Introducing Stumpy the octopus

As a special favour to my eldest son I created this second octopus for someone he knows in Florida. It will be part of a nautical inspired and themed nursery for a special little boy.
Over 80 buttons are sewn on to him so he’s not a ‘toy’ suitable for a little one but future mini octopi will be.
I called him stumpy because one of his legs is shorter and fatter than the others. He is sitting on my handmade rug/chair cover woven with Cheviot fleece.
Stumpy

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4 Comments to “Introducing Stumpy the octopus”

  1. He’s super Jay – I see now why you had to use every white button you could lay your hands on!

  2. Yup, the next one will be more suitable for a baby with felt suckers!

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