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You have never known love, until you have had the love of an invertebrate! Meet Norbert, a friendly, cuddly Giant Squid who wants nothing more ...
WELL... What you need is the following: * Imagination * Patience * Fuzzy felt, or whatever material you fancy (three colours) * Sewing thread * Oogli...
What we need do first is to mark out and cut out our Squids head.. For this I marked out a 12 " by 6 " rectangle, and marked the midpoint... you can J...
Same as the last step, we need to cut out our tentacle shapes.... For this is drew a 4" wide rectangle, you can make it as long as you want, I also d...
So if you haven't done so already Its time to sew Norbert up... or at least sew his component parts to themselves.... REMEMBER TO LEAVE ONE SID...
Now it is very important, don't make the same mistake I did..... Do not sew him up completely only to discover you hadn't attached the eyes.....
So now you have sewn your Norbert, Its time to fill him using your wading or toy stuffing... Push him too full of stuffing and he'll be too hard... Pu...
To make the smaller tentacles, all I did was to cut a few wibbly shaped strips in different colours, I then pinned them to the underside of Norberts h...
Now I sewed the main tentacles to the tube at the bottom of Norberts body... I hand stitched these as I knew it would be stronger. To make the sucker...
Now all that is left to do, is to take your wool and blanket stitch around the edges of Norbert... I also gave him a happy face :) around the overlap...
So there he is... Your Love Squid Norbert. If you have a go making one... let me know, and let me see your end result!
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