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11  brown knitted fabric into a simple yet classic puffed sleeved tutle neck blouse in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by tovi on: December 09, 2005 04:23:20 PM
i hope craftster wont loose this post too... Shocked Cry
never mind! its back and running!!! Cheesy

here are the pics-
no pattern-only 3 hours of fun fun fun!
feel free to ask anything!!!

on my bed cover (which i also sewed!)

on me!!

details- (real color and fabric)

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12  The "please dont hate me for taking so long" -THE TOVI CURLS -*TUTORIA*L post! in Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects by tovi on: November 17, 2005 06:04:32 AM
remember me? like a zilion years ago? from the humanges "show off your hair" post pg.100?
maybe this will remind you-

and now, very late...i keep my promiss-

ive got my B.A. in this subject... Wink so ill try to explain as many "non-wishfull-results" as i possably can!
i am trying to make a tutorial for DUMMIES, not that i am suggesting anyone here is a dommie!! but i do belive that every man and woman,regardless of their I.Q., have the right to own a good set of tovi curls!!!!!!! (please play your national antom in the backround!!)

so here goes-
i start by washing my hair at night and putting after drying well and combing  a good amount of hair cream (itll soak in the hair and keep the curl together)-

than i devide my hair to 2 parts- one part each side...)
and than i devide each side to 4 (total 8 groups of hair)
i do that while curling
you can also use pins to hold them
it dosnt have to be even thogh its recomended for best clean and simetric look...
and now photo-

start twisting around figer in one direction

twist untill it tight and even throw the full length-

when you finish one, take the next part next to it and curl it in the oppozite diraction
while you do that- put the finnished one end between your lips to prevent twisting back-

after finishing 4 parts- wrap the and around with a band-

all staight-thats good-

curling around itself-thats bad!-
(it means all of tham are in the same diraction)

solution- pin it to you Pj's, and go to sleep like that!(its a punishment for not folowing instructions!)

the next morning AFTER FULLY DRY!-
take out the pins and bands, start seperating each long curl into 4 or 5 parts- TRY TO DO IT AS FAST AS YOU CAN THOGH GENTLY!
when you do it youll know why i said it...hi hi... Cheesy

thats it guys! now you have yourself a tovi curled head!

and this is another wey i like to wear it-
 (already been posted)

anything un-clear?
still got questions?
want to comment on my cool Pj's?

oh and please please please if you do it- than post a photo itll make me smile for unlist a week each!
 here-see Grin, smiling is good for ya!

have a great weekend guys!

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13  first shirt from scratch! a gift for a good (and very petite) friend!!! yipi!! in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by tovi on: November 02, 2005 02:24:28 AM
it was toooooo hard to guess the measurmens... im a large, she is an extra small...i hope itll fit her- but the most important thing i that it was made with planty of loving and with the colors and pattern i know shell love
p.s. no real pattern...just playing around! Tongue




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14  Re: how can i make bottuns? (pic inside) in Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions by tovi on: October 19, 2005 01:45:15 AM
but i have an answre to my self!
and because i see roxy wanted to know too
i decited to post it for the joy of all -
there is this thing you can buy
its a silver bottun
all you need to do is to place the facric and "tic-tak" it inside
i found that pic online-

ill go look for some today
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15  how can i make bottuns?*...well-i found a solution with pic added* in Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions by tovi on: October 18, 2005 04:01:28 PM
i mean those fabric bottuns
made out of the same fabric of the tote/shirt that i want to use?
ive seen tham a lot on the net
kinda like these-

btw-i took those pics from google Kiss

thanx a lot for the big help!
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16  Re: My Daughters Circle Skirt Tube Dress in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by tovi on: October 15, 2005 12:57:47 PM
Here is the first dress I made for my daughter using the tutorial on craftster. I had left over material from my daughters halloween costume. Please excuse the wild expression on my daughters face. She was laughing. She has a very expressive face...lol

thats it
cant take it no more
i must eat your baby up cause she is just tooooooooooo sweet!!!
i know that face
its a truble maker face
i used to own that exact face!
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17  Re: yeeee baby!!! *updated-now with a new skirt*zilion pic's in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by tovi on: October 14, 2005 05:22:30 PM
Cute!  I love the puffed sleeves.... I'm scared to sew anything with sleeves...
Cute!  I love the puffed sleeves.... I'm scared to sew anything with sleeves...

here is a pattern of a perfectly normal sleeve ive found on the net-

you have to give it a try
in order to make it puffy all you need is a litle folding
4 or 5 are enoghe fron the center, about 1cm pr fold
use pins to hold it
than sew over it before conecting it to the shirt/jacket
on the jacket up here i also folded the end of the sleeve to make it more puffed... Grin
if you want a picture tutorial- just say the word!

and there is a full tutorial on sleeves on vintagesweing.net
take that 30 minuts its worth it

plus a pice on puffed sleeves from there-
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18  a diy personalayzed bottle of wine and 2 glasses for pre-wedding party(big pics) in Weddings and Bridal Showers by tovi on: October 14, 2005 01:17:46 AM
wowwwwwwwww....long headline...
let get to busness:
front is a photo of the couple+blessing which i made in photoshope
back is a theiir wedding song lyrics
the bride loves her purple!!
the glasses has their names and wedding date and some stars-most important its dishwasher safe!

if anyone cares for a more deeper explenation on how to do-just ask!
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19  Re: Show off your hair! in Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions by tovi on: October 10, 2005 02:15:31 AM
its soooo fun to hear ppl likes your hair!
more please Grin!
actually its very easy
no machines
its hard to write exactly what i do (thogh its easy as hell)
so what i will do is make a tutorial with photoes tonight after ill wash my hair
and promiss to upload tham
in the meanwhile
ill add more photoes-
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20  Re: Show off your hair! in Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions by tovi on: October 09, 2005 03:21:35 PM
can i join in?
and its  a good timing too
i went from strait blond (look at the small pic next to my name)
to curly red:

now im gonna check the others out
(am i seeing true? is that a 100 pages post?HuhHuhHuh?)
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