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1  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Cutting 9 patch blocks on: October 31, 2012 08:26:27 AM
Thank you for your reply and help!! The quilt blocks coming apart would worry me.  Baby quilts do get a LOT of use... I will give the quilt a go using singular piecing.   Wink Your quilt is BEAUTIFUL btw!! Very woodsy!!
2  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Cutting 9 patch blocks on: October 29, 2012 11:48:31 AM
I want to make a baby quilt using a 9 patch pattern in a selection of purple fabrics with one grey block in the centre. Unfortunately all instructions for strip cutting is for just two colours forming a sort of flower pattern.  The design I want is more mixed random print squares with a grey centre.  I can't work out how to strip cut to achieve this pattern design. Can anyone help?
3  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Messenger bag made from cargo pants. on: November 30, 2010 04:02:34 PM
I made this bag from a couple of pairs of old cargo pants.  It has a flap pocket and a pocket inside plus....lighter pockets on the straps!
It was heaps of fun to make.  Oh!  I just noticed that I took these pics before I sewed up the turning gap..Oops! Undecided
It's done now I promise.. Wink  anyway, what do you think?



4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Winter Coloured Necktie Dress on: November 22, 2010 05:12:01 AM
This necktie halter dress was sewn in brown, green, russets and navy blue.
24 ties and one zip went into the making.  A few improvements have been made to the design since my last dress (see last topic)
The bustline is lower.  The neckline is two ties aranged into a bow, and the sash twists at the back and ties at the front.  
Ties have absolutly no give so getting it to cup the bust is a job and a half! Lucky im not so well endowed..lol
anyway...What do you think?






5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Customised jacket on: November 15, 2010 08:45:00 PM
This is awesome!!!!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: WHERE'S WALDO HOODIE (pics and semi tut.) on: November 12, 2010 09:17:20 PM
Two words....insane jealousy!
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Prom Dress to Wedding Gown on: November 10, 2010 04:27:30 PM
SOO beautiful!
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: old jeans into a vest & some t-shirt reconstructions(lots of pics!& a swearword) on: November 08, 2010 07:51:17 PM
your stuff is AWESOME!!
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: My blue tie halter dress on: November 07, 2010 05:49:18 PM
alas so do I.  I am still working on ideas for the back.  I may cut the ends off yet..Just working on a way to get it neat looking.
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: My blue tie halter dress on: November 05, 2010 06:45:52 PM
Thanks everyone! The dress was sewn together using a ziz zag stitch (4.5, 0.9) just butting them toether and sewing from the wide end up.  For the ones the overlapped in the bust area I just did the same, sewing the edge down to the tie underneath.  And evilpixie?  I love the idea of a paisley one!! That would be beautiful!
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