Edited by Tertius, 01 September 2011 - 06:30 PM.
Semi-Custom Angry Bird Headcover - Updated with a Putter Cover!
Posted 30 August 2011 - 10:00 PM
It sounds much harder than it is. If you take your time and pay attention (think before you cut) it takes little time.
Posted 31 August 2011 - 01:43 PM
Posted 01 September 2011 - 06:30 PM
Construction was different on this one and even easier than the driver cover. Due to the request for details, I took a few pics while making this one.
This is the pic of the bottom with the seam ripped to make the opening.
Remove the poly fill and flip inside out.
With the little amount of stitching needed, you can do it by hand. Some of the spots are tricky to do with a machine but it can be done.
The way I created the interior sock was to cut a piece of fabric into two long rectangular strips. The height of the strips should cover than the height of the putter (sole to top) and wrap the sole and top. So the strip should be able to wrap three of the 4 sides and have a little more room to make a seam on all 4 sides of the rectangle. The length of the strip of fabric should be 2"-3" longer than the length of the putter (heel to toe). This will allow room to wrap and seam.
Sew one of the strips to the new opening in the shell of the plush toy. You will need to have enough room on each end of the seam (shell and sock rectangle) to let the putter fit into the shell of the plush toy. It is wise to have the putter heel hook back a little past the end of the seam that is closest to the outside edge. This will let the headcover keep itself on the putter.
Once one of the sides of the interior sock is seamed to the shell, do the other the same way.
Join the two edges of the interior sock together with a seam along the heel, toe and the remaining un-stiched portion of the side attached tot he shell of the plush toy. In other words, sew all of the edges leaving long edge, of the rectangle not attached to the shell, open.
Flip everything back right side out and insert your putter. Fill with a portion of the poly fill to your liking. Once you are satisfied with the fit pull the cover off and flip the sock back out of the shell.
With the sock out, seam the last remaining edge. Push the sock back into the plush toy. (Hint - Flip the toe end of the sock into the center-heel portion of the sock. Then, with the sock now in half, flip the heel half into the plush toy. This makes it easier to unfold inside the plush toy.)
Completed headcover - bottom.
Completed and on the TM Tpi-23.
I would have liked for the plush to be 1/4" wider but it was not necessary. This would have allowed the shape to be a little more round and not so eliptical.
In the end, I am very happy with it.
If anyone has any questions, please feel free to post here or send a PM.
Thanks for reading,
Posted 04 September 2011 - 05:31 PM
bees? What bees?
Posted 06 September 2011 - 09:37 PM
Posted 13 September 2011 - 08:35 AM
that is just awesome! great work
Posted 13 September 2011 - 10:56 PM
Not really a huge AB fan, but appreciate the ingenuity.
I knew I should have payed more attention in home/ec.
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Posted 26 September 2011 - 09:50 PM
any chance you would do a custom order for these? (i have no skills in stitching lol...)
Posted 01 October 2011 - 06:36 PM
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Posted 18 November 2011 - 10:47 PM
There used to be a Marvin headcover available commercially, might still be out there, but it is an older design and iirc doesn't really fit well on the 460 size drivers...
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Posted 21 November 2011 - 10:56 PM
holy smokes... I just found a few on ebay that fit a 460cc
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 03:38 AM
Took the sock from my old Mizuno headcover and it fits pretty good with the colors of the bird.
The shaft and the grip also has some same colors.
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