Added Jul 20, 2012
Handsewn Hobbes (from the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes) plushie. I followed the Stuffed Hobbes pattern and instructions here but with a few changes (the tail is curled up, not straight).
UPDATE: Here’s my blog entry on working on this project: http://erdilien.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/a-philosopher-tiger-for-a-philosophy-major/
Made from polyester felt instead of fleece (the material suggested in the instructable), so it didn’t turn out too huggable. Will make another for my nephew using softer cloth.
One of the most beloved American designers passed last night. We look back at a few of his designs.
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Dress up outerwear with deep shawl collars and sew up a lovely fitted dress with a flounced hemline.
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