Have you ALWAYS wanted to help with Project RedButt but didn't think you could because you don't know how to sew? If that's the case, do we have an exciting opportunity for you! The only qualification is that you own, and can operate, a pair of scissors! Simple right?
Since we started making sock monkeys back in 2010, our little friends have been adorned with adorable little button eyes. Its a very classic sock monkey look, and while we love it, it's always made us just a little nervous. We've watched our own kiddos play with their monkeys and know that their first instinct is to get those eyes in their mouths as quickly as possible! Yes, each set of eyes is very carefully attached with this eye-to-mouth phenomenon in mind, but a part of me has always wanted to come up with a better idea.
Last week I found myself wandering the aisles of Hancock fabric when I came across a sign that said "FELT: 5 sheets for $1." I quickly gathered up a nice pile of white, black and blue fabric and made my way to the checkout where a very helpful cashier offered suggestions on how to turn them into safe monkey eyes. Later that night, this little lady was born....
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