saturday i spent seven hours making two sock dogs. that's after i spent an hour googling for answers to "why doesn't my sewing machine love me?"
doesn't he looked like the saddest dog ever? i totally fouled up his legs. he looks all stiff yet he can hardly stand. weep for me.
for the black dog, i just went by the sock book with some visual help from various websites. for the white dog, i made the neck a bit shorter. i attached the front legs a bit differently so it could stand effortlessly. i also gave it some paws so it would look less handicapped than the fist dog.
i think albinomutt looks better but there's something about glomutt that really pleases me. i think it was the process, how i had to conquer the sewing machine and my fear of hand stitching. also, as it has my first run, i thought for sure i'd fubar. the fact that it still resembles a dog is a triumph for me.
i like glomutt also. He seems to have character. Maybe he is just old at heart and that is why he cannot stand so well. Like Dogie. Does he bite you when you laugh? If so, he is Dogie's soul-mate.
» from erin
I think glomutt projects more wolfhound, and albinomutt more friendly pup. it could even be the bone of an enemy lodged in glomutt's formidable neck.
» from jess
so impressive! they're both super cute but in my mind albinomutt is kind of like glomutt's goodie-two-shoes younger sibling. ;-)
these japanese craft books are so intriguing - i've been reluctant to try them because i don't speak japanese. how difficult are they to follow for non-japanese-speakers?
» from Pioggia
Hey, we all love our children, even when they're ugly.
» from Stephanie
Those came out FANTASTIC! sorry to hear about the poor quality gloves :( I'm still hunting, and will probably give the gloves I snagged a trial run. I'll stitch em up when I finish with my current amigurumi. Nothing like a finishing night with extra seaming :|
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