Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Hottie For Hottie

Tuesday is my day off. A day with only one kid. Time to clean the house, catch up on the washing and drink my morning coffee with minimal interruptions. Today I neglected the chores (eehum, i do this most days) to make a hot water bottle cover for Dave. In the absence of an electric blanket we have been loving the warmth that hot water bottles bring. I have a super cute one that you can see here but Dave has been left with the nasty faded blue number, it just won't do.

After a quick google for hot water bottle patterns I found this one at Made of Cloth.


20 Mins and an old jumper later, i had my own (super dodgy) version.




 My ever faithful sewing companion



Tadah!!

I'm sure Dave would rather have come home to a hot dinner and a cold beer- but a hottie for the hottie it is.

linking up and here

15 comments:

  1. Love the title of this and the fact that it's a recycled jumper... and your adorable sewing companion looks very grown up - what is she sitting in? xx

    P.S - This could be a good idea for Paddy. He complains he doesn't get enough warm cuddles since the baby came along. HA! Sorted!

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  2. Brilliant!

    Loving the concept of the jumper and the quilting of the cross - a great 'second' to a warm meal and a cold beer for sure!

    x Felicity

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  3. So creative and fun! It turned out great!

    ciao from Newport Beach

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  4. Brilliant and very masculine! Our sheets are like ice at the moment so a hottie would go down a treat... gxo

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  5. You are so clever and inventive that you put the rest of us to shame, you know. This is quite fabulous! And I bet Dave will love it, even if he does have to have a cold dinner tonight. Haha!

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  6. Love it. Very manly. Hope he does too.

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  7. Very cute/manly hottie :) I ignore house hold chores quite a lot too!! ha ha ha

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  8. I thought I recognised that bed linen... lol

    Cintia's a close friend of mine and irritatingly talented...lol

    I like your quilted red cross on the black, it's a bit sexy.

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  9. double 'lol', how embarrassing

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  10. I featured your post @ WorkShop Wednesday! Thanks for linking to the party, I hope your husband appreciates how you ignore the house hold chores!

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Thanks so much for your words of encouragement, advice and solidarity.

xo em