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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: moo... knit cow scarf on: October 18, 2007 07:15:43 AM
Oh wow! Colourwork GENIUS!!!
I feel your pain with those ends- but so worth it!
2  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Single signature notebook (with "tutorial") on: October 18, 2007 07:12:39 AM
So, I was stuck for a pretty notebook, and my camera was to hand, so here is a little step-by-step photostory...
I'm going to start by giving away the ending:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1604500811/
The new handmade notebook got it on with the mass produced duo.But how did the handmade notebook get there, hmmm? Flashback!


http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1604493267/
Trimming some out of date letterhead paper...


http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1605378850/
Lining one sheet up on some wrapping paper I saved...


http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1604485831/
Taping the pretty sheet to the plain sheet...


http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1605369786/
Stacking the rest of the trimmed paper neatly on top...


http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1604476131/
Folding down the middle...


http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1605360132/
Sewing from the inside...


http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1605357032/
Along the spine...

Done! That's how!
3  KNITTING / Projects from the Stitch 'N B**ch Books by Debbie Stoller / Re: Bettie Page KYORockstar on: October 03, 2007 04:02:14 AM
Thanks Scarfninja!

I used plastic double pointed needles (I think they were 4.5mm, so not too tiny!)
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Sew U shirt in retro floral on: September 26, 2007 09:02:29 AM
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1440167466/


Well, here's my take on the shirt in Built By Wendy's Sew U book.
I got pretty annoyed with the instructions (spread through the book, unclear on the seam allowances...) but I made it in the end!

I cut a size larger than I usually would (having read it runs small), which was a bit of a mistake. I ended up taking it in a load at the waist to stop it drowning me, which left the bust fitting a bit weirdly.

Overall I'm a bit "meh" about the whole thing, which is a bit unreasonable- I have actually worn the shirt quite a bit, and I was only really hoping for a wearable muslin, and a practice run at shirt making!

Meh or not, here's a few more pics:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1440166246/



http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaby/1440170146/

(That last one's my fave- it shows off the buttons- from my Grandmother's button box- and the fabric- from the sale shelf in my fave shop, where it had been waiting for me for 25-30 years!!)
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: come stand under my umberellaaa. on: September 26, 2007 08:43:29 AM
Sweet!
That's crazy talk fabric- it wouldn't have occurred to me to cut it like that, but it WORKS. Go the umbrella skirt! (and boo to the not fitting)
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: WHERE'S WALDO HOODIE (pics and semi tut.) on: September 26, 2007 08:40:13 AM
This is ace!
Such a great find- and great execution.
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: My new jacket - Built by Wendy #3966 on: September 26, 2007 08:38:36 AM
Oooh, nice work. I've been umming and ahing over that pattern for a while. Hmmm...
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: The Cow Jumped Over The Moon - Pretty Top:) on: September 26, 2007 08:37:33 AM
So much fun!
I love how the sweetheart neckline came out
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Vintage looking dress on: September 26, 2007 08:32:04 AM
Wow! You scored with that fabric! lovely work, way to go with the winging it!
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: *UPDATE* Wonder Woman Jumper- *Now with tute* on: September 26, 2007 08:29:30 AM
Thank you all so much for the very lovely things you've been saying! I'm so touched by them all.
Hurrah for the Craftster love!
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