Oooh! I have been having fun with this! After making Eddy the Sock Teddy a few days ago I found myself back browsing round the pound shops for more....
I bought a ton of socks, all different sizes, patterns, and styles, and started to experiment with different toy designs.
The kids love it! Jack wanted an "undead" toy, so he has black toy with stitched up mouth and skull "tattoos" made up to be a zombie / vooodoo doll inspired toy. Tom wanted an Angry Birds Bad Piggy inspired toy, so his critter has a piggy nose like button nose, and a close match for the green in the stripes. Georgie just wanted a toy. Any toy. Well..... all the toys actually!
My sewing is still not the neatest in the world, and my toys have a certain look and feel to them that I consider unprofessional. Hubby calls it "rustic" (love him!) But they are surviving the rough, tough love and playing with that my boys will inflict on them. So they can't be that bad!
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