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About maddiesminions

Hello! I am a mother, high school art teacher and maker of monsters, monkeys and other plush dolls. I love to make things from socks and fleece. I hate wearing socks which most people don't quite undrestand, because I buy so many pairs of them.

NEW Monsters

Sometimes I find myself getting a little bored making the usual sock creations.  I have ventured into hand painting ceramic creations, fleece animals and some furry plushies.  Now there are rag dolls.  I love making them.  Each one has been … Continue reading

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Taking care of Minions is hard work.

Taking care of minions is hard work.  The stuffed ones well, those are easy.  You hug them every once in a while, tell them that someone will adopt them soon and put them to bed.  They really take care of … Continue reading

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New Items….and a new favorite glue!!!!!

Well, I have been in the dull drums since Christmas.  But now I am back.  It all started with hot glue…then E6000.  What a wonderful glue!!!  I love it.  Well, I am now making monster coasters and mugs.  Also introducing … Continue reading

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Last Minute Christmas Gift ideas……Minions of course.

I’ve been busy making monkeys, cats and monsters.  Also went back to the microwavable pocket minions that started it all.  They have been getting bigger though and now are heat packs too.  Take a look and if you are interested … Continue reading

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How to Make a Sock Monster

With all those socks that have disappeared, it is a great idea to turn those miss matched lonely pairs into something great. Monster-munch has created this great poster you can view here. Click image to visit their great site!!!

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Sock Monkey and Plush Toy Portraits

Artist may find inspiration in almost anything.  Just listed are some great portraits of a few of my plush.  They have been just listed on my etsy shop.  I think they would make priceless gifts for almost anyone!!!  Just think … Continue reading

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Yes, There is more to life than socks….

More than socks you may ask?  Yes there is art and friends that make art!!! Chad Crane was born in Caldwell, Idaho.  He grew up and graduated High School in Morgan, Utah.  In 2006, he graduated from Utah State University … Continue reading

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