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Topic: Buttoned-Up Legwarmers (almost spats) with basic tutorial  (Read 75573 times)
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« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2008 11:28:31 AM »

Wow, I love these.  I'm gonna be trying out the tutorial.
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« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2008 11:30:26 AM »

These are very nice!  I love your choice of fabric and buttons.
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« Reply #12 on: February 28, 2008 11:32:54 AM »

These are simple, but so foxy!! I love them! Thanks for the tute, too...I've got some fabulous fabric that might just have a purpose now!
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« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2008 11:33:39 AM »

I have an idea to make these with some menswear tweed or plaid wool. Eep!
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« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2008 11:47:39 AM »

Those are great.  I love hte big buttons.  Thanks for the pattern, I think these will be added to my ever expanding list of things to make...
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« Reply #15 on: February 28, 2008 11:57:34 AM »

Those are really nice and far more stylish than I'd ever think legwarmers could be.
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« Reply #16 on: February 28, 2008 11:59:50 AM »

these are so cute!  i love love love leg warmers and i've been needing some new ones...  thanks for the tute!
by the way, i have some of the "non streachy fabric" (with the swirlys on it) at home waiting to be made into a bag...
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« Reply #17 on: February 28, 2008 12:31:01 PM »

These are awesome! I've been meaning to knit myself a pair of legwarmers, but I've lacked the motivation to commit to another knitting project. Sewing a pair, now that's a great idea! It'll give me a chance to improve on my sewing machine skills and see if the buttonhole option on my (elderly) machine actually works! I love the way these look! I can't wait to prance around with my own pair of almost-spats! Awesome!!! Thanks so much for the tutorial!!!
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« Reply #18 on: February 28, 2008 12:34:46 PM »

they're so cute!! I'm wisting now
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« Reply #19 on: February 28, 2008 01:07:35 PM »

Really super cute! 

What a fun idea - I totally have the 'russian shot putter' legs too - though I never called them that: it is a perfect description, basically it means I cannot wear bermuda shorts, EVER.  But I might have to try these anyway.  Thanks for the tute!
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