Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Gretel & Lucy, custom chickens











I just made these custom chickens and popped them in my etsy shop for pickup. I was a bit stumped for a while, figuring how to go about making chickens, but I think I did okay in the end! They have little details to match the descriptions too, like the brown chest ruffles on Gretel and the white patch on Lucy.


This is the real Gretel and Lucy (cute names, huh!) I have made a pattern now, so will keep custom chickens as a made to order item in my etsy shop. It might be good for friends or little ones who have pet chickens. I like chickens.
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This was my chicken, Henny Penny, who mysteriously fell off the back of a truck near my work. I took her home and fed her up until she was fat and sleek. I like watching chickens, it's very calming. I had a duck too.
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To go with the plush chickens I might make eggs- does anyone know a simple egg pattern?

5 comments:

BOB & MABEL said...

They look fab, you've done a great job! I love chookins!!!!

Shine Little Light* said...

These are flippin great! I love chookeys... I want some but I think I have to ask for Clover Moores permission!
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Sarah@Dolls And Daydreams said...

ooowww i love them! So cute!

melissa said...

I love those chooks, they are fantastic!

Bron @ Baby Space said...

Such quirky chooks! Love them :)