Tuesday, November 19, 2013

hobby horses for leah and charley

It's that time of year again- Halloween costumes for my friend Kim's darling kids!

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Their birthdays are in October, so she wanted their presents to be tied in with their Halloween costumes- Cowboys and Cowgirls need Hobby Horses!

I found this amazing fabric called Sarsaparilla, isn't it perfect for this project??

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Leah's girl hobby horse.

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Charley's boy Hobby Horse.

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So to start out this project, let's go back to months and months ago...

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I made this prototype from this hobby horse pattern by Chinky Monkey.

It looks a bit like an anteater, the ears are too small and the hair is out of control.

So I started over.

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I re-drew the pattern, modified the ears.

Ears are too big, but the rest is great!

So I modified the ears again, went ahead and made the ones for Leah and Charley. 

The rest of the costumes will be in the next post!

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