Before the Fatboy there was the Slumper. Set up the sewing machine and whip up one next weekend. Click on the images to see full size. Scanned from Bright Ideas For The Home, by Per Dalsgaard and Elizabeth Erichsen. McMillan, London, 1978.
P.S. There are dozens of fabulously over the top soft furnishing ideas in this book. There's even a silver lame cat shaped tea cosy! Should I post that one Kim?