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Topic: knee pads for the bipedally challenged (or for gardeners)  (Read 1147 times)
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« on: June 12, 2006 03:48:21 PM »

Surgery on my foot has left me on crutches for the next two months. Finding them to be annoying for quick trips across the room, I started crawling around, until my knees got raw from the carpet. Solution! Practical and stylish. I might keep wearing them once I'm off the crutches as a weird accessory or when I'm in the garden. They're made from the legs of a cat suit that has long since been trashed, folded a few times for padding and patched with green upholstry fabric scraps. My knees are eternally grateful.


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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2006 06:05:25 PM »

very clever!! I have a little mat that I kneel on when I garden, otherwise I would use that idea for sure.  Great job!
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2006 04:24:40 PM »

1. I love that you made these as you probably couldn't find them for what you need them for even if you wanted to buy them.
2. I love that you admitted to crawling around because it's easier. My boyfriend broke his toe a while back and it hurt to walk on it really bad for a while. I came home from work early one day and caught him crawling to the bathroom. Yeah... he was mortified. Made sense to me but he was totally embarrassed.

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« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2006 05:34:18 AM »

great idea .. and i think you should wear them as a accesory they are really cute

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