The Silent Auction for Katie is now complete! The auction took place on Friday, March 19 - Sunday, March 21. A huge thanks goes out to our generous sponsors who donated such amazing items, and to each and every bidder who participated! Now let's all walk away REAL WINNERS by donating our bid amounts directly to Katie to help pay for her medical care. After all, that's why we're all here in the first place!

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Friday, March 19, 2010

Upcycled Spats, "The Duke and I" - by Pondhopper Studio

Wear these spats with your shoes or boots to change the look instantly and make a unique fashion statement.

Made with upholstery fabric reclaimed from vintage dining chairs and lined with a bronze coloured rayon. Gold satin ribbons criss-cross down the leg to tie at the ankle. Could also be wrapped around and tied at the top of the spat. Finished with a gold brocade and black plastic buttons close on the side.

60% reclaimed/upcycled materials

SIZE: Length (Top to Heel): 10 inches; Ankle Circumference: 11 inches.

Donated by Pondhopper Studio - learn more about these and her other items by visiting her shop!

bidding starts at $24 - Leave your bids in the comments! Auction closes at 11:59pm Sunday night.