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Topic: Recycle those cheap gloves you get in Christmas stockings each year  (Read 3041 times)
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« on: January 08, 2008 10:45:52 AM »

Hey, This is my first post on the site. This is a project I did a little over a year ago as a christmas present for my boyfriend.

I call it Mr./Ms. Glove. I've made/making a few [including the one as my profile picture...its suppose to be what I'd look like if I were a glove-person]. The hair is made of felt, the glasses I 'borrowed' off a Dollarama Santa decoration, the buttons were from my gram's button collection I inherited, and the central lining that I used between the glove material was given to me from my boyfriend, so I only thought it was suiting to use it for his gift. The x stitching mouth is suppose to be representative of my boyfriend's dour expressions [I usually make the mouth as a straight line stitch].

The shoulder bag was recycled from a dear old high school canvas bag I had, but fell apart.

The Mini Mac iBook laptop was constructed from my moms old cover girl blush case, which I hand and spray painted.

The guitar was hand painted and is a replica of my boyfriends Fender Jaguar

And the little bottle was  and old Barbie soda pop bottle that was in my toy box, which I labeled with his favorite pop Irn-Bru

I hope this offers ideas for future glove projects to some of you. Smiley



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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2008 10:52:14 AM »

i'm just in awe of that little ibook - i'm amazed that it's made from an old blush container!  wow!!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2008 10:53:01 AM »

Wow. So cute! You put really nice detail into everything.
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« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2008 07:15:25 PM »

Ahhhh how awesome! Im in love with everything lol   Cheesy  Great Job ~!
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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2008 12:29:02 AM »

That is very interesting Cheesy Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2008 06:25:05 AM »

What a neat idea! We get a set every so often and while they are good to have around....this is a much cuter way! ^-~


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« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2008 07:24:37 AM »

Hey!  I think Mr. Glove is my husband.  Guitar... laptop... glasses.  Yep.  That's him ROFL.  Those are so freakin' cute, I was compelled to this rocks you!
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« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2008 07:25:53 AM »

I love all your great details!

This would look cute in a shadow box frame on the wall---altho, then you couldn't play with it, so nevermind!  Cool
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« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2008 04:20:44 PM »

I love your flicker stream
major creativity, the mini ibook is totally incredible!
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« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2008 06:16:49 PM »

Great job on all of it!   I commented on your Flickr too.
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