amis au fil des ans

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i guess you could say i have this thing for owls.  i am totally a sucker for anything that has an owl on it, so i decided i needed to try making one to go with the recent ‘welcome to the world’ gift i’m making for my soon-to-be nephew.

i made this little guy in about 3 hours, but really you could make it faster if you weren’t

watching glee and getting pestered by puppies.  also, it’s made without the use of a machine, yippee!  you’re supposed to stuff it with actual stuffing, but since i had some cloth diapers sitting around i cut half of one up into bits and made my own stuffing.

pattern credit:,5648


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8 thoughts on “hooters

  1. sedwards515 on said:

    i love it! he is so cute. can we name him?

  2. really, we should name him nemo because he has a gimpy fin, but he told me last night that his name is winifred. he is old and wise.

  3. sedwards515 on said:

    winifred. appropriate. 🙂

    i think i may use this for inspiration for a fish so i can use up some of that mendocino fabric. although i don’t know how much felt i will use. maybe i will try minky or chenille for the base. have a crinkle fin?

  4. sedwards515 on said:

    oh…and you just happened to have some cloth diapers laying around? that made me laugh. 🙂

  5. how cute! i love owl’s too. i think i want to do jordan’s first birthday in the owl theme. i had found some fun stuff on etsy
    there is this whole “look who’s turning one” theme. not that she will even remember anything. haha

  6. uh, most definitely!

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