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1  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Artist Trading Cards (ATCs) / Re: Lotus flower for a friend on: November 26, 2013 07:54:35 AM
GORGEOUS!!!
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Help with Folkwear #139 Vietnamese Ao Dai on: October 26, 2013 03:44:31 AM
Thank you for sharing that with us! My arms never fit pattern sizes that fit my body. Makes me feel like a freak. It's good to know that so I can make sure to consider that alteration when I work on mine!
3  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Kahlan Amnell and Sister Nicci on: October 06, 2013 09:42:43 AM
Awesome!! Thank you for sharing! It looks great!

I'm reading the first book right now. I started watching the show again today to get some better views of the dress because I am also going to attempt to make it. It's PAINFUL to watch the show again. They totally just took aspects of the book and invented their own story. I die inside when I watch the show now.
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / HELP! Attaching LARGE hood to a regular neck? on: October 02, 2013 05:58:23 AM
Hey all, I want to make a cropped cardigan and add a hood to the pattern. I want to make a really large full hood though. I have very long hair (to bottom of my butt) and when I pull it up in a bun regular hoods will not cover my head.

My question is: What is the best way to decrease into the right number of stitches to match the number of stitches in the neck line? Should I just start decreasing dramatically a few rows before the neckline? I'm an inexperienced knitter and this will be my first go at adding a hood to a top. Any advice or thoughts will be much appreciated!  Grin
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: "Ao Dai" Dress (img heavy) on: October 02, 2013 05:46:39 AM
Gorgeous! I'm going to be trying to make one very soon. I am half Vietnamese and my dad is 6 feet tall. So I ended up 5'8". They don't have ready made ao dai that fit me properly in Little Saigon. I always end up in an XXL and they are always FAR TOO SHORT. LOL! I can't justify having one custom made (unless my family goes to visit Vietnam any time soon) because I'm a sewer. 
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Help with Folkwear #139 Vietnamese Ao Dai on: October 02, 2013 05:41:49 AM
Unfortunately, I think you will have to cut the arm hole bigger and re-cut the sleeves to be bigger around.
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: my devilish hooded shrug... now with added tutorial ish on pg 2 on: January 13, 2012 09:23:20 AM
I totally understand. I have a pattern I posted yeeeears ago for a crocheted bellydance belt. I seriously went back and edited it nearly 2 or 3 years later when my understanding of patterns and what the heck I actually did was better.

Mine is mostly done except for my hood. I'm so pissed that I can't find any more of the yarn I was using at any stores. Stupid seasonal colors....

8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: my devilish hooded shrug... now with added tutorial ish on pg 2 on: December 20, 2011 05:53:49 PM
I've been lurking and coveting this shrug for a loooooong time now. I finally rallied up the knitting skills and the confidence to make it! I'm nearly done with my attempt at it. I just need to put the hood on it and tuck some loose tails of yarn and I'll be done!

Thanks a ton for sharing this with the community! It's totally awesome!!!
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Bellydance belt tutorial **revised to be more clarified & w/ better pics** on: September 03, 2010 12:15:51 AM
Beautiful belt Kasihime! I've just started crocheting it...I was wondering how you did your darts? I've just learnt the Tunisian double sided Afghan stitch so that I can start it, but I can't find any information about creating the sort of dart increase your illustration shows...am I missing something?  Wink

Hehe..

Glad im not the ONLY one having issues with the darts..

Im in the middle of researching that right now myself!!

 Grin


*lol* I researched for ages and couldn't find an answer online, so I kinda botched my way through it Rissa, after a bit of puzzling, I created a dart by picking up 5 stitches at the beginning of a row, then casting them off again so I went backwards, then picked them up again and carried on till the end of the row. Does that make sense? It created a dart anyway! Grin


Actually, the way you explained that pretty much sounds like what I did. I didn't really know what I was doing at the time so I just played with it until I figured out something. I basically did a short row that was about 4 stitches wide, then worked back to the beginning of the row. Then I picked up those stitches and the stitches of the previous row that were unworked. It sort of creates an angle on the edge of the fabric you are working on.
10  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing Machines: Discussion and Questions / Husqvarna Interlude 435 Button holes? on: May 01, 2010 03:52:38 AM
Howdy. I just began working as a seamstress. The machine that I am working with is a Husqvarna Interlude 435. I have been trying to figure out how to do buttonholes on it, but have had no luck with it.

Is any one familiar with this particular machine that can tell me how to do button holes?

I have a deadline to meet for Monday May 3rd. We don't have the manual and don't really have the money to spend on purchasing one. I've hunted through the internet with no luck on locating a manual or even specific instructions on how to do button holes.

Please help me my lovely Craftster community! You're my only hope!
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