Monday, July 30, 2012

Living World Dome Modification Into An Orange Toadstool

I have been wanting to test some new designs for Poggle's Living World dome cover.  I previously made him a short, fat tree dome cover and I was able to duplicate that for a customer, but I wanted to try something new.  It seemed like mushrooms would be a suitable next woodland item  :)
 Here is the finished toadstool dome cover!
 I used orange fleece for the top, white fleece for the stem and dots, and green fleece for the grassy base.
 The underside of the mushroom top is pale yellow flannel.  I have sewn the underside out of triangle wedges so that there are joint lines that mimic the lines under a mushroom top.
 If I had more white fleece, I might have made the whole base white, but I didn't have enough so I just made it green on the base to look like grass.  The underside is green too.

Sometimes limitations are good.  I rather like the green base.  I tried to sew grass strands, but it didn't work out.  I'll have to think about how I might manage that.
What do you think of my new dome cover design?   I wonder if Poggles will like it?

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Have a happy day!


PatchworkPottery said...

Fantastic! Who wouldn't want a toadstool house? said...

Thanks! It turned out a lot nicer than I thought it would. I'm going to make a red one with tan stems next. So excited. But first, TO THE FABRIC STORE! I love the fabric store...