Thursday, August 11, 2011
Yes, his ears are off-kilter. In the words of the great PeeWee Herman: "I meant to do that!"
Actually, I didn't. But sewing in the ears and those horns was a pain in the you-know-what, so they stay as they are. Nothing in nature is perfect, anyway.
I don't know if you can tell, but the back of the head is in two pieces. This creates a 'pocket' that the top of the neck will fit up into. (The neck isn't stuffed yet. I just tucked it in there to show what I mean.) I'll have to hand sew it shut, obviously.
The google eyes I bought turned out to be way too big, so I'm going a size smaller next time I hit Michael's.
I would say Mr. Giraffe is 90% finished now!