November 4

Friday Roundup: Muppet Crafts!

Quite aware that I am dating myself, I have fond memories of watching “The Muppet Show” when it was actually on TV (which premiered in 1976 – groan…). As my husband also shares an affection for the distinctive puppets, our kids have grown up with the movies as well – one of our Christmas traditions is to watch The Muppet Christmas Carol. Good times. We’re quite looking forward to the next installment, when “The Muppets” launches on November 23rd.

So for today’s roundup, I thought I would offer up to you a bounty of Muppet-related craftastic goodness. First up, a fabulous crochet Animal hat, from Etsy shopowner, TeeterTotterTot.

Animal hat

*****

This Miss Piggy Cameo hairpin from Katey Bree Designs is really interesting – where would one get a Miss Piggy cameo??

Miss Piggy cameo hairpin

*****

Beaker is one of my favorite characters, so I love the idea of the two of these guys “peeking out” from a framed cross-stitch (PDF pattern available from LizzyStitches). How could you look at this on your wall and not smile?

Beaker and Professor Honeydew cross-stitch pattern

*****

This Kermit the Frog cup cozy looks like a quick and easy Muppet craft – and kid-friendly, too, since it’s from Disney Family Crafts.

Kermit the Frog cup cozy

*****

Made up of 16 different blocks, this Muppet quilt by Roxy Nova is one impressive project! Be sure to click through to revel in close-up shots of each block.

Muppet quilt

*****

The sweet fuzzy bits on this crochet double pom baby hat by Naturally Hooked would really make any baby look like a sort of muppet!

Double pom Muppet baby hat

*****

I almost wish I wore glasses so I could have a reason to make this Professor Honeydew glasses holder amigurumi project! Heck – maybe I don’t need a reason!

Muppet glasses holder

*****

I’m going to have to start soon, if I want this Yip Yip costume for next Halloween – which I do! Love these!

Yip Yip costume

*****

Finally, give your own Muppet shows with this fantastic Muppet puppet theater from Someday Crafts!

Muppet theater

*****

OK, OK – I won’t leave it that. Here’s a little bonus: OK Go’s version on the Muppet theme song.

Links of Interest:

Tags: , , ,
Copyright © 2014. All rights reserved.

Posted November 4, 2011 by Angie in category Craft, Geek, Movies, Toys, TV