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Topic: Don't blink...it's a Weeping Angel poppet  (Read 6714 times)
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« on: February 22, 2011 10:53:42 PM »

My partner received today, so I can finally share the poppet I made for the Doctor Who round 5 swap.  Grin

I saw her in my garden...at first I thought she was a statue, but then I blinked...and she moved!



I used ghillie's wonderful poppet pattern, with a few modifications.  She's made from grey Alova suede and her dress is a "stone" look fabric that was a lucky find (I was looking for a different fabric and found this tucked in the back of the fabric store).



Trying to get her hair to look like the Angels' was probably the hardest part--I went through lots of trial and error and cutting and fiddling trying to get it to look right.  But in the end, I'm proud of how it turned out.  Her wings are quilted to give texture and shape.  Fitting her dress over the wings was another interesting experience...



It was a lot of fun making her and I'm very proud of how she turned out.  I just hope she behaves herself in her new home...  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2011 11:20:27 PM »

Wow!!! That's fantastic! It looks perfect!
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2011 11:51:21 PM »

That's so cool!!!!
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2011 12:03:23 AM »

its stunning!
honestly when i first saw it i thought of the song "concrete angel"
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2011 12:32:24 AM »

I love it x 13,590,714
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2011 01:29:31 AM »

I love this so much!  The grey tones match perfectly and you can tell right away its a weeping angel which I think always makes a characterisation of a poppet a success Smiley well done!
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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2011 03:44:16 AM »

I admire all the poppets but this is by far the most outstanding one I have ever seen!

Do me a favour would you and cover her eyes?? Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 23, 2011 04:46:16 AM »

excellent job!  what a lucky partner Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2011 05:54:04 AM »

Oh, my! She's scary cute! Awesome job on the wings, too - they look absolutely perfect.
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« Reply #9 on: February 23, 2011 06:22:48 AM »

Wonderful! You did a great job - she looks like a poppet and she looks like a Weeping Angel, and it works perfectly.
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