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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Marie Antionette Prom Dress on: June 17, 2008 12:22:53 PM
How divine!! I love it and the little story--lovely!
2  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: One of the wackiest, most colorful quilts ever! on: February 01, 2008 06:17:11 AM
Absolutely incredible! I would say that you've inspired me but I KNOW that I can't even dream of making something this fantastic!
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: My First Two Quilts on: February 01, 2008 05:58:12 AM
You are truly A-May-Zing! I am in envy of your sewing prowess!!!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Does anyone want these patterns? on: January 17, 2008 10:02:24 AM
Aww, that's nice. I'm interested in McCalls NY Junior 3733 and Simplicity 8399.
5  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Re: Farbenmix Euro Patterns for Kids on: January 15, 2008 07:28:49 PM
Tip for adding seam allowances--trace your pattern onto your fabric and cut approximately 1/2 inch around your lines, then just be sure to stitch on the lines you've traced. It's really how comfortable you are with your seam allowances being narrower or wider. If you make 'em too wide, just trim 'em up after sewing.

Hope that helps.   Undecided
6  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Re: How would you fix this? on: January 01, 2008 02:54:56 PM
If you had to add a colored cuff to the bottom maybe you could sew on pockets in the back out of the same fabric. Or add on one of those little tiny pockets that shows just inside his front pockets (think: 5 pocket jeans). If you were going to make sets using a coordinating shirt you could just put an applique on the shirt or a pocket or embellishment to make it look like the cuffs were just added to go with the outfit.

My daughters are skinny minny too--my 5 year old is one of the tallest in her class and still fits in about a 24 month waist--thank God for skirts paired with footless tights!
7  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Farbenmix Euro Patterns for Kids on: December 31, 2007 09:25:38 AM
I found this great link on Farbenmix--it's to help out in sewing their patterns. They only have a fraction of their patterns translated into English, but what's there is great. They are guides for sewing up their patterns and some of them have a photo illustrated step-by-step guide. This isn't actually the patterns, but on many of them you can look at the basic pattern pieces that they show and I'm sure anyone with any amount of experience can "fudge" their way through several of these SUPER CUTE pieces.
Anyhow, hope this helps!!
http://www.farbenmix.de/anleitungen/anleitungenen.htm
8  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Rail Fence Bowing Shirt Lap Quilt on: December 11, 2007 04:20:55 PM
I, for one, love it!
9  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Is this quilt design any good? on: November 19, 2007 04:44:09 AM
I think they're all great but the green creates the most "sleepy" or tranquil vibe I think--if you're into the whole color therapy thing. I'm a sucker for bright colors though so I LOVE the pink and the blue... gosh--I just love the way you've paired your fabrics. Smiley

Where did you get the panels? I found some pillowcases at Target this summer with a similar butterfly/swirly pattern that I've made into stroller blankets for my baby and my older daughters are jealous... Smiley
10  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Newbie question on baby quilt on: November 15, 2007 09:11:35 AM
Eowynt,
Makes perfect sense... I guess I'll take a look at my seams when I'm done and if it looks like it needs a border, I'll use some sort of binding. It's just a pattern of blocks and doesn't have any sort of border yet, that's why I was thinking it might need a binding of some sort... just to break up the edges from looking so ... blunt?
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