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« on: October 06, 2012 10:32:03 AM »

Meet the NOMMS!


Indigenous to closet corners and green places, the NOMMS are a shy race of free-spirited ground dwellers.

Their main strategy to avoid capture is moving at the speed of snails and thereby successfully fooling the onlooker into thinking that they are lifeless. No self-respecting carnivore would ever try to eat them. This results from their incredible ability to talk their opponents to death with mindless, neverending chatter when they feel threatened, although in their natural state when happy and content, NOMMS are shy and quiet.

The NOMMS' droppings are said to have numerous magical attributes, such as the growing of violently green facial hair, when consumed in a stiff drink. Because of this superstition, they are highly popular among the different tribes of Leprechauns and were held in captivity until it became known, that most of their owners died of chatter-caused exploding-head-syndrome
 
The NOMMS live on a diet of air and all things green. Unique individuals of this race have been found to even develop romantic feelings for evergreen plants, broccoli or green Jell-O.

Due to their worship of all things green-ish and the NOMMS' unceasing chatter at evil captors, the creation myths of their god, Gooey, the Green, prompted the early rumors of aliens as beings with green skin.

In 1912, two of the oldest NOMMS by the name of Mo and No, organized a mass-strike where all NOMMS stopped pooping and thus escaped their prisons.
Today, the average NOMMS can only be found outside of Ireland.








This was originally inspired by the incredible Green Elevator's and loveandasandwich's creations and it started as a fake swap along with the current Covert Abandoned Art Swap- but as you can see, I only made 4 of them so far and I seriously doubt that I will be able to just abandon these fuzzy creatures in the wild streets of the city. So now I have to find them loving homes... Grin
They are all handstitched and about 8,5 inches tall and about 5 inches wide.


What do you think?
Any comments or critique are highly appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2012 11:26:55 AM »

SSSQQQUUUEEEE!  Sssqqquueee sssqqquuueee ssqqquuueeeddlldeDEEEEEE!

You should get sick more often BBB (no not really Grin) if it helps you discover such amazingness. You rock rock ROCK!!!
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I will finish the swaps I'm in...promise Grin
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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2012 11:40:30 AM »

Thank you sweetie! I must admit that sick leave does have its adventages Wink
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2012 12:02:08 PM »

These are incredible and your stiches are so perfect.
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« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2012 12:32:31 PM »

EEEEEEPPPPPPPPPP!!!!! They are fantastic!!!!! I wish I could take a sick leave and become productive- the only thing I can be when sick is cranky!

I love your story too Smiley  You are so amazing!
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« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2012 01:02:36 PM »

I love the grey and purple Nomm, he can come live with me  Wink I would name him Cyril!!! What happens if a green Nomm is born? Would he/she become their God?  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2012 01:11:52 PM »

really adorable. So creative -- a great twist on monster plushes. Beautiful sewing, by the way. I wish I could be that exact.
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« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2012 02:38:07 PM »

Thank you, Dr. Craft, Bunnie Boo,  teachart and lovesclutter!  Grin

The NOMMS are very happy to meet with your approval and they tell me, that if a green NOMMS is born, he or she immediately advances to leadership of whatever group it is born in, which might account for some of the more odd behaviour certain groups have exhibited- like the wearing of underwear on their heads Grin
Only if two green NOMMS have offspring and that one is born green, will he or she be considered a god. Of course, Gooey, the Green, is said to have been the first one of them and the story goes that she had 13 green children!
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« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2012 03:16:45 PM »

My face is just like the orange one at the mo.  Full of adoration and curiosity at what will come next Grin
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« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2012 01:02:52 PM »

The feet kill me.  SO freaking cute.
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