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« on: December 12, 2005 10:14:45 PM »

Say YES to fur!

Faux fur, that is. And monster fur, to be exact.  Grin

Finally got off my bum to craft some wares to sell.  I made some scarves out of the same material last winter with hand-warmer pockets and claws.

The fur is only on the backs of the mittens, so they won't interfere with stuff like holding mugs of tea, jabbing eyes, or other delicate operations.

I used an anti-pill fleece, which is super sturdy.  I was originally going to use two layers of fleece per side but after seeing how heavy it was, I was like,"No need for that."

Despite the curves, it is much easier than making the scarves.  My mom's machine can't handle so many layers - I haven't set up my old school Singer Touch n Sew, which should tackle anything up to bearskin, I think - but the mittens went through all right.
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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2005 04:13:59 AM »

those are adorable!

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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2005 07:02:42 AM »

I bought such mittens for 3 years. I always feel like a teddy bear if I wear them. Mine are black with violet stripes but yours looks so much better, than mine.

Really great!!! Grin

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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2005 07:15:07 AM »

How pretty. You should add teeth and eyes too! Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2005 01:05:49 PM »

Cookie Monster making his own cookies Grin Grin Grin Grin!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Great Job!!!!!!!!!!!

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« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2005 04:29:34 PM »

hah! rad!! im reminded of that monster from monsters inc. or otherwise a yetti or  a yetti making cookies. or pie. or cake or... oh you know, baked goods of all sorts. anyway, sweet mittens man.
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2005 08:31:41 AM »

I agree you should add eyes and teeth. That would make them much more monsterous.
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« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2005 09:02:10 AM »

The fur is only on the backs of the mittens, so they won't interfere with stuff like holding mugs of tea, jabbing eyes, or other delicate operations.

hahaha, I love that they won't interfere with jabbing eyes, such a delicate operation that is, you don't need anythign to interfere with that  Grin

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« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2005 12:18:44 PM »

where does everyone get the monster fuzz? I really like the fabric.

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« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2005 10:05:35 PM »

I got mine at Joann's.  They seem to carry a lot of that stuff now.
I was going to add claws, but it seems really difficult.  Too many layers of fabric for my typewriter to handle. Tongue

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