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Topic: Ugly old men's sweater.. New Owl pillow for the couch  (Read 7089 times)
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« on: February 01, 2011 04:07:56 PM »

I wanted to do this challenge in the worst way... I combed the Goodwill piling my cart full of ugliness and then it occurred to me.. "I need to make something that I could really use!" and I needed a pillow for the couch... So I ended up with 1 item.. a horrible sweater for $3.99.
 I washed it in hot water and felted it and got this! FYI I love this pillow!

the ugly sweater... eeeewwwww

My dog scaling down the recliner to check it out:
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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2011 04:25:09 PM »

That's really cute! It's funny how the pattern that looks so ugly on the sweater looks great on the owl!
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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2011 05:26:08 PM »

The pattern from the sweater is great for the owl- so perfect!
And I love his eyes- so cute!
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« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2011 09:06:53 PM »

Bill Cosby... Whoooooo?.... lol that was funny in my head at least Smiley

I think that pillow is adorable and I'm totally stealing your idea for when I redecorate the lounging section of my craft room!!
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« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2011 01:08:34 AM »

ugly sweater to super cute owl pillow, score!  thanks for the inspiration.  i love the eyes the best!  Are the eyes layered felt?
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« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2011 06:17:36 AM »

That sweater was perfect for this owl pillow!
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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2011 07:29:30 AM »

Bill Cosby... Whoooooo?.... lol that was funny in my head at least Smiley

I think that pillow is adorable and I'm totally stealing your idea for when I redecorate the lounging section of my craft room!!
You know now that I look at it, it is a Cosby sweater!
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« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2011 06:14:53 PM »

Thank you for taking this sweater out of the fashion world and making it into something adorable!
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« Reply #8 on: February 03, 2011 09:42:36 AM »

Adorable!
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« Reply #9 on: February 03, 2011 12:39:52 PM »

Very cute Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2011 01:45:36 PM »

I love this!
I have been debating on how to redo my couch cushions. The one we have now are just so bulky, and we have to remove them if we want to lay down, and watch a movie, or cuddle on the couch.  I might make a couple like this for the couch.  I luurve owls! And I love that little guy.... too cute! <3
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« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2011 11:59:17 AM »

I want one of these for my couch!!
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« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2011 07:15:48 PM »

The sweater looks much better as an owl--great job! Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: February 10, 2011 05:09:34 PM »

That is definitely one very cute owl from one very ugly sweater.  It's a transformation of butterfly proportions.
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« Reply #14 on: February 14, 2011 01:35:32 PM »

I love it! Grin
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« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2011 10:59:46 PM »

Bill Cosby... Whoooooo?.... lol that was funny in my head at least Smiley

I think that pillow is adorable and I'm totally stealing your idea for when I redecorate the lounging section of my craft room!!
HILARIOUS!  I thought the same thing!!
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