Our friend's kid turned one recently. I knew he loves monsters (he growls when he's excited - so cute!) and when I saw this chair, I had a moment of inspiration and knew he would have to get a monster-ified chair.
First, the finished product so this thread has a nice thumbnail.
Modelled by our friend's cat, who conveniently matches the chair!
And here's what it was when I picked it up from the thrift store:
Modelled by our cat, who doesn't match the chair so much.
I approached this project more or less the same way I do everything crafty - I winged it. I traced the original cover onto the back of my ridiculously soft fake orange fur, and went to town. I'm not thrilled with the horns, but I couldn't figure out another way to work them into the seams. I know they're going to get pulled on a lot, so I wasn't comfortable hand-stitching them.
The little boy was actually scared of the chair the first time he saw it! I felt kind of bad about it, but he's since learned to love it. Here's a shot of him lounging: