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« on: March 20, 2011 08:48:46 AM »

Those of you who read my distressed post entitled "Why I HATE sewing" can now see the successful DVD player sleeve. I went back to the store to get more supplies, and I saw this satin hounds tooth. Hounds tooth is my favorite pattern! And to go with...a flashy red zipper! It's just perfect! Whew...stress be gone!

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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2011 09:05:29 AM »

Very cool!  I love the houndstooth!
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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2011 11:39:41 AM »

It is beautiful!
You must be very proud of yourself.
Great job!

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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2011 01:23:45 PM »

Hooray! Congrats on "getting back on the horse" that threw you! I like the colors on this one even more!

I thought of you yesterday, when I screwed up the dimensions on a little journal cover by less than 1/4" and the notebook would NOT go in.  Argh.

I am posting the second draft of it--the "real" version with the embellishment--in a minute. Thank goodness I decided to make another one for a teacher appreciation gift as a "remember how to do this" attempt before cutting into the one I took to the party last night. If I had messed up this one, I would have cried!

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« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2011 06:09:06 AM »

Nicely done!

Willing to swap/trade/pay for Harry Potter fabric to make a quilt for my daughter, just send a PM Smiley

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« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2011 09:11:39 PM »

congrats! this is cause to celebrate! zippers can be soooo intimidating! when i did my first i felt like i conquered the world

« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2011 09:58:22 PM »

Thank you, thank you, thank you all for the lovely compliments! *smiley smiley* heehee! Smiley
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