A little while back I got a commission to make teddy bears who could blend into an office of IT workers. And one bear dressed for a generic upscale office job. I also got a commission (a totally separate one) to make a giant pickle. The point being that in the arena of custom plush-making, […]
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A few weeks ago I made some very fuzzy, very neolithic (in the stereotypical and not at all historically accurate sense) costumes for a LoadingReadyRun video about some cavemen who are ahead of their time. Besides covering our entire living room in soft, clingy, static-y fuzz, it also left me with some small-but-too-large-to-throw-away faux fur […]
This was one of those weeks where the project I’d intended to write a tutorial for just wasn’t working out. I mean, it was working generally, but slowly and with tweaks needed, and I decided that I’d rather come up with an entirely new idea at the 11th hour and begin its tutorial-making process from scratch […]
A while ago I shared what it was like to construct 65 very fuzzy, very orange Kobold plushies. This week, I’m going to take you behind the scenes of some of the creation of 50 very cool, very sunglasses-wearing Pineapple Maki plushies. What fuzz levels did this project create? How many felt shapes did I […]
Leelee Scaldaferri, one of the talented artists behind Extra Credits, once drew an adorable little octopus into her webcomic, NameGame. The adorably oozing creature was named Podipus, and though he sometimes just sits around looking cute, he’s also been known to show superhero aspirations and political savvy.
A little while ago I was asked to make a Fblthp plush, and I happily agreed. Thankfully, the request came via email, so neither of us had to worry about saying the name out loud, though I did experience difficulty while actually making the plushie and trying to answer my fiancé’s question of “So, what […]