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Table Decoration - Flycatcher

By demiveemon
Originally meant to be Rocky from my Siesta Setting, I soon realized that the color of the fabric was way to bright to work for him. For a long time I felt very unhappy with this sick looking little frog, because no matter what I did, it just wouldn't look anywhere close to what I had in mind. In the beginning he still had the crazed "Rocky see's a fly"-look, but it simply wouldn't work, so I discarded the whole idea and enlarged the pupils instead.
79 spots, "eyeliners" and a hand wash later he ended up OK. After adding the fly (was fun to make) I think he looks nice, but definitely not a Rocky. I really need to figure out if I can dye that fabric for feature projects. o.O''

This is part of a dining set I've been working on over the past weeks during my stay at my parents place. They are meant as a Christmas gift to my boyfriend's family, who are a lot into cooking and have invited us over many times to share nice and unusual dishes.

The set contains a total of seven pieces, most of them being plain waterlilies. But, as is often the case with me, I couldn't resist to add a personal twist to a few of them... ;3

Materials: plush, cotton fabric, fake leather, semi transparent plastic. All details were embroidered by hand.

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Date Taken
Dec 21, 2010, 3:51:46 PM
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chibi-4-eva's avatar
Aww, what a nice and original idea for a gift! :aww:
demiveemon's avatar
<3 Christmas is here. So in a couple of hours I'll know if it's popular with the family. :3
Have a joyful and merry Christmas! :D
chibi-4-eva's avatar
Yaay! I'm sure they're gonna like it. :D
demiveemon's avatar
The flyguy was a hit for sure. :D