Thursday, June 27, 2013

Sock Monkey Bags

I made this little sock monkey "purse" to use as a gift bag for my niece when she has her baby boy.
I thought maybe she could use it as a book bag for church (?) when he gets a little bigger.
Since I didn't really have a pattern I made a mini one first --- just to try the idea out.
I lined both of them to add stability and keep things from catching on the yarn that attaches the mouth, ears, eyes etc. It also looks a lot neater and keeps small things from falling through the bag!
If you'd like to make one of your own -- here is the only free tutorial  I found on-line.
 from Futuregirl

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7 comments:

BeBetsy said...

Hi! Nice to meet you! These are the cutest things ever, thank you so much for sharing them. Please stop by and share on our Brag About It Tuesday Party.

~~ Thanks, Sharon & Denise

Linda B said...

This is absolutely adorable!!!!!!!!

Christa said...

They turned out adorable!!

Winnie said...

Soooo adorable! I love him! I love that she can use it when she grows up and goes out. Such a great idea!

Pam said...

How ADORABLE! Just love your darling sock monkey bag

Navy Wifey Peters said...

Cute bag! I saw the sock monkey bag by Future Girl awhile ago, and I've been wanting to make one myself, but I just haven't gotten around to it. But anyhoo, great job! Sock monkeys are awesome!

Navy Wifey Peters @ Submarine Sunday Link Party

Pamela said...

I laughed out loud when I saw these. How adorable--as well as your monkey card to take to the hospital.

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