My friend Helene from Lawrenceville had a pair ot those draft stoppers  the last time i went to visit, very pretty.
Helene  created them with old socks, leggings,  and tights, without sewing.

She used part of an old fleece blanket, and rolled it to the desired length and thickness.
She put it in one of the   legs of a black pair of tights( the kind with feet, not like the one in the picture) , the foot being the "head ", and she made a few knots for the tail.
She put  a tube sock over it  to form the furry head; and  an old legging became the colorful body. She sewed eyes , nose and tongue
 from the dollar store; they could be glued  instead.

Very pretty, and  a warmer room, too !


FRASERKR (author)2015-11-24

I like this, very cute. I also like MariaM5's suggestion for filling, but I want a draft stopper that has a cover that can easily be washed.

I've also seen some draft stopper designs that use POOL NOODLES or foam pipe wrap for the inside for shaping.

MariaM5 (author)2015-01-07

Instead of using a fleece blanket you could use some storage bags filled with sand or kitty litter. It would be easier to 'manipulate' and get a better seal on the area. You can also adjust the size of the draft stopper that way.

Catley (author)2014-05-25

Really cute! I love things that are both functional and cute. My husband is always complaining about drafts at night, so this is perfect.

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2013-02-05

Fun! Functional and cute! The the "Head"!

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