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« on: April 29, 2010 10:25:35 AM »

This is Lorenzo, despite his fierce appearance,  he is a gentle soul, and one of his favorite past times is nomming on Kitties. Unfortunately, I do no have any felines in my household, and ferrets are not his cup of tea.  All of this has made Lorenzo a bit depressed.  So a friend of mine has decided to adopt Lorenzo, and soon he will be one his way to sunny California.  Where he will have fun in the sun, and has a nice 18lb kitty waiting.

I don't have any "action" shots as of yet, but as soon as he reaches his destination, I'll post pictures as soon as I can.

A friend of mine has seen my Monster ferret beds in the past, and commissioned me to make a cat bed for her.  She gave me creative freedom with the design as long as it can fit her big kitty.  After a month of working on him off and on, he is finally ready to be sent to her.

I am excited and this really is the largest plushie I have made so far.  I learned alot of what works and doesn't while making this.

I really love the way it turned out, and I may make one for my ferrets. Tongue

He is made of various corduroy and heavy cotton fabric.  The "tongue" is a removable cushion and cover, so it can be cleaned when it gets dirty.  

I also used plastic boning, to help give it support, but in the end I had to add additional support, which is okay because it looks like "ribs" on the interior.

Of course I was way over zealous with this project I did not take any progress shots. >.<  I need to get better at that.

« Last Edit: March 23, 2011 02:25:20 PM by jungrrl - Reason: fixed a coding issue » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2010 10:43:45 AM »

That is freakin' amazing!  It almost makes me wish I had a cat.  Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2010 10:53:30 AM »

agreed!  I really love the pattern you gave him by cutting out the fabric!  Not to mention the cool claw tail.
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2010 10:53:42 AM »

I love, love , LOVE this!  Great work!

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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2010 11:25:08 AM »

Freaking awesome is right!!! Definately hitting the "this rocks!" button on this one.  I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2010 12:04:13 PM »

This looks like something ferrets would LOVE.  I know I do--so cute!  Yet so fierce!  I want one....

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« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2010 01:29:16 PM »

Awesome, just awesome!

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« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2010 05:19:32 PM »

Love!  I really like the way you made the pattern by cutting out the top layer of fabric!

« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2010 07:28:50 PM »

Thank you all for such wonderful comments. 

I agree, the pattern on his back is my favorite part. Though it takes me forever to do since my fabric scissors are too big, I used my small crane embroidery scissors, in the end I was happy with it.


« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2010 11:13:32 AM »

I love it! From teeth to tail. Do you think he would enjoy nomming doggies too...?
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