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Foxy Sam
« on: December 28, 2012 11:24:50 PM »

Here is the Scottish Viking I made on request for a friend.
I used the body pattern from the pillow pixie elf by Peggytoes: http://www.craftsy.com/pattern/crocheting/toy/pillow-pixi...

though I changed the ears and made the rest up, the hair took ages but I wanted it to look wild and woolly, which I think looked great. Then I did a sewn kilt and felt shirt as well as a sporran and a kilt pinwhat do you think? My friend loved it! oh and a polymer clay viking axe and viking hammer with bamboo handles.



Here he is whilst his outfit was in progress...but still has his shirt on to keep his dignity (o= ha!


with kilt on but without sash at this stage...


Close up of some of his details...


His back


with sash


with viking hat and shield


a close look at his eyes and eye brows


another close up this time of his kilt pin and pouch


with his shield






I made them out of polymer clay and bamboo sticks.




With his tools/weapons:






I also made detachable genitals as she wanted some for a laugh but not all the time so that her kids wouldn't see, but I didn't take a photo of them...they had the hook velcro on them so that they just stuck to the wool when wanting to.   Grin

What do you think of him?
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« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2012 02:14:47 AM »

He's wonderful. I love all of his little details and the abundance of his hair. The thought of detachable gentialia made me laugh too. Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2012 02:49:46 AM »

I love love love him.

And now I have the song Detachable Penis stuck in my head - thanks!  Tongue
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« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2012 07:25:54 AM »

I think I'm going to have to make one of these for my husband, hahaha.
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« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2012 10:20:35 AM »

I cannot imagine how much time you put into that! Great work!
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« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2012 11:05:03 AM »

He rocks because of all the little details, but your POST rocks because of this phrase: "I also made detachable genitals..."  Grin
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Foxy Sam
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2012 12:32:54 PM »

Thanks Antidigger, I wanted his hair to be wild and woolly!

Thanks Silvermoon, I so didn't know there was a song called detachable penis...hehehehe...

Thanks purpleparadox - it was lots of fun, took ages but think it turned out great.

Thanks johnson.mom2two it did take a very considerable length of time, in fact ages...hehehe  Grin

Thanks AmyLynn98 - it certainly made me laugh.   Grin
 
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« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2012 08:39:55 PM »

This is GREAT!  Wow - I'm really impressed.
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« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2012 01:23:37 AM »

Wow this is really well done!!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2013 09:58:33 AM »

What a fantastic little guy.  I can't believe all the detail you put into him.
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