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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Little Red Riding Hood on: October 31, 2013 08:54:02 PM
Thank you everybody! Also, I made wolf hoodie for my little boy. They looked cute together!

2  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Little Red Riding Hood on: October 30, 2013 11:50:14 PM


I can't tell you how many time we read little red riding hood book. My daughter know words by her heart. I decided to make her a red riding hood costume. No pattern for dress, just eyeballing. I used pattern (making a hood was kinda rough for me...) for red cape from internet. Adjusted the straps, hem the skirt. Added the fake white apron. Lucky she still have white turtleneck shirt and a pair of black shoes to go with it. Only costed me $13.67 for the fabrics. Super happy that it did not break my bank!
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: 1950s Wrapping Blouse on: July 24, 2013 10:29:49 AM
That's pretty neat, I like it.  How's the fit on the arms?  I always have trouble with armholes and sleeves binding my big shoulders.

I was worried at first too, cuz I have a big bust  Wink As you see the first picture of lady, there's no armholes. It is for tie. I hem the edges. Cut hole and V for the head. Added the straps. Added the cord stings for tie back. It fits my bust nicely. I was able to move my arms and shoulders freely, but when I reach up it shows the belly. It's not a long length. I feel this top is not for lot of movements. This will be perfect for dinner out. I have couple of high waist pants that looks good with this top. However, I finally found the tutorial if you are still curious...

http://freshlygiven.com/blog/tutorial-grandmas-skirt-to-blouse/
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / 1950s Wrapping Blouse on: July 24, 2013 01:18:29 AM
While surfing the internet, I came upon to this awesome picture. I can't find pattern for this one. It is easy to make. By looking at it, you really don't need the tutorial for this one. I made my own pattern similar to this.

 



I used one yard fabric for the top, plus 1/2 half yard for the straps.




Took me a hour to complete it. I have black circle skirt that will look good with this top. Voila!
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Steampunk Circus Freak Gold and Red Stripped Coat on: May 08, 2013 07:00:26 AM
That's something I will wear. Love it!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Butterfly Circle Skirt on: May 07, 2013 07:21:21 AM
I am a long time lurker, it's time for me to come out the shell  Grin

I'm a HUGE fan of Mad Men. I have been drooling over the fashions. I found the fabric from Hobby Lobby on sale. Butterflies and color black are my favorite.....perfec t combine! I attracted the petticoat to make it look puffy. It is my second attempt, I'm pleased with this!





7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Hawaiian Honeycomb Pin Up Halter Dress on: May 07, 2013 07:10:31 AM
I adore pin up dresses. This is awesome, prefect for summer!  Smiley
8  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Raccoon Brooch on: May 07, 2013 07:06:43 AM
This rocks!  Cheesy
9  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Chinese Knot Combs on: May 07, 2013 07:04:56 AM
It's something my daughter will love. Very colorful  Smiley
10  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: A heck of a lot of french knots on: May 07, 2013 07:02:10 AM
Bless your patience! Good job!
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