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1  KNITTING / Projects from the Stitch 'N B**ch Books by Debbie Stoller / Re: Baby's First Tattoo Sweater question on: October 18, 2009 02:34:54 PM
hello there...

just wondering how you ladies got on with your cardigans?
i am a little further on in the pattern from this and want to start the raglan shaping bit, but i am STUCK!!

please can you explain to me how you shape the front panels from the raglan instructions - i don't understand it at all for some reason!

would really appreciate any help you can give - thanks!  Grin


2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Wonder Woman Costume! on: July 14, 2008 03:00:11 PM
3  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Side seam moccasins on: June 22, 2008 06:54:59 AM
hey - good job!!

i want me some of those!  Grin
4  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Armchair repainted and upholstered in Amy Butler on: May 29, 2008 05:25:58 AM
hey, this is fantastic!
well done you Smiley
5  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: DIY IQ lights on: May 06, 2008 05:24:42 AM
thanks julibooli  Grin

each piece is approx 14cm x 15cm. i made them this size as then four pieces would fit onto one piece of a3 card.
the final lamp measures approximately 70cm across.

if i was going to make it again, i would probably make the pieces slightly bigger than this. the lamp fits into the room well as is, but i think as it's such an intricate design, it would work well being slightly oversized for the space it's hanging in (if you know what i mean).
also, the card i used had a cream tinge to it, which was not so apparent until the shade was lit from inside. consequently, the light given off is a bit yellowy which is not so great for a dining room. I would source some different card if i did it again probably.

the bulb i have used is 60W, but i've got it on a dimmer switch and it looks loads better when the light is turned right down.

hope that helps!!
6  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Weddings and Bridal Showers / Re: Need input on invites please :) **NOW EVEN IMAGE HEAVIER WITH SAMPLES!** on: May 01, 2008 03:09:00 AM
These are looking really great - good job!!

For what it's worth - I think I like B best as it's more simple.
I think it looks beautiful just as is and it doesn't really need anything else adding to it.

The stamp/punch thingy looks fantastic and the perforated RSVP is a brilliant idea.
If I'd have seen this before making my invites, I definitely might have tried to do something like that too.

Hurrah for you!!
7  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: nintendo controller ds lite case w/ mini tutorial on: April 30, 2008 07:33:18 AM

Thanks so much for posting this up!!
I got a DS for my birthday a couple of weeks ago, so I had to make it one of these bad boys...

Hurrah!! Grin

(with Sausage, my little Nintendog!)
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: DIY IQ lights on: April 30, 2008 07:28:56 AM

I made my 120 one of these last night. Grin

It was SO satisfying to make - I want to make loads more now, but it's just toooooooo time consuming cutting out all the bits!

It's just made out of card and I put a round disk inside to thread the flex through, so the light bulb is kept well away from any of the edges - hurrah!!

Thanks so much for the idea, I'm really pleased with it!

9  KNITTING / Projects from the Stitch 'N B**ch Books by Debbie Stoller / Re: Problem with Bunny Hat Pattern on: March 07, 2008 01:53:06 AM
oo - thanks for that Sharripie!!

I will definitely check back on that next time i knit this hat!

Here's a pic of mine on my little niece Alice:

10  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: DIY IQ lights on: March 05, 2008 06:40:39 AM
thanks so much for posting this up!!  Grin

***runs off to make 50 lampshades using new template***
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