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« on: March 24, 2009 10:14:58 PM »

Some old friends and I always exchange gifts at Christmas time. Because I have to fly to see my family for the holidays, I am usually pretty broke. This year was no exception, so I made these economical ugly sock dolls for everyone using 2 pairs of socks from the dollar store, some stuffing, and 2 packs of doll eyes I got at the craft store. 4 gifts for under $6 Smiley

I gave them each names and my sisters helped me develop some little stories for them. They are, from L-R: Chris, Bruno, Zorboink the Terrible, and Francis.

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« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2009 11:33:09 PM »

So cute, and I love that they've all got unique personalities!  Bruno is my favorite, although they're all great.

How come I never see dollar store socks in decent colors?  They're always neon pink when I go!  LOL!
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2009 02:57:43 AM »

Very cute!
I'm currently saving tons of socks to make a sock doll stall at the school fair. In fact, i'm planning to make a stall selling gifts made entirely from recycled materials, and ofering to do tutorials at the school for the kids!
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« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2009 09:20:02 AM »

Neon pink socks would make an awesome sock doll... You could give it a mohawk with some latchhook yarn Smiley

Superjodes - Teaching kids to do sock dolls would be really fun! Kids always come up with more interesting and crazy ideas than I ever could. Good luck with your recycled crafts stall--I think it will be a hit!

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