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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Discussion and Questions / Re: Decorating with great-grandma's towels? on: August 19, 2010 01:53:37 PM
What we did with my grandma's towels was turn them into plastic bag holders that we wouldnt mind leaving out.. sew them into a tube and add elastic to the bottom. Or add a decorative top to tie to the cupboard doors as a handtowel.  That keeps it on display more.
2  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: We don't need no stinkin' curtain rods! on: August 15, 2010 03:27:59 PM
What I did, because I wanted curtains and can't put holes in the wall, is you take a dowel or whatever, can paint it however and add decorations to the end of it, and either drill through it and thread a ribbon through it, or add closed hooks to the end. Add your curtains to that and hang it on command hooks! the best inventions ever! we use them for everything! Smiley
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Patchwork tiered skirt on: May 16, 2010 07:50:53 PM
It was really easy!! I'm still sewing even though I should head to bed, and I've gotten all three tiers of this one planned out and pinned.  So hopefully tomorrow I'll sit and sew it together!! 
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Patchwork tiered skirt on: May 16, 2010 06:50:24 PM
I hate wearing shorts in the summer and love skirts.  In my fabric box I had a ton of squares I cut a long time ago when I was going to make a quilt with my sister for my new apartment.  Ambition failed.  But they went to a good use!! I made a pink themed patchwork skirt and am starting on a second in blues and greens (really excited for this one!)  The worst part was the gathering of the layers by hand to attach it. OMG it took forever!! 
Hope you like it!

In action and before hemming and some touchups (I got excited lol):
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: rainbow dress on: February 28, 2009 04:04:34 PM
Was there a certain pattern you used or did you freehand it?  I really like it and want to try making it!
6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: 2 totes, 2 wallets on: November 13, 2008 12:00:00 PM
Haha LOVE the fabric, bought the same kind and made similar bags.  My black with pink polka dot bag had an ambitious pocket which i HATED once i started. a heart shaped pocket. it's so hard to get courderoy to do a nice curved edge!
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Think tank on: December 07, 2007 03:03:18 AM
Thanks!  I was searching all over for ideas last night and I'm thinking of doing a dress like this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=208335.0 for the blue/green and then a small purse with the other and using the border lace (I cant remember the name of it) to cover the edges on both sides so i can use it both ways and use the fabric to its best!
And to think, I only paid $1.25 for both.... I LOVE WALMART!
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Think tank on: December 06, 2007 04:16:18 PM
I have a couple fabrics and few ideas of what to do with them.  one is a blue/green bright pattern which i'm considering doing a dress out of, but not sure what kind.  the fabric i have is  60" by 1 1/2 yds.


Also I have a really awesome reversible butterfly brocade, but unfortunately it is only 45" y 1/2 yd.  Any ideas??


Feel like helping me brainstorm?
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: TUTORIAL: clutch clutch clutch on: December 06, 2007 04:16:00 PM
I tried this and loved it!! I currently have one for me and one for my friend for christmas!! love it!
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Babydoll Tank Top from T-Shirt on: December 06, 2007 04:15:13 PM
Wow. that looks awesome. I might have to try this....
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