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61  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: I cross my heart... with this red Burda mag top! on: August 20, 2005 11:04:45 PM
wow. that top is really cute. it totally looks store bought.
62  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: lots of colorful skirts on: August 20, 2005 04:23:32 PM
wow. cute skirts. i esp love the rainbow ruffly one!
63  UNITED STATES / Maine / Re: So how many people here are from Maine? on: August 20, 2005 07:48:06 AM
yeah, i've taken a couple theatre classes so far. all of the people in the theatre department are really nice.
64  UNITED STATES / Maine / Re: So how many people here are from Maine? on: August 19, 2005 05:44:03 PM
Hi! I'm from Maine, born and raised. i live just outside of portland, and am currently going to USM.


Yay USM!  What's yer major?  Smiley

I'm a communications major, and i might minor in theatre
65  UNITED STATES / Maine / Re: So how many people here are from Maine? on: August 19, 2005 02:37:16 PM
Hi! I'm from Maine, born and raised. i live just outside of portland, and am currently going to USM.
66  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: tootsie roll wrapper belt [slightly image heavy] now with tut! on: August 18, 2005 08:44:17 PM
wow. i would have never thought to make a belt out of wrappers.. very creative!
67  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: first post ever! on: August 18, 2005 07:16:37 PM
wow, was that your first time sewing on sequins?
i have to tell you, i've been sewing for quite awhile
and have no real understanding exactly HOW you
sew on sequins!  that looks great and really dresses up
the already cute cotton fabric-
it's one of those skirts that you can now wear day or evening
b/c of the sequins.  great job!  Smiley

yeah, it's my first sequen sewing adventure. i have a skirt quite similar to the one i made, so i just looked to it to see how the sequens should be sewn. i drew a little diagram to show you how i did it. hope this helps!
68  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / first post ever! [skirt with sequins] on: August 18, 2005 06:34:16 PM
so, i've been lurking on here for a little while, and i finnally decided to join.
i made this skirt after being inspired by this post with tutorial: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=44683.0
i got the fabric on sale for $3 a yard at jo-anns and bought a 59 cent bag of like 800 gold sequens. the skirt took like 2 hours to make, but sewing on the sequens individually by hand took atleast 4-5 hours.

the fabric has a little bit of shimmer to it on parts of the pattern.
a couple of my friends spent like $70 for a solid colored skirt similar to this, which is just crazy. making your own is so much cheaper, and more fun!

btw, the sequens are only on the front half, and i used about 230 of them
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