I'm so excited from the pink totoro plushie I made using this tutorial. It was my first "big" plushie, and I love how it turned out! Of course, Totoro is originally grey, but the girly girl in me had to make it pink, ha ha.
I didn't really want Totoro with feet, so I didn't sew on any. He looks cute anyway ;)
now on with the ramblings..
^^ Today is my mom's birthday, so I'll be leaving soon to help pick up the cake and pizza. And then tomorrow's Panda Boy's birthday. Fun days!
^^ Have any of you been having problems with bees? We have a whole nest outside next to the front door. No matter how many sprays we try, nothing's working, and the bees are getting through a hole they made into the house--and you know how I get around insects. Oh no.. :(
^^ How is your summer going? Classes start back up again for me on the 28. *trying to make the most of the days left now*
^^ Surgical stitch is super easy. For my totoro plush, I wasn't sure what to stitch the two outer body pieces together with. I think Aiko used a blanket stitch, but that isn't what you usually use for making stuffed animals, so she probably used a different stitch. I also wanted to use a stitch that wouldn't make me turn turn Totoro inside out. So my mom advised using the surgical stitch. (No surprise there, she's a doctor, lol) And it worked pretty well!
^^ I want to have real plants in my house. All I have are fake plants, and they do look pretty, but I want some real ones. But I can't bring myself to go to Home Depot or Lowes to get any...because again how I get scared around insects.
Plants = Soil = Bugs. *sigh* Sticking with the fake plants for now. ;)
love love love! MJ