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1  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Re: Kyle T-Shirt on: February 23, 2005 10:29:24 AM
ah where have I seen this before? Wink Very nice! (but didn't I tell you that already?)
2  CLOTHING / Sewing Pattern Reviews / Re: Arm warmer patterns! on: January 01, 2005 11:55:04 AM
You could try using this pattern. http://www.annespatch.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/picture9.html It's incredibly basic and I'm not totally convinced by the shape, but you could try just making them a bit longer on the wrist and cutting the pattern straight instead of doing the fingers and chopping off the top of the thumb.

3  CLOTHING / Sewing Pattern Reviews / Re: Metric V Imperial - why? on: January 01, 2005 11:49:15 AM
Well the measuring bits with body parts doesn't work for me, all my bits are a bit too short lmao! My arm to nose span to get the yard is 5 inches too short infact.

Metric systems are far easier to work with because they divide nicely. But I have to convert one to the other as I work in a fabric shop in the UK and most people still work in imperial in dressmaking.
4  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Suit jacket Bag with tie strap, including tutorial! on: December 13, 2004 03:59:35 PM
Thats a really nice version! I bet you could make it more masculine for you though, maybe make it wider and more messenger bag shaped...hmm ideas forming! lol
5  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Coke bracelet...the soda on: December 12, 2004 04:13:16 PM
neany..where did u get the buckle thing? did u remove it from a belt or something?

No, it's a kilt buckle, you can buy them in the UK on market stalls and such. It'd be easy to make if you have some thin leatherette and a small buckle.
6  U.K. AND IRELAND / ENGLAND / Re: Fishnet on: December 06, 2004 05:46:22 PM
I'm working in a fabric shop and we stock it. Well, we stock a type of net that looks like fish net but it's not totally stretchy. Of course I've forgotton how much it is!
7  U.K. AND IRELAND / ENGLAND / Re: Christmas craft fair in Bristol on: November 29, 2004 03:33:25 PM
I'm not going to be able to do this one, but if you do another then I'd most likely be interested! Shame, I'd like to have done this one but I just can't.
8  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions / Re: Copyright/Marble Magnets? on: November 26, 2004 02:42:40 PM
Deffinatly stay miles away from Disney, they will sue anyone!
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: wondering how to make a bag like this on: November 20, 2004 02:00:27 PM
yeah I would say looking at it that it's top stitching on the outside
10  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: A lined bag without a seam? on: November 20, 2004 04:04:38 AM
There's other ways, but I know of none that would be more effective or show anyless.

It mainly depends on the stitch you use. I never sew my holes with a machine, I always do it by hand. I do a striaght stitch but I make sure it stays on the inside. I put my needle in through the back first and out through the front so my knot is not showing. I then put the two sides together so it looks like a normal seam as you are looking at it. I then take a stitch through one side right in the seam line, then another on the other side directly next to it. and so on til I reach the end, then tie off. I don't know if that helps at all or even makes sense, but any problems pm me!
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