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31  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Purse Craftalong-2013 on: March 10, 2013 02:59:54 PM
Love the bow.
32  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Purse Craftalong-2013 on: March 07, 2013 08:58:13 AM
I started mine, I am using all stash supplies not one thing has been recently purchased. Red white and blues are my favorite color combos. I used the super simple free Penelope Tote pattern. My mods are a zip pocket, key leash and magnetic closures.
Cutting Out


I was out of fusible interfacing so I just used my favorite adhesive. It is great for applique too, no gummed up needles.
All components gathered
First modification
33  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Purse Craftalong-2013 on: March 05, 2013 07:37:13 AM
Plastic placemats cut up make good bottom inserts.
 I have used the thick vinyl  type and the hard plastic.
34  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Purse Craftalong-2013 on: March 04, 2013 08:03:28 AM
Bubbling interfacing not good. I lower my iron temp when applying interfacing and I use a china silk hankerchief for a press cloth. I never press interfacing without a press cloth. Why china silk? You can press with it at a high temp and it doesn't melt the silk, and if you get adhesive on the silk it peels off or you can wash it, the silk is also pretty trasparent so you can see what your doing. You also do not need to prewash interfacing because it really doesn't shrink. I also press up and down as opposed to the sliding motion of ironing.

35  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: pincushion swap?? on: March 04, 2013 07:50:07 AM
Three weeks to a month.
36  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Purse Craftalong-2013 on: March 03, 2013 12:00:27 PM
I have to sew six zippered pouches for my little friend Haven. I am going to sew all six at once instead of each pounch individually. Would anyone be interested in seeing how.

When I first learned to sew, sewing multiple items in a time efficeint manner was hard to figure out. Now that I have the knack for it mabe someone would like to see how I do it?
37  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Katrina on: February 22, 2013 03:58:37 PM
Lovely, could you explain your technigue?
38  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Steampunk for the Home 2013 on: February 22, 2013 03:46:05 PM
Love everything about the sewing box!
39  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: pincushion swap?? on: February 19, 2013 01:45:39 PM
Yay, I can't wait.
40  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Kermit on: February 11, 2013 07:59:54 PM
Is he from apattern? Very nice.
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