Finished the first puppet, Admiral Ackbar, for the Stitch Wars Strikes Back group show, so I was eager for the sun to make an appearance to be able to take some photos! Click on the images to see them larger in a pop-up window.
A felted angora sweater was used to make his sweater.
Spouting his famous saying...
Pants have 2 stipes -- 2 gold ribbons. Cuz just 1 wouldn't do.
A contemplative Admiral Ackbar... arms become poseable through the clever and applied use of straight pins.
Above, left: One of Ackbar's arms. He has 6 fingers, which I made by stitching knots on top of knots. Spots are needle felted in.
Above, right: A close-up of Ackbar's vest, which is made of wool/poly felt that I felted again (makes it softer, brings the texture out). Belt is made of ribbons and felt. Medal is made of beads.
The design of this puppet and its images are © Megan E. Jeffery. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.