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Pom Pom Animals

This all started in April 2016, when I went home to Cardiff one weekend and my mum brought out these pom pom makers and said "try these!"

The first one
I picked one up, looked at it and became very confused so I turned to Google and searched how to use pom pom makers. After some research and watching some videos I managed to figure it out. Turns out they are easier than you think and before I knew it I had made a pom pom. 
Once I had mastered the technique I now turned to Pinterest and searched 'pom pom animals' to find lots of inspiration. At the time all I had was yellow wool to work with and as it was Easter I made the first thing that came into my head - A chick and added a prop for effect. 

So with this one complete, I added it to Facebook to have everyone say that they wanted one and requesting different animals. Therefore it was time to go out and buy more wool, and some foam because I needed something to make the feet and mouth with. 

Pom pom makers and wool for a Penguin
My first request was for a Penguin, therefore I bought black and white wool and also decided to buy more yellow to make some more chicks. I was set up for the night and knew what I had to do. 

I made a small Penguin to start and then decided that I would try out the different sizes and see what the larger one was like. 

Making the big version
Once the small Penguin was complete I also added it to Facebook and the orders came rushing in from friends, before I knew it I had orders for a Pig and a Bunny. 

So this meant that I had to make another trip to the shop to buy some pink wool and foam to be able to make a Pig and the bunny...well I was going to have to do some research and figure out how best to do that one.
Below are some images of the 3 original ones that I made and the second image is of the recent two that I have made, you can see that I finally got around to making the Pig. 

Stay tuned to my Instagram page for any more animals that I try. 

Original three

New ones


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