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Thursday, June 10, 2010

New Plush Debut etc.

Those of you who have been with me a while know that I started my journey into seriously making plush with Penguins. Remember Herman? Well someone once commented that they thought I should make my penguins rounder and fatter, and after much thought I agreed and worked up a new design. I know I just can't stop making birds!

The left one is the prototype of the new design. Hated the face but liked the feet. The one on the right is the final design. I choose to leave out the feet because they were too time consuming to do.
New design next to original penguins. Interesting progression, huh?

I went nuts and made them in tons of colors. Please let me know what you think about them. Worth my time and energy? Cute or not?
On a completely different note I wanted to quick show you the Graduation Announcement my daughter and I worked on together. We incorporated Kindergarten, 8th Grade and High School graduation photos to send to family and friends.

10 comments:

Mrs.Kwitty said...

OMGoodness...your penguins are so dang cute!! LOL Really brought a smile to my face!

Congrats to your daughter!!!!!! I love the announcements you two designed, they are really wonderful.

Smiles, Karen

oldblackcatboo said...

First, I love the announcement! Great job!

Second, the Penguins... I won't have thought it, but I DO PREFER the more roundy ones
They are adorable...so roly poly!

Saskia said...

Great new penguins, they look much happier now! :)

Saskia :)

Faerie Moon Creations said...

Total cuteness - the penguins and your daughter! Congrats again on her graduation. And I LOVE those penguins!!! :) Theresa

Jingle said...

I think they are super cute and totally worth it!!!

MAB Jewelry said...

That little crowd of penguins is the cutest thing I have seen all day.

Kaerie Faerie said...

I like them all, and the marching group is toooo cute
Karey

Wendy Wright said...

Ooooo love your new design of your penguins...so roly poly like someone else said...super cute! I love the feet on your other one. I know it is time consuming but maybe try adding a set of feet to see how it looks on your new design? Love the graduation announcement for your daughter. She is so beautiful. :)

niftyknits said...

Super cute, but I confess I do like the feet on the earliest versions.

Clover Meadow Studio said...

I LOVE your new fat penguins, so cute!!

Huge graduation congratulations to both your daughter and you. =)

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