Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Fleece Mittens

Where did December go?!!!! I have so much to do – and the hurrieder I go the behinder I get. Ugh. Well, here is one project crossed off my list -
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The mitten pattern is a free pattern. I thought they were really pretty easy to make after I made a few. Um… I now have three right-handed mittens. But I’ll sew up the mates eventually. These are for my daughter. I didn’t add the elastic in the wrists cause she doesn’t like things to “bind”. And, they actually stayed on my hands without it.
Also finished – bed warmers – basically a heat therapy bag the kids can bring upstairs when they go to bed to make their beds toasty and warm. Maybe they’ll fall asleep faster? hehe!
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Then, my littlest son said “Mom, you could cut out a reindeer for me with your scroll-saw”. So I did. There’s tons of free patterns out there. I just did a search with “free Christmas scroll saw patterns” and got a ton of ideas. I really like how simple these are.
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One of the patterns was for this crocodile/alligator puzzle. Isn’t it perfect for a young child?! I’ve smoothed the edges very well so he can chew on the pieces. I don’t think I’ll do anything else to it – just simple. (And fast!)
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Well, that is it for now. I don’t know if I’ll post again this week as there are tons of odds and ends to finish up, but if I do actually get something finished I’ll share the idea! Happy crafting!!

3 comments:

cindi said...

Loving that puzzle! Have you thought of selling them?

Kakarn said...

The link to the mitten pattern is on your C: drive and cannot be accessed :o)

Kim said...

I updated the link - thanks for pointing that out!

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