Ever had a quick two hour project turn into a massive saga of insanity? Behold the elf-boots of cozy maddess!!!!! (!!!!) They started out as Green Pepper Patterns' polar sock - made with polar fleece and non-skid footing. Super easy - nice fit - zipped right through them.
However, after wearing the for an evening, the location of the seaming started to bother me (it's probably fine for normal people, but I was the kids who wore her socks inside out to avoid the toe-seam.) So, I pulled them apart - nothing quite like ripping serging out of fleece. Good times. Anyhow, I flipped the seams to the outside and started going over them with bias tap, fun look, happily sewing along -- and bam, I'm out of bias tape.
The rest of the saga involves buying the wrong size and sewing a pin into the binding that took forever to find. However, after the madness, and some re-fashioning of the pattern so that my ankle would fit (wider seam allowances = less space. yeah.... ) I have declared them elf boots. They are glorious.
If you are keeping track, this is 1/15 in my fabric fast count-down.