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1  ~ Steel Boned Polka Dot Underbust Corset ~ in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by sillysausage on: May 04, 2007 02:09:12 PM


Made my big sister (she's on here as intergalacticjo) an underbust corset a wee while ago.  I am her sewing slave.

here it is

the outer part in the making





 

It's guts





 

Jo's pillow modeling the finished corset lol





 
I made it by taking apart an old corset that fitted well but had icky fabric and makeing a pattern out of that please dont ask me how i honesly dont no how i managed it.

It looks loads better on but jo wouldnt let me take a pic of her in it coz it makes her doos look massive(er) and funnily high up.

Anyway there it is and I'm never ever makeing another sodding corset with out a pattern it nearly killed me.

 Cheesy Lauren

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2  Pimped Knitting Needle Roll - furry leopard print ohhh yeah in Projects from the Stitch 'N B**ch Books by Debbie Stoller by sillysausage on: November 19, 2006 07:36:39 AM

After about a week of hinting and showing me her stitch and bitch book I decided to make my sister a knitting needle roll as part of the christmas geeky box I'm making her.

 But i thought i should make it pimping so i made it useing furry leopard print fabric for the out side and for one of the inside pockets hehe




 
so what do you think?
Thanks tons for looking

Lauren Cheesy


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3  Re: How's Your etsy Shop Doing? in Selling Crafts on Etsy.com by sillysausage on: July 09, 2006 02:18:55 PM
just listed this ...





i put it at $28 it's the first messenger bag I've listed I'm a bit sad about the pics it looks loads better inperson i might retake them tomorow if i get a chance does the price sound to much or to little? I'm crappy at pricing my stuff since i take so long to do things by the time I'm finished somthing i forget how much the fabric cost ect lol. 

Grin Lauren
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4  ~ Pete Doherty ~ The Naughtiest Sock Monkey In Town in CHALLENGE 13 ENTRIES by sillysausage on: July 06, 2006 11:32:03 AM


Pete Doherty

ex Libertine and Babyshambles front man as a sock monkey  Grin ok I'm a little too obsessed



If you love him and he rocks your socks (get it ,see
what I did there ,see,see) please vote for him .



my boyfriend (who's also obsessed) made the little guitar for him  Cheesy


hhhmmm caught in the act

heres the babyshambles website
www.babyshambles.net


Lauren  Wink
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5  Re: How's Your etsy Shop Doing? in Selling Crafts on Etsy.com by sillysausage on: June 22, 2006 07:47:43 AM
Synne i love that necklace what a great idea lol all ur stuffs so cool Cheesy

finally getting around to some sewing started making another clutch like this one


but i somehow managed to make it too Small  Roll Eyes

l so I decided just I'm going to make it into a mini waterproof make-up case with a headband and something else maybe a lipstick cosy? in the same fabric and sell it in a little set .

does anyone else sell gift sets etc I like them but I'm a bit worried in case people would rather just buy the things separately?

sara i love those earings Cheesy the stars are cute
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6  Re: How's Your etsy Shop Doing? in Selling Crafts on Etsy.com by sillysausage on: June 08, 2006 02:13:33 PM
cgnina I love that flower  Smiley
i like making little flowers and things to put on my bags i need to make some I havent been very crafty this week  Undecided

I added a Strawberry Wristlet Clutch to my shop  Grin what do you guys think ?



heres the link http://www.etsy.com/view_item.php?listing_id=246177

I've been feeling a bit poo about my shop havent been getting many sales and my comic strip clutch hasnt sold yet i thought that would go quickish but i havent been pimping at all so totally need to get down to some crafting and pimping this week so the plan is to make a short black pleated skirt with somthing sailorish embroidered on it on it and a hoboish bag fingers crossed since i have a hectic week ahead as it is lol

 Kiss Lauren
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7  Queen of Hearts - Vintage Butterick Walk Away Dress 1952 in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by sillysausage on: May 21, 2006 06:45:53 AM

This is the first time I've made a dress and used a pattern. thank god it was really easy Cheesy


I used Butterick pattern B4790
I made the skirt part half circle instead of full circle since I didnt want it to be too wooshy .
The front wraps right around and buttons at the back then the back wraps around and buttons at the front.


here's the dress (no I'm not on a hill my mum was just trying to be artistic  Roll Eyes )


here's the side veiw


close up of the heart buttons  Smiley



I made a practice one out of a bedsheet first then tryed to dye it black but it didnt work so I gave it to my boyfriend to play with.
I think he likes it  Cheesy


nick in a frock


for mine I'm going to make a red flower pin or something to make it a bit more exciting i think.

If I get a chance I might make one to list on my etsy shop  but i think I'll practice again first though, but i just want to make like 10  there so fun  Grin


Lauren  Kiss

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8  Celia Birtwell Little Rock Dress - free pattern -a-like in Designer Clothing Homage by sillysausage on: May 13, 2006 04:38:48 PM

i love the Celia Birtwell Little Rock Dress from topshop but it sold out online in just a few minutes aaaaarrrgghh and now the only way to get it is blooming ebay for 200 when it only cost 45



i found a free patten by accident from burda Cheesy the only changes i have to make is use contrasting fabric around the edges which shoud be easy squeezy and make it button down at the front

(take away frill, flowery fabric and scarf)
http://www.burdamode.com/index,1333669-1333668,enEN.html


can someone please help me find some seethroughish fabric similar to the original dress Huh i'm in scotland and there is only one ittybitty fabric shop in the next town and it is rubbish so any online ones would be great i've googled it but cant seem to find many


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9  Re: How's Your etsy Shop Doing? in Selling Crafts on Etsy.com by sillysausage on: May 07, 2006 12:55:13 PM
olio you should put a little skull and cross bones on some that would be so cute.  all you'r little botties rock  Cheesy


god i'm so lazy it has taken me like a week to make this bag and know it's throwing it down outside so i cant even get a good picture of it  Embarrassed


I'm dithering like a fool i dont know if i should make another clutch out of the comic strip fabric or not i have a whole 9"x9" of it left lol
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10  Re: Unconditional Swap April Gallery in The Swap Gallery by sillysausage on: April 25, 2006 03:18:39 AM

omg hehe I'm so excited this is the first swap thing I've ever received I cant belive how much I got
 thank you chrissy.eew Cheesy




Here's what I got :
bamboo handles & toggle
d-rings
really cool big red buttons
zip
little pink clutch
interfacing
black lace trim
rose
fabric -corcodiles that cracked me up when i opened it hehe , little girls & dresses, white fabric with palm tree's , black mesh fabric with red & gold glittery flowers

 Grin

Lauren
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