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1  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / HELP HELP HELP - Velco on: October 04, 2005 07:53:51 AM
How in the heck do you sew through it?

I purchased the stick on thinking it would hold on fabric, NOT Embarrassed Anyhoo, I attempted to sew it into place only to become frustrated by the thread breaking at the needle and the needle becoming sticky.

WHAT AM I MISSING HERE? I am an experienced sewer who never used it and I purchased it by the yard, so instructs were not available.
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / vinyl and denim tote i made for my 12yr old niece on: September 22, 2005 05:36:39 AM
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I gave it to her without the scarf belt, I just wanted to see what it looked like. I was trying to sew a vinyl trim on the denim handles but couldnt. Vinyl is not easy to sew through Sad unless material is ontop or your sewing on the wrong side. Has anyone had problems with vinyl, how do you sew through it.

Anyhoo, she loved it and Im happy Smiley. I welcome ally comments.
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / My baby girls revamped jeans and jean jacket-HEAVY PIC on: September 13, 2005 05:11:04 AM
Im very proud of my daughter. She is 15, and a sophmore this year. Nicole has been creative/crafty since the begining of her time. I am proud to say that she is truly gifted and I pray that she continues on. Art/jewlery making/sketching/reconstructing clothes etc. She reminds me of me when I was her age. she doesnt know I pulled her clothes out this morning and took shots-just showing off my baby.
HEAVY PIC - SORRY

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4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / jeans to skirt - 1st attempt on: September 12, 2005 07:17:18 AM
a pair of jeans i found (pepe) and the darker ones are my daughters old jeans. good thing i keep clothes Smiley
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removing stiches wasnt as bad as i thought
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the front came out fine for me
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the back, i cant get the crotch section to lay flat. when i try the skirt on i have like a little pluck that sticks
out in the back where the crotch was. ANYBODY KNOW HOW TO MAKE THIS SMOOTH WITHOUT CUTTING?

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5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / 2 new messager bags Im so happy - please take a peak on: September 12, 2005 05:37:41 AM
the khaki handled one was made for my daughter and the other for me. when i saw this same material
in the Rag Shop after seeing it on this site used for someones bags i was so excited. these bags were a challend for me because of the stiffness of the fabric.

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6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / my first bags-take a peek on: September 07, 2005 06:24:22 AM
finally after watching so many beautiful creations - i started. I have only made 3 so far and im so proud of myself.
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