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ugly Lil Monsters

Added Dec 12, 2008

by retropinup

Kent, Washington...




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Stocking stuffer monsters, look similar to “Ugly Dolls”. My friend and I made them for the domestic abuse woman’s house.

Material Notes

Blankets from the Goodwill (cut up for the bodies), fabric scaps for eyes/mouths, embroidery thread for mouths




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    Dec 20, 2008, 06.09 AMby fabricaddict

    Those are really awesome!!!

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    Dec 15, 2008, 10.16 PMby retropinup

    I used the basic patterns at:

    I didn’t really follow the pattern faces. I created my own to make each monster have its own personality. I used scrap fabric/felt for eyes & mouths. Many of the noses and eyes I just used a zig zag stitch to hide whether I stitched evenly or not when going in a circle. I also used embroidery thread for some eye spots and mouth lines. The bodies are made out of fleece blankets from the Goodwill.

    The monsters are approximately between 7.5-10 inches high and 6-10 inches wide depending on the pattern. I altered the patterns with different ear shapes, etc.

    All you have to do is: 1. Cut out the two body pieces 2. Decorate one of them with a face, 3. Sew body pieces together with right sides facing ~1/4 inch seam allowance (leave a small gap approx 3 inches or so to stuff the dolls with, I left mine under one of the arms), 4. Pull the body through the gap left in previous step, stuff and hand sew gap together

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    Dec 15, 2008, 12.20 AMby loren-rat

    Amazing and for such a good cause! well done!!

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    Dec 12, 2008, 01.04 PMby marie55

    so cute

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    Dec 12, 2008, 11.48 AMby bossuyt

    Oooh how cute! Just want to hug them all! Great idea as gift etc, I think I’ll sew some as christmasgifts :)

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    Dec 12, 2008, 08.42 AMby suezanna

    They really are adorable, can you tell us how big they are? 1 inch, 5 inches, etc. I work with survivors of domestic violence and it would be a great thing to do for the children.

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    Dec 12, 2008, 01.15 AMby vintagesweet

    They look fantastic! I want to make some for the children ward at the hospital. How did you make them?

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    Dec 11, 2008, 10.39 PMby emilykate

    OMG there are so many they are gonna take over the world! but they are so cute so we won’t mind :o) I know the families who get these will appreciate them.

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