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61  Re: Givers and Needers #7 Gallery! in The Swap Gallery by JessySihk on: May 05, 2010 02:11:55 PM
=] I recieved from Quaggy today!
The fed ex man was pulling out of my apartment complex as i was coming back from having lunch with my boyfriend! =]
Robin you are so generous its tear jerking! I teared up as i pulled things from the box! So in return the thankyou im giving is going to be something very special and close to her heart, she will be surprised with what i came up with =]
I got TONS of fabric and thread and ric rac, lace, sewing supplies, jewelry supplies, clay, etc...
Here are the photos!

the huge box, guitar in background for comparison =]


First thing i pulled out was a beautiful letter! i love the design


the next things i pulled out:
Fusible fleece, ric rac in various colors, lace, tape measure! some fabric


All the fabric i received =] plus denim embroidery kit!


Lots of sewing and button stuff, and OMG! Beveled edge cutters for clay i needed bad


More sewing stuff and some clay and beads! Robin your amazing!


Jewelry findings =] Love that Fairy pendant!


7 different patterns! All the ones i wanted too!


Some of the fabrics up close


More fabric up close =]


Even more of the fabric up close!


One of the coolest things in my package! A ready made pattern for an apron you just cut out and sew!


Back side of fabric for apron


And my attempt to re-stuff the box until i can organize it all =]

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62  Second every Embroider! in Needlework: Completed Projects by JessySihk on: May 02, 2010 06:29:38 PM
=] Ok so i did the needle book yesterday, today its a Pink bunny! My second every embroider attempt! Now im going to go teach myself the satin stitch so i can fill him in =]


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63  First Ever Embroidery Attempt! in Needlework: Completed Projects by JessySihk on: May 02, 2010 05:55:34 AM
Ok so, i have a bunch of floss left over from when i thought i wanted to weave large friendship bracelets with pictures on them and stuff, and just a few hours ago it popped into my head "Hey, lets look up embroidery!" So I did, and i found a cool website with tons of photos tutorials, really easy to follow, and I was like "Whoa, this is way easier and more fun than I thought it would be =]"
So I picked up muh needle and floss and some fabric scraps i had lying around! Viola! Instant mothers day gift =D and its my very first time attempting embroidery, its alright for my first try right? I know its simple but i like it =] Im going to make my grandma a slightly different one and have it be a Tea Book to put her packets of tea bags in!

Full view (Its not the stitching thats off, my handwriting really is that awful lol)


Up close of the detail =]


Inside, white cotton pages for the needles!

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64  First Ever Circle Skirt! ~Pic Heavy~ in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by JessySihk on: May 01, 2010 03:57:50 AM
Ok so, im a Beginning sewer but not lol  I have been doing very simple basic stuff since i was a little girl and my grandmother taught me to use her machine. I stopped being interested in it when i hit teenage years, we all know how the teens get apathetic right?

Well now i commandeer My mothers machine as often as i can at the age of 20  To sew to my hearts delight, i love making clothing for myself, I saw a tutorial on how to do a circle skirt so i decided to make one for the first time ever!
Here is the result! I got this fabric in a trade off Craigslist in a box full of other fabric. This was one of the ones that was not really my style and in my eyes sort of ugly  I dont like brown much. My boyfriend took one look at it (he likes brown) and told me to make a skirt. So here it is, and surprisingly I LOVE IT!

I added a tie on the hip in front and a pleat right at my but in the back
Lots of pictures now follow...

Front view


Close up of the thought to be Hideous fabric!


In action


























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65  My creations in Polymer Clay: Completed Projects by JessySihk on: April 25, 2010 01:08:49 PM
These are just a few of the things i have made and plan to sell at the next craft fair =]

Teal pendants and pins

Donut earrings

Blue pearlescent earrings with black roses

Teal pendants

Sushi Stud earrings

Expressive toast with heart shaped butter =3 how cute

Choco cake slice w/whipped cream and choco garnishes

Choco cake slice w/ red rose

Big shimmery strawberry

Donut bracelet

Red phoenix
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66  "Toothless" Coin purse! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by JessySihk on: April 24, 2010 07:12:07 PM
=] From "How to train your pet dragon" The cutest dragon of them all is now a cute little coin purse =D Dont you love it!
Hated making it though without my sewing machine which is being borrowed =[ I had to hand stitch it all.

Made from Flannel material, fabric paint too.

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67  Re: Personal/Private Swap Gallery, First Half 2010 in The Swap Gallery by JessySihk on: April 23, 2010 04:26:45 PM
Ok, so this wasnt a personal swap i did through crafster, I met someone on Craigslist who wanted to trade =]
I made them this "Toothless the cutest dragon in the world" Coin purse, i also gave them some hand made jewelry, and i got supplies in return =D
What you guys think?
I completely hand stitched the thing because my mom is borrowing the sewing machine =X i hate not having it, but it gives me a chance to practice my hand stitch, its not too bad =]


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