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« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2005 03:10:26 PM »

Wo-Ah!
thats amazing  Shocked
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« Reply #21 on: September 15, 2005 05:28:56 AM »

those look awesome,
any idea where i can find a wide variety of felt colors..
my walmart only has really bright colors  Embarrassed

My local Wal-Mart is the same way.  (And although I can't afford to not shop there, I believe that Wal-Mart is EVIL!)  Anyway, if Hobby Lobby exists in your area, I'd start there.  They have every color of felt imaginable and when I bought some a few weeks ago it was 7 sheets for $1.00, which I think might even be cheaper than at Wal-Mart and discount stores.  JoAnn Fabrics also has a nice selection, but it seems to vary every time I visit.  Good luck finding the colors you want!   Smiley

We don`t have a Joann`s here but there is a hobby shop that I totally didn`t think about...I`ll have to check it out.
Thanks!
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« Reply #22 on: September 15, 2005 05:36:19 AM »

They look almost real! How Cool!
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« Reply #23 on: September 15, 2005 07:53:06 AM »

those look awesome,
any idea where i can find a wide variety of felt colors..
my walmart only has really bright colors  Embarrassed

I haven't found a wide variety of colors for the cheaper felt...anywhere.   I've tried Jo Ann's (decent selection), Pat Catan's (also decent selection), Michael's (half-way decent) and of course, Wal-Mart (like you said, bright!).  I checked online and found a website that had a pretty good selection of wool felt:

http://www.ericas.com/fabric/woolfelt.htm

They had colors that would make good donuts.  It's definitely more expensive that regular felt but if you're only making a few, it might be alright.
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« Reply #24 on: September 16, 2005 01:00:14 PM »

Those are great - they look so real!
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« Reply #25 on: September 16, 2005 01:04:07 PM »

Thanks for all of your kind words and compliments!  Making these felt donuts was truly the most fun I've had doing any kind of craft project in years!

I did have an awkward moment when a co-worker ran into me at the craft store when I was buying supplies and she asked me what I was making.  When I said "felt donuts" I got a really strange look in return!   Undecided  It's nice to have a place where people actually appreciate these things!   Grin
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« Reply #26 on: September 16, 2005 01:08:42 PM »

Thanks for all of your kind words and compliments!  Making these felt donuts was truly the most fun I've had doing any kind of craft project in years!

I did have an awkward moment when a co-worker ran into me at the craft store when I was buying supplies and she asked me what I was making.  When I said "felt donuts" I got a really strange look in return!   Undecided  It's nice to have a place where people actually appreciate these things!   Grin

You're right.  it takes a craftster...to appreciate/recognize another craftster...
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« Reply #27 on: September 16, 2005 06:30:23 PM »

i appreciate! i appreciate!

and i really love fake stuffed food!!! they look so good yummy
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athena404
« Reply #28 on: September 16, 2005 06:42:44 PM »

how cute!!!
they look like these ones from sewdorky

http://www.schmancytoys.com/s_donuts.asp


yay for doughnuts!
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« Reply #29 on: September 16, 2005 06:54:00 PM »

At the risk of repeating what others have said...
those donuts are amazing!  So clever, so well done, and such a thoughtful gift for your friend.  Can you get a donut box from the donut shop that your friend likes/liked for the presentation?  I also loved the idea that someone posted about adding vanilla or chocolate fragrance [somehow].  Way to go!
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