Not sure what to do with lonely, cast-off gloves? Turn them into toys with this fantastic craft from Green Crafts for Children by Emma Hardy ($23, CICO Books).
Step 4 Make the faces by sewing buttons and pieces of braid and pom-poms onto the front of the creature. Stitch the ears down to make the dog. Make the cat in the same way, but fold back half of the fingers that make the ears and stitch the openings closed.