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1  CLOTHING / Clothing Sewalongs / Re: quickie dress that anybody can make - Infinity Dress and link to tutorial on: April 11, 2011 01:18:21 AM
Incase any one wants help with the circle bit, try this http://www.rkm.com.au/calculators/calculator-circle-sphere.html Especialy to get the hole in the middle the right size.
I'm off to buy some fabric! Grin
2  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Discussion and Questions / Re: What fabric on: March 01, 2009 04:28:26 AM
Great, fleece is cheap and comes in lots of colours. He's from 'the Cuddlies' on baby tv, there's 4 characters, but I thought this one would be the easiest shape to start.
Thanks
3  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Discussion and Questions / What fabric on: February 28, 2009 12:02:28 PM
Hi, I want to make a soft toy for my daughter to look like her favorite cartoon, which they dont sell, but I've no idea what fabric would work. I thought fleece or felt might give the right look, but would it be tough enough? Here's what the character looks like, any suggestions?
http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd191/merv987/Cuddlies_3a.jpg
4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Re: Son hates button fastners on pants, help! on: October 28, 2008 12:26:57 PM
Hi, I'm new here, and new to sewing, but could you sew on an extra waistband, either above, or over the bit with the buuton, and thread elastic through, so he does the zip up to keep it a bit secure.  Not sure what boys trousers are like, I've got a toddler daughter who has elastic waists, so maybe it wouldn't work.
Mary
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Wrap-Around Skirt? on: October 17, 2008 11:36:28 AM
I've made these before and my understanding was that the middle trapezoid is *not* supposed to be flipped.  When all the long sides are on the bottom, it makes the hem wider than the top, which you want so it doesn't flap open as you walk.  It also makes the skirt curve, which helps it get around the body neatly.
I'm glad I got to your message, because thats what I thought, but thought I'd got it wrong. I'll give it a go your way, Ta
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