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

Introduction: 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 ...


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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    amandaggogo
    amandaggogo

    Reply 8 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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    sunshiine
    sunshiine

    8 years ago on Introduction

    I also like the name Oscar. Octet is 8 but Oscar would fit also and he has character! Big grin!

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    amandaggogo
    amandaggogo

    Reply 8 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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    sunshiine
    sunshiine

    Reply 8 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
    sunshiine

    8 years ago on Introduction

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