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1  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Cross Stitched Plaid on: April 18, 2015 02:30:32 PM
That is insane and amazing! I love it!
2  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: The Burrow on: April 11, 2015 11:37:29 PM
Holy cats, AM! That is amazing!
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Scalloped Ocean Quilt with Quilted Accent Pillows (pic giant) on: April 07, 2015 02:58:36 PM
That is spectacular!
4  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Shoe makeover: First time dyeing leather on: April 06, 2015 03:39:36 PM
Thanks everyone! It was SO easy, definitely worthwhile.

Mini tute:

1. You need: light colored leather shoes, leather dye, acetone nail polish remover, cotton balls,a cover for your surface.
2. Go over the shoes with acetone, using cotton balls, to remove old wax/polish/dye/etc
3. Use the dauber that comes with your dye to evenly coat the shoes. Allow to dry and apply again if needed.
4. Allow to dry for several days
5 Apply protective spray or wax (optional)

That's it! Super simple! I used Fiebings dye, it comes in tons of colors. It was hard to choose, but I always love red shoes. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0018N93JC/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
5  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Shoe makeover: First time dyeing leather on: April 06, 2015 10:44:27 AM
Thanks!! From now on if I can't find the color I want I will just get beige and dye them.
6  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Shoe makeover: First time dyeing leather on: April 05, 2015 08:46:49 PM
So do I! And you can't go wrong with red. Smiley
7  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Shoe makeover: First time dyeing leather on: April 05, 2015 07:10:50 PM
My feet have informed me that I am no longer allowed to wear heels over 3". This doesn't mean I don't still love me some shoes, but it does mean that I am constantly on the lookout for good quality mid/low heels that are still awesome. Enter these rather dowdy beige but incredibly comfy leather ankle strap pumps for $5 at a thrift store. They feel like a dream and looked barely worn. I have some nude shoes, but I just wasn't feeling the color on these. The style was pretty cute, but the beige and the raw heel were a little blah. So I stained the heels with some darker furniture stain and used oxblood leather dye to transform them into pretty red shoes.Voila!

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8  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Lucky - Cat Portrait on: March 24, 2015 02:01:58 PM
I love this so much.
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: The Northern Ghost Bat..of course on: March 17, 2015 08:20:51 PM
Ha! Cheesy
10  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: The Northern Ghost Bat..of course on: March 17, 2015 08:14:27 PM
WOW!! This is amazing!!
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