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Topic: *MATURE/ADULT* Felted sheep for Army buddy in Iraq  (Read 28650 times)
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« on: May 30, 2007 12:02:43 PM »

Hopefully nobody finds this too offensive...

A buddy of mine stationed in Iraq just found out his tour of duty has been extended another 6 months so he's obviously a "wee bit" down right now.  When asked if he needed anything added to a general care package we were sending he requested a sheep.  Well.  I mean come on...I couldn't help myself  Roll Eyes

He's about 3" long, needle-felted merino over wire armature.  That's the 82nd Airborne emblem tattooed on his butt BTW, my buddy's unit.

« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2007 12:04:36 PM »

I think this requires you to be immature Cheesy I like it, cute and funny
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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2007 12:09:06 PM »


I love it! A friends husband just got shipped off, this may be cause for inspiration!
I love the butt detail too, this rocks!

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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2007 12:10:33 PM »

Wow, that's really well done (how did you do the emblem?? It's so tiny!)  I really like this project, since it's the little things in life that help lift our spirits, and I think that you are giving your friend a wonderful gift.  It's so hard to watch the destruction caused by this Iraq disaster, and it's nice to see a little ray of love come through and to remember that we're all human beings who love silly fuzzy things after all.
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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2007 12:32:02 PM »

When I saw the sheep face, the laughter started, by the time the butt came into view, fell off the chair in hysteria.

Then picked myself up an thought on the social/political ramifications, meaning and found another level that brings this work to an art piece.

It is all at once funny and sad, silly and powerful.

Thanks for putting the "mature content" label on it.
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2007 12:37:06 PM »

good work! I like it   Smiley
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2007 12:39:36 PM »

That may just be the best looking sheep I've ever seen!  Smiley

No, wait...  It IS the best looking sheep I've ever seen!!

The grin is fabulous!

The cheeks are adorable!

« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2007 12:44:58 PM »

Long Live the 82nd Airborne!


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« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2007 12:51:54 PM »

Too funny.  Butt so wrong.   Grin  (Get it?  "Butt"? heheheheh)
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« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2007 01:56:13 PM »

Oh man, that's pro!!! Very nice work

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