Star Beads and variegated threads.
I had to google the plural of octopus.
The arm fabric looks like seaweed to me.
And I still have some of this absolutely perfect merman hair fabric left so let’s use it!
I thought that trim looked pretty great for a belt- I thought I’d look up what the official name is for that trim but I don’t even know where to start!
A new merman with skeletons. This month has been a lot of men with skeleton tattoos!
I got a new IPhone last weekend and am blown away by the amazing camera. I took photos with the phone and also with my Canon EOS Rebel and the phone pics were so much better. So, some of these photos were taken with the new phone and some with my SLR.
And here is the back side of his hair-
btw- this is #100 doll of 2017!
I’ve tried something new- a twist on my man pattern. I’ve been thinking about it for a long while now and finally got to figuring out the tweaks and sewing him up.
It is fun to go through my supplies- which toile would work for a sea creature? Which patterns and colors would make a good tail? And sea hair, what does that look like? What about trims?
Here is the back of his hair.
I like how the rick rack works but I found a lot of other trims that I will experiment with too.
I am excited at all the possibilities. That is what keeps me interested and making.
I thought that skeletons on a boat, pirate skeletons, worked well for the underwater theme.
There are more in the pipeline!