Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Meet Art, No Ordinary Pig

Meet "Art," so named because he's no ordinary pig. He's an art pig. You can tell from those cool polka dots. He's also a good listener. He's interested in everything.

This was a gift from my sweet friend Lauren in New Jersey. She can really handle a needle. Thank you, Lauren. :)

I've been interested in softies since I first saw the book "Stupid Sock Creatures" by John Murphy. His website is fantastic too. You might also like the magazine "Stuffed" by Stampington. To see more books about making lovable creatures from socks, gloves, and old sweaters, click here.
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5 comments:

Akiko said...

That's so cute piggy! My niece loves pigs and that makes really good Christmas present to her. I should check those books :) Thanks, Karen!

Poppyprint said...

Adorable! Oink!

Victoria Paige said...

très cute!

Kim said...

Oh this is a true addiction....and my granddaughter just loves getting them! thanks for the links.

Happy sewing

Sunshine said...

awesome pig! I'm always so amazed when people make stuffed animals and they look SO professional!

By the way, thanks for your comment on my - long-ago posted - fall quilt fest quilt. Did you know that you're not set up to receive replies to your comments? :) I tracked you down through your profile eventually :)