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Topic: Sugar Skull Slippers (Now with Tutorial and lots of pictures!)  (Read 43810 times)
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« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2009 07:19:15 AM »

why why WHYYYYYYYYYY do I only see that today??? Well, too bad, but I bookmark it and hit the This rocks button... as soon as I find a willing victim, I will make a pair of these... wait a minute... as soon as I come back home I will make one for ME  Grin

The tute is perfect, let me tell you, I understood everything... you got me inspired!!
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« Reply #11 on: December 26, 2009 11:02:42 PM »

how cute! thanks for posting instructions too! they look great!
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« Reply #12 on: December 27, 2009 01:24:20 PM »

Where do I find the tutorial?Huh?  I would love to make these slippers!
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« Reply #13 on: December 27, 2009 01:49:24 PM »

the tutorial is on the first message of this post...

I have the pattern done, I just need to get some fleece... tomorrow! i think i may go and buy a fleece blanket for 3 or 5 and use it for this project ( and some others !!). i can't wait ( and no, I didn't spend one hour trying to find fleece i can use for it.... I couldn't sacrifice my daughter blanky..... could I?)

So I may have pics taken and posted here tomorrow!
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« Reply #14 on: December 27, 2009 01:53:06 PM »

yep, this totally rocks!! wish i could sew better! They look super comfy, awesome work!
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« Reply #15 on: December 27, 2009 09:21:23 PM »

Oh my gosh, this is the best tute I have ever seen on slipper making. You are the BEST.

Thank you, thank you!! Kiss
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« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2009 09:09:24 PM »

Genius!  Thanks so much for sharing.  So adorable and comfy!  This Rocks!
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« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2009 06:07:35 AM »

Done!!

Next time ( because there will be a next time Smiley ), I will make them a little more tight. I used very old blue jeans for the sole, and my machine went through all the layers with no problem! i am very happy and my LilOne wants some too!! thank you again for the tutorial, that was a fun rainy day project!

here is the pic!
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« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2009 07:15:30 AM »

I bookmarked this tute as well!  My sister just gave me a whole bag of rug gripper scraps that I think could be used for the bottom of this slipper to make them non-slip--has anyone tried using this stuff and will it stick when you don't want it to?

I love that you can use great fabric for maximum impact!!

Fabulous job on the tute and love that you made it fun with your sense of humor and your "victim"! Wink
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« Reply #19 on: December 29, 2009 04:52:38 PM »

Thanks for posting the tutorial.  I think I'm going to try this! 
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