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Topic: Kermit the Frog stroller bunting/footmuff/cosytoes  (Read 620 times)
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« on: February 06, 2013 07:03:27 PM »

So it's not technically "clothing" per se, but it is for kids.  It's a stroller blanket (aka footmuff aka JJ Cole "Bundle Me") made so my kids can't kick their blankets off (which always get wound around stroller wheels, which is super fun) in the winter.  I found a toddler JJ Cole Bundle Me for $5 at a thrift store, but as I have twins, I needed another.  I tried ebay and FB yardsale groups, but got impatient. 

Plus, I had a XXXL Kermit the Frog hoodie from Salvation Army begging to be upcycled. 

Here is the before:


Close-up on the cuteness:


I used the existing zipper (so the bunting opens down the front), but I modeled the rest off the Bundle Me.  I made a freezer paper pattern from the Bundle Me.  I essentially made huge button holes in the back for the harness straps, and lined it so it would be as warm as the original.  The yellow is fleece, the flowery fabric is just cotton flannel.  It's certainly homemade, but it has gobs more character, and I know no one else will have one like it!

Here 'tis, all zipped up:


And, for ease of entry, it zips open, comme a:
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« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2013 05:28:19 AM »

That's awesome!  Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2013 08:52:14 AM »

that's brilliant, I am always on the losing side of the stroller blanket battle. 
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