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Topic: Taggie Trogdor baby toy (with pattern)!  (Read 2696 times)
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« on: April 16, 2013 11:38:33 AM »

I was inspired randomly to make this for my cousin, who just welcomed his first baby into the world!
This simple thought occurred to me: What little girl wouldn't love chewing on Trogdor?
(...If I'm wrong, then I don't want to be right.)

I threw together the pattern, in case anyone wants to take this concept and run with it! Hopefully it isn't too confusing.

When I made this, I had more ideas than resources. Thus, here are some ideas that didn't make it into mine!
  • Add something that crinkles to the wings
  • Add something that squeaks to the body
  • Add something that rattles to the arm

If you make one of these, let me know as I'd love to see the result!
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« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2013 01:28:31 PM »

Burninating all the [babies] in the thatch roofed cottages! Sweet. I knew who it was from the thumbnail. Very well made. And no, you are not wrong. Every baby should chew on Trogdor!

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« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2013 03:20:50 PM »

Bahaha...excellent! Thank you  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2013 07:54:08 AM »

Ha!!  I love it.  That one beefy arm. <3  I now wish I knew someone who appreciates StrongBad and has a baby I could make this for... alas!

« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2013 08:05:30 AM »

TROGDOR THE MAGNIFICENT!!! This is so excellent!  And in fact I DO know someone who just had a baby and would appreciate this... THANK YOU for the inspiration and pattern, so very great!

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« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2013 03:03:02 PM »

Thank yous!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2013 01:42:54 PM »

What a great baby toy!  Do you have any suggestions for what could be put in that crinkles?

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« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2013 04:25:05 PM »

Yay!  Trogdor lives!   Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: April 24, 2013 05:51:25 PM »

Thank yous! From what  gather, there is special crinkly material safe for baby and pet toys. What springs to mind for me, however, is that shiny plastic gift wrap stuff what has a name I can not recall.  I considered  ripping apart a toy from the dollar store for a crinkle effect, which might also be an inexpensive way to obtain a squeeker!
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« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2013 05:17:31 AM »

The crinkly material is mylar. Awesome work! If I had another baby, they'd need one of these! Love it!!!

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