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« on: March 16, 2008 07:33:52 PM »

So, a couple of years ago I decided to start making these little plushies that I called imaginary friends, cuz they looked a lot like the cartoon Foster's Home for Imaginary friends. I made a few, one for my boyfriend and one for me, and stopped for a while. Then, one of my best friends had some tonsil trouble the summer before senior year, so I made him a friend and put it in his car with a note.

His friend's name is Maurice:


One of my other friends' was dropping out of high school, so we would rarely get to see him, so I made him Frank:


I've made a few that don't have pictures, mostly for birthdays/graduation presents, but then I had stopped because most of my friends had them already.
Then I came to college.
My RA had a crazy weekend where someone defaced her poster about alcohol awareness the night before it was supposed to be graded, so I made her Bernice:

My friend down the hall had her boyfriend break up with her in quite possibly the worst way ever (getting his ex girlfriend pregnant) so I made her Frankie Z.

And then a week ago, I heard that one of my friends back home had his dad pass away due to lung cancer, so I made him a friend yet to be named and sent it off Tuesday.


I'm sure there will be more, as my boyfriend thinks I should sell them, but I haven't quite decided whether I will or not yet.

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2008 08:37:08 PM »

Those are fantastic ... my 4 yo is now yanking on my shirt saying "mommy pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeease!!" LOL Great work!
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« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2008 08:38:36 PM »

you are  a great friend. and as an ex-RA, i would have LOVED to have you as a resident...

not to mention those adorable
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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2008 09:28:00 PM »

Can I be your friend so I can get cool stuff like that?!
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2008 02:13:17 AM »

I love them. They remind me of the TV show Aaahh!!! Real Monsters.
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So many things to make and so little time.
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