The 2021 holiday horse, Arctic Grandeur, arrived this week. I've been eagerly waiting to see him in person. It's exciting to see everything - the horse, fox and costume - all together! Just like with Yuletide Greetings, Breyer asked me to create the prototype for his costume. The design is Breyer's... what I did was … Continue reading Arctic Grandeur
I picked up this little sled from Target earlier this week. (they also had a sleigh that miiight work for Schleich/CollectA sized horses) I'm always on the lookout for 1:9ish scale pieces for my collection, and thought this would work ok. It's cute as is, but I wanted to try customizing it. It was only … Continue reading Target Sled
"Each year, the Great Pumpkin rises out of the pumpkin patch he thinks is the most sincere. He's gotta pick this one, he's got to!"
I finished up this blanket yesterday. I love this model but blankets always look weird on him. I think I could have adjusted it better. I tried it on a couple other models and that kind of helped, but I still think it's weird. 😅 At least it's done and off my workbench now.
One of the questions I often get about blankets is how to fit them to the model. I touched on this on a recent Instagram post, but since social media posts get buried and lost quickly I wanted to expand on it here. My blanket pattern is simple. It's basically a rectangle with a rounded … Continue reading Tack Tip: Blanket Fitting