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by toogie ( edited 29d ago ) 16 Dec 2017

MONKEY UPDATE-Good morning Cuties!

Yesterday the cutest little Italian showed up with pizza all over him! Then this morning, look what was perched on my chair!
First there was one,
now there are four,
I don't know if I
Can make anymore!
Bosom Buddies! LOL-Toogie
The monkeys have grown
but boy have I sewn!
There now are ten
all with a grin!

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by pennifold 7d ago

I don't know how you manage to do all of these, plus all the rest of the things you do for your family Toogie. These are just adorable and I know they take such a long time to make. Kudos to you, these are fabulous. Love Chris

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toogie by toogie 7d ago

It takes about 3 1/2 hours each, now that I know what I'm doing-lol- I bet you smiled with each one, you can't help but smile. Thanks, hope your day goes well-Toogie

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by arisann 8d ago

Just seeing this, you are something! These are so cute!!

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toogie by toogie 8d ago

They were fun to do but its time to move on to something new. Glad I got them done in time for Christmas. The kids loved them! When our oldest grand daughter age 17, saw she had one attached to her stocking too, she was the first to jump up and grab hers down!-lol

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by mariagiannina 23d ago

Toogie, they are sooooo cute!!

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toogie by toogie edited 21d ago

Thank you, I'm glad you like them! I can feel you smiling!-lol-I also wanted to say that I used my Kam Snaps for the eyes, so maybe it wouldn't pull off as easily as a button.

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by shirley124 23d ago

Looks like a lot of monkey business going on at your place.. They are so cute. Hugs

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toogie by toogie 23d ago

lol-not anymore! They are all gone, but one.

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by brendalea 23d ago

Love your family of Monkey's. I like how you have them on a tree.
Happy Stitching :~)

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toogie by toogie 23d ago

Thank you Brenda, they went over quiet well. The first one to grab hers off the tree was the 17 year old!-lol-Hers was the little Italian monkey.

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by rachap 29d ago

They sure are cute and just make you smile! I did the same thing with snowmen. Found one so cute that it called for another then "Oh, it would be cute it this fabric",etc.,etc!! Now I have several gifts on hand for emergencies. Merry Christmas!

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toogie by toogie 29d ago

I wanna see your snowmen!!! Have you posted them here? If so, I may have missed them. Too late for this year, but always planning for next!
Kim usually does something to share with us at Christmas time, but if she has anything for this year, I must have missed it. I don't always get her designs, but the year I got her snowballs they were a huge 'hit', at my house.

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by kustomkuddle 29d ago

So adorable. I see the picture where they are all on the bed. Hopefully they did not fall off! Great job! I think they will be well loved. Now try to keep them away from the elves that have been creating mischief on this site! I know it is hard to keep track of so many of them. I see they had to climb the tree also!

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toogie by toogie 29d ago

I can't decide to hide them in a wooden barrel I have or hang them from the stocking tree. I only hung them here to take the pic. If I hang them, I will have to move/hide the stocking tree into my sewing room, until they all get here. Since they arrive at different times, I know if I move it the kids will be curious as to what happened to their stockings.

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by jrob Moderator 29d ago

I hope that there is no cure for your monkey fever as these are too cute to quit on.

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jrob by jrob 29d ago

PS- little known hint....when you edit your post, delete the /<>br . It is a return and inserts blank lines. (if you want to that is, I'm just sharing the hint. :P )

toogie by toogie 29d ago

Thanks for the hint-did not know that or why they come up.
I'm quitting for now but I showed a few people, all who wanted to buy and I said NO these are for my g-kids!

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by dragonflyer 29d ago

Hmmm...are you sure these are not rabbits? They certainly keep breeding like rabbits! Love them all

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toogie by toogie 29d ago

You would think they were for sure!
Thanks!

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by Sewmum1 29d ago

Love them all especially the twins

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toogie by toogie 29d ago

I have a few twins but none are identical.
Thanks!

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by sebsews 29d ago

These are absolutely adorable! You have started me thinking about what to make next year. By the way, fyi, a group of monkeys is called a troop of monkeys. Another collective noun is a barrel of monkeys. And what a great troop or barrel you have created. Hugs, Suzanna

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toogie by toogie 29d ago

I know I told my friend that made more than me I have a barrel she could borrow!-lol

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by toogie 21 Dec 2017

TTT-UPDATE 12-21-17

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by undecided 20 Dec 2017

wonderful! is there a pattern?

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toogie by toogie 20 Dec 2017

There are instructions and a pattern for the white felt behind the eyes and the ear pattern at craftpassion. Thanks

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by lilylady 20 Dec 2017

Their all turning out cute!

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toogie by toogie 20 Dec 2017

Thank you!

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by lhart 20 Dec 2017

These are sooooo cute! I love sock monkeys they always make me smile. You did a wonderful job with your choice of socks.

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toogie by toogie 20 Dec 2017

The socks all came from Walmart in the MENS department, can you believe. Thanks for smiling and commenting.

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by jrob Moderator 17 Dec 2017

Love them! Sew cute!

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toogie by toogie 20 Dec 2017

Aren't they though, thanks!

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by shirley124 17 Dec 2017

These are oh so cute. Hugs

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toogie by toogie 17 Dec 2017

Thanks Shirley. My friend has made 16! Some for g-kids other for her Sunday School class children.

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by clintonmiss22 16 Dec 2017

How cute! Each new I see I think is my favorite - and then along comes another one. They each have such personality in their faces and "clothing". I know they will be loved by some special children.

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toogie by toogie 17 Dec 2017

I got some more socks today so we will see which you like in the end.

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by kustomkuddle 16 Dec 2017

Five little moneys jumping on the bed.
One fell down and bumped his head.
Momma called the doctor
and the doctor said,
"No more monkeys jumping on the bed"
Looks like they are getting into lots of mischief!

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toogie by toogie 17 Dec 2017

Yes seems that way, doesn't it!

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by carolpountney 16 Dec 2017

It looks as if you had lots of fun.

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toogie by toogie 17 Dec 2017

AFTER I finish one I do-lol

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by jenne 16 Dec 2017

4 new kids in house, congrads, they are adorable.

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toogie by toogie 17 Dec 2017

At least these are quiet!-lol

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by dragonflyer 16 Dec 2017

So cute...great job on these, Toogie!

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toogie by toogie 17 Dec 2017

Thank you

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by asterixsew Moderator 16 Dec 2017

Oh Toogie these are brilliant. Quite a family and will we see the family expanding?

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toogie by toogie 17 Dec 2017

Yes, I picked up some more socks today.

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