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« Reply #8810 on: May 06, 2009 08:19:58 AM »

Aguasnow

I was horrified at my first one too, and the support I received on this thread gave me the courage to post it and they made great suggestions to fix some things that could be redone. My sister loved the poppet and took her home. Believe me, you are not alone. I've just done my fourth, the rocker, Peter and while 2 and 3 were great, I backslid but that hasn't deterred me from continuing. I too am intrigued by that fabric.

Let us know when any questions come up. I don't know about everyone else, but the gestation period for a poppet can be anywhere from a couple of days to a couple of years.


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« Reply #8811 on: May 06, 2009 10:49:45 AM »

i have been sewing poppet clothes like no ones buisness for mine and amigurls swap suppose i should be revising really but o well!!!

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« Reply #8812 on: May 06, 2009 11:41:18 AM »

Hello All!

I cannot wait for a pattern to get to join all of you.  This looks like so much fun!  Since most of my friends and family do not craft, I have been pretty alone in my crafting up until now, so I am excited to have found Craftster and what looks to be a friendly and supportive community, with gorgeous toys to boot!  In a couple weeks I am going to be done with grad school for awhile, and plan to craft up a storm (starting with my first poppet, of course).

So, any advice on Life, The Universe, and Anything for a n00b?
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« Reply #8813 on: May 06, 2009 11:50:23 AM »

FizzyKitten- yay!  I'm glad you found us.  My only advice is to take your time.  And if you get stuck, we're here to help.
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« Reply #8814 on: May 06, 2009 11:53:23 AM »

FizzyKitten- yay!  I'm glad you found us.  My only advice is to take your time.  And if you get stuck, we're here to help.

Thanks!  Also, I absolutely adore your icon.
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« Reply #8815 on: May 06, 2009 11:55:51 AM »

LOL, thanks.  I've yet to make an anime-inspired poppet.  I've been wanting to make "grown up" Shikamaru from Naruto, but I keep forgetting to buy green fabric.  A Chiyo chan poppet would be adorable!  *wheels turning in head*
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« Reply #8816 on: May 06, 2009 11:57:42 AM »

Okay I was wondering if someone can do me a revised pattern of the body and do some kind of rough estimates of where the arms and legs should go?  I acidentally sewed my leg on upside down and my poppet's left shoulder is bigger than the right shoulder and her arm is about a half an inch lower than the left one... Im gonna have the same problem with the legs.... I was wondering if ghille or someone can revise the pattern with placement markers?? I would be soooo appreciative of that!!
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« Reply #8817 on: May 06, 2009 11:58:50 AM »

I love making dolls, but I am not much of a sewer.  I am gonna need a LOT of help Smiley.
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« Reply #8818 on: May 06, 2009 12:00:31 PM »

welcome FizzyKitten nice to meet you and i can wait to see your poppets
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« Reply #8819 on: May 06, 2009 12:05:24 PM »

Well Im gonna go work on my poppet's hair now.  I'll be around later to check back.  If you could help me out with a revised pattern for my 2nd try, please PM me!!  I just need someone to help me out in placing the arms and legs.
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