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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / fun kids clothes on: June 20, 2007 07:56:07 AM
i have been revamping used kids clothes-
they are so much fun to make... afterwards
i make em dance cus they are so much fun.

here is a pair of overalls-
comments welcome-

2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / striped pants on: March 19, 2007 05:08:08 PM
hi -

found sheet at thrift shop for $2 -
used pants i had for pattern- draw string- simple for me to make- justed loved the stripes and wanted mod pants--

3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / hee hee on: March 03, 2007 07:41:00 AM
ok- so i got a deal on camie sets-
and drew with shaprie on cloth and
sewed on --- lot's of fun.  

hats- made from t-shirt's just take a rectangle and fold over-
sew end up or tie end with ribbons/etc...  like a sewn on heart-* i sewed on the heart before i sewed the sides of the hat-

4  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Crafty Business Discussion / going to the next level on: January 30, 2007 08:27:41 PM
just wanted to thank fellow users of this site-
for saying that my pieces were great and for the advice.

yes- i started selling clothing from my ART car-
now we are about to have our one of kind creations
in a natural health store- 
reused clothing into something new.

advice to give- never give up! 

there are not 'problems' only situations.

just do it! 
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / zippe or no zipper? on: January 17, 2007 07:07:01 PM
making vinyl skirts-
the one skirt waist is 30"-
not sure to put 
zipper on side or-
drawstring with metal gromets-
thought perhaps satin cord or such
for the drawstring-

any input welcome   Smiley
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / silk skirt from pants on: January 13, 2007 11:02:15 AM
used a silk pair of pants i found.

cut the legs off and made a skirt out of the top part.
Left over pieces 2 legs.  Opened each leg up to have
2 large pieces.  Placed these 2 pieces together with the
hemmed cuffs at top right side facing each other.  I then sewed the sides leaving a gap from the cuff to start drawstring.
Drawstring was made from scraps of same material.

Then measured off 18" down from cuffs to have
enough for seams and cut across the bottom edge.  So, now
then I sewed around the cuff part and added a drawstring.
The bottom part was hemmed and then added some lace I had.
Then added the heart.  
By using the cuffed part at the top- the rest is flared out a bit.

yes i am a guy Smiley

my first tute!  let me know wha' you think.
7  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Get Product and Website Opinions / my site- review on: January 09, 2007 06:42:21 AM
hello- I am asking for a review on my site-
selling clothing -  any advice / comments
welcome-  thank you
8  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / free fabric and clothes on: January 08, 2007 07:33:06 PM
I made a rule:  1 don't buy any fabric or clothes to revamp.

The dumpsters are chuck fullof cloth and clothes-
usually in large trash bags and in decent condition.
In doing so I reduce the trash a tiny bit...

So, i was wondering... anyone else find any spots
they want to share that they find free cloth or clothes?

9  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / quilt edge on: November 28, 2005 06:37:49 AM
i have the top piece done with squares patchs as a border - 2 squares wide all the way around-

any ideas of how to edge this quilt?  i want to use scrap pieces -

or can i just tuck under the raw edge-

any recomendations?

10  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Other Image Reproduction Techniques: Discussion and Questions / no printer needed- on: November 09, 2005 06:23:46 AM
kids love this for class-  cut up iron on transfers to small pieces-
have the kids use permentment markers drawing in reverse
right on the paper don't press to hard will tear the paper-

can then iron on cloth pieces for patches or t-shirts-
no printer needed and the kids make 'one of a kind'....

and you use every piece of the transfers- 

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