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Simple to make doorstop ideas please

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MaggsS Fri 05-Jun-09 16:01:59


I've been looking for a couple of those fabric doorstops for my french doors but the ones I like are so expensive.

Any ideas how to make one for someone who isn't that good at sewing?

Thanks smile

meridian Fri 05-Jun-09 18:18:36

there are a few diffrent tutorials on the interwebs

square one

oh fransson doorstop tute

I haven't made one but its on my list of things to try to make.. I'm not great at sewing but I am just learning.

MaggsS Fri 05-Jun-09 18:28:32

Oh I love the square ones.grin

That's just what I was looking for.

Not very practical in the sewing department either but I'm willing to try.

rupertsabear Fri 05-Jun-09 18:38:24

I love them too, thanks, I'm going to have a go.

snickersnack Fri 05-Jun-09 22:15:00

If you subscribe to Sew Hip this month you get a free Clothkits pattern and fabric for a doorstop. I've literally just opened the envelope and out it fell. Looks v simple. It's a green fabric with apples printed on it - quite sixties/seventies feel to it. Would you like it?

snickersnack Fri 05-Jun-09 22:15:39

It's just like the square ones, except a bit more tapered towards the top.

ingles2 Fri 05-Jun-09 22:18:27

making these is really simple so give it a go...
you can do what my friend did
get a brick
cover in wadding
wrap in fabric and stick with sewsimple or other glue suitable for fabric!

MaggsS Sat 06-Jun-09 09:47:26

Oh that sounds great snickersnack. Don't you want to make it yourself?

email me

snickersnack Sun 07-Jun-09 17:16:04

Have done!

RustyBear Sun 07-Jun-09 17:29:15

My mum made me one from a brick covered with canvas work, on plastic canvas.

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