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Topic: Patchy the Turtle - Little Tutorial Added (on page 2)  (Read 24448 times)
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« on: April 12, 2008 06:02:32 PM »

Tutorial is on page 2!  It's not the greatest, but gives you an idea!

I made this gal for a friend's baby.  I also made her a diaper bag, but it was old school tattoo fabric, so I thought I should make something a little less edgy!  So here is Patchy the Turtle!  I didn't use a pattern and just adjusted things as I went along.  When she was done I though she looked a little plain so on went the hexagon patches!  She's about the size of a dinner plate!  My son is in LOVE with her, so looks like I'll be making a boy turtle soon!

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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2008 06:04:49 PM »

I so  want her!  The size of it is fantastic.  How long did it take you?

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« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2008 06:11:07 PM »

thats the cutest turtle!  The patches were a fantastically creative addition Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2008 06:22:49 PM »

I think it's adorable!  I also love the patches... very creative!
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2008 06:23:01 PM »

I adore her! She is so cute I want to squish her!

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« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2008 06:24:36 PM »

That's so adorable. What was your inspiration to make it?
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2008 06:26:15 PM »

I love her! I want her!
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2008 06:32:24 PM »

This looks great! Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2008 06:45:22 PM »

I so  want her!  The size of it is fantastic.  How long did it take you?

thanks! i stretched it out over a couple days.  I don't think it took that long, maybe a few hours ..... once I worked out the kinks.

That's so adorable. What was your inspiration to make it?

thanks! I have a book with a fabric turtle in it and didn't have any material that suited the pattern, so i decided to crochet it!  i think the book is called "toys to sew".
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