Frugality is my middle name. Couple that with my penchant for anything cute and you've got a heartbroken girl mourning her inability to dole out the big bucks to satisfy her cute quota.
But - not to worry!! Always on my toes to tangle myself into yet another ambitious project, knowing still that I only average a 20% success rate, I'd quickly found the remedy for my weakness.
Sewing machine (optional)
Step 1: Monster Design
First things first, design your monster. For inspiration, I suggest digging deep into your repressed childhood or even adulthood memories and try to picture those invisible friends you used to have before you finally established your social skills.
Since you need two identical pieces for the front and back of your friend, I like to fold the fabric in half and cut the two at the same time.