Happy Hobbit Day everyone! Today marks the birthday of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins ^w^! With the newest The Hobbit movie installment coming out soon and my undying love for second breakfast, it seemed silly not to celebrate 😀 As you might know, I held a giveaway where I gave out this little cutie about a month ago, since I knew for a while that I wanted to do something special for Hobbit Day 😀 So I’m very glad I finally get a chance to share the tutorial with you! The sword shape is very simple to do with just a bit of appliqué and some stuffing, but the real kicker is the bit of satin stitching I did in glow-in-the-dark thread to simulate Sting’s ability to glow blue when orcs are near >w< Hopefully you’ll give the pattern a try whether you have special thread or not – it’s just perfect for pillow fights!
I’m holding my first official giveaway!
My gut reaction said that holding a giveaway when my blog is less than a year old seems a bit too soon, so this giveaway is actually a thank you to all of my DeviantArt people out there. While I’ve only been on WordPress for less than a year, I’ve been on DeviantArt for 9 years now! XD I’ve just broken 2,500 followers so I wanted to celebrate.
For that reason, I’m hosting the giveaway on Deviantart. So to find out the details and enter into the giveaway, you’ll need to go to the DeviantArt page (and create an account if you don’t have one already). I just wanted to give everyone who follows me here a chance to know about it ^-^
Good luck to all who enter!