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21  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Wreaths that are knit ... I mean *fit* ... for the nifty knitter on: December 02, 2008 02:47:55 PM
super cute idea.  how long did it take???
22  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Rubber Glove Dress on: December 02, 2008 02:42:54 PM
In my Advanced Pattern class we were assigned to buy as many items from the local dollar store as we needed to make an evening outfit.  I used rubber gloves, a couple whoopee cushions and sponges.  This is what I came up with:



My original plan was to use balloons, but when I couldn't find any i resorted to the closest thing i could find and ended up grabbing several things from the cleaning section.
I first made a base out of blue scrubby pads (except for the princess panels made of whoopee cushions and gloves which i sewed on their own... not such a good idea, they started ripping apart after awhile) and attached the waistband by hand and each individual glove on the skirt portion with my sewing machine.  I attached the "fringe" (glove fingers and sponges) on the front and the back using my sewing machine and stitching each row at a time.

Thanks for looking =)
23  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Reverse applique tulips on: February 21, 2008 11:42:05 AM
super cute idea.  i totally want to try it!
24  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Prom Dresses! on: February 15, 2008 09:56:30 PM
These pictures are a few years old, but I'm new to the Craftster scene so I thought I'd add them anyway.
My best friend and I started our journey towards the world of fashion while we were still in high school.  We made several of our formal dresses, but here are our creations for our senior year of Prom:

We used store bought patterns, but added a few of our own elements that the patterns didnt include.
Mine (green) was 2 seperate pieces.
25  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Just in time for Valentine's Day dress (pics) on: February 15, 2008 09:46:42 PM
really good for the first time making a garment and for the first time using a sewing machine!
not sure how it got to be so off the shoulder when you weren't planning that, but i like the way it ended up looking.
i think your mistake happened for a reason  Cheesy
26  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Toddler Nap Mat - img heavy! ** TUTORIAL ADDED** on: February 15, 2008 09:22:09 PM
oh my gosh, so cute!
i love that it all rolls up so cute too.
27  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: The shoe gods may strike me down for defacing a pair on Manolos on: February 15, 2008 09:19:46 PM
they look so much better than they did to begin with!
28  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Archie Comic shoes on: February 15, 2008 09:18:07 PM
those are awesome!  i totally want to make a pair!
29  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Ribbon Spool Organizers of awesomeness... on: February 15, 2008 08:56:03 PM
super good idea.
30  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Amy Butler's Bedside Organizer on: February 15, 2008 08:53:27 PM
good idea.  theres always a million things i wish i could have near my bed.
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