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« on: October 09, 2003 01:07:27 PM »

Hello fellow crafters!!  

I'm looking for help on how to construct a book I'm writing/making.  It's about a turtle & a caterpillar.  There will be three small accordian folded books.  And one crocheted turtle w/ caterpillar:


It will be in the shape of a turtle shell w/ four drawers around the shell--to hold each book & the toy.  You will be able to pull out the drawers to read the book inside.  Does this make sense??  I know how to make the books & the drawers.  I'm just not sure how to go about making the shell.  

Your wonderful ideas would be much appreciated!!   Thank you.
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« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2003 09:29:06 PM »

just a few thoughts

is it gonna be lke a three dimensional thing
paper mache is rilly fun
and its near haloween you could get one of those army hats at a haloween store cheep

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« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2003 08:31:12 AM »

yes, it will be 3d.  i never thought of paper mache--that would work.  goodness knows my husband has a buttload of wallstreet journals lying around--everywhere!!  but what's the army hat for?
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« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2003 11:37:14 AM »

the army hat would be for the mold of the paper mache
to give it a round turtle shell like back

or you could probably try a balloon

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« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2003 12:28:35 PM »

oh, derrrrr!  i'm a bit slow!!  i was thinking of one of those cloth rectangle shaped hats--the ones that you can also origami fold.  i was really confused what i would be doing with that  Smiley  

that would actually work better cuz i need to have the bottom of the shell open, so i can make a floor support to hold the drawers.  it's also funny that i didn't catch onto the army hat cuz a kid once made a picture of a camo army hat for me & i turned it into a turtle.  he thought it was a cool idea.  we named it army turtle.
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« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2003 10:41:32 PM »

i can almost see it

its gonna be really interesting,

did you know they sell these brightley colored plastic turtles at party stores  im trying to think of something neat to do with those i have like thirty from a party a while back..

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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2003 10:19:06 AM »

oooooooooooh.  what are the turtles used for??  can you take a pic of one--i know i could come up with several ideas for you!!!  or just tell me how big they are.  what kind of party did you have??  i love turtles!!!!
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