I think it’s safe to say that Christmas jumpers are flying off the shelves this year as their popularity sky-rockets. I’ve been a connoisseur of the Christmas Jumper for several years now and I’m pretty shocked to see how expensive some of them are! I think the first one I ever bought was in the Men’s section of Primark for a mere £7 and I still wear it today. That’s why I was pretty pleased to be asked to take part in a competition run by Turtle Mat to make a Christmas Jumper on a budget 🙂 Obviously this Challenge was right up my street and I’m beyond thrilled with the end result!
AN OLAF CHRISTMAS JUMPER PEOPLE. Just take that in.
I’m basically in love with it. The best part is that it was so easy to make. I found an Olaf template for free on the Disney website and used that to cut out pieces of felt. The twig arms and hair are made out of a piece of thin craft foam I had on hand and I just drew the rough shape and cut it out. Then it was just a case of assembling all the pieces into that well-known, Olaf shape 🙂 Everything is stuck to the jumper with washable fabric glue which I’ve used before with great success so I think it’s built to last!
Now, usually I would have modelled this masterpiece for you but I feel totally gross so Mildred the mannequin will have to do. This jumper is actually huge on me so I’m wondering if I can get away with it as a dress? I think this is a strong contender for my Christmas morning look… Watch this space!The materials for this project were supplied by Turtle Mat for the purpose of this post. I had immense fun doing it and as always any views or opinions expressed are truthful and my own.