21 Oct

A New Dragon

Wanna know what I’ve been doing evenings in front of the TV? I’ve been making a dragon for my son. Not content with the Pokemon inspired creation we made last summer, he wanted a more traditional creature.

I didn’t want to start from scratch again and found this pattern by Pro-Baer at Kreativ Welt in Wiesbaden last November. It has taken me this long to get around to making it.

Once done, I realized it was somewhat similar to a dragon belonging to my daughter (that I definitely did not make).

This dragon is completely sewn by hand, with jointed limbs and head, and wings that I added by special request. Very fiddly, slow work, but totally worth it.

Of course, one reason it took two weeks to make could be because we’ve been doing things like going to Pali Lookout (on a rainy day — not the smartest choice; we’ll be trying this again another day), to an ice skating birthday party, and up Tantalus road to Puu Ualakaa State Park (Hubby has pretty pictures here). Yeah, it’s rough living in Hawaii.