This is my very first time doing anything like this...as a project as well as an instructable. I hope this helps someone that would like to try the same thing or inspire someone in some way.
Step 1: Materials Needed
For the outdoor skeleton I used the mallet handle you see in the picture, but for the little one, I used a knitting needle. (you can also used store bought links, found in the jewelry and craft sections of many discount stores.
Most all of my supplies come from the local home improvement store.
Step 2: Making the Links
Different gauge of wire will also give different results.
Step 3: Draw, Cut, File
I used the full sheet for the large one. I just free hand draw with a sharpie (I'll show you how to take it off later if you wish to)
I use a old pair of craft scissors I've had for years, you don't want to use them later for any fine delicate work with paper or cloth.
I forgot to show, and note the need of files earlier, as I said this is a first for me...I'm still learning. If you notice something else I need to make clearer, please leave a comment so I can improve on any future post.
Step 4: Details Make the Difference
Step 5: Assembleing and End Results
However for the larger one I made more body parts, it just looked better for the larger scale. Too many body parts on a small scale doesn't look good. It makes it hard to see what it is.