20 December 2013

Tin can Santa

All those coffee tins I've been saving have finally found a purpose! 

I saw AGES ago a jar that was made into a snowman that had lollies in it. Since then I have been saving the cardboard tins my coffee comes in, so I can make my own version. 

I had tried a few ideas ages ago, but failed! As usual, I was over engineering, trying to sew all the parts. This time I am just glueing felt together - no pattern, just scissors and glue. And it's actually working well! I'm shocked....

Here's where I'm at :

Still needs arms and legs, plus a face paint, but not looking too bad...