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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Discussion and Questions / Re: help with finding a wrap top pattern on: November 20, 2007 03:01:43 AM
Hey - I was just poking around and came across this old post.  Did you ever end up making your wrap top?  How did it go?
sorry for not replying sooner...life gets in the way sometimes.
Well my pattern turned out rather unwearable :lol:   well it was only a trial run, but i think it would have been ok if I hadnt lost 16lbs between starting and finishing it! 

I will have a look at the new pattern suggested and see If its available here, as I like to have a look before I buy, also to see what fabric the shops have, as not as much choice in shops now as 20 years ago.

love the pattern especially the vintage green version Smiley

thanks again for all your help with this.
2  U.K. AND IRELAND / ENGLAND / Re: Anybody from the Southwest of England? on: January 28, 2007 10:53:50 AM
just aquick update on the craft club in Honiton, its going really well and we'r always on he look out for new members.
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: My Happy Birthday Paisley Party Dress on: October 10, 2006 04:29:19 AM
Happy Bday Smiley
great little dress/top, love the edging detail, really makes the print stand out.  Would love to see a tutorial, especailly as you made the pattern yourself Smiley  TFS
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Craft Hipster on: September 18, 2006 11:46:56 AM
Thanks guys  Grin it really is useful and comfy too
5  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: My Alphabets on: September 16, 2006 05:16:00 AM
Those look great, are they all cut by hand?
your friend will love those I'm sure
6  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: Need help with a scrap book present! on: September 16, 2006 05:13:17 AM
how about:

1)Memories of Huh (put the place you stayed here)
2)Introducing Louisa
3)Thank you
4)Thanks for the memories
5)From me to you

guess it really depends on exactly what you put in it...but i'm sure you'll be inspired by the photos etc.

GL with it and i'm glad to be of help Smiley
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Craft Hipster on: September 16, 2006 04:42:43 AM
sorry the images worked yesterday..will try again
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Craft Hipster on: September 15, 2006 08:36:59 AM
Recently I tried making a long skirt for DD out of two old pairs of hipster jeans (still in the process of getting it to fit right) and had the top of one pair left...
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i212/yllas8/jeansbefore.jpg

didn't want to make  a bag or cushion cover and was really stuck for ideas when suddenly I thought of the craft hipster
http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i212/yllas8/crafthipster.jpg
Very easy to make and after unpicking the fly and adding a new hem I reused the back pockets and made two large pockets from complementary fabric and attached them to the front of the new pockets which I then sewed to the "back" (now the front) of the jeans....it does up so easily with the original button http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i212/yllas8/crafthipsterback-1.jpg
and fits perfectly as they did before. Now I use it as a "tool belt" but for crafting, and the pockets are suitable for all those fiddly embellishments and are handy when you're in the middle of a creation and the door bell rings (just pop the item in your pocket)


Please let me know what you think...thanks Smiley

Edited to add: new image links
9  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: Need help with a scrap book present! on: September 10, 2006 01:44:39 AM
How about buying an 8x8 scrapbook album (i find this a good size for a present album) and then do a page each for you, family etc with some info on each..i'd suggest you look at some scrapbook sites (and search on here) for ideas and styles etc. It can be as basic or as decorative as you want. And the joy about scrpbook albums is you can take or add pages as need be. GL with it, and have fun Smiley
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Where do you knit? on: September 10, 2006 01:26:43 AM
I knit in bed or on long journeys in the car, as well as on the sofa watching TV. I'm knitting a pixie hat for a friends unborn baby..don't have a pattern so have unpicked the seam on one I had years ago...
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