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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects / My First Dress on: September 20, 2015 08:52:01 PM
I've done skirts, curtains and pillows but this is my first dress.  I'm super happy with how it came out.  I love the deer print (Michael Miller Pet Deer) and I got to use some of my grandma's sewing supplies in the lace seam binding (sleeves and hemline.) sorry my pic is blurry, I'm terrible with selfies. 


2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / CPAP cover tutorial on: January 12, 2014 06:12:59 PM
My husband needs a CPAP machine and the latex head piece irritates his skin.  So I have been making him covers and I thought I'd share in case it helps anyone else.

You'll need:
Sewing machine & thread
Buttonhole foot
Scissors
Soft material (I used flannel or terry cloth)
Button the size of the plugs
Paper & pen/marker



All of these steps you'll do twice since there are two, I recommended doing both together

First I took off the head piece and traced it onto paper


Then I cut it in half, folded the fabric in half and pinned it to the fabric and cut about 1/2 inch around


Unpin, unfold and line up with head piece.  On one side mark in the center of the fabric where the plugs that snap into the mask.  Make a line.


Put your sewing machine on the buttonhole setting, use the button that is a similar size to the plugs for the buttonhole foot and sew over your mark.


Then fold the piece over and sew around the edges leaving the bottom open ( you can skip sewing around the top because you have a fold there.


Turn inside out and slide onto the headpiece with the buttonholes opening for the plugs


Your done, now it's time to snap the plugs into the mask and have a good sleep!

3  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Zoo Animal Gallery on: October 16, 2012 11:10:19 AM
That owl pillow and penguin are super cute.  So sorry the doxie didn't make it (stinky postal service!!)

And I adore that octopi- the necklace and especially the stuffie- beyond cute!!

Everything in here is so super cute.  Love it all (especially my lemur!)
4  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Zoo Animal Gallery on: October 11, 2012 11:22:32 AM
OMG!! that fox scarf is a-dor-a-ble.  Want!!  I love the shark and owl bag too.  You're very talented Robbin Zombie!

And forgot to add, PJ, I got my jaguar in the tree- it's so cute and small and fits in my little curio of cute cabinet!  Even my grumpy husband was smitten with it! Smiley
5  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Zoo Animal Gallery on: October 05, 2012 03:00:51 PM
Oooh!  I'm excited to go through the package to find my other new friend!! Smiley

raging sloth, that bag is very nice, and i love the panda!
6  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Zoo Animal Gallery on: October 04, 2012 06:59:02 PM
As promised, some pictures of my super awesome package from pjr107. 

My new sloth: (he's climbing a flower)



And my favoritest- a ring tailed lemur:


a close up of his cute face:


He's posable!!  I set him up to greet my husband when he came home from work and he loved it!!

I also got a bunch of wildlife stickers that I forgot to take pictures of (d'oh!)
7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Zoo Animal Gallery on: October 04, 2012 08:56:20 AM
Glad you like the 'foxy bag' and zebra.   I just got your package this morning and I'm blown away- you've got some serious talent!!!  I will post pictures this evening or tomorrow morning.  The awesome-est package ever, it really brightened my day!  Smiley
8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Zoo Animal Gallery on: September 30, 2012 01:18:24 PM
Awesome packages!!

I love the pink elephant and that tarsier hoopla is amazing- I love that you used the leaf print fabric!  Very nice.

It's funny you both used the shark print, I guess it's true that great minds think alike!   The manatee purse and polar bear are really nice too!

The Pangolin backpack is amazing!!  And the tapir hoop it awesome.

That moose is too cute.  And I sooooo want that spider monkey,

I sent out my package on Friday and now I'm afraid it doesn't compare to all this awesomeness!
9  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Zoo Animals Swap Sign ups Aug 9-Aug 24 Send Outs Oct 1 Sign Ups Closed on: September 28, 2012 05:59:19 PM
Whew!!  It's been a very unexpectedly busy month but I just finished my last item and mailed my package today. 
10  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Zoo Animals Swap Sign ups Aug 9-Aug 24 Send Outs Oct 1 Sign Ups Closed on: September 18, 2012 08:33:23 AM
Finally finished my big and almost complete with my medium, I'm doing a small too and should start that this week.  Yay!
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