A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Monday, May 23 News:  Please take a moment to congratulate and thank our newest Craftster Moderators, lindyv321, pottermouth, PerfectlyBohemian, Mistress Jennie and LovelyMiss!
Total Members: 305,657
Currently Running With Scissors:
408 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Moshi & Jake (pic heavy)  (Read 931 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
blossom1044
I want to make things - I want to get better! I must have patience with myself!
Offline Offline

Posts: 760
Joined: 16-Apr-2008

I'm a mum 1st, craftster 2nd & I hate working FT!


View Profile
« on: June 27, 2011 04:06:53 AM »

Group shot

Now the background....
My son at 5 years old (almost) has just discovered Moshi Monsters.  He wanted a soft play one.  So yesterday DS and I made our interpretation of one.  My son did everything except cutting out, pinning and the hand sewing of the head onto the neck.  Yes he used the sewing machine.  For the first time too.  Moshi is made from blue fleece and Felt.  He was a quick make as Ross made him yesterday afternoon.  Though I think my son is very talented.
Here is Moshi

without jacket & his back



A few years ago Ghillie kindly gave me the poppet pattern.  I made Deema the Poppet first.  But DS wanted a boy one.  He was 2 1/2 at the time.  So one Christmas i made Jake, the Giant Poppet.  Jake's hair wasa strip of white faux fur I had lying around.  He is about 2 foot tall!  His clothes are 3 month old baby clothes my son once wore!  Yep he is THAT Big.  He's here now because I forgot to post him a few years ago.
Here is Jake front and back


having a chat


comments and criticm appreciated
« Last Edit: June 27, 2011 04:41:03 AM by blossom1044 » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Love
T
Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2011 05:09:42 AM »

Cute. Your son really loves them too.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
underthemountain
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 13322
Joined: 23-Feb-2006

live aloha


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2011 05:33:12 AM »

These are awesome!  Really love Moshi.  My daughter is a huge fan and I have been planning to make her a katsuma (bunny) based on the one she designed.  I feel very inspired now!!  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Raindancing
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2011 12:42:51 PM »

Wow!  You're right, your son is very talented.  Beautiful job on that doll (although I'm not familiar with the character).

I also love Jake the giant poppet.  One of these days I'll make me a poppet...

THIS ROCKS   Logged
blossom1044
I want to make things - I want to get better! I must have patience with myself!
Offline Offline

Posts: 760
Joined: 16-Apr-2008

I'm a mum 1st, craftster 2nd & I hate working FT!


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2011 02:44:26 PM »

thank you.  Ross is very proud of moshi and himself.  He wants to take it for show and tell on Wednesday and can't wait.

DHubby frowned at me when I said I was going to teach Ross to sew and use a machine.  DH is a bloke, so sewing machines are for girls!  He's now convinced otherwise and is very proud of our little boy.

Ross wants to make himself a fishing vest next.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Love
T
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
15 Ways to Dress Up Your Wedding Cake
How to Make a Mango and Coconut Traybake in 52 Seconds
How to Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Trifle
How to Make Easy Caramel Apples for Fall
The Real Bananas Foster with Ralph Brennan
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Reusable Dryer Sheets
Tute Tuesday: Painted Background
Easy Summer Salads

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.