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1  A tiny ruffle butt in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: September 17, 2009 10:45:42 PM
I made these for my daughter while I was pregnant.  I love them!  The pattern was great I got it here http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=vt_related_1&listing_id=30846508

My daughter just fit in them today! She is one month old and her name is Beatrix Matilda Smiley






And just because!
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2  Party dresses and a kimono top in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: May 04, 2009 11:10:54 PM
Soooo its been a good six months since I've really made anything for the kid and been on here.  I saw Vegbee's post and it reminded me that I actually have something to post!  Im all knocked up and have been totally unmotivated till recently.  So Im back on the old beast machine!  At least for now...

First I have a party dress made with Alexander Henry fabric, Regent Skull.  I love it, and I love this fabric!  Im totally making fitted crib sheets with this stuff (I say that about all fabric I own).





So totally bored....



And the anime ninja girl dress, she LOOVES this one!






One to grow on




With the same fabric, a not so well made but still cute kimono top.  I used this tutorial http://habitual.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/habitual_simplekimonov2.pdf
from this blog http://habitual.wordpress.com/

Bribed with a marshmallow and, again, so totally bored...
(as you might have noticed, I kind of suck at bias tape and I didnt have matching thread!  Embarrassed )




Thanks for looking!
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3  An abundance in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: September 04, 2008 10:58:54 AM
Here is what I've been working on in the last few weeks! I'm keeping it short ant sweet because of a painful root canal.. yikes, it hurts!

New super hero costume! I like this one way better!



















I got a vegbe pattern, and loooooved it!  Kali loooves it too! 








 Im going to flop on the couch and try to pass out in between pokes from the little destroyer....
Peace out...
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4  Octopus dress in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: August 12, 2008 09:50:58 PM
FIRST OFF I WANT TO SAY THAT I HAVE NO IDEA HOW THIS POST LOOKS BECAUSE THE PREVIEW OPTION ISNT WORKING!  SO FORGIVE ME IF ITS WONKY!

My inspiration:
When I went to Hawaii last year for my step sisters wedding I would oogle the squid snacks because of the awesome kawaii japanese pop packaging,  I will be the first to admit that I am for sure for sure a package whore (thats right I said "for sure" twice!).  If you package it right, i want it!  Anyways these super nasty "make me wanna ralph" squid treats had me in their clutches every time we walked by the snack isle in the ABC stores (basically 711 with stereotypical cheap Hawaiian souvenirs... loved em!), (I never did taste them by the way).  The images stuck in my head for ever and ever, so when I saw this octopus fabric I was in LOVE! I was going to make the whole dress with the octi but my intuition told me NO! Anyways, I love the way it turned out,  No more rambles... here is the dress.





UGH! 2.5 years old and she STILL has that thing in her mouth!!!  Were potty training right now, next is that damn pacifier!





Uhhh I hope this worked...


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5  SUPER MARTIAN ROBOT GIRL!!!! Costume in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: July 24, 2008 01:39:40 PM
This is my daughters FIRST (not last) super hero costume! She loooves playing super hero, so its perfect.  My friend gave me a bunch of scraps from a dress she made for some ones prom dress (wowza!). I think this is my all time favorite project.  I just used my usual party dress pattern (newlook 6688), and a snap on cape.  I had the double up on the skirt fabric because the silver was so thin.  I also sewed 2 strips of ribbon together to make is super flashy  Grin

My husbands grandfathers birthday is this weekend, its gonna be big time (70 people) Im really tempted to let her wear it... we will see...

Soooo you looove it??? I DO I DO! I think my husband and i should have matching ones.





Shield your eyes!!!



She is working on her super moves!



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6  80s punk pirate party dress in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: April 19, 2008 09:35:46 PM
Ok I saw this fabric in Joanns and INSTANTLY thought of the dress I saw in here a few weeks ago with the other joanns skully fabric and a big fat pink ribbon!  I tried to find the post, but is lost! So who ever you were, thanks for the inspiration! 

Like usual the pattern is newlook 6688

I added the tulle, voices in my head TOLD me to not put it in the dryer (DUH!) but I did so now the tulle is all crinkly and weird.  A few people told me they like it better like that because it kind of goes with the pirate theme.  What do you think?  I cant decide if I should rip it out and do it over.

Any ways here tis



It doesn't look like it but the print is all silvery and cute!









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7  My week of shrinky dinks, I need an intervention! in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by tuff_as_snails on: April 08, 2008 01:46:30 AM
I rediscovered shrinky dinks!  I have been OBSESSED with these things.  I have to take a break from them so I can do other things!

I need to make a light box..













Look closely, you can see a light house in the back ground!  I love it!









Run DMC over herah














Now I have to go sew my brains out  Roll Eyes
Thanks for looking!


EDIT!
I almost for got to show the one I made Ammasmama!  We both have stupid crappy teeth due to life in general...any ways! Her it is!






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8  2 Amy Butler peasant blouses (nope no party dresses here!) in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: March 15, 2008 09:37:06 PM
Sooo I have been oogling vegbees peasant blouse tute, but Im totally lame and bought a pattern.  Im sooo intimidated about making patterns from online tutes! I dont trust my measuring skills!  So yes here is my shirt made from a store bought pattern that could have been free...

To Vegbee: its me not you...   Cry

I think it only took me about 30 45 minutes to sew.  The kid needs shirts so Im going to make her a crap load!













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9  If your not sick of them yet you will be now... (WAY WAY too many pictures) in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: March 11, 2008 11:00:46 PM
I feel like a turd showing even MORE party dresses, but Im going to show you anyways...because I like you....

Sooo like usual this is newlook 6688 tweaked and tortured to my liking. I have made a few in the last 2 months....tax money + fabric= too many party dresses.  I ended up buying a dress form because my CRAZY toddler in all her beauty WILL NOT stand still...ever again....

Michael Miller Fusion swirl fabric




Free Spirit Follow Your Imagination starburst blablabla something or other!





Denyse Schmidt Flea Market Fancy ( LOVE THIS!)





Crap.... so many...is this weird that Im posting so many?  Hmmm stop typing thoughts....

Alexander Henry Pink Sugar skulls (ammasmama made a dress from this fabric a ways back, she gave me the idea Wink 

Excuse the drool...


Super cheap pirate fabric from Joann's




I cant remember this pattern, but I really like it!




Sooo many... I didnt realize I had all of these to show!
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10  A birthday present! in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tuff_as_snails on: February 20, 2008 12:47:56 AM
I made this dress for ammasmama's babys first birthday!  Im a bit late, but I did it!  Its wonderfully cute (I think so anyways)!  I have to make another one for my daughter!  I got the fabric at Ikea and the patterns is newlook 6688.  I tweaked it up a bit and added the tux front.  I have been dreaming up this dress for a while but winter (what ever I live in Texas) slowed me up a bit.  sooo yes sireee here it it!  Hopfully I will get some action shots to add later *hint hint*









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