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« Reply #840 on: April 05, 2013 12:11:26 PM »

Kook, i can't wait to see your gloves! And now i really want to try some of those bangles!
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« Reply #841 on: April 06, 2013 07:08:08 PM »

Holy banana's! I actually acomplished something today!
Pillow cases:
Their thread:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422397.msg5013664#msg5013664
Thank you to whom ever posted the pillow case earlier, great inspiration!

Funky pants!

They have a thread to, but really it's just those two pics....  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422395.msg5013656#msg5013656

And I did use a bunch of stash for a swap, so I can't share pics until it get's to where it's going, which hopefully they get there by the end of next week!
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« Reply #842 on: April 07, 2013 01:50:43 AM »

I have half of a glove assembled and its not pretty  Sad sewing with a 3mm seam means that my feed dogs keep grabbing the fabric and dragging it into the machine *sigh* I don't know what I can do about it so I'm setting them aside for now and working on turning 10 pairs of my brothers trousers into shorts for him. This will increase my stash as I get to keep the fabric I cut off the bottom of the legs *lol*
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« Reply #843 on: April 07, 2013 05:54:40 AM »

K_Star... I've never done this, but I think I've heard this trick before... For tiny seams, put a piece of tissue paper under the fabric, and just rip it out of the stitches after. That may be a royal pain too though...

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« Reply #844 on: April 07, 2013 08:14:46 AM »

K_Star... I've never done this, but I think I've heard this trick before... For tiny seams, put a piece of tissue paper under the fabric, and just rip it out of the stitches after. That may be a royal pain too though...



Yep, this is what I was about to suggest. Or you could use tear away stabilizer designed for machine embroidery. It is much stiffer than the tissue paper.
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« Reply #845 on: April 07, 2013 10:15:14 AM »

Or just regular paper and use a tiny stitch setting and it should tear away.
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« Reply #846 on: April 07, 2013 11:56:03 AM »

I will try the next one with a sheet of paper under it,thank you  Kiss
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« Reply #847 on: April 07, 2013 02:11:55 PM »

I made a really quick card to go along with the baby blanket I finished last month.  Grey doesn't really seem like a good color for baby things, but it went with the Wondermark comic I'd printed out.  Anyways, the package is sent, and the soon-to-be parents should be getting it within the week.  It's such a great feeling to not only finish a project but send it out of the house.  There's no way that's making its way back into the stash.


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« Reply #848 on: April 07, 2013 02:19:09 PM »

I know how you feel about getting it out of the house! I delivered my first bagful of baby hats to my sister on Friday so she has to deal with them from now on  Wink
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« Reply #849 on: April 07, 2013 05:02:42 PM »

Now that my partner has received, I can share my goodies from the Doctor Who Swap!



I made a hat, mittens, a pin, and a needle book and it's entirely from my stash!  WooHoo!
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