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1  Woo-Hoo!! a new bag for me! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by randomrainbow on: July 02, 2008 04:48:04 PM
So my friend redid her house recently and when she did she gave me all of her old curtains, one of the sets was a canvasey fabric, I wanted to make it a bag but couldn't decide what type until the other day when I was looking through a magazine.  I saw a bag that I liked the look of except for the fact that it was far too small(I'm like Marry Poppins with my purse), and I'm having a zipper shortage since I haven't been able to get to the thrift store I buy them at($0.25, way better than Wal-Mart), so I took the flower idea and kind of tweeked it to be more me and this is what I got:


And a close up of a flower:


I like my bags to hang low heres kind of an idea of were it hangs:
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2  Sailing Aboard the SS Batty Bat in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by randomrainbow on: April 14, 2008 09:59:11 AM
OK so thats probably a stupid title but o well.  here are two skirts I made, the one is a green and blue  striped pencil(ish) skirt that I made from some t shirt fabric I found in a thrift store for like 10 cents; the other is made from some stretchyfull purple fabric with bats on it that I got from Wally World's dollar bin after Halloween.  I call the bat one the Batty Bat because it always makes me want to sing that song from Sesame Street(I sound like a total freak right now but if you know the song then you know what I'm talking about,it's a really fun song Cheesy).  My mom hates them both she says the first is too short and she hates the bat fabric("Its too darkly themed").

Front of stripedy one


Back:



The Batty Bat(it folds over because it was originally intended too be a dress but it was too big and fell down like that, I liked the way it looked so I kept it like that.)


And its swooshy too!



(please excuse the bellyage my shirt is a bit too short)
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3  very pink plaid in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by randomrainbow on: March 16, 2008 09:15:59 AM
So I got this fabric from Jo-Anne's for like $1 a yard so I got a yard(I love plaid but don't like pink all that much), I figured it would be good as a dress so I made up a pattern and this is what came out, one of the back ties is about a 1/4 inch higher than the other but noone but me ever seems to notice.
Front:


Back:


(sorry about the bra straps)
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4  flowery appleness in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by randomrainbow on: March 03, 2008 11:20:13 AM
So there were a lot of firsts with this project: first time I've actually followed a pattern(JJ from budrastyle.com), first time I did sleeves, and first time I actually used an iron while sewing something.  patterns usually intimidate/confuse me with their taking like 3 pages just to say sew up the side, but this one didn't seem so bad and I thought that it was pretty, it was supposed to have buttons but i figured that it was too many firsts for me in one day, I took off the ruffles and the loopy side things as well.  I made a pin to hold it closed by covering a bottlecap with the fabric and glue-gunning a pin back to it. The fabric has red and bright orange flowers and apples on it.  But anywhoo here it be...

Front


Back(sorry about the weird light)
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5  spiderman and dancing frogs! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by randomrainbow on: February 15, 2008 12:51:34 PM
ok so this is my first post(Woo-Hoo!) so I hope this works right.  Anyway, my friend Becca gives me a ride home from school about twice a week and I wanted to thank her but couldn't figure out how other than money and food, that is until I saw this spiderman fabric in the dollar bin at Wally World(she loves spidey).  I got the bag idea from "Generation T"(an unchristmas present from my best bud) and just decided to make it reversible and not out of a t-shirt.  The other side is of some dancing frog fabric that I've had for a while and not known what to make of it.  Hope ya's like it, sorry to ramble. heres the links to the pics:


The black spidey side


The red spidey side


The froggy side

and finally tied and hanging from a chair:

So I hope that worked... Smiley
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