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Mikko
« on: November 10, 2004 04:38:12 PM »

I have no sewing machine (which you can tell if you look closely at the stitching) but I think this belt I made for my baby daughter came out quite well.  It is trimming that I bought at a fabric store in NYC and 2 D rings.  Unfortunately I crafted without thinking, and should have bought more yards and doubled the belt in two.  It still works, but I have to twist the end over and loop back through to hide the messy underside.  But I think it might fit her well into her toddler years. 

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homara
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2004 06:57:34 AM »

thats a cute lookin' belt there...i was just thinking about making a belt.  Roll Eyes
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arrhythmia
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2004 11:13:35 AM »

I'd love to make some belts. What did you start with, a purchased strap?
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Mikko
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2004 11:22:31 AM »

No, it isn't a strap, although I guess that would work too.  This was called 'trimming'... as in something you would use on pants or a bag, etc.  It is sturdier than ribbon and you can see the stitching on the back side.  I got it in a fabric store.  And the D rings are smaller so that they fit the width of the material ... and the material width fits the tiny loopholes of tiny pants.
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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2004 11:30:06 AM »

I'll have to be on the lookout for some of this. I am thinking I'd love to make something fringey with that technique. I know they have purchased trim stuff in fringey that might be strong enough, or I'd have to back it with another trim. Gotta look for D rings, too. Thanks for the idea!

I know your sweetie looks cute in this!
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