Japanese Print Stuffed Octopus. With a Thimble for a Hat!

About: This box provides word's about me, myself and I.....For instance, My name is Amanda, but most people have adapted to calling me "Manda" (quotations added for dramatic effect.) as they seem to not posses the ...

Intro: Japanese Print Stuffed Octopus. With a Thimble for a Hat!


I made this guy for my friend's upcoming birthday. Only problem is, he needs a name! Anyone have any suggestions?

Update: My friend loved her new little octopus buddy! And his name ended up becoming Jonesy. :0)

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    amandaggogofrost360

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I'll try to post up soon how I made it! I just kind of freehanded, and used a beanie baby octopus to kind of see how it was made.
    The base is just a circle, The legs are parthenesses shaped, like this- (
    And the head is built out of four pieces sewn together, they are kind of shaped like the panels on a beach ball, a little bit like this- ()
    Then I just used a plastic thimble and a button for the hat, and random buttons for the mouth and eyes.

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    amandaggogosunshiine

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks so much! And haha, I thought he had character too!
    I like the name Oscar, It's cute! :0)

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    sunshiineamandaggogo

    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    You are welcome! If I think of anything else I will post. Have a great day!

    I did think of Octango!

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    sunshiine

    7 years ago on Introduction

    Octet! Have a pleasant day! Love the little guy! Thanks for sharing! Sunshiine