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Topic: my first homemade stocking - hawaiian christmas!  (Read 1363 times)
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« on: December 03, 2006 06:28:27 PM »

alright, me and my roommate decided to decorate this year in a hawaiian theme. this was an awesome idea except that normal red stockings just would fit. what to do? well, make your own of course!

i bought hawaiian shirts from goodwill for $7 each, used an unwanted white t-shirt for the lining, and a strip of craft fur for the trim. i'm in the process of finishing the second one but i finished hers and here it is:


because of the angle it looks like the bottom is really wide but i assure you it's just the angle.


as you can see the lining is just a white t-shirt

i can tell you that hand sewing that fur stuff was a pain because i couldn't see my needle in all the fluff! i stabbed myself numerous times and actually got blood on the fur... shhh, don't tell my roommate. lol
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« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2006 06:44:10 PM »

Ooh. That looks great! I love the ex-Hawaiian-shirt fabric!
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That's so cute!
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« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2006 10:57:28 PM »

most original stocking i have seen.
and i love itt.
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