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: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 309,995
Currently Running With Scissors:
425 Guests and 5 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: "No, David"  (Read 3105 times)
Tags for this thread: doll  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
BigBangMomma
Offline Offline

Posts: 2950
Joined: 20-Jul-2011

I can't keep calm...I'm a GOALIE mom!


View Profile WWW
« on: April 16, 2013 02:17:38 PM »

My son asked me to make him a David ami from the Caldecott Honor Book "No, David" by David Shannon.   I didn't have a pattern, so I kinda followed an image I found online for shape, and then played around with creating him. This was my first no pattern at all ami I've made, and he loves it.  The picture I'm posting shows my ami next to the book for comparison.

I didn't have any flesh colored yarn in my stash, so I used two different colored white yarns, one acrylic the other cotton.  I know his teeth look really weird on my ami, but I think it turned out pretty good all things considered.

Thanks for looking and sorry he's sideways.
« Last Edit: April 16, 2013 02:18:41 PM by johnson.mom2two » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Stuff an Easter Basket Swap 3: Sent!
Felt Twinchie Swap: Waiting on Partners!
Common Ground Swap 5: Waiting on Partners!

Craftster Card Swap: Waiting on Sign Ups!
LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 13908
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2013 04:40:50 PM »

This is so sweet! I'm not surprised to hear that your son loves him.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

LadybugsAndBumblebees
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 7449
Joined: 18-Dec-2009

I'm so squishy!


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2013 04:57:46 PM »

OMG!  I am a preschool teacher and all the No, David! books are such a hit with the kids!

Having a "David" to go with the book is just plain awesome!

Kudos to you!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

BigBangMomma
Offline Offline

Posts: 2950
Joined: 20-Jul-2011

I can't keep calm...I'm a GOALIE mom!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: April 16, 2013 06:22:29 PM »

Thank you both!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Stuff an Easter Basket Swap 3: Sent!
Felt Twinchie Swap: Waiting on Partners!
Common Ground Swap 5: Waiting on Partners!

Craftster Card Swap: Waiting on Sign Ups!
Whistley
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Adventure is out there!
Offline Offline

Posts: 2010
Joined: 04-Jan-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2013 06:53:00 PM »

We LOVE No David! and I love your David! He is very cute.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Let me 'splain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up.
Cwafting. Cwafting is wot bwings us togevvah today.
Calabaza
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3369
Joined: 09-Jun-2010

It's a long story.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2013 07:03:37 PM »

Yes, David! He's so awesome, johnson.mom2two.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
BigBangMomma
Offline Offline

Posts: 2950
Joined: 20-Jul-2011

I can't keep calm...I'm a GOALIE mom!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2013 07:42:06 PM »

Thanks so much!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Stuff an Easter Basket Swap 3: Sent!
Felt Twinchie Swap: Waiting on Partners!
Common Ground Swap 5: Waiting on Partners!

Craftster Card Swap: Waiting on Sign Ups!
I Sew Cute
Jewelry and Trinkets Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm a Fanatic Friend of Craftster!
Offline Offline

Posts: 8162
Joined: 08-Apr-2008

Take me to the kittens!!! >^.^<


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2013 08:24:42 PM »

This is great! My kiddos loved that book! I loved how it was illustrated, so carefree & childlike! Great work!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Check out Trinkets & Jewelry! Wink
pinterest
blog
twitter
etsy
spikefan
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4079
Joined: 13-Aug-2007


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2013 01:33:33 PM »

Great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

BigBangMomma
Offline Offline

Posts: 2950
Joined: 20-Jul-2011

I can't keep calm...I'm a GOALIE mom!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2013 04:54:55 PM »

Thank you so much!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Stuff an Easter Basket Swap 3: Sent!
Felt Twinchie Swap: Waiting on Partners!
Common Ground Swap 5: Waiting on Partners!

Craftster Card Swap: Waiting on Sign Ups!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Hot Hot Pads
March 22, 2017 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Chandelier Earrings

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 ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.