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« on: December 07, 2004 08:45:52 PM »

My mum is the fit model for the outdoor clothing company Royal Robbins (I tried to make those words a hyperlink but it wasn't working...any ideas?)  Therefore, I not only get great discounts, but also the occasional freebie from the design loft.  Yea!   Cool *ahem* So, that combined with the fact that I really did not feel like doing my precalculus homework led to the turning of three of these:  http://www.royalrobbins.com/shopping/product/detailmain.jsp?itemID=100807&itemType=PRODUCT&iMainCat=6&iSubCat=38&iProductID=100807 into a soft soon-to-be pillow.  The only problem is, I sewed them together with yarn, and chenille + yarn = not a very sturdy combo.  Soooo...we shall see if it can hold some fluffy stuffing.  I call it "retro" because the colour blocks remind me of the sweaters the ladies wear on one of my mum's ancient Jane Fonda workout videos.  Wink
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v350/tofucheesecake/DSCN0716.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v350/tofucheesecake/DSCN0715.jpg
a combo back/front view so you can see the cool assymetricallity of the colour blocks...oooooh, ahhhh...Well,  I like them assymetrical, anyway.  Not that that was intentional, mind you.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v350/tofucheesecake/DSCN0717.jpg
close up of the ribbing, which goes different directions and is different sizes on each piece because of the, erm...let's call it "creative" and not "ill-planned" way I sewed them together.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v350/tofucheesecake/DSCN0722.jpg

Ta-Da!  Not nearly as exciting or creative as a lot of what is on here...but fun, nonetheless.  Ahh, the zen of sewing.
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« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2004 06:05:43 PM »

Mmm, would be rather soft and fluffy.
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2004 06:33:42 PM »

It is, indeed.
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