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Just a little something I'm working on right now.  If you guys know what it is, then success thus far :D  I've still got several details to add, but it's exam crunch time >_<

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Finished work: Baby Bulbasaur (with pattern) by aphid777
IMAGE DETAILS
Image size
2592x1936px 2.16 MB
Make
Apple
Model
iPhone 4
Shutter Speed
1/15 second
Aperture
F/2.8
Focal Length
4 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Nov 2, 2013, 4:59:02 PM
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© 2013 - 2020 aphid777
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dovesrose's avatar
Call me dumb, lol, but how do you get the patterns? Want to make for twin grandchildren's birthday party for thank you's.

Thank you .
Ann
taziluvsyarn's avatar
HOw do you do the eyes? Do you have a step by step instruction for them?
Elmira-san's avatar
How do you get the eyes like that?!
aphid777's avatar
They are needle felted on :)
Elmira-san's avatar
Do you use regular sheet felt or wool like you would normally use for needle felted stuff? I've never seen eyes look so cool, so I'm super curious!
aphid777's avatar
I used to use a combination of sheet felt (for the whites of the eyes) and wool, but now I'm moving more towards using all wool.  You should give it a shot!  It takes a little practice but I really like the result :)
Elmira-san's avatar
I might have to do that! Thanks for the tip!
aphid777's avatar
No prob!  Oh, I would also suggest buying coarse needles.  I've found that they work better on crocheted stuff at least..
LucreziaNatas's avatar
This is absolutely adorable!
aphid777's avatar
Thank you so much!! :)
Vampire-Juicebox's avatar
I am super excited to see the final product.  So far it looks amazing.
aphid777's avatar
Thanks!!  And it's up! :)
Vivacia18's avatar
He looks awesome love:D Can't wait to see the finished product:)
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AGH. I saw this and said to myself, "Oh, what a cute little bulbasaur! WOW, those needle-felted eyes look AMAZING; I better rant to this person about how amazing they are and complain about how awful I find needle-felting," but then I saw it was you. ;) And I think you already have heard this exclamation of love for your needle-felting skills before.

 

I think I chucked that thing into an abyss in my room. My needle felting pen-thing.

 

But anyway, he is so cute and those eyes look really perfect for that face. I love him already.

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Don't give up!! :nuu:  I tried it way back then and dropped it for a while until I saw all the amazing needle felted works from different artists with all kinds of crazy color combinations so I knew it wasn't impossible to do!  You will get it :)  Just keep layering on the wool and it eventually starts looking smoother and nicer.  It really is so rewarding once you get the hang of it!
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I'll give it another go someday. Maybe once summer comes back around and I have a little more personal time. it intrigues me so much, I don't think I will be able to give up on it for too long. ;) 
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I'm very glad to hear that! :dance:
Demi-Plum's avatar
woah awesome eyes! 
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PurpleGhost9's avatar
Bulba looks so cute! I hope you'll finish it. :D
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Thank you!!  I definitely will! :)
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