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Warm and Fuzzy winter wristwarmers
These wristwarmers / fingerless gloves will keep you warm and cosy in winter.
Tubular cuffing is available from fabric stores, but if you can't get it, use the leg part of some long, stretchy ribbed socks instead

Posted by nora c. from Strathaven, Scotland, United Kingdom • Published See nora c.'s 65 projects »
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  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather together the stuff you need....fake fur fabric ( I'm using the long pile stuff) scissors, cardboard template, tubular cuffing ( or socks)

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 2
    Step 2

    Make a cardboard template 8" x 4.5" approx.
    Place on reverse of fur fabric, and mark around with chalk.
    Then mark another one with chalk

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut out the two pieces...use sharp scissors and snip through the backing fabric only...do not cut the furry pile if possible.

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take you furry pieces and determine what is the botom...pile of fur should run down towards bottom and ovehang the edge.
    Now oversew the bottom edge with zig zag stitch to prevent fraying, whilst keeping the long fur pile out of the way if possible.

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold over, and sew a narrow seam
    Repeat with other piece of fur, and set aside for later......

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now take the cuffing ( or socks) and cut two tubular pieces about 4 -5 " long.
    Oversew all round the top and bottom edges with zig zag stitch to prevent fraying, or apply "fray check".

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pin stretch lace all round top edge

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 8
    Step 8

    Either tack or pin in position, then attatch lace by sewing two rounds of zig zag or stretch stitch.

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 9
    Step 9

    Looks like this .....

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 10
    Step 10

    Insert this into furry tube made earlier, whilst repeating sewing mantra " right sides together..."Pul lacy edge right through till level with bottom edge of furry section
    Match up top edges and sew all round with zig zag or stretch stitch twice...once near edge, and again about quarter of an inch below

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 11
    Step 11

    Looks like this....

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 12
    Step 12

    Turn right side out...

  • How to make an armwarmer. Warm And Fuzzy Winter Wristwarmers - Step 13
    Step 13

    Either brush pile smooth, or leave tousled for a wilder look!

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emmilou w.
emmilou w. · Wallasey, England, GB · 12 projects
These are awesome!!
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ErsatzEpiphany
ErsatzEpiphany · Seattle, Washington, US · 105 projects
ooooh! i LOVE these. i will have to make some soon Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
super cool!
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