Sunday, 12 September 2010

'Guess the project' mini-competition

I’ve just finished this little sewing project for my cousin and I thought it might be funny to make this into a little competition. I’ll throw in a surprise prize for the winner – but more about that later.

So –here they are.



What do you think they might be? Are they perhaps very small hats for children?



Are they face-masks for children? Or a curious gadget for blowing your nose into?



Maybe they are small dunce caps for dolls (sorry Fireman Sam but you were the closest to hand)?



Or perhaps they are a burlesque related item for grown-ups??



Send me your guesses as comments to this post – you can guess more than once. All the names of people who get the correct answers will be put into a hat on Sunday 26 September and a winner drawn from the hat. I’ll send the winner a surprise prize (handmade by my fair hands) in the post. Please make sure you include your email address so I can email you for your snail mail address if you’re the winner. For privacy, do not include your postal address with your answer – just your email address.

Good luck guessing and have a great week ahead!

12 comments:

  1. Does your cousin maybe have a little baby boy? :)

    I'm sure I saw something just like these on another blog a while back, specially made for the moment when the nappy is removed and the mother gets squirted in the face...

    It made me laugh a lot.

    Of course your project could be something completely different!

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  2. Ohh - I have that winking owl fabric too - isn't it cute?!

    I'm a little worried that sparklepatel might be right - after all the lining seems to be made from towelling. And that just sort of makes me go "Ewww!". Although being pinkled on by baby boys isn't good either (yes, I do have experience from my (brief) days as a nanny ... enough said).

    And just can't think of any other reason for making cones lined with towelling. Hats would need some sort of elastic; burlesque ... hmmm, let's not go there!!!! And the towelling sort of rules out cones to hold sweeties as party favours (OK - and a cone shape perhaps isn't the most practical either!).

    I give up - sparklepetal must be right!!

    Doggie drool-catchers?!!

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  3. Hahhahah! I have girls.. never needed them! hahahaha!
    jess

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  4. I know, I know!!! Pee Pee Tee Pee's! Slap one of those babies on when removing the baby boys diaper and you won't get squirted-lol! I usually add a ribbon loop at the top in case it does get wet, one does not have to actually touch the cone part when done diapering.

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  5. I'm wondering if your cousin is an adult or a child?
    If adult, then I'm definitely going for "Black Adder" style cod pieces. You'd certainly want something soft and comforting on the inside for one of those!
    If for a small child....then I'm opting for pointy bits on a dragon costume.
    But for an older child...how about elbow protecters for a skate party?
    But, and this is just between you and me, if you have two left over I could think of some hilarious fun I could have wearing them to school one day....?

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  6. I have to agree with sparklepetal...I purchased something similar for my son when he was an infant after a traumatic diaper changing incident at Target.

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  7. I really do not know; However the usage for these Madonna's bra look alike is endless.
    Cup warmer, School project, boob warmer, dog hat, infant hat. Can it be yamaka ----

    Love,
    -Samya :-)

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  8. Ice cream cone cozies, to catch drips? I just wandered over for your shopping bag tutorial, but had to throw in a guess.

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  9. I think these are a PEEPEE TEEPEE........
    Could have used one years ago when my son was small
    Carole
    gram122@comcast.net

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  10. I think they to cover and keep warm boiled eggs!

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  11. Well I'm just wondering if they were pee pee tee pee's and if they weren't, what were they? My guess would've been the pee pee tee pees' but I only just found your blog....too late to enter, but have had a ball checking your blog out...all the fantastic tutorials...you are soooo generous with them...well done on some fantastic ideas. Hugs Naomi

    P.S. you have a private email from me too.

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  12. That is a wonderful idea! I Love your creations they are so cute.

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