The Return of the Pom-Poms

You may or may not remember the Pom Pom Serial Killers that I made a while back (if you don’t, you should definitely check them out here and here, so that you’ll know what I’m talking about).

* More prepositions…I give up.

Well, several friends of ours saw the first ones I did, and started asking me to make some for them as well. I had requests for various and sundry characters. And after a while, I kind of didn’t want to do them anymore.

I mean, who wants to be known as “the girl who makes Pom Pom Serial Killers?”

Oh, and it prompted some interesting traffic to my blog from Google keyword searches as well.

I really did enjoy making them, and one of the requests I received was a good bit less disturbing (didn’t involve boobs in a frying pan), so I thought I’d give it a shot. After nearly two years of working on it (read, actually starting it), I finally finished the Beatles Pom Pom people Christmas tree ornaments in December.

Beatles Pom Pom People Christmas Tree Ornaments

I’m not entirely certain why I took a picture of them laying on a paper towel, so don’t bother asking.

I’m very happy with how they turned out, especially John and George’s guitars. The hair was kind of tough, because it’s hard to make a fluffy pom pom look like a mop top, but I think it works.

After several hours of cutting out little tiny pieces of colored foam, and burning the crap out of my fingers with the hot glue gun, my fluffy little fab four spent the holidays happily hanging on a newlywed couple’s first Christmas tree, which totally makes it worth it.