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20Apr/113

Chun Plushie – more Mahjong madness!

Who doesn't like a good hanpai in a starting hand? Who wouldn't love a dora-kan in every hand? This article will help you getting the flow with a better starting hand - it will describe how to sew you own giant Mahjongg Tile Plushie (Chun)!

Please read on for a more detailed howto on how to sew one...

12Apr/114

DIY Ebook-Reader Cover (and how to choose a good ereader!)

I've always wanted a own EBook-Reader to read, well, mainly manga - the Sony PRS-650 Eefi's got is just gorgeous, it has all features that you can wish for in a good reader, everything in the firmware is just right - it's (speed)-optimized till the end, eats next to no battery (i suspect this is not some "general purpose" OS but a highly specialized firmware), the hardware is appropriately fast, very rugged and well-built - no gaps and whatnot to see!

If you want a Ebook-Reader just as good at a lower price you're gonna suffer - here are my experiences...

28Dec/094

Nyamo~~ nya nya fuwaaa~ Plushie

Plushie-time again, it is!

This is one of the awaited chrismas present tutorials, a gift we've made for a good friend who happens to like everything thats cat-ish, especially - of course - if it has its origins in otaku-culture, like this:

Nyamo and Miyuki (figure)

Nyamo and Miyuki (figure)

We decided to give a Nyamo (the small catish thingy) a try and make it. As a base we used the well known Poring Plushie pattern, attached ears and tail, cut the right face and swoosh, there it was. But step for step for now...

25Oct/090

Ladder Stitch

You're going to use this stitch many times if you make plushies, usually used for closing after you've stuffed them. It's made of awesome. I plan to write a more detailed description this stitch in the future but these pictures have to suffice for now. You can google it in the meantime.

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Like this (click for bigger picture). And pull every few stitches.

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It'll close magically!