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Tabi Socks with mori-girl flair

Added Sep 18, 2011

by rhinestic

Singapore, Singa...






A short and pretty simple project.. I’ve added a bit of mori-girl style to it using polka dots and lace. Pattern from a Japanese sewing book called Tenugui Rimeiku Komono.




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Other, Romantic
Cotton, Lace/Sequins

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    Sep 20, 2011, 06.11 AMby LudoTela

    What pretty pink hooves … An interesting way of decorating your feet :)

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    Sep 19, 2011, 09.32 AMby lizah

    Aw, these are sooo cute!!

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    Sep 18, 2011, 09.03 PMby janene

    I keep coming back to these. I must admit I found them a bit creepy at first but I bet they feel lovely on! Full marks for originality :-)

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      Sep 19, 2011, 01.54 AMby rhinestic

      =) thanks Janene, but unfortunately, I’m not the creator of the Japanese tabi socks. They are actually traditional footwear worn when dressed in the kimono. I guess the creepiness level wouldn’t be that high if I’d worn it with the geta sandals… =P
      And yep, they are comfortable!

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    Sep 18, 2011, 07.30 PMby tejka

    are they wearable as socks? i mean, they are probably more like slippers or..?

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      Sep 19, 2011, 01.49 AMby rhinestic

      Hi, tejka. They are actually Japanese socks , usually worn with Kimono and the Japanese sandals.

      They do make pretty good ‘room shoes’ during winter if made from some kind of wool or other thick material though. =)

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    Sep 18, 2011, 02.49 PMby salvia

    These are so cute. Now I want to make some, too.

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      Sep 19, 2011, 01.54 AMby rhinestic

      Thanks, salvia!

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