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1  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Material Too thick to sew on: June 14, 2005 07:08:10 PM
I am making a messenger bag and trying to sew in the flap but it is too thick. Is there anyway to raise the foot so I can put the material through and sew it? or am I just stuck.
2  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Robot/Monster Pillow on: March 20, 2005 01:57:20 PM
I woke up super later yesterday, at about 3:00 in the afternoon, and just got down and made a pillow cover. I didn't do any real measurements but somehow it fit my floor pillows PERFECT!! So here is one and I am still working on the other.

The actual case is made of a red bed sheet I have that I never used and the circle & robot/monster are made with old t-shirt material. THe sewing isn't all that great but I'm practicing:P



I did another one:
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Cast-on in the middle of work??? on: October 31, 2004 01:11:23 PM
I am trying to make button holes...so I binded off on on row the needed stitches for the buttons...but on the next row you are to cast on the stitches you binded off...I think in the middle of your work where the binded off parts are...now how do I do that?
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Replacement yarn Question on: July 25, 2004 06:24:32 PM
I have a pattern for a knitted hat but it uses this yarn that you can only get in NY or online and I'd like something more affordable...could anyone here help me kind a replacement yarn...something I could purchase at Michael's or Jo-Anna's or Wal-mart....basically cheap acrylic or part acrylic/wool...

the yarn they use is:

Stacy Charles Filitura di Crosa Alpaca Oggi,
1-3/4oz. / 50g skein; each about 82yd/ 75m
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Knitted Tote Purse (NEW PIX) on: July 07, 2004 06:40:35 PM
So this is my second knitted bag I'm trying to sell...I love and it really would like keep it...but I need the money..but I think I'll make myself another just like this when I have the time:)

Feel free to recommend a good price to sell it for...my last bag I sold for $30.00...but this one is bigger and took alot more time...and is better made with thick interfacing and everything:)



KNITTED TOTE BAG 9-1/2" x 9" x 1-1/2"THK
Description:Acrylic Yarn / Cotton Baby Pink Lining w/ white polka dots / Felt Flower Applique w/ small plastic beads

Extra: thickest interfacing to hold shape/ double layer knit bottom for support




Edit: I decided to sell it for $40.00 plus $5.00 shipping & Handling/Insurance(optional)
6  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / since I"m more of an artist on: June 24, 2004 11:42:48 AM
To know me better...this is my main art...besides knitting and sewing and all those fun crafty things:)



http://denise.lemoncrush.net/archives/smoke.gif

http://denise.lemoncrush.net/archives/smoke_stil.gif

http://denise.lemoncrush.net/archives/bass2.GIF
7  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Crafty Business Discussion / Paypal implimentation on: May 25, 2004 12:41:03 PM
just a question for paypal users. Is it easy to put on your site?
8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Knitted Purse on: May 23, 2004 03:01:09 PM
This is my very first knitted purse...first purse in all time...I'm pretty happy with it and am going to make some more and see if I can sell them on ebay or something.

There wasn't a pattern...just sorta made it up as I went:P...

http://denise.lemoncrush.net/archives/purse_finished.jpg
http://denise.lemoncrush.net/archives/purse_finished2.jpg
http://denise.lemoncrush.net/archives/insidepurse.jpg

BTW this is now my favorite forum:)
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Lining Help on: May 22, 2004 05:16:51 PM
So I knitted this bag but am having problems with sewing in the lining...what techniques are there.....this one book I looked at said to slip stitch it in but that looked sorta weird...or I must be doing it wrong. Machine sewing didn't do too well as the knitting it stretchy and so when I sewed it it got all crumply...if that makes any sense...anyone have any tips or way of getting this lining in and having it all neat? Huh




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