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« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2008 03:34:24 PM »

That is really cute. I love how it's painted.  I've been meaning to make two of these forever.

I'm also a fan of The Gilmore Girls. Love her name!! lol
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« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2008 05:59:58 PM »

My aunt is a professional seamstress. She said the ready made forms are trash because you can't adjust them enough. These homemade ones are so much better. I plan to make one of me and one of my sis soon. Thanks for the reminder. Yous looks great.
Oh, one other thing to mention. The paper ones don't distort the way the duct tape ones do, from what I've read, and they're cheaper to make.
Congrats on your new assistant!

Smiley I was going to buy the ready-made ones but the dimensions (in relation to my itty-bitty body) would not be correct. That kinda defeats the purpose of having an assistant.

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i need a glue gun. my boyfriend stole my glue gun. he's making glue-turds, he said.

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« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2008 06:06:20 PM »

Good job! I made one of these out of duct tape and it didn't look half as nice. Question, though. Are you able to pin things onto it or is it too hard to poke the pins through?

Yep, you can poke her with pins.

Poor Lane  Undecided
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i need a glue gun. my boyfriend stole my glue gun. he's making glue-turds, he said.

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« Reply #23 on: July 01, 2008 06:38:30 AM »

It's beautiful..is it sturdy? I have never used paper tape. It looks fun.
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staciey
« Reply #24 on: July 01, 2008 11:04:30 AM »

Good job! I made one of these out of duct tape and it didn't look half as nice. Question, though. Are you able to pin things onto it or is it too hard to poke the pins through?

Yep, you can poke her with pins.

Poor Lane  Undecided

YAY now I'm going to make one fo' sho'. That was the only reason I was hesitant to make one out of the paper tape.
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