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bucciboo
« Reply #40 on: February 24, 2006 11:17:00 AM »


i finished Meg, I am working on Jack. Trying to figure out hair (of course)
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I have found a hair solutions...make a hairpeice, or several like little "felties" and then hand sew them on.  I had to make so feathered hair for an andy gibb monkey and it worked very well, the pics don't do the hair justice.  The facial hair should be fun, though!

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« Reply #41 on: February 24, 2006 11:42:55 AM »


oh my gosh, that chest hair is great!!! i'm not sure i understand your hair technique, though. did you do it out of felt(just a guess, since you called them felties)? i've been trying to do it out of just one piece of felt, but maybe cutting several pieces and layering them would be better - is that what you mean? sorry. thinking as i type, and wondering if it would work!
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bucciboo
« Reply #42 on: February 25, 2006 09:48:02 AM »


oh my gosh, that chest hair is great!!! i'm not sure i understand your hair technique, though. did you do it out of felt(just a guess, since you called them felties)? i've been trying to do it out of just one piece of felt, but maybe cutting several pieces and layering them would be better - is that what you mean? sorry. thinking as i type, and wondering if it would work!

I had one large back piece and then 2 panels that were the "feathered" parts.  I just stiched the shape i needed onto a folded piece of felt, and used some fiber fill to pad it a little.  You can make highlight/contours by handsewing some embroidery thread on.

Good luck!
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Amifer
« Reply #43 on: February 26, 2006 08:47:19 PM »

I either need glasses or sleep (my guess is the latter!).

In one of the replies, I read "Sock Monkey" as "Spock Monkey" ... so that's my suggestion!

Ah man! This post has inspired me to make a sock monkey for a friend. I was trying to think of an awesome get well soon gift and I think this is right up his alley! Roll Eyes
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peachymanaangel
« Reply #44 on: February 28, 2006 07:35:25 AM »

EEEEEE!! a stuffed David Bowie monkey that is beyond greatness!!!
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LuckyLally
« Reply #45 on: March 03, 2006 08:56:37 AM »

yea you have definatly inspired me to attempt a sock preg_replace('/(.{19})/', '$1 ', 'monkey....maybe....eventually....')
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ShonteJR
« Reply #46 on: March 04, 2006 11:10:03 PM »

Oh! Oh! Red Hot Chili Pepper sock monkeys!!  Wink
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TheShan
« Reply #47 on: April 02, 2006 01:55:57 AM »

How about a Marilyn Manson sock monkey.
He could scare up alot of images.


bwahhhh haha haha (cough) ahem

good luck
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Dollyrocker
« Reply #48 on: April 03, 2006 05:42:37 AM »

Loving the Ziggy stardust monkey!!!! So kewllllllll Grin I think i'll have ago at making one for my sister.
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caffeinatedair
« Reply #49 on: April 06, 2006 04:53:42 PM »

I've always wanted to make a sock monkey, I've just been too afriad to  (for whatever reason)... But yours are so cute, that I just might do it Smiley
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