Make a Cute Hugging Monkey to Match a Quilt

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Babies and Kids Love Them!

These monkeys are so cute! Make one up in fabric to match a baby quilt for an extra special gift. Older kids (and many adults!) will love them too.

Hook and loop tape (like Velcro) allows the hands to stick together so the monkeys can “hug” just about anything (you may want to loosely stitch the hands together for small babies, as Velcro can be scratchy). The happy faces are embroidered, although the eyes could be done with fusible applique.

Hugging Monkees Pattern

Brighter colors and just about any fabric style will be darling. You could even create a bit of patchwork for the body.

The finished monkeys, from Xanthe patterns, are about 19″ long from the top of the head to the soles of the feet.

Click here to purchase the “Hugging Monkey” pattern.


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