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arrhythmia
« on: September 14, 2004 12:04:45 PM »

Here's an outfit I made for some friends who had a little girl. Sorry to post another baby outfit, but it is fun to try something new sometimes, LOL.

What is interesting about the hat was that the flower was floppy(it wouldn't stay open). I asked a few questions here about it and never got an answer. I thought about trying diluted white school glue and tried it on a piece of scrap material. Yay!!, it worked. You have to bend the petals when it is about halfway dry to get the shape you want. In my case, I just bent each petal vertically up the middle so that it would not be totally flat. I hope to experiment more on my next flower. The fabric of the flower and trim is normal woven cotton, while the top layer of the flower is a light corduroy. the body of the suit is t-shirt knit.

Here's the pics.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v385/arrhythmia/hatflower.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v385/arrhythmia/flowerhat1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v385/arrhythmia/baby5.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v385/arrhythmia/baby2.jpg
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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2004 12:29:48 PM »

Aww, how sweet! That's gonna be one lucky little girl!  Cheesy

Great tip about using watered down glue to stiffen the fabric. It didn't get flakey when it dried? It looks fabulous!
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arrhythmia
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2004 04:39:23 PM »

No it didn't get flaky and it didn't seem to change the color of the flower. It made it stiffer, though. I don't know how it would do on a dark fabric, but the darkest of these did OK.

Thanks for the compliment! I hope they like it!
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2004 05:50:05 PM »

it's really adorable...i especially love the scalloped edges on the flower and the button detail!

on a side note, i use a product called Stiffy to harden the fabric...i'm sure it's the same as glue and water.
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2004 07:30:26 PM »

Thanks firehead. I'll have to be on the lookout for the Stiffy.
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