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
Hip ornaments are the fancy braids often seen on dress sheets, like this one here. It took me a while to figure out how to imitate these in miniature, and while it's not hard to do, it is very fiddly. You have been warned! I use 0.8MM nylon cord for these, which I've purchased from … Continue reading Tutorial: Hip Ornaments
I finished up another blanket today, made to fit Benelli. I was planning on making him a purple plaid blanket, but decided on a dress sheet instead. He is braided up for show, after all! It's been about 2 years since I've made one of these, and I had to re-learn how to make the … Continue reading Benelli’s Blanket