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Title: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: aliis on April 21, 2012 12:36:04 PM
Does it ever happens to you that something you are crafting sort of... comes alive? No? Umm... Me either! No!
Just this... once...



" 'ello!"
Eh, don't push your muzzle right at camera, you got to go take few steps back...



"Is it better? Can they see mee now?"
Yeah, that's better. Now you just hold still...



"Yayy! Catch me if you can!"



"Isit me you drawing there? My neck doesn't look like that."
Oh my...



"What's this you're putting in your...?"
Tea? That's honey.
"Can I have it? Can I?"
No.



"Pleeeease..."
Don't give me that look! Uh. Ok.



"Njam. Nice! More?"
Not now. No.



"What's this?"
Well, I thought you might get cold out there. So I'm making you a blanket.



How do you like it?
"Does this colour make me look fat?"
No, you are just lovely.
"Yeah! I know!"



"This is your work table? It's a bit messy."
I know...
"Is it because this you work on dining table?"
Um. Yeah.
"I can help u clean this you know."
NO! No. Thanks anyway.



"And that's my blanky in there?"
Yeah. Watch your fringe!



"Is it ready yet?"
Just few more things..



There. Now you're good to go.
"Yayy! England, here I come!"
Be nice to post office folk.
" 'kay."
And don't cause rumpus on a plane.
" 'kay."
And keep your blanket on, it's going to be cold.
" 'kay."

"Are we there yet?"

So this little fellow went to my Unicorn Swap partner. Good luck to her with this girlie (and keep your honey jar behind locks)...
So, technical details: She is needle felted from super soft merino wool (She got hugs from everyone in our household because of that). She has wire armature that's covered with thin layer of foam. Hooves are round wood sawn slightly diagonally and glued to wire. I broke 14 felting needles doing this, seriously.


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: MoonlitSun on April 21, 2012 12:44:39 PM
OMG! That's plain awesome! Pinned right away and this definitely rocks!
Love how it came alive just to eat honey lol :D


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Post by: Naantje on April 21, 2012 12:50:56 PM
She is GORGEOUS! Incredibily beautiful, she rocks. Love it!


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Post by: minikin pin on April 21, 2012 12:58:41 PM
wow, awesome!!!


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Post by: sheepBlue on April 21, 2012 01:14:38 PM
Its amazing how much personality that unicorn has - beautiful beautiful job!


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Post by: Knickertwist on April 21, 2012 01:23:19 PM
Fantastical!


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Post by: theartofarejay on April 21, 2012 01:59:58 PM
The little girl obsessed-with-unicorns in me just fell in love <3. This is amazing and the story you told is super cute! So lovely :D


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: Belladune on April 21, 2012 02:03:17 PM
sooooooooo cute!  What a wonderful creation.


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Post by: Angry Angel on April 21, 2012 02:47:16 PM
She is gorgeous, and I love all the photos! She definitely has a big personality!


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Post by: jennythor on April 21, 2012 03:39:51 PM
i repinned her! and i asked my bff to make me one for my birthday  ::)
absolutely fabulous.


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Post by: Makaylalee on April 21, 2012 06:13:45 PM
She is just beautiful! Had to pin this immediately. :)


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Post by: bunny1kenobi on April 21, 2012 06:43:37 PM
Delightful! Totally jealous of your swap partner!  ;D


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: julianapegas on April 21, 2012 10:19:42 PM
Awww, she's so adorable! Really, she's the cutest unicorn ever! *-*

"This is your work table? It's a bit messy."
I know...
"Is it because this you work on dining table?"
Um. Yeah.
That cracked me up so bad! I'm totally guilty of this XD


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: aliis on April 21, 2012 11:32:13 PM
Thanks for all your lovely comments! ;D Oh she was so fun to work with! And turned out to be quite handful too... 

Also, maybe it's about time to clean your desk when even your crafts starts to make remarks about it... ::)


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Post by: Harlan on April 22, 2012 03:09:17 AM
What fun!!! Love the photo story!!!  :D  :D


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Post by: thisbirdsabsurd on April 22, 2012 08:30:34 AM
Really wonderful - and I love her little blanket!!


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Post by: lidehtium on April 22, 2012 09:50:38 AM
So adorable! Looks like one of my favourite stuffed animals as a child. Her name was Moonbeam :P


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Post by: Oath Keeper on April 22, 2012 07:40:49 PM
Not only is this little guy masterfully crafted, but that story was hilarious :D


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: I Sew Cute on April 22, 2012 11:40:12 PM
If there is any way I can persuade you to make another one... you know you can message me! I'd craft lots of pretty & magical things to do a trade with you!  ;)
I love your story here & think you captured the personality & curious nature. It's all kinds of wonderful!

*THIS ROCKS!*


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: RoGryphon on April 23, 2012 07:02:49 AM
Really made my morning seeing this, the photo story is soooo cute.  Absolutly adorable.  Hope she had a nice plane ride and the attendants were sweet to her.  did you pack her some honey-peanuts for the trip?


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Post by: loukr on April 23, 2012 07:43:41 AM
ZOMG this is AMAZING! Clever clever thing you!


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Post by: kjlutz on April 23, 2012 09:31:51 AM
beautiful work.


