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Topic: Homemade Snuggie - part blanket, part robe  (Read 32959 times)
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« on: December 01, 2008 02:06:15 PM »

Have you seen the Snuggie on tv? It's part blanket, part robe, and all fleecey goodness for $20 + $8 shipping. Crazy! Yes, it's a little silly to have another blanket so you can have your arms warm and free, but my Grandma wanted one for christmas and I just couldn't see spending that much on something I new I could make for much less. It ended up being super easy to make, took me less than an hour to make 2 of them, also the cost came in at about $9 each. 

I found a pattern at http://www.sissonfamily.com/Sewingroom/images/2006projects/thesnuglet.pdf

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For my Stepmom:


The back, I guess they assume you will always be sitting or laying down in the Snuggie since the back is open, otherwise your backside is still going to be cold!
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« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2008 02:17:16 PM »

Oh my gosh... that is too cute!  Actually I think its a great idea lol.  How much fleece did you use for each one?
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2008 02:18:17 PM »

Great way to work your craftiness into Christmas! My DD wants one of these too, thanks for the link.

P.S. I just bought the same blue fleece at Joann's on Friday morning - crazy there then!  Shocked
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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2008 02:40:06 PM »

I used 3 yards for each.

You are welcome for the link. I got a good laugh from the picture on the directions, that person looks so happy to be in their snuggie and reading  Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2008 02:46:19 PM »

those look amazingly warm ^^ i love these designs
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« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2008 07:06:11 PM »

You have answered my Christmas-present-making woes! I know somebody who is going to get one of these (hopefully in the tackiest print fleece I can find) just for mocking the Snuggie! Then I'll make one for me in something pretty and cuddly Smiley Great job on yours & thanks for the link!!
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« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2008 08:16:50 PM »

OMG! I totally love it (I don't have tv... so I've never seem them before) I'm so making my mom one for christmas! She's always cold, so this is perfect Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: December 02, 2008 05:48:27 AM »

they are so easy to make... I'm thinking of making more for the people i'm not sure what else to get.

enjoy all the sunggiely goodness!  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: December 02, 2008 07:04:32 AM »

I made 20 or so of these last year for Christmas presents. They went over quite well. They are fast and easy to make. I made my 2 grandsons 9 and 10 each one and only used 2 yrds of fleece. We even got creative and made the sleeves different colors to make them easier to find.
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« Reply #9 on: December 02, 2008 08:29:52 AM »

oh that looks so compfy i want one! lol
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