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« on: August 04, 2008 07:21:48 PM »

I believe this would apply to this category- they are stuffed mushrooms!
I made the larger, yellow one first, for myself about 2 weeks ago. Then just an hour or two ago I made the smaller one for my friend. They are made from some sort of felt, batting, and random fabric scraps I had lying around. They each have a cute little hanging strap on their tops. [I've had mine hanging on my car mirror for the past week]  Grin

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« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2008 07:42:08 PM »

Those are so cute!  I wonder if you could stuff them with something scented, like lavender buds or something, to make air fresheners?  Going off to try this! 
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oh so cute!  i just made some stuffed mushrooms for a swap partner (partner, if you read this, i didn't mean you i meant someone else.  just pretend you never saw it. Wink)

but i like these so much more!  funny little personalities.
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« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2008 07:55:05 PM »

they are so cute..i love em
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« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2008 08:11:28 PM »

Thank you so much for the comments  Cheesy

I've wondered about the other stuffing options too- especially since I hang mine in my car.
 I basically just stitched around the edges of the top fabric (it's in a circular shape), it to make it all "squnched-up" at the bottom. Then I stuffed the pouch it created with the batting. I took a piece of cardboard that I cut into a small circle and placed it in the "pouch", and then pulled the thread to make it tight around the cardboard, and tied it off.
  After all that, I just hot glued the rolled up white felt to the cardboard underneath the mushroom top!
 So I'm pretty sure you could replace the batting with whatever your heart desires!
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