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1  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Lap Quilt on: January 20, 2008 11:56:46 AM
Excellent Job! What kind of thread did you use to quilt with (i.e. cotton, nylon, etc...)?
2  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / Re: Help! Too much fragrance oil... on: December 28, 2007 05:02:22 PM
Thanks! Do you think this would work if I re-melted the batch in the oven on the lowest temp?
3  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / Re: Help! Too much fragrance oil... on: December 28, 2007 04:19:36 PM
Thanks, I was hoping there was some other way. I'm out of cocoa butter and I already made a good batch of whipped shea so I don't need another predominantly shea mixture. Oh well, next time I'll be more careful! Roll Eyes
4  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / Help! Too much fragrance oil... on: December 28, 2007 03:17:14 PM
Hi all, I've made my first batch of whipped cocoa/shea butter. Unfortunately, I added too much fragrance oil. I keep adding the liquid oil and whipping hoping that this will dilute the oil...Surprisingly, it's not working. Does anyone have any tips for toning down the fragrance? I don't want to scrap the whole batch. Please help!
5  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: First body butter! *Now with tutorial* on: December 23, 2007 08:29:22 AM
I want to make this, but I have a couple questions:

Since Coconut Oil can be semi-solid/liquid at room temperature and you used more of it than the cocoa butter, does this body butter melt as soon as you touch it (i.e. become an oil vs a butter)?

I want a bit of a harder consistency, but cocoa butter is too hard at room temp to stand on it's own. If I added equal parts (or slightly less) coconut oil do you think the finished butter would still be smooth and easily spreadable?

Thanks for your help! Wink
6  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / Re: Buhbye Blackheads on: December 15, 2007 10:14:31 AM
I've done this three times since last week! It's wonderful, not just on your face but your body too. I made a big batch and poured water over my body and rubbed the salt/lemon mixture all over. My skin was so silky afterwards. When I put it on my face I get a pleasant warming sensation. Thanks for this!
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Little Rockin' Riding Hood on: December 05, 2007 05:23:49 PM
Cool...another take on the scoodie! I would love you forever for a tutorial! Grace Jones rocks!
8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: Purse on the cover of Vogue Pattern magazine, November on: December 05, 2007 02:23:47 PM
Oops, meant convex curve! And I'm referring to the red bag in the links above.
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Memory card holder on: November 27, 2007 02:35:24 PM
Very nice! Do you just attach the zipper the same way you would when sewing a bag with liner? How is it able to stand up around the edges?

I hope these aren't obvious questions!  Huh
10  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: imitation is the most sincere form of flattery! on: November 17, 2007 03:18:39 PM
Thank you maggiedotcom!

 Roll Eyes
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