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1  CROCHET / Projects from The Happy Hooker by Debbie Stoller / Seija question - changing colours on: August 13, 2012 04:38:46 AM
Hey, I'm pretty new to crochet, figured HH was a good place to start! I am expecting my first baby in December and want to get some things crafted up before then. Seija looks pretty easy, can't go wrong with a big pile of dc, eh! The only issue I have is when changing colours. I've never really gotten it. The pattern says to fasten off and join next colour. Should I be finishing with a sl st then crocheting into the top of the last complete stitch with the new colour? Or should it be like the tapestry crochet that Stoller describes at. The start, where you just crochet over the long tail of the first colour? Any advice appreciated! The pictures in the book and here are so neat and flat, but the miniature sample I made didn't look so neat at all!
2  CLOTHING / Designer Clothing Homage / DKNY Scarf Blouse - help on: April 10, 2012 03:23:17 PM
I want to make this top. I'm thinking some big scarves, two holes for arms and I'm happy?! Maybe scoop the neckline a bit so it's not too slouchy around the neck, and possibly curve the hem up from the front corners, so the back isn't as long?

http://www.my-wardrobe.com/dkny/ivory-black-sleeveless-scarf-cozy-blouse-833675
3  U.K. AND IRELAND / IRELAND / Stitches Be Crazy - craft classes and more on: December 16, 2011 02:26:40 PM
Hi,

We teach various craft classes, sewing, hat and fascinator making, corsets, and more. Check out our website here where you can sign up to our newsletter, and find us on Facebook for instant updates and upcoming classes!
4  U.K. AND IRELAND / IRELAND / Re: Beads and Bling on: August 25, 2010 02:27:00 AM
i was in Beads and Bling yesterday, finally got around to spending my Christmas voucher  Smiley
fab shop, really big and bright, and the excitement of opening all the drawers, haha!
5  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Cigarette Girl Costume - Burning Man! IMG HEAVY on: August 23, 2010 03:27:01 AM
gorgeous!
6  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: what?! an earring frame?! on: August 21, 2010 01:26:18 PM
there's two layers of fabric - 1 red satin, 1 shimmery gold/black net. all  stapled to the back of the frame. i tried my glue gun but it didn't work very well - the glue wouldn't stick to the fabric at all, and kept drying too quickly.
7  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Kanzashi and Agate Necklace on: August 20, 2010 01:22:28 AM
i love this. how do you attach the kanzashi though? are they on a felt base or something, that you then beaded the agate on to?  Huh
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / what?! an earring frame?! on: August 19, 2010 02:04:48 PM
a project that has been done countless times, but i wanted to share anyway  Tongue


9  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Hey, I'm proud! Peacock Needlework on: August 09, 2010 12:36:08 PM
love it!
10  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: corset boots on: July 17, 2010 02:45:54 AM
i don't know anyone who can get boots over their calves - we're not a a world of monster calves though! for such a common problem, you'd think boot designers could fix it.  Huh
or just continue as they are and let us revamp our boots - that's more fun.
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