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bunyip
« on: June 26, 2011 09:05:26 AM »

This is my first doll, so he took me four months to finish.  I used a Pam Gross pattern for the body and downloaded pictures of period clothes to draft my patterns.  All the stitching was done by hand.  Then there was a lot of trial and error in figuring out the best ways to do the rest.   Smiley


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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2011 10:08:18 AM »

Holy crackoly!  He is amazing!  This rocks!
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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2011 11:03:19 AM »

So freaking awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2011 11:05:01 AM »

EFFING AMAZING!
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« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2011 11:23:06 AM »

This rocks!
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mikhyel
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2011 11:50:02 AM »

I keep looking at him and seeing a different bit that I like best each time!  I love the little rum bottle, and the compass, and the beard, and the tattoo, and the fact that he's standing in that sort of tilty position that he does!  *squee*  Really, I just think that this is altogether awesome.
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« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2011 11:57:06 AM »

He is amazing! It's so detailed! Tattoo and everything... You must have studied his pictures a lot. How tall is he? This definitely rocks!
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« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2011 12:11:17 PM »

He's 2 feet tall with his hat on.  You have no idea how much I studied those pictures!   I worked on him during spare time at work, and people in the office were starting to say that I was obsessed.  Which I was, but they didn't have to say so.   Roll Eyes   ha!

I forgot to say in my original post, his pockets are all real, functional welt flap pockets, his pants are drop front trousers with functional pockets, and his compass opens and has a dial that turns.  It seems like it took me almost as long to figure out how to make things as it did to actually make them.   Smiley





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« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2011 12:34:31 PM »

He definitely" ROCKS" I can not believe all the detail that went into making him. You really must of studied a lot to get him so realistic. He is so amazing! I keep thingking he's going to start talking any second. You should very pround of yourself. I also love the tattoo & everything else. Thanks for showing him. Cool
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WOOOOOOOWW!!!!

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