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« on: April 21, 2004 09:01:47 AM »

Hi all I thought I would post one of my favorite vintage craft books, making clothes from towels...I make the toddler bathrobes as gifts and they are always well recieved, esp. here in hot as hell Las Vegas. Great for covering that delicate skin when out of the pool.
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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2004 11:08:35 AM »

these are just too flipping cute!
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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2004 01:09:50 PM »

the shampoo cape just kills me, I mean how gross is it to wash your hair but not your body lol...or to wash your body and not your hair...my granny gets her hair done (can we say helmet hair
) and only washes it like once a week, the very idea makes my head itch..but then I'm just a tree lovin hippy with to long hair ( wonders how a woman can have hair to long though).
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« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2004 07:25:27 AM »

I love how skinny her waist is.  How amusing.   Shocked
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« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2004 02:08:27 PM »

I just love those awesome illustrations!!!  Grin Everyone looks "overjoyed" to be in Towel-land!! Plus ya gotta love those catchy captions -- too hilarious!! Thanks for sharing.  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2004 08:25:23 AM »

as far as thread goes, I would think a cotton covered polyester should work fine, but I always zigagged the seams to cut down on the raveling of the terry cloth...now I have a serger and just use that...I love my serger, 10 yrs now and it still seams like a honeymoon...
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« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2004 05:24:27 PM »

awww akitas! My friend has one, and it weighs as much as I do! They're sweet dogs though. She can knock me over reeeal fast, but its just to lick my face Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2004 10:59:10 AM »

Hard to avoid being knocked over by exhuberant Akitas, my big oaf hopped on my toe once by accident and broke it, good thing he wasnt a parrot because he woulda learned some new words lol. But hes big and loveable and he scares away the magazine salesman, what more can ya want in a man.
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« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2004 04:57:04 PM »

I am in love with the idea of matching bra & stole made from towel.
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« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2004 05:21:54 PM »

I am totally making that apron.  It's gay as a carnival!  I shall wear it when serving snacks!  Thanks SO much for posting this :)  What fun!

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