Fantastic Mr Fox (even if I do say so myself!)

September 20, 2012


This is my Fantastic Mr Fox.  I have been waiting for an opportunity to make him after seeing and adoring him in Fiona Dalton's book, Hop Skip Jump.  This is for a friend's baby boy.
 
 
He is made from a maroon velveteen and cream wool flannel.  I love wool flannel and I got mine from The Fabric Store on Brunswick Street.  His kerchief is made from a Denyse Schmidt print and his nose is a little felt ball I picked up at 'Wild Purl' in Point Lonsdale on a recent trip with friends.
 
 
Fiona's book is awesome,  I have now made Archie the cat and Eddy the mouse, Basil the bunny, Bird in the handKangaroo and JoeyMonkey Man and now Mr Fox!  I hope he is very well loved for years to come!

I am linking up with My Creative Space today.

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21 comments

  1. He is rather fab. Love the button on his arms.

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  2. He is wonderful!
    I'm sure he'll be much loved : )

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  3. He's fantastic and very fabulous and would give George Clooney a run for his money. The neckerchief is beautiful.

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  4. Very talented. That is one good looking fox.

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  5. He's adorable! I love this particular book... just haven't made anything yet!

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  6. Aaah! He's so sweet! Well done you!!! I'm off to check out that book right now.....
    Carly
    x

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  7. Oh, he's so lovely! Such a great gift for a baby :)

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  8. He is absolutely beautiful, you are so clever!

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  9. He came out perfect! I have the book and the fabric to make this pattern, just haven't started yet. I really should!

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