Just some footstool fun

November 19th, 2008 in member junk     
junkermidge junkermidge, member
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Just a fun little piece for the holidays, it could be a footstool or an extra seat for little holiday guests.  It's a red pop crate that I added stubby spindle feet.  Made a simple 2x 4 box with board on top, stapled fabric on 3 sides of box, stuffed, stapled 4th side, and then inserted into pop crate and screwed from underneathe to hold it.  Easy.                                                                                                                                           

     The fabric is the fun part.  Original I planned to use flannel but found my Christmas sweater that was no longer wearable.  The picture from the sweater shows the date "Dec. 26" and Santa's elves crashed out from the holidays.

Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: member junk, seasonal, whimsical, red

Comments (5)

bridiemurphy writes: Love it...and for Christmas too! Also a great use of needlepoint found at thrift stores...when I think about the care and time put into some of the pieces, I simply wince at the price. Picked one up today for $1.50 -- I'll repurpose it into a doorstop (a covered brick) -- idea found in a tres chic, Scully & Scully catalogue -- their version runs over $100.00! Posted: 6:20 pm on December 3rd
paisleypenguin writes: Absolutely love it! Love turning sweaters in to other things! Posted: 1:45 am on November 20th
kopykatkim writes: Very cool idea and who doesn/t have an extra pop crate around. But the sweater idea is fabulous!!! Very creative.

Kim Posted: 5:39 pm on November 19th
LuAnn writes: Your creativity is astounding!! Good job.

LuAnn Posted: 5:26 pm on November 19th
georgiamoon writes: What a cute way to use a holiday sweater! Flannel would be darling too. You made it look so cushy and comfy Santa himself could put his feet up on Dec 26th! Good job, Georgia Posted: 2:48 pm on November 19th
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