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« Reply #30 on: October 28, 2005 05:00:21 AM »

I'd like to try the mittens next. Has anyone made a hat?
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« Reply #31 on: October 28, 2005 10:45:22 AM »

These are great ideas. Thanks for sharing. Totes/Bags are my favorite things to make and I could always use just one more. Looks like I'll be raiding the closet for old sweaters to felt.
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« Reply #32 on: October 30, 2005 10:28:06 AM »

What a great idea! Love your bag, Bastelmutti.  Check out these items made from recycled sweaters & things... http://www.baabaazuzu.com/ ...vests, jackets, hats, mittens, scarves, bags, pins, and Christmas stockings.  The possibilities are endless!
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« Reply #33 on: November 28, 2005 10:45:40 AM »

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Check out these items made from recycled sweaters & things... http://www.baabaazuzu.com/

There's a new book called Second Time Cool: The Art of Chopping Up a Sweater that shows how to make stuff like that: 
http://www.annickpress.com/catalog/secondtimecool-flash.html

Myself, I make stuffed toys out of old sweaters, stuff them lightly, then felt them.
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« Reply #34 on: April 14, 2006 06:21:29 AM »

I made a few of these too. The pink one is a sweater that shrunk up so nicely that it became a purse. The gray one was a man's vest and is more shopping bag size. I made these for the recycled/earth day swap and I embroidered them with leftover thread from another project.





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« Reply #35 on: April 14, 2006 07:55:19 AM »

I have been wanting to make a bag for my knitting...I was going to get a clothe bag but this seems so much more personal!

I am way allergic to wool...But it did give me some ideas for prezzies!

Thanks ladies and gentlemen!

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