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repurposed sweater slippers

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slippers from repurposed sweater

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Unisex
Style Cute, Mod, Funky, Eco-Friendly, Hipster, Casual
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What materials did you use? thrift store sweater, baby minky fleece/suede fabric, and thread.

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What are you most proud of? I made my own pattern as I couldn't find anything that I pictured in my mind. After 4 mock ups in ugly fabric I finally figured out how to put it together.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The lining is a fleece with faux suede backing. I could use the faux suede backing as the sole with the warm fleece inside. Since I also lined the top of the slipper it became to thick to machine sew the top to the bottom and it had to be hand sewn. I bent several needles in this project. Next time I will make this without the lining on the top part of the slipper.

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Id wear these all the time. Better than my Toms!

03/29/2012 Flag