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Craft Idea: Need Feedback Please

Postby Plumeria » Mon May 31, 2010 3:10 pm

I got 8 yards of this fleece fabric for almost nothing. And, am not sure what to do with it. I am thinking of making those no sew hobo type bags to give out, but, not sure. Anyone have ideas? I know the fabric is a little on the childish side, but, the fleece is so soft! Maybe small pillows?

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Postby Bling » Mon May 31, 2010 4:04 pm

I'm afraid the sight of teddy bears renders me pretty well completely non-creative. But there IS a kids' camp. Maybe something the kiddies would like, since they ARE teddy bears? So, small pillows or bags would probably be great gifts, then...
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Postby C.f.M. » Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:42 am

I say make little hats or blankets and donate it to your local NIC-U or woman's shelter.
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:59 am

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Postby Bling » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:01 am

Actually, we use fleece sheets, and LOVE 'em!
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Postby C.f.M. » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:40 am

Bling wrote:Actually, we use fleece sheets, and LOVE 'em!


I use a fleece blanket inbetween the air mattress and sheet, keeps one MUCH warmer at night. I just can't look at that pattern...
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Postby Bling » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:41 am

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Re: Craft Idea: Need Feedback Please

Postby EmilyD » Tue Jun 01, 2010 11:28 am

Plumeria wrote:I got 8 yards of this fleece fabric for almost nothing. And, am not sure what to do with it. I am thinking of making those no sew hobo type bags to give out, but, not sure. Anyone have ideas? I know the fabric is a little on the childish side, but, the fleece is so soft! Maybe small pillows?

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I also recommend hats. One year for ArtCar Fest we made fleece hats as trophies. They're eally easy, super cute and WARM!

Here's a few ideas I found from just doing a Google search:

http://www.simplesewingprojects.com/how ... leece-hat/

http://kitschycoo.blogspot.com/2009/12/ ... h-ear.html

And of course Martha Stewart: http://www.marthastewart.com/article/fleece-hats

Then you could also make fleece leg or arm warmers:

http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Fl ... love-Line/

And this thing is pretty cool looking:

http://www.instructables.com/id/4-in-1- ... tten-Pock/
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Postby C.f.M. » Tue Jun 01, 2010 11:30 am

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Postby EmilyD » Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:01 pm

But yeah...do add some evil Teddy if you can work it in. Maybe real glass eyeballs? The teeth are good too C.F.M. Is the drool considered MOOP though?
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Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jun 02, 2010 6:41 pm

They are called bindles.
Will you also supply the sticks?
Maybe you could take a sharpie and add in stubble on the bears' chins, for that proper hobo look.
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Postby trystanthegypsy » Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:21 pm

C.f.M. wrote:
Bling wrote:Actually, we use fleece sheets, and LOVE 'em!


I use a fleece blanket inbetween the air mattress and sheet, keeps one MUCH warmer at night. I just can't look at that pattern...


This is really smart, I do sleep on a fleece too but not usually on an airmattress... *brain fart*

Yeah you won't see the pattern in the dark ;)
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Postby LeChatNoir » Wed Jun 02, 2010 7:34 pm

Adult sized footed PJ's?

C.f.M.... that bear is really sort of freaking me out.
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Postby Bob » Wed Jun 02, 2010 8:29 pm

Gifts are stupid. Grow the fuck up.
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Postby FaeTora » Wed Jun 02, 2010 8:33 pm

Just ignore him. He's mad that the cat pissed on his couch. 8)
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Postby Plumeria » Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:30 am

LeChatNoir wrote:Adult sized footed PJ's?.


That is one I hadn't thought of...hmmmm
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Postby TomServo » Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:51 am

Do you have 8 yards of it? I could tell you how to make a kilt..
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Postby Captain Goddammit » Thu Jun 03, 2010 6:08 am

Can't sleep... the bears will eat me...
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Postby Plumeria » Thu Jun 03, 2010 6:25 am

TomServo wrote:Do you have 8 yards of it? I could tell you how to make a kilt..


Yep. 8.5 yards. Although, I am considering adult footed pjs! Or, my daughter may just make some blankets out of it for a service project.

Don't want the bears to kill anyone! hehe
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Postby C.f.M. » Thu Jun 03, 2010 6:58 am

Plumeria wrote:
TomServo wrote:Do you have 8 yards of it? I could tell you how to make a kilt..


Yep. 8.5 yards. Although, I am considering adult footed pjs! Or, my daughter may just make some blankets out of it for a service project.

Don't want the bears to kill anyone! hehe


Ok, adult footie pajamas!! FTW.

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Wear them with fangs and bloody eyes and teeth blacked out.


A friend of mine gave me the tip about using a blanet inbetween you and the air mattress. Keeps that cold air, in the mattress at night, from getting to you. Makes a HUGE difference! I just happened to have picked up a fleece blanket from the thrift store and tried it that night, worked like a charm.
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