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« on: February 13, 2014 04:05:32 PM »

I have a monster swap coming up and I'm trying to get a jump on some stuffies for next fall...yes next fall. I never have enough time, so when I make one stuffie, I try to make more. And they always need eyes.

I used mylar from candy wrappers for the base this time and I think I should have left more mylar showing, but I like them anyway. The original tutorial is here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=430188.0#axzz2tFYOOS9z



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« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2014 04:45:18 PM »

Wow. What a neat process. I have never seen anything like it. Those look wonderful. I wouldn't think that they should just be for monsters. Maybe...kitties...frogs...dogs...lizard...I could keep going, but anything with eyes.
At the craft store these kind of eyes are so expensive to buy {the teddy bear kind that clip on the back side}. What a wonderful way to fix that problem  Grin Paste them in with eyelids...there you go! I am definately capturing this one. Thanks! Just one note...not for babies  Grin Safety is one of my finest possessions. Sorry.

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« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2014 04:49:03 PM »

I glue them on with E6000 and always, always put a warning on the dolls "not for young children". I've never had an eye come off, but then if a child like my son got one....who knows. My son is in his 30's now and might be ok to play with a monster now.

I have used these for cat and dog and even a tiger eye. I like the lizard and frog idea...hmmm, more stuffies.
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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2014 04:59:26 PM »

Those are beautiful, cool eyes! Thanks for the tutorial. I missed it before!
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