November 6, 2010

The Buko is Not Quite a Buko

So my first ever conceived softie is a buko.  Or a young/tender green coconut you cut open, stick a straw through the hole and drink.  So far I have my paper mock up, pattern pieces and fabric that looks way too light for buko.  I’m contemplating looking for a darker green or just going with the lighter one. Bleh.
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Now the question is, if I get new fabric should it be solid or a patterned green?  And I still haven’t figured out how to do the straw.

4 comments:

  1. need more greeness!!! xD

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  2. But patterned or solid Dx or bad tasting leeched of color buko?

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  3. Hm... might go for very light, vertical lines on darker green?

    ...why are you making a plushie Buko anyway? Can I have one? >:

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  4. Because I got the idea in my head and it doesn't want to get out :< I'll make you one :D I just need to test the pattern and see if it actually looks like a buko lol.

    Hmm, I do want to embroider some lines if it doesn't look too weird, or brown streaks they sometimes have. Also the lines/fibers on the white part when you cut the top open.

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