What you will need:
- A holey or non-holey pair of socks. (preferably clean ones, long style like crew or tube socks)
- A bit of fabric, different colors of felt
- Minimal sewing skills with needle and thread
Can't sew? Try this how to sew instructable
. I did this by hand because the utility company will cut your power if you get behind in paying your bills because of the recession.
- Optional: Two pencils or pieces of stiff wire like from a metal clothes hanger if you plan on making hands and arms.
- Scraps of cloth or polyester fiberfill for the stuffing
- Magic marker for drawing on details.
- A bit of cardboard for add-on details.
So take a run-down sock and turn it into a polished actor.