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1  Birthday banner with interchangeable photo pouch in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by tiedyediva on: June 11, 2011 04:38:43 PM

Made this for my little guy's 2nd birthday (today!). I made a clear vinyl sleeve so the picture can be changed out for other family members, or you could put a message in the middle instead. It's also reversible to a pinker, girlier pattern/color scheme. All out of scraps and a pack of quilt binding I had in my extra special 'found at an old lady's yard sale' box! An almost-during-naptime project.

Full tute is on my blog, http://tiedyedivadesigns.blogspot.com/2011/06/tie-dye-diva-free-photo-pocket-flag.html

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2  Petal tee made with a die cutting machine! Tutorial at link in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by tiedyediva on: December 08, 2010 03:02:24 PM
I had no idea how much fun a die cut machine is!  I made this cute petal tee in an evening (a distracted, putting-3-kids-to-bed, watching-some-TV and trying-not-to-ignore-the-husband evening).



Used my new Sizzix Big Shot, a flower shaped die and 2 identical Target clearance tees.  There's a tute on my blog here: http://tiedyedivadesigns.blogspot.com/2010/12/how-to-make-petal-tee-with-die-cut.html
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3  Costume sewing - can anyone help me with V-neck??? in Costumes: Discussion and Questions by tiedyediva on: November 15, 2008 04:24:32 PM
I am really under a time crunch to get 8 smocks sewn for a play my daughter is in. They are supposed to be "beautician" type smocks for an Emerald City scene. I need them to be one size fits all and pull on quickly so I wanted to make the neckline rounded with a V-slit as shown to fit over all kinds of heads.

What I want to do is simply turn back the edges of the "V" and hem, but how do I finish the point of the V? It seems like it will be a stress point and if I simply turn and stitch the straight edges, the point will be unfinished and prone to tearing. I really don't have time to face the whole thing, is there some other way?  Thank you for any help!


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4  Re: Jesse the Yodeling Cowgirl, part I (and now part II) the finished costume! in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tiedyediva on: November 05, 2008 09:03:17 PM
That looks great! Love the yarn wig!

And here are our finished costumes, Woody's vest and Jessie's chaps both from the cow print velboa, and I decided to go ahead with yellow felt for Jessie's yoke.



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5  Minnie Dress Top Set - my first time shirring! in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by tiedyediva on: July 06, 2008 11:27:41 AM
Just finished this set for my daughter to wear to Disney, my first time shirring ever! I had a little machine trouble with the shirring at first (tracked it down to the bobbin thread not being threaded through the catch = no tension = big mess) but it was pretty easy! The bottoms are regular bike shorts with a double ruffle added.

I wish she had let me do a full length dress but she wanted it top length, so here it is.



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