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1  Re: September 2006 Birthday Month Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by green.turtle on: October 07, 2006 09:54:08 PM
thanks sooooooooo much!! i was heading out when i got the package notice at the apartment i live,

the usps package!! i was soo excited! to open it, but i had to wait till my mom drove the car out so that i wouldn't spill whatever was in it =)  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes

the pretty jcrew box & cute green ribbon

the card! i'm not sure if i put it back the right way afterwards =/

three surprises in red wrapping paper...  Shocked Shocked

a new look pattern, three bath & body works stuff!  Grin Cool Roll Eyes Kiss

THANKS SO MUCH, jesintexas!!! i'll post up a pic when i make the dress!!!!
ps. i was looking at the dress pattern, and it says i need featherweight boning... i'm not really sure what that is Tongue
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2  Re: Promalong - Making your own Prom dress? Join the club! in Clothing Sewalongs by green.turtle on: September 09, 2006 07:37:00 PM

my prom dress from last year =)

new look 6557
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3  shiny red prom dress w/ flower sash !! in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by green.turtle on: September 09, 2006 07:32:09 PM
haha, this post is a bit late, but here it goes!

my mom made my prom dress (i know, i should've done it myself! i will try this time)... well, i traced the pattern, cut the pattern, and cut out all the fabric. =)

okay, so the dress was new look 6557, made with shiny red satin fabric that i picked. (i was going for red or green, but the green i found didn't look very good) the sash idea was from the march (or may?) cutting edge magazine.

this is the fabric we used. tulle (which we didn't use in the end), satin, my sash, and lining

the front of my dress

the side. you kinda see how the sash works. =)

a jordy bag my mom made at the last minute to hold my cell phone and camera!

=) & <3
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4  Re: Looking for a summer dress pattern in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by green.turtle on: February 20, 2006 03:35:14 AM
the picture doesn't work =(

but here are some summer dress-y patterns i like =)

McCall's 4868

Vogue 8072

New Look 6377

Hope they helped!!
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5  Re: Promalong - Making your own Prom dress? Join the club! in Clothing Sewalongs by green.turtle on: February 16, 2006 06:29:42 AM
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i'm planning to make my prom dress in the blue halter style or the pink halter style.

i want it to be assymetrical, on the bottom like this:

would it look alright if i just made it the skirt part, since the dress has the empire waist (i think that's what it's called...) and all the assymetrical dresses i've seen while surfing are all empire waist (or whatever it's called)

or else i want the skirt part to be tulle.

i'm not quite sure what kind of fabric would look good with that dress. =/ any suggestions? i'm not very familiar with many of the more... special-occasion fabrics either.

that's about it =D
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6  Re: Delicious Chocolate Felt Donut! "0" calories!! Now with Tutorial !!!!! in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by green.turtle on: December 28, 2005 01:38:51 AM

plain donut with chocolate & sprinkles

strawberrydipped donut & creamdipped donut

and a CHRISTMAS donut!

what d'you think?
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7  Re: Homemade Holiday Cards--Let's See 'Em! in Winter Holidays by green.turtle on: December 03, 2005 11:43:08 PM
i make my cards out of origami!

last year's (ha. my desk is as scattered as my brain .. unfortunately)

new & improved! they're SPARKLY now -- This year's

the flash really washes out the textures and colors, but you all get the basic idea.

enjoy =)

WOWW. i love it the snowmen. they're adorable.
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