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Topic: Camille's snow bunny felted stocking (from recycled thrift store sweater.)  (Read 1099 times)
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« on: December 01, 2008 11:17:53 PM »

Bored with store-bought stockings and really loving working with felt, I made my kids new stockings a couple Christmases ago.  I was worried the kids might not want to let go of their old stockings, but they love these! 
 
I do apologize for the poor quality photos.  Don't know if it's a bad camera, or bad end user  Wink

This one is my daughter's: 




I went to the thrift store and bought an old lambswool sweater in a a lovely red.  I washed it in soapy warm water and it made a perfect felt.  The top is ribbing from the sweater's sleeve. 
I had a vintage white filigree metal-ball necklace which I took apart and flattened to make the snowflakes.  The bunny is made from regular little felt squares.



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« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2008 03:20:09 AM »

This is really cute! Your daughter is very lucky  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2008 08:31:53 AM »

Oh I just love it!  What a great idea about the sweater - I just went to Joanne's this weekend and picked up felt for the stockings I am making.  It never even dawned on me to use an old sweater!
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« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2008 12:06:09 PM »

I love it especially the bunnies cute little face.  Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2008 01:17:54 PM »

That is fab!  I love the curly toe!
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oh that is darling! i love it!
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« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2008 08:26:09 AM »

This has to be one of the cutest stockings I have ever seen.  I love the bunny!  If my daughter had that stocking she probably wouldn't let me pack it up when Christmas is over, she'd want to keep it out forever.  Wonderful job.
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