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1  Revamped Lamp Shade Turned Into Lace Chandelier in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by cokiethebaby on: January 18, 2012 11:39:26 PM
The white one is a lamp shade i covered with venise(or venice i've it both ways so not sure which one) lace, its hanging over the light fixture with ribbon,, i wanted it to hang it lower, but then you could see the light

The black one is just the lamp shade metal rings. i added extra rings made from wire coat hangers and connected those with jewelry wire, theres no light in this one, its just for looks



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2  crocheted jewelry frames in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by cokiethebaby on: December 30, 2010 05:37:25 PM
some jewelry frames this is a pattern i bought on etsy from ThePlumGiraffe,, i did mine with material covering the cardboard, but next time i will leave it out so you can see thru  it



and this pattern is free from here  

http://www.stitchdiva.com/ProductInfo.aspx?productid=FREE011

i loved the knit one better but havent taken the time to learn it, but heres mine



they were christmas presents, and the girls loved them,, now to treat myself with one and with a long tall frame!
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3  revamped kitchen aid mixer in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by cokiethebaby on: December 30, 2010 05:29:41 PM
my grandma gave me this years ago, still works as new but wanted it to match my red kitchen,,,i got the idea from here

http://curbly.com/diy-maven/posts/9405-kitchenaid-stand-mixer-gets-a-makeover

,,i spray painted mine also (not with kind she used but regular $2.97 at walmart)and put electrical tape with the check cut outs to use as a stencil,,heres before



and after



i am pleased with it and now it sits on the counter instead of under the cabinet!
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4  what is this quilting block called? in Quilting: Discussion and Questions by cokiethebaby on: August 03, 2010 12:31:43 PM
my great aunt gave me a bunch of little @ 2 inch printed squares and the beige plain folded squares,, she did this one here in the pic, and i don't know what it's called to google it and learn how to do it, or if anyone knows how on here please let me know, thanks



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5  pinup bathing suit in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by cokiethebaby on: June 17, 2010 06:23:23 AM
i finished my ruched bathing suit, this was my first bathing suit using poly lycra, and it wasn't really bad sewing like i thought it would be,,it was going to be a tankini but then i just sewed at the bottom of the top to the leg bottoms, it's supposed to look like this one from pinupgirlclothing:

http://www.pinupgirlclothing.com/pink-swimsuit-retro-swimsuit.html

i think it's pretty close considering the price of that one, compared to just a yard of lycra fabric, i used a princess cut pattern.
heres my suit:



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6  Re: felted crocheted cloche/flapper hat in Crochet: Completed Projects by cokiethebaby on: November 24, 2008 08:06:46 AM
ok that link didnt work for the last post, one of these may work

img[]http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/medium/DSC033691.JPG[/img]

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7  felted crocheted cloche/flapper hat in Crochet: Completed Projects by cokiethebaby on: November 21, 2008 02:08:51 PM
this is my 1st hat and crocheting by a pattern,,,and 1st felting project,,i will have to make more of these! :)the rim is a little longer on one side, i guess i went over my round,,, but it i know cloche hats are like that ,,,,,,,,,,i used a one of my aunts orange flower pin
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8  Re: ideas on altering a small shirt to larger size in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by cokiethebaby on: November 21, 2008 01:49:30 PM
sorry i haven't checked my replies on here,,,i can't remember who posted some pics of their shirts on here or my search words,,,but i am looking for them for ya,,,what i did was cut my smaller shirt down the sides (for shirts from the armhole all the way to the bottom,,,i haven't done any long sleeved shirts,,maybe for those cut from the underarm on down) and just roughly measured how big of a strip of other material to use,,,i cut up some contrasting old t-shirt material,,, i sew the ends folded or "hemmed" ,,,,,then i sewed the whole  strip on my shirt from bottom up,,,,that way if my strip was to long and needed to be hemmed again it didn't matter if it matched up with the edge of the shirt cause it's under my arm,,, no one will know Grin,,,here is a photo of one of mine,,,,,hope it helps
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