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Topic: Giant, 8 ft, orange and rainbow leopard print squid with white faux-fur hair  (Read 973 times)
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« on: April 29, 2011 05:09:40 PM »

So, I started this early Feb. I got all the pieces cut out, then I started hand-sewing it. Big mistake. I ran out of steam after just one short tentacle and one long tentacle. So, I started it up again this past Sunday, and finished it last night. Now, without further rambing, my squid (PS-what should I name him? I want a play on words, like Squidartha or Bo-Squiddly (Both taken)):

If I could change anything, I would have centered the tentacles better, and used orange thread, not black, to sew him up.

Thanks for looking!!!
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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2011 06:36:01 PM »

Holy cow that squid is large. I can't believe you stitched it by hand! He looks great.
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2011 07:46:07 PM »

Thanks! My next project is going to be a sharktopus, inspired by this-http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=369653.msg4345242#4345242. He's only going to be 3 and 1/2 feet long.
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« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2011 10:14:09 AM »

Impressive! Look at the size of that thing. I'll post again if I have any name suggestions.
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« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2011 08:42:58 AM »

Epic!
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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2011 06:03:54 AM »

Wow, really pretty, I love the inside of the tentacles Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2011 06:56:01 AM »

Wow, what are you going to do with him??
If it were a girl, I would call her Squid Charisse! Maybe you could call him Squidney Poitier! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2011 10:25:05 AM »

Darth Squiddious?
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« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2011 11:44:56 AM »

No name suggestions but holy crap that is awesome!  So jelly.
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