…are taking over NYC! Well, not really but the photos of the dolls were taken against the city backdrop (from my office window).
I made a little rag doll for my 9 mo. old niece for Christmas. When my friend saw it she wanted a couple to give as gifts – including a boy doll for her son. I thought a monster would be much cuter than a rag doll, and it turns out she affectionately calls her son a ‘little monster’. Perfect fit!
I had already made a pattern for the rag doll when I did my niece’s, but the monster pattern had to be created.
He has a nice plump body and some skinny dangley legs and arms. I gave him playfully ferocious teeth and spiky hair – and of course a set of angry red monster eyes!
The dolls were also customized with colors and style – and later personalized. The first doll had a pastel color theme with dark hair.
The second doll was also a brunette and had a cute girly dress that matched the one I made for my niece’s doll.
I was pretty happy with how they all turned out – and even better, my friend was thrilled! They are great personal gifts that I hope the kids will enjoy.