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Topic: From Secondhand Sweater to Fabulous Fox Stuffie  (Read 2558 times)
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« on: March 28, 2016 02:27:28 PM »

I made this little guy for P_E_S_T in the Woodland Creature Swap. I used secondhand sweaters from the local thrift shop as my fabric. It was a challenge (the fabric was uncooperative to say the least!) but I'm really happy with how it turned out in the end! It has definitely opened my eyes to the joys and benefits of re-purposed clothing!





Let me know what you all think Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2016 02:44:03 PM »

very cute, well done
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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2016 05:23:23 PM »

What an adorable critter!
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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2016 07:39:23 AM »

I just love this little fox...first, I am interested in using recycled clothing instead of throwing it out...and second, the design is adorable!

Thanks for sharing!
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« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2016 08:24:30 AM »

Thanks everyone Cheesy

alwaysinmyroom there are so many options out there! I would say sweaters work the best for mittens. They are a bit more challenging to use for stuffies, I would definitely suggest using a thicker knit or fleece. The rust coloured sweater I used was on the thin side, but I couldn't pass up that lovely speckled colour Tongue
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« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2016 08:48:57 AM »

Cool repurposing of secondhand garments!  I think this pattern/design would also work well as one of those red tree pandas.
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« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2016 11:25:03 AM »

We love him very much - he is currently tucked up in bed with Ebbon (Cool being read to.
Because all foxes like stories Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2016 08:01:22 AM »

Cool repurposing of secondhand garments!  I think this pattern/design would also work well as one of those red tree pandas.

That's a good idea Patraw! I think a wolf would also be cute.

We love him very much - he is currently tucked up in bed with Ebbon (Cool being read to.
Because all foxes like stories Smiley

That's the cutest thing Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2016 08:13:44 AM »

Congrats! Your project was picked as a Featured Project
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2016 12:06:16 PM »

Congrats! Your project was picked as a Featured Project

Woohoo!!! Thanks kittykill Grin I've always wanted to have a project Featured!!
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