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Post by: Rodelphia on April 23, 2012 07:02:05 PM
i loved this when i saw it on the swap gallery! very pretty.  :D i hope there's a unicorn swap round 2! i had lots of fun this time. :)


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: aliis on April 23, 2012 11:34:39 PM
i loved this when i saw it on the swap gallery! very pretty.  :D i hope there's a unicorn swap round 2! i had lots of fun this time. :)

Yeah, me too! This thing sort of came to be by all by herself, I only bought the wool and there she was :D I'd like to call her my first unicorn so there might be others coming too..

She told me about how she heard stories about humans and wanted to come and learn more about them. I asked her name but obviously unicorns don't have ones because they have no need for them, I found out that she was referred to as "mischievous one" though. When I told her about names and how we use them she graciously allowed me to give her one. She wanted me to name her after something I love so I would always smile when I say her name. I called her Sunday Brunch for a while, but she got bit upset when she found out about bacon... Therefor I told Maimy (my swap partner) to give her new name when she arrives.

She also liked to be chased by my terrier and napping with cats. She is a bit touchy for remarks about size of her ears and likes being brushed and knock-knock jokes (I doubt she completely understands them though, I think she just likes making that knocking sound). I think she is so small because she is one of those breeds used by fairies. Maimy also told me that she likes heraldian unicorns, so my unicorn's breed is Fairybred Heraldian.

I can't help it! These things are just coming to me all by themselves!  ;D


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Post by: InvisibleCastle on April 24, 2012 09:52:13 AM
This rocks! IT'S SO ADORABLE!


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Post by: Maimy on April 25, 2012 12:56:26 PM
I CAN'T TELL YOU HOW MUCH I LOVE HER! What a character. I've let her try pancakes with honey, and toasted waffles with honey - now she wants to try it with everything (pizza with honey anyone?!). I woke up the other day to find her on my bedside drawers, gazing towards the window, and since the rain had stopped for once I thought I'd show her the garden -- I think she stopped to sniff every flower!  ::) And she had fun playing with Lola (the dog) and Dinah (one of the cats), as they decided to join us.

And she's been with me at my craft table ... apparently, mine is just as messy as yours, she wonders if all crafters are the same  ;)

P.S.... I have been calling her "Brunch" while I think of a name for her, I don't think she finds it very funny  :P I might call her Ommella, which is "to sew" in Finnish, is that right? Sewing makes me happy ... and I thought it would be a nice reminder of where she came from :) What do you think?


The steps were almost too high... and the tulips were definitely too high!


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: aliis on April 25, 2012 01:42:58 PM
Hahah! So she continues blabbering to you too? I'm glad I'm not the only one. :D Thank you for pictures, is great to see she's happy in her new home! I could so hear her demanding pizza with honey... ;D I think Ommella is a great name for her (or maybe "Ompeleminen" which is noun as in "sewing", but perhaps a bit too long that one...) and I'm really flattered about your idea her having a Finnish name. :-*

It still amazes me how popular she became! Featured even! But I can hear her voice in my ears saying: "Well, of course they love me! Why wouldn't they?" I thinks she means to say "Thank you!" by that...


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: Vecrutzi on April 25, 2012 07:54:07 PM
I repinned this, and squealed, and avidly read every single sentence you wrote! I've always loved needle-felting, but I've never seen it this masterfully done!


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Post by: craftewoman on April 26, 2012 06:19:23 PM
Well, she turned out to be a beauty! Such talent in those fingers!


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Post by: LA-Fairy on April 26, 2012 08:21:12 PM
That is just super awesome!


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: JadedMoonlight on April 29, 2012 04:54:54 PM
This is BEYOND amazing. That little guy holds so much personality with every tilt of his head and feet. I'm super impressed that his anatomy is so flawless too, and oh my goodness those little hooves and teeny blanket and that LOCK OF HAIR! <3

You are so very very VERY talented. And I love both your story and the photos that the recipient sent, hehe, soo charming!


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Post by: seamaiden75 on April 29, 2012 10:17:08 PM
Wow! That is AMAZING! Great Job! Love it! This Rocks for sure!


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: Poison_Of_Gull on April 30, 2012 08:52:19 PM
I was dreaming about this unicorn! That is how wonderful I think it is. I think it was well worth the 14 felting needles  :)


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: PixieSkull on May 01, 2012 02:24:05 PM
This is absolutely amazing. So much character in such a little stuffy! You did an amazing job on the little uni. I hit the This Rocks button, again.


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Post by: Subee on May 05, 2012 06:54:28 AM
This has to be the cutest presentation ever!


Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: aliis on May 05, 2012 12:33:35 PM
Thanks you all for your kind words! They make me smile like ;D


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Post by: decidedly average on May 07, 2012 12:02:32 AM
Omg, sooo adorable!!  :D


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Post by: BunnyTuTu on May 22, 2012 01:47:42 AM
Absolutely amazing!! I'm so jealous :P

I love the storyboard as well :)


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Post by: Jffan4evr on July 07, 2012 11:07:01 AM
Wonderful!!! And I love the colors you used! So glad you went for realistic instead of cartoon cotton candy pinks and blues.  :)


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Post by: breakfastface on July 11, 2012 10:01:50 AM
Wow! Just so magical and it has so much character.She looks like she could just come alive at any moment.


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Title: Re: Unicorn with massive amount of pictures.
Post by: craftylittlemonkey on April 01, 2018 04:22:24 PM
Wonderful! Your curious unicorn adventures are absolutely charming as well :D.