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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: make a fabric dress-up crown on: October 03, 2007 02:51:29 PM
sewable jewels are also much safer. I love the entire project. Bet your kids get invited to lots of parties.
If you ever want to change color of your laces-in stash- you can spray with the stuff they sell to spray paint flowers. Let it soak in , say red, dry, then you can spray with gold etc. and it seems to hold better, and not crack.
However, I think the white was perfect in this case

That is an awesome tip!! I did not know that.
2  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: make a fabric dress-up crown on: October 02, 2007 03:56:15 AM
Okay, I have a bk crown.  Can I ask what adjustment you made to the crown itself to get your crowns shape?  Smiley

Basically all I did was cut along the inside of the curve so that I trimmed off the bumps at the 'point' of the BK crown. - I placed my point at the middle of the intersection of the three 'bumps.' -

Once I had the first one trimmed, I traced it to make a pattern, cut it out, and used it to trim the other 'points' so that they would be consistent.

The first crown I made was a bit snug but that is because I trimmed off the straps that BK uses to hook the crown and make it adjustable. To compensate on the next one I cut an extra point and taped it to the end.

Does that make sense?
3  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Patchwork Skirt - Inspired by Vegbee :) on: September 30, 2007 05:04:23 AM
-Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm - I am starting on the stuff I make for Christmas but...I might just have to fit this one in....this is too cute - plus I just posted (on Friday) a picture of me when I was a little girl - wearing a patchwork skirt that my Mom made - it was of double knit and it wasn't gathered but...this is more fun! Wink

I should picture my girls in some...

(my picture if you are curious can be found here: http://thosenorthernskies.blogspot.com/)
4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: make a fabric dress-up crown on: September 30, 2007 04:49:13 AM
I love it too. Wish I had a burger king around here. How much yardage does this take?

I used scraps and an old dress but I bet you could do it with an eighth of a yard of each - perhaps a quarter to be safe - but I am pretty sure and eighth would be enough...
5  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Peasant Dress - Goldfish Style on: September 28, 2007 02:53:00 PM
way, way, way too cute!! coordinating without being overt and nauseating...
6  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / make a fabric dress-up crown on: September 28, 2007 02:48:33 PM




I made a crown similar to for  my daughters. However, when C's (my oldest daughter) great friend from preschool invited her to her birthday party I asked C if she would like me to make one for her friend too. She said yes. The first one I made for the girls was a bit small for C so I decided to make it bigger. The second one fit me - I think I will keep it around for me. Wink This is the one that C will give to B for her birthday.

I used a crown from Burger King as my basic pattern. The beautiful green silk is from a dress of mine. I used felt for the lining. The first two had pink felt which was very pretty and contrasted nicely with the green but I ran out. Sad

I always buy fancy lace left-overs when I find them in the bargain bin - it comes in handy. Smiley

Since I am a bit obsessive about making sure the things I make are durable, I used sewable gems rather than iron on or glue on gems.

A full tutorial: http://crafts.suite101.com/article.cfm/how_to_make_a_king_or_queen_crown

come hither...


demure or contemplative...


7  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: wind spinners from thrift store jewelry on: September 18, 2007 05:22:28 AM
Those are fabulous!!!  If you don't mind me asking, what sort of hook did you use at the top?  Hmmm....some of those would look great hanging from the sides of my gazebo and trellis!!  Good job!!

for these I used old key rings but in the past I've purchased s-hooks and used them...I imagine you would want to use something that will work well with whatever you plan to hang them from.
8  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / wind spinners from thrift store jewelry on: September 17, 2007 02:40:24 PM
It is very, very cool how these throw light around.

These are intended as stocking stuffers for Christmas.






Tutorial: http://americanfiction.suite101.com/article.cfm/how_to_make_mirrored_wind_spinners
9  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Lorem Ipsum Jaw Bone Necklace on: September 17, 2007 02:25:53 PM
This is way, way beyond cool...definitely, as suggested more art less craft in this...
10  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Fairy Costume: Complete with Wings, Hair Wreath, Skirt, and Jingle Bracelets on: September 11, 2007 03:24:18 PM
That's lovely.  I love your interpretation of the wings; they look nice and kid-friendly. 

I'm glad you think so because that is what I was aiming for. My girls have three or four pairs of the wired wings and they get so bent out of shape and ugly - I wanted something that would hold up a little better to the constant costume changes my girls go through during a normal play time  (not to mention their rough-housing - my girls like dressing up but they are tough and rough like boys).
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