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« on: January 19, 2012 09:48:39 PM »

So I made this for my nephew for christmas.  I originally had planned on crocheting him his moshi monster, but I couldn't find the right shade of green in fun fur, so I went with faux fir instead!  This just about killed my 30+ year old singer!  But he was totally worth it.  My Nephew loves him!!!  It's the fist time I've ever worked with fur.  He was a pretty easy pattern to work up, seeing as how he's just a giant square  Cheesy  But next time, I know not to stuff his feet before i sew them on......... I should already know this lol.  I hand stitched the eyes and mouth on. I stuffed his lips before sewing to give them the puffy look.  Any tips for working with fur would be greatly aprreciated! as I bought a whole yard of the green fur, plus some other colors (the fur was a remnant on sale for $17 instead of $30)

Here he is! Cheesy


And here's my nephew after unwrapping him


i guess he's been sleeping with him every night.  I just wish I could remember what his name was.
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« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2012 10:53:49 PM »

Oh my goodess!
it's adorable!(:
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« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2012 01:10:26 AM »

This is so great! I absolutely love it, and my little girls do too! Well done!
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« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2012 03:13:50 AM »

A tip might be to make sure the "hair" lies inwards when you sew so you have clean edges. That makes it easier.

It's incredibly cute!
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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2012 01:24:55 PM »

could be on kids' TV!
great moshi--and one very happy youngster
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« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2012 05:50:26 AM »

He is so cute. I just adore him. Your nephew is a cutie pie too. I love the excitement and happiness in his face. I always love to see children excited about craft items and how special the items is too them. It's like seeing magic.
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« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2012 09:15:27 PM »

Awesome! My kids said that his name is Furi, I'm not sure but I'll take the word of a 5 year old!
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Funny, I don't remember being absentminded...

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« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2012 12:47:33 PM »

I love it! It's the perfect size as well!
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