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1  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Discussion and Questions / dyeing strait lines? on: July 22, 2008 01:57:16 PM
hey. so i got these pink and white stockings but i need pink and fushia stockings so i was thinking about dyeing the white with Rit powder dye fushia 12. but how can i do this with out it bleading into the pink stripes? i thought of using tape but would that be enough?
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Black and White Mini Top hat on: June 30, 2008 12:20:26 AM
chello! So I found these amazing Top hats (originally for teddys) at Micheals for 3 dollars. Picked one up and put some ribbon on it and a comb in side and presto, mini top hat!

Front


Back


Side


Top


Inside (comb moves to you can put it on)




and me modeling the hat a few minutes ago (it was 11pm and my hair was angry!)
See the Tutu here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=254423.msg2837694#msg2837694



Thanks for looking =^-^=
P.S Sorry about the poor Image quality. I am a good photographer but this camera has eaten too much sand and refuses to be nice to me XP.
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Black and White Tutu on: June 30, 2008 12:13:17 AM
Hello! So I really love mens ware inspired womens clothing. and when I saw this tutorial http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=215158.0
I had to try it out. I did little bits at a time takeing a total of over 150 feet of tulle and 4 months to make.

So heres me modling the tutu a few minutes ago (it was 11pm and my pjs are underneath)
Go here to see the hat: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=254425.0


Side view


Top-ish view


Thanks for looking! =^-^=
P.S Sorry about the poor Image quality. I am a good photographer however... my camera thinks the desert means the same as desert and sucked up too much of it, so now it wont behave properly...
4  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / 1st ever PC projects; Oswald, MarioMushroom, BerrySheep, Cupcake and a poopie! on: June 30, 2008 12:05:24 AM
Hey! So I just started experimenting with polymer clay and modeling clay! I used Premo clay, Sculpy glaze and Rossart clay, the latter of which didn't have cooking instructions so they died and melted in the oven Sad but i was smart/silly enough to use a muffin tin to cook them in so my polymer clay charms were ok.
Sadly the melted ones were better then the ones I'm going to post.

P.S Sorry about the poor Image quality. I am a good photographer but this camera has eaten too much sand and refuses to be nice to me XP.

#1: Oswald hatless the Octopus! (didn't have the color for his hat)


#2: Mario Mushroom


#3: Baa Baa Blackberry Sheep


#4: Shiny Cuppy-Cake


#5: The Poopie (once a bad cake)


so thats about it. I'll be making more soon.
Thanks for looking!
Feed back, Tips on how to glaze and Tips on how not to leave behind finger prints are MUCH appreciated. =^-^=
5  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Discussion and Questions / makeing pc earing charms: what sealent/ glaze do i use and whats the diffrence? on: June 23, 2008 01:12:14 AM
i kinda want a glossy finish to my work but what glaze or sealent do you recomend and whats the differance?
6  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Discussion and Questions / dog rubbed raw by harness on: April 11, 2008 11:57:45 PM
hey so my poor puppy is a boston terrier and his harness is rubbing all his fur off and turning his skin red. so i think i should make him a softer harness but what materials should i use to make it soft but sturdy? Huh
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening: Completed Projects / wind twirler spinny thing (made by my grandma and I) on: April 05, 2008 04:51:13 PM
so my grandmama and i made this last summer and though its made to hang outside i keep it in my room cause it matches my deco. its made of beads and some sort of graph stuff for easy kids crossstich.

full photo


Close ups on the top (sorry for the blurryness)



close up on the sides


pic of the core
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Scottish kilt outfit(s) WARNING: Image Heavy *FIRST EVER PROJECT POST!* on: April 05, 2008 04:41:40 PM
Hi! so this is my first completed project to be posted on crafster  Grin uber excited!!! so my little brother had to do an oral presentation on a country of his choice. he chose scotland and asked me to make him a kilt so he could get extra credit. despite not havening sewn anything for 4 years i agreed but took it a wee bit further and made a full out fit! flashes, tammy hat, sash & an imitation kilt! oh and a small project from the extra material Wink on to the pics!

Flashes
(they hold up socks)


Tammy hat


Sash
(reaches from the top of the door all the way to the bottom)


imitation kilt

i made 5 pleats cause i didnt have enough material to do a full kilt all pleated so two to the side and three in the back.


i used snaps to hold it together



My bro in his full outfit
(isnt he handsome?)


DOG KILT!
That side project i mentioned, made from excess fabric for my puppy toby


Toby in his kilt
(hes so cute <3)


all in all im throughly happy with everything but the tammy hat cause it didnt turn out right and i never hemed the edges Sad
9  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Screen Printing: Discussion and Questions / screen printing on white satin? on: March 11, 2008 08:40:28 PM
can you print on white satin? what would i need?
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / tulle gathered skirt: need help on: March 10, 2008 01:51:44 PM
im making a tulle gathered skirt for my prom dress... it will have AT LEAST 10 layers of tulle and 1 bottom layer of satin to keep it from being see though and itchy. my questions are:
1. can i gather all the layers together? or do i have to do each layer seperate?
2. how should i finish off the edges?
3. how wide should i cut the fabric?
4. how wide and what type of stich should i use?
5. what size needle should i use?


(picture of how i want the skirt to turn out)
http://www.cbslimited.com/prom-dresses/detail_prom_joli_prom-8097

thanx!
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