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Baby safe Oonieone slightly skinny leg for easier grasping…machine and hand sewn using one red heeled monkey sock, for durability and the possible copious washings he/she may need…rainbow ric rack machine sewn on…face embroidered and eyebrow double knotted…this little Oonie should be quite resilient and survive your baby till your baby out grows him/her…if that happens…about 8 inches tall standing Completed 1-29-12 during a continuing Judge Judy marathon…yep…angst for one and all…will be for sale on Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/YaneZweeLovies

OONIE is so totally not you mother’s red-heeled sock monkey

 

The very 1st Oonie was created in 1967 by my mom Grace.  I didn’t even exist yet.  But as soon as I did Oonie was my best little friend.  Made of red-heeled socks and stuffed with old nylons he was just the right size and was ready for what ever came his way.  The original Oonie watches over the creation of all subsequent Oonies.

His name Oonie came from his uno (1) eyebrow and uno (1) ear.  Just about every baby in my family and friends has gotten an Oonie at one time or another. Most Oonies in our family were made while the baby was still in utero.

 

The new millennium (lol) Oonie is made for any one needing just a little some one to hug.  Machine sewn out of the same kind of red-heeled socks as the original these ‘modern’ Oonie’s have hand embroidered eyes and heart  and are stuffed with hypoallergenic stuffing.

 

…mind you my Oonie’s are all unisexed and I don’t delve into gender realism…

  

 

Luv Monkey…just in time for Valentine’s day…completely baby safe…made of 2 fun red and white socks…machine and hand sewn…hand embroidered everything…almost too cute to sell…completed 1-28-12 with Dream Catcher droning in the background… will be for sale on Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/YaneZweeLovies

 

 

 

Oonies through the years…left to right: the original Oonie made in 1967 by my mom…Nat’s Oonie made in 1989 by me…pom pom and baby safe Oonies made by me 2012

 

Pom Pom Oonie…wicked feminine and cute! Washer backed plastic eyes…machine and hand sewn using one red heeled monkey sock…pompoms around the hat…double knotted embroidery floss eyebrow…about 9 inches standing… Completed 1-28-12 during a fabulous Judge Judy marathon…yep…angst for one and all…will be for sale on Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/YaneZweeLovies

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Comment by Virginia/SD on January 30, 2012 at 7:17pm

They make me giggle! How fun!

Comment by Terry F on January 30, 2012 at 4:08pm

I loved reading about the Oonies, and seeing them too!

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