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1  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Alice in Wonderland Shadowbox Locket on: July 12, 2011 08:56:12 AM
absolutely beautiful!! i thought i knew where the "this rocks" button is--if i could find it, i would shout "THIS ROCKS" 'cause it does!
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Create your own Boye Needlemaster interchangeable cables! on: November 23, 2010 05:48:23 AM
so not crazy AT ALL! great tute, really great idea. i always hated the "z" on those needles, too!! thanks so much!
3  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Tiny Bird Shrines on: September 21, 2010 05:53:25 AM
*SO* cute. just looking at them makes me smile--i love them both!!!
4  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Fridge Critter: Chelsea the Chicken on: August 08, 2009 04:54:09 AM
i love chelsea, her eggs and all her friends! kudos!!
5  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Black & White Bedroom with Painted Black Walls.... yes black!!: Ideas & Pictures on: June 20, 2009 08:49:08 AM
i love this room! it is just lovely and inspiring!! i was wondering if you have considered making a ceiling medallion around chandeliere made of black feathers. maybe a bit of a white one thrown in here and there?
6  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Little Red...TWO YEARS in the making! on: November 23, 2008 07:14:31 AM
The costume is very sweet, as is the wearer! Great job!!
7  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: OSWALD the octopus amigurumi on: November 21, 2008 05:11:17 PM
TOO friggin' cute for words!! Love Oswald, but I agree with pp's--Oswald needs Weenie-girl!
8  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: 1960s Mary Quant-inspired "mod" dress and accessories on: November 05, 2008 07:43:37 AM
LOL, my daughter also wants to wear it as a dress, but it is kind of short! I just had such fun doing it. I love sewing for her, and the thought of buying a costume makes me feel sad!

Thanks for the nice comments!
9  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Baby Skunk - Little Stinker on: November 04, 2008 04:34:07 PM
Totally adorable! Nice work!!!

10  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / 1960s Mary Quant-inspired "mod" dress and accessories on: November 04, 2008 04:26:01 PM
My fourth grade daughter had to dress in 1960s theme for school. She wasn't that impressed with the hippie style (thank goodness, as I knew that is what most people would do) so we researched a bit online and she just fell in love with Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton's mod look. I am a product of the 60s and I loved that look, too! So, I sketched an outfit, a jumper and a long sleeved close fitting t shirt, with tights and go-go boots.

So, here is my interpretation. I didn't use patterns, but had plenty of inspiration from the many pictures I found online. I don't have any in progress pictures because I didn't see this until after Halloween. I got the red fabric for $1.50/yd at JoAnn, the white pleather was about $6/yd. I had the clear vinyl. We bought t shirt, tights and shoes. I made the jumper, belt, hat and tote bag. The belt was a real challenge, as I couldn't think of a buckle that would scream 60s. It needed to be round and plastic. Finally, at the 11th hour I came up with making it from Sculpey, which proved to be perfect. My sister found the flat white patent and clear vinyl shoes for $10! They were huge, but we stuffed them with cotton!! ;0)

I have made every costume for her since she was a baby. Each year we have a ton of fun doing it!! Last year the Geisha I made for her came in 1st prize in a hometown contest.

Thanks for looking!!

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