2010/01/25

Futurama characters

My husband likes the series "Futurama", and once he asked me if I could make a soft-toy Bender. Why not? I did =) And that's how it looks:

"Bite my shiny metal ass" should now sound like "Bite my soft and velvet ass" =)))

Then we went travelling and bought a suitcase: simple and black. But how many simple black suitcases are there in each airport? You'll never find yours. So I took a brush and some paints and painted a Bender picture on the suitcase =)

It successfully survived two trips and still looks as good as new!

Then I continued making the characters, the next was a Hypnotoad!



Everybody loves hypnotoad. I felted it. The only thing it misses is a dreadful sound and the shape-changing eyes.

And the last Futurama-thing so far is a brainslug: soft, velvet, with wired antennae and three clips underneath for "catching" a victim =)



8 comments:

  1. Great work. Any chance for a brain slug tutorial?

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  2. Thank you. Well, I can share a pattern and explain how to sew and make an eye and antennae - with no step-by-step photos though, but i can draw a scheme "how-to". If that will do - let me know, I'll make a post about that.

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  3. Sure, that will do and will be very appreciated. Greetings from Germany.

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  4. Hey, I've done the tutorial: http://blog.whiteracoon.ru/2010/08/brainslug-tutorial.html Feel free to ask if something's not clear. And good luck!

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  5. Thank you very much for the detailed tutorial and the helpful drawings. I'll go and buy some green velvet today!

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  6. You're welcome! If you have any questions - feel free to ask. And I'd love to see what you come up with in the end =)

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  7. any chance you have a bender tutorial?

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    1. Tutorial is doubtful, but I might have a pattern somewhere if you like. Need one?

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