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1  Pretty Pink Pleatedness with a half tut *picure pudgy* in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Poetically_Correct on: December 12, 2007 08:44:28 AM
So i've been dying to try to make a clutch but i don't want to use the expensive fabric and mess it up so i decided to make a few cotton one to take it for a test drive ill let you know some tips at the end so on to the pics.


first cut out a pattern peice it needs to be at lest 1 1/2 times the length of how the bag is actually going to be* newspaper, brown paper get it from the dollar store or use those circulation things you always get but never use*

something like so you only need half a pattern piece seeing as you can cut on fold on the straight line to the left. cut out ONE piece. then pleat it till it fits ur fancy. what i did is sew it half way down the pleats so that they stay. after pleating it should be the size of your actual bag plus seam allowance

Next lay the pleated piece on the fabric to cut out the back of the bag. * iron pleated fabric b4* it might be a little round but PIN and cut. be very careful because it needs to be precise. if using lining cut out 2 pieces from the outer unpleated fabric you just cut out. sew the to outer to the zipper

i know you see those tabs at the sides there, i wouldn't recommend doing it it's a disaster unless you added triangle panels. nextat the lining to the other side

open the zipper and sew the 2 outer rite sides 2gether *include the zipper parts,not the metal of course* and when you sew the 2 lining leave about 4 inches unsewed in the middle Note: make sure you leave the opening in the lining if u do it in the outer 2 you know you have to close it back and it wont look that pretty.

anyways turn it inside out, sew up the lining and VOILA ur done

me crooked zipper

the construction

comments: appreciated
criticism: accepted
questions: ??

If you do make one post the pics i would love to see it
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2  yipee for t-shirt surgey. Pic Obese!! in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Poetically_Correct on: December 06, 2007 06:38:31 PM
well i had this HORRIBLE t-shirt and a vintage looking floral mini-skirt. i don't like skirts that much so i decided to perform t-shirt surgery and she came out looking beautiful!!


and this dress i made. first time making bodice darts. yay me!!

close up of print

close up of lace.

comments: appreciated
criticism: accepted
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3  what is this called and how do i make it? in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by Poetically_Correct on: December 06, 2007 09:20:30 AM
how do i make the collar i LOVE it and want to try to make  it

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4  Vest!! woohoo Image Heavy in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by Poetically_Correct on: December 05, 2007 08:30:05 AM
hey there craftsters so with the new trends being vest and selling for 22.50 (  Angry ) i decided i could make my own so here is my attempt. i was trying to make menscut but it turned out really uhh girly. so the pics are bad but tell me what you think. i've been on here for a while an have posted a few things anywayz. im 14 and have uhh been sewing ( not really) for about 3-4 years

on the dress form

the back

the side

blurry close up of fabric

on me

me again

pinned closed all the way down

opened check out the flare on the sleeves this one
is closest to the actual color

ignor the pin holding it closed at the top

criticism: accepted
comments: appreciated
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5  what type of hat is this. in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by Poetically_Correct on: February 24, 2007 12:45:29 PM

i love these hats and want to search for a tut but can somebody tell me the name. PLEEEEAAASE!!!!! help
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6  sailor shorts? in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by Poetically_Correct on: February 12, 2007 06:57:50 AM
 anyone know where i can find a pattern for this

or the other shorts thats on the completed projects bored right now?

plz help!
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7  lotta lotta clothes!! Pic OBESE!! in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by Poetically_Correct on: December 01, 2006 03:24:39 PM
 I'm a lurker but when i finally got off my butt to put the pictures on the computer when the camera stopped working!  Angry

so on to the pictures. I just winged these



this jacket that I made (warning: horrible print)

the print

this little thingie thing

this other baby doll that gonna come wit a tut

the print

coments appreciated
criticism accepted

WEll my name is AAbidah i'm 13 and i sew because my mom does and
i've been doing it for about 2 ye-3 years.
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8  Re: a fatigue cap in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by Poetically_Correct on: October 03, 2006 08:16:08 AM
well i'm not sure either (lol) but aong the lines of this

or like this

maybe even this

thanks for the help
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