Sock Portrait of Lola the Boston Terrier

One of my customers sent me an email recently and asked “I wondered if you would be able to make a dog out of socks. Could you make one that looks like our Boston terrier Lola? I have attached a picture.”

She’s a lovely looking little soul with plenty of character so I definitely wanted to give it a try. Here she is…

I decided to sew her legs on using buttons so that there would be some movement and ability to pose her. Here she is sitting…

Lying down…

…and standing, albeit a little wobbly…

All in all I’m quite pleased with the result so I’m off to send the pics to Lola’s owner now to see what she thinks. Paws crossed!

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7 Responses to “Sock Portrait of Lola the Boston Terrier”


  1. 1 thebutterflyhobbyist 14/06/2011 at 7:28 pm

    He’s so cute! Both of them! and your make looks just like the real one I’m sure the owner will be very chuffed!

  2. 2 Lynda/SimJaTa 14/06/2011 at 8:17 pm

    Fantastic, I bet Lola’s owner will be thrilled.

    Lynda x

  3. 3 clover03 15/06/2011 at 2:55 am

    i LOVE LOVE LOVE this! you are so clever… would you be open to making another one off a photo of our dog? She’s a bit of a treasure – missing an eye, pretty old, but it would be very special to have a sock dog just like her 🙂 Let me know if this is possible – kylie@nic-nac.com.au. Thanks!

  4. 4 Tom Harrington 16/06/2011 at 6:34 pm

    How cute! What a great idea! I’ll put a post on my Boston Terrier blog about it!
    http://bostonterrierstoday.com

  5. 6 stacey jean 20/07/2011 at 7:17 pm

    oh my gosh! i’m one of the curators over at made for socks, and i just published this from your submission, and it’s amazing! i just wanted to come tell you, since i can’t really do it over there… LOVE THIS!


  1. 1 Boston Terriers Today » Blog Archive » Boston Terrier Sock Doll Trackback on 16/06/2011 at 6:39 pm

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