  And the fact that I had enough patience to sew him those (stupidly tiny and insanely frustrating) clothes is kinda a big deal.  I'm not that patient.   Roll Eyes



CLOSE UP!!!

I absolutely love the material I found for his cloak.  It kinda changed my life.   Cheesy I used green wire for the leaf brooch, but it didn't show too well in the picture.  

I'm still pretty new at this so comments and critiques are always welcome!  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2011 04:03:17 PM »

Amazing work! Yours is definitely much cuter.
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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2011 04:03:42 PM »

love him! i want one lol
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« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2011 04:53:42 PM »

so so cute <3 the one ring  Cheesy
also, is that an ... orc? on the right? O___o the others are pretty spot on but...
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« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2011 05:42:11 PM »

I think it's supposed to be an orc.  Or a goblin? Maybe...I don't actually know.
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« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2011 06:18:36 PM »

Wow! He's so adorable! I love it!!
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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2011 06:20:57 PM »

Is he pretty much just 2D?  Like his head would be two ovals sewn together and stuffed?  Cause now I totally wanna make one too Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2011 06:40:12 PM »

Pretty much.  I can post the pattern if you're interested.
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« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2011 09:17:18 PM »

he is SO cute...way cuter than the thinkgeek plush for sure!!!
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« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2011 11:13:18 PM »

Aww he is cute. I wouldn't have the patience to fiddle around I don't think. But good job you did. No need to feel bad about being proud about him, I would be too!
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