I like his feet better - cuter with toes. He's a good size too - tip of his ears to his tail he is 7cm (just under 3"), so a little bigger than Hickory I, which means less bloodshed! LOL!
I have fully documented the process of making the little guy photographically, so I now just need to add some words and my class notes are all set!
A few friends are coming with me to show off their needle felted attributes; a little guy by Liza from Little Handfuls Mini Bears in New Zealand, a couple of bears and creatures I've made and my favourite, Maxwell by Narelle Hill of Relish Bears:
And then there are CATS!!! Even though numerous cats have appeared across the web...
And never forgetting my beautiful Orion...
I am still set on making cats a large part of my soft sculpture endeavors! They are such fascinating creatures, and to get realistic renditions down is going to take a lot of study, work and patience!