I don't like having cold feet. So with only one week left of winter I finally decided to do something about it. And I really wanted to get rid of the photo of my butt which greeted me every time I looked at my blog. (Amazing what will motivate me sometimes - my visits to the gym are sometimes motivated by a desire to get exercise, sometimes by the thought of the shower afterwards and sometimes by the desire to not be the parent on duty. Whatever works!) So I figured that if I made some slippers I could post them here and get the butt photo off the top.
This is why I needed slippers. All winter I've been wearing these because I find most women's slippers ugly beyond belief. (Yeah, while these are stunning!)
So about half an hour's work and some lovely thick polar fleece (scraps from a manufacturer's clearance many years ago) and now I have these.
Rough prototype, but warm and comfy. The final product will be neater, probably lined, and I'll bind the top edge to help them stay put, and think about what the soles will be so that I don't slip on my kitchen floor. Knowing me I'll wear these ones to shreds and then make up the "proper" neat ones. In about two years.
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