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21  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Victorian Rag Quilt on: May 31, 2009 02:46:35 PM
Can you post closer pictures? I like what I see, but it's hard to grasp the details.
22  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Rhinestone hoodie for bride. Any tutorials? on: May 31, 2009 11:11:43 AM
I recommend using a tailor's chalk pencil to draw little dots where you want the rhinestones. It's basically a pencil but has chalk instead of lead, so it leaves a temporary mark that you can just brush off at the end. Makes life so easy! Temporary pens are great but can permanently mark your fabric.
23  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: monster shoe on: May 22, 2009 11:21:53 AM
I have never seen a more unique pair of heels. I want to pet them!
24  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Patterns for men... fact or myth? on: May 18, 2009 05:03:04 PM
Oddly enough, I've had good luck searching through the Halloween section of pattern books. I have patterns for trousers, shirts, coats, vests... I can't remember which brand had the best selection, but they're out there! Just keep an open mind about fabrics and details. 
25  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: pre-washing fabric hhheeelllpppp!!! on: May 18, 2009 04:35:39 PM
Whenever I need to wash or preshrink fabric, I fill up my bathtub with hot water and soak the fabric for half an hour to an hour. You could even add a bit of laundry detergent if you want a thorough wash, just make sure you rinse the fabric repeatedly to get all the soap off. Then squeeze out the water and hang over a pole to dry. I do this with all the fabrics I work with- brocade, lace, denim, cotton.. works every time!
26  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: where should boning end on wiggle dress? on: May 08, 2009 05:23:56 PM
Have you thought about adjusting the pattern? I've found that I can eliminate that horizontal fabric bunching by taking the waist in. It's much easier than adding boning into the pattern.
27  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: monster jacket aka a monster ate my daughter on: May 08, 2009 05:17:21 PM
Here's a suggestion- sell it to me! Man, that is a fantastic coat! 

Is it lined? If not, it shouldn't be too difficult to tailor to a perfect fit.
28  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: What to do about this? on: April 30, 2009 12:07:19 PM
As long as the fabric doesn't have stretch, I don't see why it wouldn't work with that design. And at that price, no big loss if it is!
29  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Introducing myself - with a simplicity corset (many pics) on: April 05, 2009 09:27:04 AM
I am absolutely fascinated by that style of neck corset. Looks great! If you don't mind me asking, did you find a pattern for it or did you draft it yourself? 
30  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Fur Fabric Jacket on: February 26, 2009 06:21:04 PM
As far as the fabric, it really depends on what you want the end result to look like. If you have never worked with faux fur before, I personally recommend using one with a low pile. Make sure you have the correct needle and tension and sew with the nap, and you shouldn't have any problems sewing with a 'regular' sewing machine.

As for your own pattern, keep in mind whether or not the fabric you choose will have stretch.
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