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« Reply #160 on: August 10, 2007 06:29:00 AM »

These are so awesome! I am really impressed! I love bats, so the little batty really grabbed me, but these are all around excellent. 

Maybe a bat swap should be in order!

Oh, man, I would love a bat swap, but I have to stop swapping for a bit Sad  I have a class starting soon and am not going to have time to be a good swapper.  But I'll certainly be watching the gallery if you decide to do it. 

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« Reply #161 on: August 10, 2007 06:34:41 AM »

Maybe a bat swap should be in order!

Oh that would certainly interest me as well. My favourite place at our zoo is the Twilight zone with all the bats.  Grin

I love that Meredith can hang from her feet. That photo is real cute.

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« Reply #162 on: August 10, 2007 07:07:18 AM »

Wow, this gallery is totally kicking butt Smiley

And on the weighted stuffing issue, I've been known to use all sorts of things when I didn't have those plastic pellets on hand, but I never would've thought of coins!

For super cheap, I've used dried beans with good luck, unless you're keeping your stuffie in a damp place for some reason  Tongue  Rice is not so good-- lots of critters like rice  Lips sealed

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« Reply #163 on: August 10, 2007 07:58:53 AM »

Wow!! I was away for two days and I missed so much!!  Shocked

The gallery looks amazing guys. There are tons of fabulous packages this round. All of the trees are really cool. I especially love the detail work on yours, IamSusie. It looks fab.

peihan17: Another sweet rabbit! Cheesy And you received one too! Those are super cute. Nice work, loves2experiment. I love how your little girl is kinda knock-kneed?? Smiley And now I must head off and get some cotton candy poprocks. heh.

mylikes: The dolphin and seal are adorable!! You really have me interested in trying those patterns. I love the little whiskers!

treetree: What great frog! And the extra toutous were a nice touch.

k^2: Francine the Flapper is so freaking unique. I remember reading Rita's questionnaire that she likes the 1920s. I would have never come up with something like that. Fabulous down to the beaded necklace. Cheesy

lis enthusiasm: What an adorable kitty. Such a sweet face and a ball of yarn? That's a great touch.

Alicelovester: That tree is so cool! I can never make my own 3D patterns. Great work.

Millik: That bat is fantastic. I love how his feet allow him to hang upside down. And the detail on the box itself is great.

wiseowl: Such a sweet little hedgehog! I love the little bow too. Smiley I'm always amazed at the knitted stuff.

ritathepita: Bob is awesome. He kinda looks like a mix between a duck and a milk bottle. Cheesy Perfect for hiding out in the fridge, as IamSusie said. I like the fishing rod idea too!

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« Reply #164 on: August 10, 2007 09:00:10 AM »

Cute alien!

I never thought of stuffing with anything other than polyfill.  Are the pellets hard like rice or soft like the Styrofoam?

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« Reply #165 on: August 10, 2007 09:07:20 AM »

The pellets are like plastic BB's- they are what is in Beanie Babies. They are better than food products because they aren't edible, but move & flow like rice. They can be used with polyfill to create weight in one section so the critter can sit/ flop/ stand as you like. oliver is mostly poly-fil, just needed weight in his bottom end so he would stand up.
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« Reply #166 on: August 10, 2007 09:56:28 AM »

I received from halfelvenwriter today, and my little friends are so sweet:

Linnea (on the left) is a Dryad who has lost her tree (hey, she might find one in this swap!) but really wants to travel to Gallifrey & become a Timelord ( I really mustn't let her watch the new series, she'll be so upset! Her favourite is the 4th Doctor anyway, I guess her favourite story is Seeds of Doom).

Her friend is Calista, an Oceanid, who travels around with her, making sure she doesn't get into trouble. She is rather mysterious, and not so into Doctor Who.

halfelvenwriter also sent a little mobile phone charm with a cool dragon on it.

I love them both so much! I would never have thought of making them myself (which I guess is the point of this swap), but they're perfect. When I was little I never liked dolls, because they were hard, but I would really have loved these then, probably would have carried them around with me everywhere. Now I'm wondering whether to make a tree for Linnea!

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« Reply #167 on: August 10, 2007 10:30:30 AM »

Linnea and Dryad are sweet!  I love Linnea's hair (and yes, you should definitely make a tree for the poor dearie!) Smiley

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« Reply #168 on: August 10, 2007 10:31:28 AM »

Those dolls are awesome, and I love that Linnea likes Doctor Who.  That cracks me up.

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« Reply #169 on: August 10, 2007 01:11:53 PM »

These guys are cute. I love how they both have a look on their face like: "Crap. How'd we lose a tree?" Cheesy

Phone charm is also very awesome.

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