Heading to a friend’s birthday party, I decided at the last minute to make her a gift. When I say the last minute, I had about two hours in which to prepare for work, catch two buses and make something. I’d had an idea in the back of my mind that I would make her some form of Totoro-themed craft, since she is a Miyazaki fan; given the time constraint, I decided it would be the tiniest Totoro:
The pattern is from LucyRavenscar, who also explains the concept and context far more deftly than I could! The pattern was swift and simple, and I managed to get it done with time to spare. Present achieved!