My slippers

My slippers needed a vacation, or actually, they needed retirement. My lovely, warm, cozy slippers needed a replacement. What to do?

Well, I digged out my crafting litterature, and in the Swedish book Do Redo : konsten att slakta en tröja, there they were, my new slippers made by recycling an old sweater.

I used some thick white woolen felt from Panduro for the soles, wich is nice and warm, and gives a great support.

Only trouble with this is that they are a bit slippery. For the upper part of my slippers I used parts of an old white woolen cardigan.

I once accidentally laundred it together with a dark green pillow case. This, off course, resulted in not so nice yellow-greenish spots all over my white cardigan. Luckily, I could cut out some parts for my slippers that didn´t have yellow-greenish spots. 🙂

For the lining, I used parts of an old worn-out bed sheet. I hand stiched the parts together.

For a decorative effect I used a turqoise satin band around the edges. My new slippers are warm and comfy and also eco- friendly. What could be better than that?

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  1. Empire State of Mind « delfinelise on 17/02/2011 at 19:52

    […] On more sewing related stuff, I´ve made a new pair of slippers. I wear slippers everyday when I´m at home, so I´ve got quite a high rotation on slippers, this is the third pair of handmade ones, you can see one of their predecessors here. […]

  2. Squiggly Rainbow on 06/03/2011 at 11:52

    I love them! Thankyou for sharing!

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