She then snipped the toes and filled the sock with cotton, while shaping it and then sewed it shut. This created the basic head of the owl, and she glued eyes, nose, and a mouth to complete the look.
While the exact steps for creating the dolls vary, the general principle
remains the same. Also, you can create the dolls with any socks, but by carefully selecting the socks, Lee is able to use the patterns on them to accentuate the design of the doll. You can obviously use a plain white one and just glue or sew on the elements once the basic structure of the doll’s head is ready.