And then I saw these.
All you need is felt, fleece, and acrylic paint... and tubs of skill. Sure, the sewing skill is something I badly need to work on. But I'm pretty confident I've got the painting part squarely on. I think.
Jessica has other plushies which she ships locally and internationally for crafts-loving fans. Very stimulating work this woman has. She mixes pop with her own brand of uniqueness.
Armed with this brand new inspiration, I'm off to make my second (and hopefully better) plushie. This time, by my own challenge.