Geeky Crafts: Transforming Plastic Canvas Optimus Prime

Geekery via cross stitch is one thing, but a transforming plastic canvas Optimus Prime is a completely other (more awesome?) thing altogether.

Lord Libidan whipped this Autobot up using yarn on plastic canvas with some clever magnet placement to create a fully functional Transformer. Here’s Optimus ready to take on some Decipticons:

And here’s the roll-out version:

We’re impressed. If you want to make one for yourself, the pattern is available on Etsy in LordLibidan’s shop, along with Starscream, Jetfire, Skywarp and Thundercracker.

[source via neatorama]


2 Responses to Geeky Crafts: Transforming Plastic Canvas Optimus Prime

  1. That's cool… I might have to try that one (I enjoy working with plastic canvas and I've done several projects… the most complicated was a working bubble-gum ball machine).

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