Just a couple more patches.
This one is for the May patch. The only requirements on it are a max and min size. I think this one is pushing the max size but I think I'll be ok.
Fun little gnome/fairy village with a beaded path.
I'm really getting into beading. It's definitely a trend on my patches right now.
The back. It's a nice brown color but my craptacular lighting doesn't do it justice (it was pouring rain or I would have done outdoor pics).
Next up is the second patch for the Crazy Patch swap (this patch will go with the google eyed parrots).
I really like this one. It's silly and just very "me". Which makes me worry the recipient will think it's just too freaking weird.
I was going to make a fart patch with this fabric. One of the cats off to the right of the whispering pair is crouched down (ass higher than head) and I was going to put a budgie button on the crouching cat and then embroider a fart puff out of its butt. The farting cat would be saying, "Do not get the budgie!". BUT, I thought that might not go over well with my partner. I didn't even look at their profile so I didn't want to run the risk that they were one of the religiousy types (there are some fairly conservative/religious older women on swapbot who are all nice and all but don't appreciate fart humor or stuff like that).
I think this still gets the silly feel but without any potty humor.
I just might make the fart patch for myself, though. I have one budgie button left so I should use it for me.
And the back. I wanted something dark so it wouldn't contrast too much with the dark front and this was good.
Those two patches went out with all the stuff I showed off yesterday. I cleared a lot of swaps off my dash today and it feels GREAT.
Next up? Well, I have two open swaps on my dash. One is a plush sugar skull and the other is playing with clay. I have some cute ideas for the clay (and the clay is just waiting for me to bust into it) so I need to get to work on those.
But first I need to spend some time with the Fluff Project. The rest of the week I'll work on that. Last night I cut out a test run for the puppy pattern. The sewing looks like it will be pretty straight forward. I just have to test the fabric I'm using for the face. It's a thinner linen/muslin type fabric so I'm not sure if will hold up to having the felt features put on. I'll work on the test face tonight (hopefully--I have painting so I might not get much done) and if it's a no-go I have a backup fabric at the ready.
I also want to do a test run of the dinosaur pattern but last night I didn't have the attention span to cut all the smaller bits that go into that pattern. The dinosaur has limbs and the dog doesn't, so the dog won out.
Now I need to check when I have to have my stuffies mailed by. The bunnies and the dolls are ready to go, I could always send them out and then send the dogs/dinos when I have them. I don't think I'm going to make my 40 stuffed toy challenge goal. Such is life.