Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Leg Warmers are in!

It seems like I have been seeing a lot of tutorials
on how to make your own leg warmers!
I went to my local Target
{as I have mentioned here, here and here!}
and SURPRISE!
Long socks on clearence for $1.40
so I got a bunch!!
I found the easiet tutorial to follow here
So here is my take on it...
Cut off the toe and heel of the sock
{you will want to do both socks, but I just wanted to show you the difference ;}
Discard those or maybe use them for another project?!
Take the short piece from between the heel & toe
and tuck it in inward
so the two raw edges are together.
{it should look like the smaller piece in pic}
Then place the smaller piece
around the outside on the end of the long sock,
so that all the raw edges are together.
Next you want to pin it and sew 1/4" zig zag stitch
all the way around...
Then just flip the end around so the stitching is on the inside
and it should look like this when you are done!
So now you can have leg warmers for everyone,
just in time for the fall weather :}

They are especially great for those little ones
who are starting to crawl
 OR
for yourself when loungin' around the house ;}

Warmly,
BigSis LilSis
xo

19 comments:

  1. Cool idea!

    I found you through Welcome Wednesday and am your newest follower - would love a follow back at:

    http://www.fionadesigns.blogspot.com/

    Fiona

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  2. I like those, I should make my girls some. Your way seems easy. I found you on Night Owl Crafting and love your blog design.

    :)
    Courtney
    ThePaisleyAbbey.com

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  3. Hi there! I found you on Welcome Wednesday's blog hop! Great blog and can't wait to read more!

    Ashley
    sewmuchmoreinlife.blogspot.com

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  4. I'm your newest follower. http://moogieland.blogspot.com/

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  5. Don't you love these? I made bunches a few years ago but only wish I knew about them when my kids were little. I may just need to whip some up for myself. I'm your newest follower. Come see what I am up to.

    http://www.holy-craft.blogspot.com

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  6. Very cute! I love all of the cute socks you found.

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  7. These are fun, mainly because you picked very cute socks to makeover! My daughter has been on a I will only wear skirts and dresses phase for quite awhile. We get the thicker stockings but a bunch of these would not only be cute but help give an extra layer during the cold MI winter! Would love you to join me at A Crafty Soiree, every Thursday.

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  8. These are fun and cute--my daughter will love them! Thanks for linking up to the Under $100 Linky Party!

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  10. You have a great blog!! I am really enjoying looking around. Thanks for sharing!! I am now a new follower!! Nicole @ colieskitchen.com BTW I found you on a blog hop!

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  11. Have to re-link you monday!
    What a great idea for all ages for this winter.
    Thank you so much for sharing!
    hugs

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  12. What a great idea! I know they will come in handy with my girls this winter, and it will also make awesome gifts for cousins this Christmas. Thanks!
    http://shadowcase.blogspot.com

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  13. You got some cute socks too :) They turned out super cute. Thanks for inviting me over.

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  14. love these!

    ~L~
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  15. those are so cute...is my gray sweatshirt with the neck and arms cut out coming back, too? (ala Flashdance?)
    smiles!

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  16. They look darling - it helps to start with cute socks. I made these for my babies, but I love that you use them also.

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  17. so freakin cute! thanks for linking up at a crafty soiree... hope to see you back tomorrow!

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  18. Aw, so cute!! I was just thinking it's that leg warmer time of year. Thanks!! :)

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  19. Ahhh!!! That's so cute! Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

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