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« on: December 22, 2011 08:16:12 AM »

Every year I pick up my mom's stocking to bring home so Santa can fill it at my house.  But that leaves mom w/o a stocking to decorate her mantle which is no good.  No good at all.  So, I made her this one to hang by her chimney with care.  



It's all vinyl (lined with felt), with metal grommets and a real shoe lace that's embellished with snowflake decorations.



Of course Santa will sneak a little something into this stocking, too.  After all, my mom has been on the nice list for YEARS.

This year it's hung by my chimney with care with my pups' new stockings and those I made for me and The ManFlesh in years past.

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« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2011 08:22:25 AM »

As I did figure skating for years, I immediately fell in love.  Roll Eyes

Lovely work!  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2011 08:34:32 AM »

As I did figure skating for years, I immediately fell in love.  Roll Eyes

Lovely work!  Grin

Thanks so much!  I struggled with trying to be realistic, but also practical for a stocking as well as looking like what the average person thinks a skate looks like vs what it really looks like.  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2011 09:05:10 AM »

At first glance, I seriously thought this was a real ice skate.  I was like, "How does that hang, it looks so heavy!"  AWESOME job.  Your mom is lucky to have a kid like you!
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2011 10:33:58 AM »

Love it! it's just toooo cute!
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« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2011 10:55:50 AM »

At first glance, I seriously thought this was a real ice skate.  I was like, "How does that hang, it looks so heavy!"  AWESOME job.  Your mom is lucky to have a kid like you!

YEY!  I was hoping it was realistic-enough looking!  And awww, shucks; I'm lucky to have my mom.

Love it! it's just toooo cute!

THANKS!
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« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2011 11:39:07 AM »

Beautiful work, I also thought it was real at first.
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« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2011 12:32:42 PM »

I did too! Absolutely amazing work, as usual!
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« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2011 01:33:32 PM »

Holy freaking crap! Most amazing stocking EVER!
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« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2011 03:21:30 PM »

Holy freaking crap! Most amazing stocking EVER!

You're so sweet!  I don't even think it's the best stocking I've made which is around a dozen.
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