So! It was that time of the year again (bro’s birthday) and we decided to crochet him his favorite game in the entire universe…..Super Mario Bros!!! Although we were 1 month and 3 days late in giving him his present, it still beats our original idea of making him an ewok…which he HATES. Don’t worry, I hate them too. No, I don’t hate them…they’re just annoyingly fuzzy and kickable. Sorry ewok, maybe another day. We made Waluigi 1 year ago and yeah, I think we’ve improved a lot since then.
This is the finished product. It took forever to cut out his face, his wonderful stache, and especially his hat. At first we stuffed his hat with stuffing, but for some reason it didn’t look very good and then it dawned on us: hats shouldn’t be stuffed, when you wear it, is there stuffing between your head and your hat? NO! mmm…genius.
into the wall…
nice view, right?
It’s the “I’m the winner” platform…..ish thing.
Go! Go! Mario! Save the princess!
See? They like each other, right? They even take trips to my privately owned Museum of Contemporary Art together. <3 No, I’m kidding I just stuck them there since my painting happened to look Mario-like.
Posted September 24th, 2009 at 5:31pm (Comments: 10)
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Hello! This is polarbear!! Otherwise known as janama’s lovely, wonderful, agreeable, joyful, talented sewing machine-sister!!!
Hahaha no, I’m not any of that. I just sew and cut felt. yeah…
Anyway, it’s almost the 16th of September! Which marks the…(air-drum roll)…20th anniversary of the pillows!! For anyone who doesn’t know, the pillows are a Japanese alternative rock band, best known in the US for their “Ride on Shooting Star” single. So to celebrate their 20th anniversary, I am dedicating these to them (especially the white one because I like Manabe the best!). Yes, I am very very very biased…
Pictured above, is the band mascot, Buster-kun, in all three colors. It’s supposed to look like this..—————–>
The first one we made was the white one..
I say it turned out nicely. I would constantly tell my sister to redo the body parts and also to make sure that they were all exactly the same size, symmetrical, flawless etc.. There was even one time during the process when I yelled at my sister: “I don’t want a disproportionate Buster!” After that said, of course I couldn’t slack off on my laser-precise felt cutting and sewing, so then I shut my yap and got down to work!
This is the side view…
This is the back…
But, knowing that there’s supposed to be one Buster-kun per member in the band, I just had to have the rest.
They like beer…
In fact, I’m listening to the pillows right now. Even though I say that now, I’ll most likely be listening to them whenever you come to read this blog. Please visit again!
That’s my painting on the left!
The white Buster-kun is very special to me~ I spent the longest time on it. Therefore it is ultimate perfection!!! Haha kidding…
Posted September 10th, 2009 at 5:00pm (Comments: 8)
Filed under Amigurumi, the pillows