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« on: May 23, 2011 08:33:57 PM »

There is a doll drive for the children of Japan. You make and send them to Colorado, USA, and they will be delivered to Japan.

For more info: http://www.curiouslotties.com/
Another site for doll drives: http://dollydonations.blogspot.com/

There are lots of free patterns on the web. And the Dolly Donations woman has a free pattern for a doll that can be a boy or a girl. I am in the "Monster Ninni Swap" and the pattern is free:
http://geekcrafts.com/tutorial-tuesday-monster-ninni-plush-and-pattern/

So join me, won't you? And thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2011 05:30:13 AM »

Thanks so much for the heads-up about this!  I'm really excited to have such a wonderful-cause-nudge to get to improving my plush-sewing skills. Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2011 10:12:57 PM »

I'll try and see if I can make one on time.  Hopefully I can finish up my swaps and unearth my sewing machine.... Might get my Goose to be a cheerleader/encourager, he is persistant enough it might work.
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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2011 11:49:37 AM »

Awesome idea smmarrt! I didn't get in on the Ninnie swap so I and decided to craft-along and have since made four of these cuties for my son and his friends. This totally gives me reason to make more of these and send them out to deserving kids. I like the idea of making these because, being monsters, boys can enjoy them too without getting cooties!! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2011 07:06:37 AM »

Once you make your dolls, can you post them so we can see the craftiness? Thanks!
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« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2011 10:19:18 PM »

Here are the little monsters I sent.  I really wish I had the time to make more, but figured every doll counted.



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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2011 06:18:32 AM »

Super cute! I love the little hearts.
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2011 09:01:40 AM »

My son insisted that they needed hearts since it was on the pattern.  I think they really add to the cuddliness of the monsters.
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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2011 10:01:56 PM »

Those are awesome! Great job and I am sure the kids if Japan will love them.
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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2011 12:23:05 PM »

Here are the ninnis I sent...

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« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2011 01:44:33 PM »

They are so cute!  I really like the Yellow one's eyes.
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« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2011 05:40:15 PM »

Super cute!
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« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2011 10:09:55 AM »

Thanks for the heads up about this one! Smiley
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