Madawaska Mittens

Mitten Madness!

There has been a wool explosion and Mitten Madness is in full swing…

You know I love the holidays … all the magic and shiny sparkle just gets me in the spirit.  I’ve got a couple craft markets lined up and mo’ mittens of course.  I find the markets so fun and festive, I don’t even tire of hearing the Christmas music (what’s wrong with me?!?)

I’m looking forward to feasting my eyes on what everyone has been making in their workshops!  Here’s what I’ve been up to ~ and a bit of eye candy if you have a wool fetish like me!

madawaska mittens from sweaters

madawaska mittens from sweaters

madawaska mittens

madawaska mittens from sweaters

madawaska mittens from sweaters

mittens from sweaters

madawaska mittens from sweaters

mittens from sweaters

madawaska mittens

madawaska mittens from sweaters

mittens from sweaters

madawaska mittens

mittens from sweaters

madawaska mittens

If you’d like to make your own Madawaska Mittens, find the pattern and templates in my Shop.

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How to make Mittens from Wool Sweaters. Sewing Pattern and Gallery by RebeccaMaeDesigns.com

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Mitten Workshop Weekend!!!

It’s been a Wooly Weekend!  I had so much fun this weekend teaching my Mitten Workshop!  I brought my camera along to take pictures of all the fabulous mittens and do you think I took one picture?  Of course not!  (boo)  This sorta thing always happens to me when I get excited… I completely lose track what I’m doing and just get caught up in the moment.

BUT… All is not lost…  I managed to find some time to make some mittens TOO!

I made this pretty red and pink pair…

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They have a super warm white fleece lining…. yummy

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They are slightly deeper red than they look in the picture – definitely prettier in person if you can believe it!  Find the red mittens for sale on etsy.

And check out these brown ones… toasty!

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I love the buttons on this pair (is that weird?)

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Earth tones with a little pop of color :o) Find this brown pair for sale in my Etsy shop.

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This pair is a nice hunter green and blue…

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The cuffs have all the colors of the mitten parts mixed in… find the green mittens for sale in my etsy shop.

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Another pair with pink and orange…

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You can find the pink and orange mittens for sale here on Etsy. This last pair I made for myself… I’ve been a purple fan since birth I think… pretty sure it might have been the first word I spoke… purple!  It’s only the second pair I have kept for myself and I love them!

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So there’s the latest!

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If you’d like a pair head over to my etsy shop where I sell the mittens…

or go to craftsy for the Madawaska Mitten Pattern

sherri

 

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Mo’ Mittens

Been working long hours in the mitten factory!  Winter is here and we all want warm hands… am i right?  Here is the latest coming off the factory floor….

I made these first two pairs from two sweaters mixed together… the orange is cashmere – SO SOFT!

Wool mittens from sweaters

Click here to check out the entire Gallery of Mittens or

Get the Mitten pattern: MADAWASKA MITTEN PATTERN

Go to the Mitten shop:  MADAWASKA MITTENS

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Easy Sew in Labels Tutorial

Need to make some quick and easy sew in labels?  Here is one way to get it done…

You will need an inkjet printer. 

First pick up some inkjet colorfast printable fabric (sew on).  It comes in 8.5″ x 11″ sheets that you can feed right into your printer.  Set up your design and do a test print on copy paper first to be sure you have the size etc that you want.   Then simply print onto the printable fabric sheets…

do some slicing…

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and some dicing… 

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and some sewing…

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label on garland

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Easy!

Don’t forget you can use this for making quick labels for your quilts too!

sherri

Craftsy

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Mitten Factory…. (in overdrive)

I’ve been burning the midnight oil in the mitten factory!  I love this time of year, the holidays, the lights, the Christmas music… pretty sure I was an elf in a former life :o)

Been doing lot’s of cutting… (oH the DusT!!)

 

And lots of sewing….

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wool mittens

and sewing….

felted wool mittens

felted wool mittens

  and sewing…

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colorful wool mittens

 Want to make your own? 

Mitten pattern & Templates: MADAWASKA MITTEN PATTERN

Mitten shop:  MADAWASKA MITTENS

or

Click here to see the full gallery of mittens.

sherri

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