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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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« Reply #10 on: December 23, 2011 03:47:02 AM »

wow! im glad im not the only who thought that was real when they saw the thumb nail Embarrassed.
awesome work Shocked i love the tiny snowflakes, just the perfect finishing touch Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2011 06:11:32 AM »

wow! im glad im not the only who thought that was real when they saw the thumb nail Embarrassed.
awesome work Shocked i love the tiny snowflakes, just the perfect finishing touch Smiley

Thanks!  Without the little sparkly detail of the snowflakes, it was kind of plain, but I didn't want to add colors that mom wouldn't be into.
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« Reply #12 on: December 23, 2011 11:24:28 AM »

It's perfect!

And I know just the perfect necklace to stuff this stocking!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/made_by_beag/5241005742/in/set-72157610852201714
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« Reply #13 on: December 23, 2011 12:34:54 PM »

It's perfect!

And I know just the perfect necklace to stuff this stocking!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/made_by_beag/5241005742/in/set-72157610852201714

Those are great!
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« Reply #14 on: December 24, 2011 04:39:28 PM »

So beautiful, T! Love the snowflakes on the laces.
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« Reply #15 on: December 24, 2011 08:37:21 PM »

So beautiful, T! Love the snowflakes on the laces.

Aw, thanks!
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« Reply #16 on: December 26, 2011 02:31:23 PM »

This totally rocks! My mom would want one too!  Cheesy

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« Reply #17 on: December 26, 2011 07:33:38 PM »

This totally rocks! My mom would want one too!  Cheesy



Thanks!  Little did I realize I was giving myself TWO stockings to fill for mom.    Kiss
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« Reply #18 on: December 27, 2011 09:01:07 AM »

Wow -- I thought it was a real skate from the thumbnail!  Great job!!
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« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2011 07:20:11 PM »

It looks quite real.  You've done an amazing job.
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« Reply #20 on: December 31, 2011 09:26:16 AM »

Thanks so much!
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« Reply #22 on: November 05, 2012 01:45:54 PM »

That's great!! If you replaced the blade with wheels it would be a fun stocking for derby friends, as well.
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