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Topic: It's a Boy! Needle felted Gender reveal pumpkin  (Read 876 times)
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« on: October 02, 2013 07:20:37 AM »

A friend of mine saw on Pinterest a fun way to reveal the gender of her new baby. She used a real pumpkin, drew on a face, attached a pacifier and then after the ultrasound told her it was a boy, she added a blue bowtie. She displayed her little pumpkin so everyone could see that it was a boy! I wanted to make her a felted pumpkin with the blue bowtie so that it would last forever.  Grin
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I started with a foam core. I haven't done this before, but I was pressed for time and I wanted my pumpkin to be a decent size.

I added on some plain wool I have lots of before adding on the orange, which I don't have lots of. I felted the stem separately and and added it after the orange.

I added the face with yellow wool, but it needed something more. I added the black for the eyes. It made him look much cuter. The bow tie I made separately and added on. I think he turned out rather cute.  I left him fluffier than I normally do, but I like the effect.

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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2013 07:23:42 AM »

That is just too cute! I like him fluffy, it adds character. This is very well done. I must say, though, I was surprised it wasn't NSFW with the "gender reveal" title. Not upset at all, but surprised. Ha! You did a great job.

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« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2013 07:59:06 AM »

What a cute character! I'm sure they'll treasure him!

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« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2013 09:33:39 AM »

Very cute, it will make a cute decoration for the baby's room too.

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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2013 04:28:09 AM »

What a thoughtful and cute gift!!! =^..^=

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« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2013 07:04:07 AM »

very cute!  i only got to do a gender reveal once, since I only found out the one time, and while tiny blue socks are cute, they aren't as special as this! wonderful gift!

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