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41  Re: Help with vintage sewing machine! in Sewing Machines: Discussion and Questions by dancedupapillon on: March 18, 2007 03:01:36 PM
Alright! I how have tonnes of pictures.  After fiddling around for a bit, I'm guessing that it really is threaded wrong, but I can't figure out which way it's supposed to go!

Here's the machine, for identification purposes.

Here is the top.  Some of the thread-guiding bits are visible if you look close.

Here's the side view with the beautiful engraved plate and also the tension mechanism of doom.

I does this help?
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42  The increadible monster slippers! in Knitting: Completed Projects by dancedupapillon on: January 05, 2007 03:45:18 PM
These are the slippers I made for my boyfriend for Christmas.  I made them before I got SNBN, so though they were inspired by the monster slippers in the book, they're constructed in a completely different way.

I knit them like giant socks in some red Lopi wool held together with eyelash yarn on big needles.  I felted them after.  The eyes are googley eyes hot glued to shank buttons.  I sewed footprint shapes of leather on the bottom (you can't see it in the pictures)

Here they are on my feet:

Comments and praise are appreciated, as always.
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43  Nightengale of Samarkand!! in Costumes: Completed Projects by dancedupapillon on: December 30, 2006 12:44:46 PM
For my Performing Arts class at school, we were doing Once Upon A Matress.  Before you get too excited, it was the story of the Princess and the Pea.  I had a very small role (Knight #2) so I volunteered to also be the Nightengale of Samarkand, a cheeky bird whistles a lulabye.

Now since only one member of our costume crew knew how to sew, I decided it would be best to take matters into my own hands.  Here is the costume I came up with.

It was basically just the skirt from my Haloween costume (A jellyfish-shaped tutu) covered in feathers worn over a black t-shirt and tights with a mask and  a boa.  I was the hottest bird ever.
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44  Knucks from Knitty! in Knitting: Completed Projects by dancedupapillon on: September 02, 2006 11:17:50 AM
These are my first gloves ever.  I am ever so proud of them.  The bird I embroidered on them is from ancient graffiti my boyfriend photographed during a trip to Rome.  The right one is slightly bigger than the left, but I think that's because I made the right one first and people with bigger hands than mine tried it on.  Can I block it down to the right size?

Anyways, I used bamboo double points (which I have fallen in love with) and Truffles yarn.  Yay, virgin wool and cashmere!

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45  Re: Knit Star Scarf in Knitting: Completed Projects by dancedupapillon on: August 10, 2006 09:36:36 AM
Here's mine so far.

I showed it to my aunt, who taught me to knit in the round, and she was really impressed.  I got to teach her a couple things!  Cheesy
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46  My first socks of piraty goodness! in Knitting: Completed Projects by dancedupapillon on: July 30, 2006 02:37:30 PM
I made these for my friend's birthday.  They're my very first socks and I am immensely proud.  I based them on a pattern from Hello Yarn, but I found the long floats of the skull design too hard to handle, so I drew up my own chart.  I also had to fudge the heel a bit with the help from som video instuctions I found on the 'net.

I posted questions about these earlier, but I'm too lazy to find the original thread, so thanks to all those who gave me advice.  It helped lots

On my feet!

Here you can see the design a bit better

And here it's next to the ducky soap I found at the farmer's market (we have a joke about ducks) and the threasure chest I painted to put them in.

They're far from perfect, but I still like them.
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47  Re: Nerds need Valentines too! :) in Valentine's Day by dancedupapillon on: July 20, 2006 07:02:47 PM

You can see the tricuspid valve.  Cool, eh?
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48  Re: painted tap shoes! in Shoes: Completed Projects by dancedupapillon on: June 29, 2006 10:07:46 AM
OOh!  that is awesome.  I love me some tap shoes.  I saw a band not too long ago that had tap dancers (as percussion) and they all had decorated tap shoes. It was great!  It's kind of hard to see them, but the ones at the end were the craziest-glitter and feathers. Smiley

Was it "Tilly and the Wall"?  I heard their album in a local cafe and have been dying to get my hands on it!
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49  painted tap shoes! in Shoes: Completed Projects by dancedupapillon on: June 27, 2006 03:22:31 PM
I don't tap dance, but a friend of mine does!  I bought the shoes last summer at a garage sale for her studio intending on painting them for a costume of Columbia from Rockey Horror Picture show.  I looked up pictures of those shoes and was really disapointed.

So when my art teacher gave us a project that was to involve shoes either as a subject or as a support, I lept at the chance. I sanded off the original polish and cut off the straps, then painted them with acrylic paints.

Comments always make me feel loved!
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50  Gene Jeans! in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by dancedupapillon on: June 27, 2006 03:15:23 PM
Some of you requested pictures, so here they are. 


And back

I made these instead of studying for my physics midterm back in January...  They became a huge hit with the head of the bio department of my school.  I've also had a male friend of mine say "wow" while looking at my bum when I was wearing them.  That made me laugh.
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