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Sunday, 1 March 2009

Twins!!

























Here I am again with my rag doll fad – a couple of Peter Rabbits! For the many ‘Tilda’ addicts out there, they’re actually made from the ‘Tilda’ Rabbit pattern which many of you ladies have also made. I wasn’t planning for them to turn out like this ..... they just sort of developed that way, as these things do! So I’ve ended up with a ‘Tilda’ Rabbit on a theme of Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit. The coat is made from blue felt, the carrots from scraps of fabric and to make them a bit more ‘Peter Rabbit’ ish, I’ve wired the ears so that they stand up instead of flopping down.

And, finally ...... ahem, do excuse Peter’s bum won’t you; a scrap of wadding for his tail.


And now, I really MUST get on with my Easter Swap project – ideas are starting to flow; I just need to get cracking and bring them to reality!!


3 comments:

Janovi said...

very lovely rabbits!! Like your idea of making the ears stand! I'm also a Peter Rabbit fan!!

Wendy K said...

Your rabbits are very cute...just love the fluffy cotton-tail...lol!

Simone said...

The rabbits are beautiful Julia. You really are very talented with all the things you make. I really like their blue jackets and dotty inside ears!