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« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2004 07:52:57 AM »

that fabric is gorgeous, i love the bright against the black background Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2004 06:13:23 PM »

those are great skirts, i love the fabric. where in berkeley is this store? if you just know the name and street it would be great, i'd love to check it out.

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« Reply #12 on: July 27, 2004 09:26:28 AM »

Love it! It's perfect! Oh and about your crafts they are great! Use your cat as inspiration as I said before. I love his look! HaHa
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« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2004 09:00:37 AM »

Thanks for all the great complements.  Sorry it took so long to get back to ya.  I will post a tutorial, but it's not that great:

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« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2004 09:05:56 AM »

...I love the fabric, where in berkeley is this store? if you just know the name and street it would be great, i'd love to check it out.

-jenna

The store is called The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse at 6713 San Pablo near Ashby.  They usually have all sorts of fabric.  You WILL have to dig. 

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« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2004 11:18:58 AM »

Both of them are great! Grin I love the fabric of the second one- its kind of 70's. Great job! I wish I could find fabric as cool as that around here...
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« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2004 01:48:25 PM »

yay!!! I love East Bay Depot!!! I always get cheap old fabric there to use for pre-making difficult patterns to see if there are any issues before using nice fabric. I've never found fabric as cool as yours though (you must get there first!  Wink) Cute skirts!! Three cheers for bay area crafters!

PS once at East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, I got this really cool felt that used to cover a black jack table and had all that blackjacky (new word!!) screenprint on it. It's really cool but I haven't thought of any craftastic use for it yet.
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« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2004 01:55:00 PM »

Ok, I've been wanting to make skirts, but I'm scared. You make it look sew so easy. I absolutely hate following patterns or reading maps. Is it really as easy as you make it look? I've had great success with the tutorials on here, and can do zippers, etc. But dang you make it look easy. How do I make it fit? Is the top part the width of your waist + 1 inch? I'm assuming the extra inch is for the seams, right? Did you go off of a pattern, or create your own in the first place?
Thanks a bunch for the help.
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« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2004 08:14:53 AM »

I like the black cat. He reminds me of my Samuel. Meow!
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« Reply #19 on: August 16, 2004 05:24:29 PM »

i loooooooooooooooooo ooove the pink and green one!!!!!!!! whjat re the things at the top?
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