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« on: June 11, 2013 09:22:12 AM »

I was in a swap recently and my partner has some great ideas for the type of poppet she wanted. One of her ideas was a mermaid. I've always wanted to make one but was never sure about how to make the tail. I thought I would give it a shot and this is what I came up with.



I just couldn't pass up trying to make a tail with that fabric. It looked like scales to me. And for her hair I found the little bubbles in the party department and thought it looked a bit like the seaweed with the little bulbs on them you find in the ocean. She even had her own offering of a big ol pearl for her new friend.
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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2013 09:38:51 AM »

Wonderful, such a pretty poppet.  I agree the fabric is perfect for the tail.  Love the oyster and pearl too.
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2013 09:40:50 AM »

I love this!! She is so prettying her hair is perfect!
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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2013 12:19:08 PM »

Love, love, love this poppet.  I haven't a clue how you made it, but it's perfect.
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2013 01:12:25 PM »

You're right, that fabric just screams mermaid tail Smiley Her hair is gorgeous as well. I'd say you had one lucky partner Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2013 03:06:57 PM »

What a beautiful mermaid poppet. I love her hair.
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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2013 06:13:30 PM »

That is so cute! Good job!
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2013 07:53:23 PM »

You did such a great job!  The pearls in her hair are a nice touch.
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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2013 09:23:58 PM »

She's wonderful!  The tail turned out great & I especially love her hair.
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« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2013 08:54:06 AM »

Beautiful!!!  LOVE the hair.
Hey, you should join the Poppet vs. Amigurumi swap ;-)
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