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nonny2t 09-08-2011 06:43 PM

Rolling Hills Slippers
 
I actually made a pair of duffer slippers for myself to take on vacation next week. They are amazingly comfortable. I used Rolling Hills Wool of the Andes Bulky from Knitpicks and the buttons are from Joann's Fabrics. My personal opinion having used 4 different yarns for all the slippers I have made, is that the knitpicks yarns felt the best and tightest making a much better sturdier slipper. I can now tromp down to the free breakfast buffet in slippers instead of shoes! :)

Jan in CA 09-08-2011 09:16 PM

Nice! I like the button on them, too!

auburnchick 09-08-2011 10:57 PM

Ohhh...I love these!!! GREAT job!!

nonny2t 09-09-2011 04:18 AM

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Originally Posted by Jan in CA (Post 1329495)
Nice! I like the button on them, too!

Those are actually three buttons stacked on top of one another and sewn on. I found this card with three sizes that complimented each other and was going to use just the biggest one, but it was so flat so I super glued them together making sure the holes lined up then sewed them on as one. I think the effect was cute. Glad you liked them.

Antares 09-09-2011 11:12 AM

Lovely slippers. And great idea to stack those buttons. How very creative of you!

salmonmac 09-09-2011 04:25 PM

What fun to make a pair of slippers for yourself in a lovely color combination. The stacked buttons are a terrific choice.

ArtLady1981 09-12-2011 02:11 PM

Oh, these are lovely!!! The button is a great touch, too!

WandaT 09-13-2011 09:03 AM

They turned out great!! Love the colors and that little button trick!!

justplaincharlotte 09-18-2011 10:47 PM

The slippers are absolutely adorable!


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