Snowman from socks

Снеговик из детского носкаLittle snowman made from socks

 New year season gives grown-ups to return to childhood, where all dreams come true. And the usual sock can turn into a toy. Yes, we all heard about sock monkey, sock elephand and other sock-creatures. And today we are going to make a little snowman, Santa's helper

For this tutorial we will need 

  • toddler's socks in white and red colors
  • stuffing material
  • two tooth-picks
  • snowflake shaped bead
  • thin golden satin ribbon
  • cardboard christmas tree 
  • white feltcloth
  • white thread and needle
  • orange marker
  • black marker
  • scissors and glue

How to make a snowman from socks:

Take  white socks with a long shank part. I've used the ones from Mothercare or Gap, with a foldable ribbing. cut in in half just above the heel, just like shown on a picture. We will need only one part of it, the other can be used for some other toys

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take the top part and with a white thread tie in the cut with a running stitch
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fill in the hole and secure it
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Full the sock with a sintepon very solidly and sew in the opening. The body of a snowman is ready
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 Make a circle of a white feltcloth
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Sew it in, or glue it to the body, so that it covers the seam on one of the body sides
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For the Santa suit you need another sock, this time in red color and preferably the same size as a white one
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make the same cut as before
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make a neck with a thread. Tie it and secure the tread, Cut the excessive

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Put on the red sock on the snowman, placing the cut part towards the neck, Fold it to shape a collar
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Using a piece of sintepone and a glue, make a "fur" on a coat
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Take the toe part of a red sock and turn in inside-out. This is needed if you have any lables or slip-proof spots on it. We need plain red cap for the Santa's helper. ded moroz2 12

Tie the toe part with a red thread

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and make a ponpon with a sintepone or use any other ponpon of tha matching sizes
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Put the cap on a snowman and sew in for a better grip. Decorate with more "fur"

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For the magic staff, wrap a toothpick with a satin band. Glue in the beginning and the end of the band
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Attach a showflabe bead on top of a staff
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Glue in a Christmas tree toy and a magis staff to body 
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Make a nose using a second toothpick - cut the end and paint it with a marker
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Carefully glue it to snowman's face and let lt to dry out completely
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With a black marker draw eyes. Attach a band to a cap, if you want to hand the toy on a tree.
Snowman from socks is ready

как сделать снеговичка или деда мороза из носочков

Tags: Christmas, snowman, santa


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