|We like big muffs and we cannot lie!|
|Even the gents had them!|
|This is a satirical print but you get the idea...|
So when I found the perfect white faux fox fur in the LA garment district I knew I was meant to have one! It's just a rectangle, sewed into a tube for both lining and fur. Before sewing it into the tube I added a pocket just big enough for a cell phone in the lining of the muff. I machine stitched one end right sides together, stuffed it with batting then hand sewed the other end shut. and voila! One big honkin' muff!
Although I must admit, it's rather hard to see just how big it is in this picture. It looks more like a giant tribble than the pillow-sized thing it really is. You'll just have to trust me when I say it's big and wait for the pics from Costume College...
The Challenge: #15: White - A late 18th C Muff
Fabric: White fake fox fur, red silk taffeta
Pattern: a rectangle!
Notions: thread, batting
How historically accurate is it? Machine sewn, poly fiberfill and fake fur, so not very! LOL!
Hours to complete: About 2
First worn: not yet.
Total cost: $20 for the faux fur and red silk taffeta came from my stash.