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21  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Wedding quilt for Piet and Kate on: August 13, 2009 09:14:22 PM
This is beautiful, I want one!
22  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: My First Quilt - Dancing Tree on: July 29, 2009 12:03:54 AM
Beautiful! I love your hand quilting, you captured motion so well Smiley
23  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Overnight bag from old pants. on: July 16, 2009 08:39:13 PM
How cute!
24  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: My first foray into quilting on: July 13, 2009 01:04:56 AM
Thanks guys! It works a treat too Smiley
25  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / My first foray into quilting on: July 12, 2009 06:57:56 AM
I've wanted to make a quilt for so long now, but it has seemed so daunting so I thought I would start with something small to practice on, and go from there.

I decided to make a mat for underneath my sewing machine because everytime I move it, it leaves marks on my desk.

With some help from this tutorial: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=305294.0 I came up with something I'm happy with for a first try! I just kind of threw fabric together too so I'm not sure how great it all goes together!

26  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: My second try at a purse! on: July 08, 2009 04:35:36 PM

I used thick interfacing on the front and inside panels, and then on each of the card slots & photo frame part I used cardboard under the fabric to make sure the cards don't slide out Smiley
27  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / My second try at a purse! on: July 08, 2009 07:45:22 AM
While I liked my first try, I had cards falling out all over the place, so it was back to the drawing board for me!

I wanted a tri fold purse, and I also wanted to avoid having to turn it inside out, so I did the two panels separately then sewed them together at the end. It turned out a bit more wonky than I would like, but I think it gives it character Tongue

I also inserted cardboard in all the pockets to make them more sturdy, which has worked well.

The grey material is actually from a pair of pants that my dad wore in the 70's, so that was a bit of a giggle cutting those up!

Any comments / suggestions for improvement would be greatly appreciated! I know the stitching is a bit rough, and the two panels don't line up exactly but I will get there!


Inside flap:

Inside empty:

Filled up, with no cards falling out in sight!

28  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: TUTORIAL for a beginner quilt!! MANY pics on: July 01, 2009 06:28:18 PM
Thank you for this! I am about to start my first quilt but was a bit scared to start, but you tute will help me immensely!
29  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Cupcake memo board for the Kitchen on: June 27, 2009 11:19:44 PM
Hi all

I was inspired by this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=309330.0 and decided to make my own for my kitchen.

I had cupcake fabric sitting around and I didn't know what to do with it so I thought this would be perfect!

First shot: Ready to be filled up

Second shot: close up of the glittery fabric

Third shot: Action photo

Sorry for the bad quality photo's, my camera hates me Smiley
30  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Ravenclaw Quidditch Hoodie on: April 20, 2009 11:59:11 PM
This is awesome, very professional looking, I would think it was store bought if you hadn't said otherwise!
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