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« on: December 15, 2013 05:22:15 AM »

My son's friend asked me to make a hedgehog for him to give to his girlfriend for Christmas.



I think she will be pleased!! =^..^=

I did, out of curiousity, go looking for "hedgehog mohair" since that fabric really does a great job of looking like hedgehog spines, but it is next to impossible to find in the States. Some day I will get some and do a more realistic hedgehog and see how that turns out.
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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2013 02:14:08 PM »

Such a cute hedgie!  I love the variations of color you used on the prickles.
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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2013 03:23:03 PM »

Ahh adorable! She is going to love it.
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2013 05:29:19 PM »

I, uh, think you misunderstood your son's friend. He wanted to give it to ME, not his girlfriend! xD Great job, he's just brimming with personality. I really like how you did his spines, too, it's a great mix between cartoony and realistic.
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2013 03:26:03 AM »

Thanks!!  Cheesy Cheesy =^..^=

I should find out today what my son's friend thought of it. My son took it off with him yesterday when he and all his friends meet up.
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« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2013 02:38:13 AM »

Your hedgehog is too cute! Smiley And he has been recognized here:
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« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2013 06:11:18 AM »

Thank you very much!!!  Cheesy Cheesy =^..^=

I've been told that the hedgehog has been named Hazel!! (and spent her first day out in the world riding the back of tanks in a 40K match)
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« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2013 12:31:02 PM »

adorable!  I love the textures you get felting...like real fur and spines!
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« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2013 10:49:46 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley
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« Reply #9 on: December 31, 2013 05:03:34 AM »

Thank you very much!!!  Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy =^..^=

What a nice way to end the year!!!
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