3 Developing Face
A soft material of the development of the human face at about week 8 when the palatine shelves of the maxillary prominences join to form the palate.
The fabric used was stretch fabric. In the following photos of the pattern pieces the background grid is 100mm x 100mm. Matching colours derived from http://www.indiana.edu/~anat550/hnanim/face/face.html.
Frontonasal prominence – teal blue:
Mandibular prominence (lower part of pharyngeal arch 1) – maroon:
Maxillary prominences (upper part of pharyngeal arch 1) – purple. A short open-ended zip is incorporated between the two prominences:
Other arches – grey:
Medial nasal process – yellow and Lateral nasal processes – pale green:
Once sewn up the pieces were filled with dacron and hand sewn together.
The eyes are made of ping pong balls covered with white knit fabric:
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