Smallfilms merchandise was rather thin on the ground, so a number of people have decided
to make their own.
If you have any home made Smallfilms stuff, send me a photo, and I'll put it in here.
|David Tompkins is a bit of a Bagpuss
Fan, and has bought what he can, though he really wanted a Yaffle.
Since nobody makes them, he decided to carve his own...
|David is a teacher in
Northamptonshire, and has decided to bring his passion for all things Bagpuss into the
Professor Yaffle's Library Board now takes pride of place in the school room.
|And here is a close up view of Yaffle Mark 2.|
|Alison Trace sent me a photograph of
herself as Tiny Clanger - a costume she won the Fancy Dress in several years ago (having
killed her best friend's knitting machine in the effort!).
I've no idea how you could see in that outfit, let alone drink!
Wanless writes about this picture:
"My wife loves bagpuss and makes cat clocks for
friends and family.
Peter Totman decided to build a working O gauge scale model of Ivor the Engine
details were gleaned by going through the books and checking the drawings.
They are surprisingly consistent and well proportioned. The only
inconsistencies with the drawings are the appearance at times of balance
weights on the wheels and an odd few rivet heads on the buffer beam!
The locomotive was constructed from brass sheet. All the parts being sawn out with a jeweler’s saw and filed to shape. The chimney, water filler and whistles were turned up on a lathe.
Edgecombe made this Professor Yaffle for his son.
His head, beak,feet, neck and shoulders move, but his left foot used to fall off sometimes until he introduced superglue to the mice on the mouse organ and they fixed him,