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Pirate Parrot Puppet

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Hey guys I decided to make a fat parrot puppet Took me about 50 hours to make ( I'm not a professional haha)
 
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Step 1: What You Need

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Fabric ( various colours) , scissors, thread & needle, pen , paper , buttons , food stick , fish tank filter and finally creativity :P

Step 2: Make A Template

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Make a template to create the body of the parrot Then cut out 4 from this template

Step 3: Make Wings

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I made a wing shape out of paper , and cut 4 of this shape , sew them together and fill with fish tank filter Then attach the wings in between between the two sides

Step 4: Sew Up The Body

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Sew the rest of the body together When you so the last seam make sure to leave lots of extra thread so that you can later invert it

Step 5: Invert The Body

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Invert the body so that it is visibly appealing , then put fish tank filter in it to make it full I added a stocking full of beans in the bottom so that it will always sit up Pull the tread to Finnish the seam and the body is almost complete!

Step 6: Make Some Feathers !

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Take a long strip of material and fold it several times as in the image above Cut a feather shape , this makes many feathers at once

Step 7: Sew On The Feathers

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Sew on each individual feather to the body now

Step 8: Make The Beak And Head

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I made up a bunch of shapes to create the beak and head I filled it with the same filler as the body I used a stick for food and covered it in fabric

Step 9: Leather Pirate Accessory

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I used a strip of leather to Create this accessory and to cover where the head will be mounted

Step 10: Add The Head

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Sew on his head and cover the seam with the leather strap

Step 11: Eyes!! ^_^

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Sew buttons on for eyes ^_^

Step 12: Used Your Puppet

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It's time to create some pirate evil hehe , hope you guys enjoyed the journey :)
So cute! Very nicely done :)
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