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« on: December 13, 2012 08:58:43 PM »

Ok, last Christmas present related post (for now  Wink
my friends asked me to make her a bantha for christmas. This was my attempt. I'm not 100 percent happy with the face, but I think it looks cute, despite not being totally Bantha-like...for those of you who don't know, Banthas are from star wars  Grin

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this last picture is him without his fur on yet. He has a full wire skeleton, including a kind of rib cage, to give him a stable form. I filled him with polyfill and then wrapped him with thread to keep it all inside the skeleton. Then, I wrapped with white wool batting before putting on the higher quality brown roving for fur.

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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2012 09:48:15 PM »

That is absoloutely fantastic!!!!
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« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2012 08:21:34 AM »

So cute. Thanks for sharing your how to with us!

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« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2012 06:04:27 PM »

Thanks! I should have take a pic before I wrapped it, but didn't remember. Next thing i make, ill write a tutorial. My son wants me to make Gollum for him!!

« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2012 09:12:50 AM »

Definitely NOT bantha pudu!! Hehehe, super cute, still grinning, and overall pretty impressive Cheesy

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« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2012 08:52:13 AM »

Wow! This is awesome!

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« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2012 11:53:11 AM »

so cute! great job!
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