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« on: March 29, 2014 11:38:37 AM »

I made this Axolotl or newt for "gotgrey" In the "Huge, Giant & Enormous Swap"  I couldn't find a pattern unless I bought one & I didn't want to do that when I can make my own, so that's what I did. It took me awhile but I got it done & then cut it out & sewed it & a lot of hand sewing!  I don't think I ever made such a big thing in all life HA!! It was fun making it though. I made the mouth so it was a pocket & the tongue was one too & it came off with velcro. I put on the zipper pull her initial. OK here are the pics:









I had a lot of fun making her & my partner really like her! Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2014 12:11:22 PM »

Wow, she is huge!  And so adorable...I love her legs!  I bet she is wonderful to snuggle!
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2014 12:57:48 PM »

I love axolotls!  I never expected to see such a large one!   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2014 01:05:16 PM »

This is so cool. Just out of curiosity, how much stuffing is inside it?
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« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2014 01:24:58 PM »

This is so cool. Just out of curiosity, how much stuffing is inside it?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Thanks everyone for nice comments! Actually there are 2 pillows in the main body & the tail part is stuffing & the head & legs too!
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« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2014 06:09:51 AM »

I saw the picture and immediately went 'ooh axolotl'! How long is it? I bet the postage cos a fortune!
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« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2014 01:51:21 PM »

 
I saw the picture and immediately went 'ooh axolotl'! How long is it? I bet the postage cos a fortune!

I actually didn't measure it but when I held it vertical to me, it's close to my height & that's around 6 ft.
Yes postage was a little much, but my partner "gotgrey" made such amazing portraits of our dogs & she has done a lot of things for me personally, that it didn't matter how much it was & my husband loves those portraits too & he was great about it!
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« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2014 04:16:34 PM »

Aww, you're making me blush Sharalee!    Grin  Yes, I am the proud owner of this lovely axolotl!  She is fabulous to snuggle up with and cuddle!  She makes my stomach feel better when it's hurting.  Sharalee did a fantabulous job!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2014 01:11:54 PM »

AH.......Thanks "gotgrey" I'm glad she helps you to feel good when you need some TLC!!!
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« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2014 02:58:16 PM »

That is tremendous! I used to have an axolotl in my classroom - his name was Pink Floyd. This one is too cute. Great job, Sharalee!
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