I have neglected you and I feel so . . . bad! I have been neglecting my sewing machine somewhat, too. What have I been up to, you ask? Well, I’m helping a friend out with his costume for the upcoming National Air Guitar Championships in DC next week. Yes, you read that correctly. Air … More
I am in between larger projects at the moment, so I decided to whip up this little guy last night. Bubble Spawn I had a bunch of new fabric that I got from one of my favorite Etsy shops (all the way from Japan!), and I wanted to show it off. Hence the bubbles of … More The Bees’ Knees
This month’s Plushteam challenge is in honor of the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. While I myself was not alive in 1969, I was not at a loss for inspiration. I combed the inter-nets for photos, and was particularly inspired by those of the free-loving, mud-spattered, often bare-skinned attendees. So I made a pair of my … More The Lovers
Art Whinos, that is. Check out this original PterodactylPants piece on display at the Art Whino Gallery in the Baltimore-DC area. It is a part of the outstanding plush show – Mortal Plush: I am not your toy. You can see more photos of the event, which will be on until August, here. There are … More Winners and Whinos
What could possibly be inside this mysterious (and beautifully handcrafted) sack? Wait! I see something peeking out! Could it be . . . ? A potato! Or two?! Four potatoes?! Indeed. All handmade without a pattern to ensure that they are one of a kind. I whipped up the bag, too, all by myself with … More Wrap You Up in a Burlap Sack
To my delight, I have recently been commissioned to create a Mega-Plush-XBox-Controller. Making this has been a challenge and a BLAST. I had to tackle the tricky 3d design of the body, and then I had to devise the best method of adding all the intricate details. For example: And And perhaps the trickiest: And … More Input Device Interface
Needs some haikus! Welcome to July’s PterodactylPants Haiku Contest. This little piggy is another ungulate, an omnivore, and has a tendency toward gluttony. This fuzzy pink critter was born from a sketch I did a few days ago. It was originally a wild boar, as you can see. It wasn’t until just this moment that … More This Little Piggy . . .