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« on: February 10, 2004 03:05:18 PM »

An old red pillowcase and some leftover scraps make one suspicious-looking Valentine's day guy  Cheesy

I gave him to my fiance, but he seems to prefer hanging out with my cat, Neo..

All the shapes were cut free-hand - I just traced the face shapes on the fabrics, and sewed them together with my machine's zig-zag stitch.
Then cut the body twice from an old pillowcase,
and sew the face to the front.
put the front and back wrong sides together, and stitch around leaving the top of the head open.
turn the doll right-side out, Stuff the legs and sew them shut with a straight stitch, and do the same for the arms - it keeps the doll much more flexible then if it's all stuffed as one piece.
Then stuff the rest, stick the hair in the top of the head and sew shut! voila!  Kiss

« Last Edit: March 01, 2009 05:56:36 AM by superhooker - Reason: edited to remove broken pictures » THIS ROCKS   Logged

"It's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses."
"Hit it."
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2004 03:09:43 PM »

He's very cute!! I love  his GOOGLY eyes!!  Shocked
Is the hair made with felt?

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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2004 03:12:38 PM »

your doll is too cool. and it proves guys can still play with dolls; no one will make fun of him... at least we wont Smiley

« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2004 03:15:13 PM »

How gorgeous!! He's got a certain 'South Park' quality to him.
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2004 03:19:28 PM »

Thanks all Smiley
actually someone mentioned to me that he looks like a teletubby - which was *really* not intentional.

The hair, as well as the eyes, are made from some leftover polar-fleece that I had lying around.. The rest of it is now a pair of comfy pants. I love making stuff from fleece, it's the easiest fabric ever!

"It's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses."
"Hit it."
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2004 04:45:42 PM »

I love it!  Good job on the face!   I wish I could sew/had a machine!  
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