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« 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.
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« 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.
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« 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!

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

Thank you both!
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« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2013 06:53:00 PM »

We LOVE No David! and I love your David! He is very cute.
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« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2013 07:03:37 PM »

Yes, David! He's so awesome, johnson.mom2two.
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« Reply #6 on: April 16, 2013 07:42:06 PM »

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« 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!
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« Reply #8 on: April 17, 2013 01:33:33 PM »

Great job!
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« Reply #9 on: April 17, 2013 04:54:55 PM »

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