Monday 5 September 2016

Childhood Sewing: A Funny, Fantasy Creature

We got some more boxes down from the attic recently. There were lots of long-forgotten childhood treasures inside, including this weird little doll/puppet/creature I made in primary school about 25 years ago:

I think we had a class project to make something inspired by the film The Dark Crystal (?)

Whatever the brief was, this was what I came up with: a lumpy hand-sewn, hand-painted creature with a big nose and big floppy ears.

Here's the other side:


Kinda cute, kinda strange, kinda awesome.

I'm glad to have rediscovered him!

P.S. Last year we found this bear in another box: I stitched him for my sister when I was eight. Click here for more pics and to read all about him.