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Monday, August 15, 2011

Good Grief

Over the last few weeks, I've seen many crafty bloggers out there posting their new Halloween and Christmas projects. Already?! I felt so far behind, and it's only August. So, after browsing the interwebs for pics of old cartoons I used to watch, I came across this:

...and it hit me - my Christmas project this year will be the Peanuts gang.

After scribbling out a rough pattern, cutting and sewing some felt, after a few hours, Chuck was born.



Going through my stash, I have enough felt to make a Linus next. Then a trip to the store for Lucy, Sally, Snoopy, and whoever is left that I have time for.

Might have to make the tree too. Those store-bought Charlie Brown trees they have every year are about twice the size of the doll, so that won't work. Gotta start brainstorming.

8 comments:

  1. I adore Charlie Brown!
    I wish I had the skill to draw a pattern.
    Great job!

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  2. Oh my gosh, that is ADORABLE! I can't believe you just free-handed that! Bravo. :)

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  3. aww this is absolutely adorable! thanks so much for linking up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings! www.ladybug-blessings.com

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  4. Love this post! Hope you'll link it and any other kid or teen related posts that you have to our "Crafts for Under Twenty Somethings" party tomorrow!


    Melanie
    bearrabbitbear.blogspot.com

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  5. So much love! I come from a very Peanuts-lovin' family, so this makes me grin ear to ear. His face is perfect, and all of the colours and shapes you've combined---the hat, the shoes, the very cool collar on the jacket---are fantastic.

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  6. Hi!
    Awesome Chuck, looks just like him. Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Food for Thought
    http://100sweets.blogspot.com/2011/08/new-pillows.html

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  7. Adorable!! way to throw together a sketch and work it out. Amazing! Thanks for sharing with us at Fibers on Friday!!

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  8. How cute! I love Charlie Brown!

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