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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Soda tab Chainmaile Skirt on: March 09, 2011 12:15:25 PM
Absolutely amazing.  I'm similarly crazy and wondering what size jump rings you used?
2  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: My four year old wants to be a whoopie cushion for halloween. on: September 26, 2010 06:39:39 AM
That.  Is.  Hilarious.

I'd definitely use flesh or pink felt (the 72" stuff on a bolt) to form the body to cut down on finishing time and also to help with mimicking the form.  The hula hoop's not a bad idea, but spring steel or plastic boning may be a better choice because they're flexible and will spring back into shape when he sits and stands.  Have a look at commercial M&Ms costumes for face/ arm placement.  You could also put him in a pink turtleneck and make the nozzle into a hat.  As for the batting, I'd make the cushion in two halves, line both sides and stuff them, then sew them together (think 2 big, round, flat pillows.)

Totally agree about the lettering- to get the best 'professional look' you should find a picture of the bubble lettering and blow it up/ make a grid pattern instead of just winging it, imo and if you cut it out of felt just tack it on with a few stitches- felt adheres to itself pretty nicely and spray adhesive can get a little weird and messy on that material.  I'll be really excited to see this if/ when you make it!
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Camellia Tunic on: May 25, 2009 01:56:22 PM
That is totally gorgeous.  Wow!
4  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Burlesque Swap (Sign Ups 04/21/09 - 05/01/09)(SendOuts 05/25/09)(CLOSED) on: May 19, 2009 08:55:09 PM
I'm allllmost done!  I spent the day yesterday stabbing myself in the finger with pins while awash in a sea of tulle.  Mail day is Thursday so I should be right on schedule.
5  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Burlesque Swap : The Gallery on: May 12, 2009 11:44:03 AM
Gosh, the suspense is killing me knowing people have sent!  I'm still working hard.
6  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Burlesque Swap (Sign Ups 04/21/09 - 05/01/09)(SendOuts 05/25/09)(CLOSED) on: May 07, 2009 06:57:08 AM
I cannot believe some of you are done already!  I need to get my butt in gear.  I do have all of my small items finished or mostly assembled.  Maehem still needs to send me measurements so i can get the big stuff working.
7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: "Gypsy" Spirit Board - Reclaimed Wine Barrel Lid on: May 02, 2009 12:08:15 PM
This is my favorite so far.  Absolutely gorgeous!  I hope you're still making them when I buy my house next year. 
8  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Geist logo pendant on: May 01, 2009 10:42:59 AM
Utterly gorgeous!  What kind of chain is that?
9  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Burlesque Swap (Sign Ups 04/21/09 - 05/01/09)(SendOuts 05/25/09) on: April 30, 2009 07:33:35 AM
Lol rangerbeth!  That's my favorite so far.
10  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Pope Alexander VI - Caricature on: April 30, 2009 07:32:48 AM
Creepy and awesome.  Love it.
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