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« on: December 22, 2008 01:58:03 PM »

The ManFlesh doesn't have an xmas stocking so I decided to make him one.  He has worn these big black platform boots with his last 2 Halloween costumes, so I used that as my inspiration. (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=204653.msg2183719#msg2183719) & maybe not safe for week http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=276742.msg3129641#msg3129641)

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I was able to use remnants from last Halloween's costume for the exterior & remnants from an old project for the lining. The trim is from a remnant bin in the upholstery dept. at a local fabric store that I had on hand.

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The lace bobbles are ornaments from a big box of various styles that I bought at an estate sale for a couple dollars this summer.

I was trying to find something to add to the top so it looked Christmas-y and festive, but was kind of stuck between something dull and barely noticable (like darker green satin cording) and kind of feminine which is what I went with, because the other was too dreary and serious even though it was more masculine. Both the bobbles and the red trim could be easily removed if he can't handle it, but I'm pretty sure he'll not really care about those details and just be touched with the gift.

We're having quite a winter storm here in the Pacific Northwest and now I'm not sure I'll get to give it to him in time for Santa to fill it.  Cry
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« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2008 02:11:11 PM »

That is so awesome! It looked real from the tiny preview pic! I had a pair of those boots in my early 20s!
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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2008 02:18:58 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2008 02:22:57 PM »

That is so awesome! It looked real from the tiny preview pic! I had a pair of those boots in my early 20s!

Haha!  Thank you!  What's funny is that big, black platform boots aren't his style at all when it's not for a costume.  He's pretty low-key.

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Maybe he's on the Naughty List!
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2008 02:28:30 PM »

Hahaha!  These are awesome!  I just love everything that you make!
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2008 02:32:59 PM »

Hahaha!  These are awesome!  I just love everything that you make!

Wow, thanks!  Takes one to know one!
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« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2008 03:03:23 PM »

hahahahahaha I LOVE IT!!!!!! I want one!!
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« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2008 03:49:49 PM »

What a great idea!  Very nice twist on stockings.
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« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2008 03:56:35 PM »

hahahahahaha I LOVE IT!!!!!! I want one!!

Thank you!  I hope he likes it... that it's Christmas-y enough.

What a great idea!  Very nice twist on stockings.

Thank you!  It didn't come from nowhere... I've done a couple boot stockings before. 
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« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2008 04:51:23 PM »

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