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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: 3:10 to Yuma jacket (help please) on: March 04, 2008 02:56:14 PM
I have found a pattern set that is very similar to the jacket that is being asked about. The thing I'm not sure if it still made. It is a pattern for a standard civil war uniform (pattern no. 7274 from simplicity). Or you could an equivalent from another major pattern company.

2  CRAFTSTER CRAFT CHALLENGES / Craftster Craft Challenge Theme Ideas, Etc. / Re: Exetremely Old School w/ Twist. on: August 31, 2006 01:15:47 PM
Cool.  Grin
3  CRAFTSTER CRAFT CHALLENGES / Craftster Craft Challenge Theme Ideas, Etc. / Pattern Bending on: August 31, 2006 01:13:00 PM
What this idea for challenge. The idea is to take a clothing pattern and redesign it to make something different, from what was intended for the pattern. Eg: making a jump/flight from a "civil war" uniform pattern.

I know it sounds just as crazy as "circuit bending". But it could work.
4  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Re: Gluing "Speaker Wire" to a jacket. on: August 30, 2006 01:08:17 PM
Sorry about. The person I asked was looking at a different loctite.
5  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Re: Making Handfans? on: August 29, 2006 03:24:38 PM
Here is a url that has tutorials on making handfans, but they are based on the rennaissance era ones.

6  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Re: Need fortunes for fortune cookies! on: August 29, 2006 03:08:14 PM
Here are some quotes I found in my "page a day" calendar.

"I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving."

"It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen."

Both are from Oliver Wendell holmes
7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Re: Gluing "Speaker Wire" to a jacket. on: August 29, 2006 02:59:46 PM
I asked someone about the "Loctite" stuff, and he told me it is used to prevent bolts from coming loose.
8  CRAFTSTER CRAFT CHALLENGES / Craftster Craft Challenge Theme Ideas, Etc. / Re: Exetremely Old School w/ Twist. on: August 28, 2006 01:58:22 PM
The idea is taking a pattern based on older style clothing and rearanging them into something interesting. Sort of like creating "elephant pants" from 1790-1810 era pants or rearanging simplicity cival war uniform patterns to make an elegant jacket.

Also the idea looks into using fabrics/colors that normally suited for that era.
9  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / Re: Sewing w/ an emergency thermal blanket on: August 28, 2006 01:23:59 PM
Thanks for the suggestion.  Smiley
10  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Re: Alligators?! on: August 27, 2006 11:15:52 AM
I like the idea of using a stuffed toy aligator as a bag.  Smiley
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