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« on: May 06, 2007 08:53:54 PM »

Here she is...


I love my turquoise blue KitchenAid stand mixer so it was an obvious choice for me to recreate it in felt! I found turquoise felt that was a surprisingly good match and went to town.





The mixer itself is made entirely from craft felt, handsewn into shape, with polyester stuffing. I cut up an old ice cream pail to make the form for the bowl and then sewed a felt cover for it. (The handle of the bowl is filled with polyester stuffing.)

I hope you like it!

Edited to add a link to the flickr set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/90028108@N00/sets/72157600185523583/
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2007 09:19:02 PM »

Whoa, they look identical! Even the color! Amazing!
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2007 09:34:35 PM »

Such a cute idea!  Your real mixer is so lovely I'm not surprised you wanted to recreate it in that lovely shade of blue.
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2007 09:39:32 PM »

This Rocks!

I've asked for a kitchen-aid mixer for my birthday (in less than 2 weeks!) but I can't decide what color I want most! Smiley 
You're is lovely and the felt one is just as lovely! The felt matches amazingly well!!
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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2007 10:47:48 PM »

Yes!!
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2007 03:43:23 AM »

Gosh it is lifesize!!! With all those cakes we are having, it's a must in this challenge!! Love the egg beater...  Smiley Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2007 06:40:05 AM »

Cute! Great work on the construction here.

Also, cute original blender. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2007 02:59:55 PM »

 Cheesy  Great job!  That looks really fantastic.
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« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2007 07:42:47 PM »

OMG! This is so much fun. I love my kitchen aid stand mixer and yours is adorable. What a wonderful homage to your mixer! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2007 11:14:13 PM »


this is adorable and I want your real mixer!
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