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« on: August 12, 2013 03:28:14 AM »

Dalek Pincushion Tutorial

Materials Used:
Felt, black and brown
Embroidery thread
Needles
Pins
Fiberfill

I used the paper pattern from gfoyle on deviantart to make my Dalek pincushion. I cut out the paper pattern and pinned it to pieces of felt. I did not cut the tabs out of the felt. I did cut the large pieces to go in between the body but did not end up using them. I only used the bottom piece. I cut those out and then embroider the designs straight through the paper onto the felt. I then carefully cut and pulled the pieces of paper off.

I stitched the top piece to the middle piece and then closed up the back. I stitched the large bottom piece around the middle piece and then closed it up the back. I closed the head up by folding the pieces over and stitching through them.

I attached the bottom of the Dalek and stitched up until I had a small hole. I stuffed the Dalek with fiberfill and closed the hole.

I pushed pins in all around the Dalek and used three colored ones for his arms and eye stalk.

Psychic Paper Needle book Tutorial

Material Used:
Felt, black and white
Embroidery thread

I traced around a small book I received from the bank to get the right size and shape of the book.

I cut out the cover and then cut out the three inside sheets (this doubles and becomes six).

I used a running stich up the binding of the book to attach the three sheets. I trimmed the white pages a little to make them smaller than the outside.

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http://gfoyle.deviantart.com/art/Paper-comic-style-Dalek-pt2-157975459
http://gfoyle.deviantart.com/art/Paper-comic-style-Dalek-pt1-157975040

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« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2013 05:20:38 AM »

Adorable, what a great job.
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« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2013 07:54:40 AM »

I LOVE YOUR PINCUSHION!  Using the pins makes the dalek so cute!!!  Thanks for the links to the instructions!

Every Dr. Who fan needs a Dalek pincushion, right?

Also, wow--you sure needed that needle book...lots of pointy, sharp needles now have a home!
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« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2013 12:51:31 PM »

How clever!! I love the way the pins make part of the Dalek's structure. Adorable!!

Thanks for sharing your process too.
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