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Topic: Upcycled sweater boots (w/mini tutorial!)  (Read 426788 times)
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« Reply #10 on: January 08, 2010 12:40:57 PM »

flippin' sweet!  I totally want to make some from an old wool sweater I felted, just have to get the cheap shoes to put them on. 

Thanks for the tutorial!
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« Reply #11 on: January 08, 2010 12:52:15 PM »

These are completely adorable. I love the embroidery and the buttons.
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« Reply #12 on: January 08, 2010 01:32:22 PM »

after making these, do you think it would work with fabric that isn't stretchy?
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« Reply #13 on: January 08, 2010 01:47:59 PM »

I am so going to make these. Thanks for the inspiration!
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« Reply #14 on: January 08, 2010 02:55:46 PM »

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« Reply #15 on: January 08, 2010 03:38:19 PM »

after making these, do you think it would work with fabric that isn't stretchy?

Well, since I was working with already shaped sleeves, I had to stretch them into the shape I desired. However, if you made them from scratch with fabric, you should just be able to stitch the shape you need. It might be a bit tougher turning them right side out again, but if it has SOME give, you might be ok... I dunno, let me know if you try it and it works!
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« Reply #16 on: January 08, 2010 04:36:49 PM »

Will do. Grin I actually just want something that vaguely resembles boots for medieval events. Not trying to be historically accurate, more fantasy medieval-esque, but I need something comfy and don't care to shell out for good boots at the moment Smiley
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« Reply #17 on: January 08, 2010 08:04:33 PM »

those are freaaaaaaaaaaaakkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkking kick ass!!.............thanks for the tute......its gonna be a project for this weekend.
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« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2010 10:27:34 PM »

These are absolutely fantastic!

Great job!

Unfortunately for me, I'm pretty sure my feet are bigger than the top of the sleeve area of most sweaters.  Any suggestions for getting around this?
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« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2010 10:31:23 PM »

they're darling and you are so creative! 
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