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.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 306,562
Currently Running With Scissors:
279 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Sherlock Holmes. Again.  (Read 8331 times)
Tags for this thread: sherlock_holmes  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Noxika
« on: February 04, 2012 04:08:23 AM »

One day I'll stop making Sherlock plushies. ...one day.  Until that day though, I have another, with my new pattern!

First up, sorry about the bad quality pics - my camera is having issues. :/

Sherlock is 15.5 inches tall and his coat made me want to slam myself -- and Sherlock -- into a wall. Repeatedly.  I'm going to be making a couple more, and there are some points I'm going to modify, but overall I thought it turned out as a passable/recognizable version of THE Coat (if you are a Sherlock fan you'll know all about THE Coat).

http://pics.livejournal.com/noxika/pic/0006y8dr
http://pics.livejournal.com/noxika/pic/0006saes

His coat and scarf come off but the rest of his clothes aren't removable. I made his shirt about half a dozen times perfecting the collar (after learning especially how to make a collar stand) only to realize that without a neck, it was never going to work and had to go with a slightly less impressive version. :/  

http://pics.livejournal.com/noxika/pic/0006x6c7
http://pics.livejournal.com/noxika/pic/0006ta9w

His eyes were hand painted with acrylics, as always and his hair is many,  many, mannnyyy pieces of layered felt.

http://pics.livejournal.com/noxika/pic/0006zhz2

And just because even though they always end up going to different homes, I have to make them with a height difference. My brain.. it is weird like that.


Comments are always welcomed! It makes all the stabbing myself with pins and so forth seem worthwhile! ^___^

« Last Edit: June 27, 2014 02:19:53 AM by HSG - Reason: Broken Images to links » THIS ROCKS   Logged
sharktopus
Offline Offline

Posts: 165
Joined: 05-Jan-2012

You don't need a permit for a glue gun.


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2012 04:39:10 AM »

The coat looks fantastic.  But I must say, you're real genius is the eyebrows.  They kind of make the face, don't they? Stupendous.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Alchamy513
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2721
Joined: 20-Sep-2009

Watson's Warriors


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2012 06:07:05 AM »

These are amazing... I love the height difference and the turned up coat collar!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I believe in Sherlock Holmes! : Avengers Assemble!
My Pinterest
Acherontia Aether
Offline Offline

Posts: 196
Joined: 18-Jul-2011

Morbid butterfly


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2012 07:39:53 AM »

Much like the real Sherlock, amazing eyes.  Kiss
THIS ROCKS   Logged

etsy.com/nz/shop/TriskeleCrafts

facebook.com/TriskeleNZ
Siatsu
Offline Offline

Posts: 15
Joined: 02-Feb-2012

Pins, Needles and Thread - how I wish I were dead.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2012 01:50:45 PM »

Beautiful, professional looking work! Great job. The eyes really draw your attention in.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2012 01:51:26 PM by Siatsu » THIS ROCKS   Logged
dhfreak
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2012 08:54:53 PM »

This is so freaking amazing... I had to comment here too. Thank you for introducing me to crafters... And I LOVE your Sherlock and Watson.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Up for personal Swaps

Current Swaps:
Grimm TV/Fairy-tale Swap
Three Tiny Movie Things Round 3
Creepy Cute Swap Round 2
Noxika
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2012 03:03:10 AM »

Thank you lovely people for the equally lovely feedback!  Kiss Kiss

Again, incredible work. Fantastic attention to detail. Style, design, construction... you're brilliant.
I'm looking through your previous posts for the back story on that avatar picture but not finding anything... Do Tell!

Oh! I had made and sold some Psych plushies and the awesome person that bought the Lassiter (and Shawn) plushie, found out Tim Omundson was going to be at the premiere of one of his movies (25 Hill) and went along. When Tim saw her and the plush, he and his wife freaked out about it, wanting to take pics of it and my friend (who bought the plush) ended up giving it to him. So now plush Lassie lives with his human counterpart! My friend sent me a lot of pics of him  and I made a replacement for my friend.   I keep one of the pics as my avatar because the look on his face when he saw it was priceless, and seeing him with it just makes me happy. Smiley

And thank you!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Asheri
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2012 04:34:21 PM »

Really awesome work Smiley
He is very handsome all around, but I especially LOVE the hair and his little jacket and coat. Lovely!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Noxika
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2012 05:04:19 AM »

That's such an awesome story! What a wonderful thing to happen, I just love it.

BTW do you know most of the pics in your older topics have vanished? I was so sad to see that when I was scouring them looking for this back story. Every time you post it's an epic project, I like to look at them again and again Smiley.

I do. =/ Real-life issues had me having a, well.. to be honest, pretty much an emtional/mental breakdown late last year and I took down all my posts and pics I had uploaded over at Livejournal (where my craftster pics were linked from) and deactivated my deviantart account (which I regretted once I came back and realized I couldn't un-deactive it, lol, FAIL), etc etc. so I lost a lot and messed up a lot of links.

Actually, Thanks for mentioning that - I should really go back and try and fix the broken links/upload replacement pics (at least what I still have pics of).  ...but that can be tomorrow's job (nothing like a little procrastination!) Wink 

And aww, that's such an amazingly sweet thing to say  - thank you!  Kiss
THIS ROCKS   Logged
purple_sense
Lurkey McLurkerson
Offline Offline

Posts: 187
Joined: 20-Dec-2005

I can have a dark side too!


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: February 06, 2012 07:53:29 AM »

I LOVE your Sherlock plushies!  (And your other ones, my love of Sherlock makes me biased.)  Your attention to detail is brilliant and I love your realisation of The Coat.  And maintaining the height difference, even though the owners would never know, that's excellent.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Scrap Busting Artwork
Let's Monkey Around!
Meatless Monday: Lemon Cornmeal Waffles

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.