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1  Ride My Bike Bag - Cross Body Bag (lots o' pics) in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by JessLeigh on: April 27, 2007 06:46:12 PM
Ok, so I've been saying for a few weeks now that I need a bag with a long strap to wear when I'm riding my bike.  So I took the day off today and since it was all rainy and gross out, I stayed in and made this bag.  I'm so happy with how it came out, it's exactly what I wanted.  Here you go:

The bag:


The cell phone, pen, and mojito gum pockets:


The other pocket and my first successful buttonhole:


Close up of the fabric and the fabric covered button:


And with a magazine to show the size, it's big!:
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2  Re: august unconditional swap gallery in The Swap Gallery by JessLeigh on: September 09, 2006 02:24:21 PM
Hey, I finally got around to uploading pictures of the record notebook that A Tragic Disco sent me.  Thanks again!



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3  Super Easy Sleep Mask in Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects by JessLeigh on: August 10, 2006 06:04:43 PM
So the elastic on my store-bought sleep mask broke a couple months ago, and I finally got around to making myself a new one.  I didn't use any pattern, but after I made it I searched on here and saw that SarahFroggy has a very similar mask and tutorial: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=24227.0

Here's mine:



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4  Re: Wallet/Organizer Holder **TUTORIAL ADDED** in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by JessLeigh on: August 10, 2006 05:11:16 PM
I made one too!  Thanks for the great tutorial!





I left out the ID holder because I don't really use my ID that much.
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5  Re: Unconditional Swap July - Gallery in The Swap Gallery by JessLeigh on: August 08, 2006 09:44:39 PM
Hey!

Gyouko received my package, and she said I could post pictures of what I sent her.  So here it is:

Owl stuffie from pattern posted by sewing stars
Link to post: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=10382.0 (pattern on page 10)


Whale stuffie from tutorial posted by maddiekins
Link to post: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=83379.0


I had fun making them!
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6  Re: ABC CD Round 3 Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by JessLeigh on: June 17, 2006 07:28:45 PM
What a great day!  I went to the Renegade Craft Fair in Brooklyn today and when I got home my package from heroinechic was sitting on the table.

Here are some pictures of the case she put them in, which I really love.  It's got a cute little corn button to hold it closed:


And some pictures of the cd sleeves inside:


The track list for the 3 cds is:
Disc One: A-M
Autour de Lucie - "Selon l'humeur"
Butterfly Boucher - "Another White Dash"
Curve - "Gift"
"Dyskrasia" - Kidney Thieves
"Enero y Abril" - Julieta Venegas
Faint (The) - "Agenda Suicide"
Get Up Kids (The) - "One Year Later"
Harvey (PJ) - "C'mon Billy"
Imogen Heap - "Oh Me, Oh My"
June Spirit (The) - "Can We Lip Sync This One?"
Katell Keineg - "Smile"
Light PM - "Never Gonna Get Up"
Marilyn Manson - "Lamb of God"

Disc Two: N-Z
"New Year's Project" - Further Seems Forever
OkGo - "Hello My Treacherous Friends"
"Perfection Through Silence" - Finch
"Queer" - Garbage
Rentals (The) - "Friends of P."
Shivaree - "Goodnight Moon"
Thursday - "Tomorrow I'll Be You"
"Under a Killing Moon" - Thrice
Veruca Salt - "Volcano Girls"
"What I Say and What I Mean" - The Like
"X-Ray Man" - Liz Phair
"Your Boyfriend Hates Me" - Reggie & the Full Effect
"Zombies Are Good For Your Health" - Poison the Well

Bonus Disc: 1-6
"1234 (The)" - The Start
"2Wicky" - Hooverphonic
"3 Small Words" - Josie and the Pussycats
"Four Big Speakers" - Whale
"5:30 Saturday Morning" - Lennon
"6 Underground" - Sneaker Pimps

(Song Titles in Quotes)

She said she cheated a bit on the "Four Big Speakers" song for 4.  But I totally cheated on X for my artists list.  I didn't have any artists that started with X in my entire library of songs, and rather than pick some song by someone I didn't really know I decided to just fudge a little bit (maybe a lot). 

I haven't heard pretty much all of the songs so I'm excited to listen to them all.  I've listened to a few so far and I really like the songs I've heard so far.

Thanks again heroinechic, this was a great first swap!
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7  Re: Leaf Pullover- Interweave knits, Loop-d-loop book in Knitalongs by JessLeigh on: November 05, 2005 11:34:23 PM
I'm done!!  I just finished it the other day, it took me just about a week!!  I love bulky yarn and big needles.

I used Cascade 109 in Deep Chocolate Brown because I found it on sale for $5.99 a skein, and I only used 6 skeins.  I got gauge with size 15 needles and I made the size medium (thanks for the advice albertel!!)

I also wanted to thank Bobolink for the advice about the mistake in the pattern, I got to that part and was so confused.  But then I remembered that someone had posted that there might be a mistake in the pattern, so I checked and that was exactly where I was. 

Anyway, I love this sweater and I have gotten so many compliments on it already.  This is my third sweater and it the first one so far that I have actually worn out in public.  The grafting line is noticeable, but when I'm wearing you can't really see it, so I can live with it. 

Here it is:

On me (sorry for the crappy picture):


Off me:


Detail of the awesome button I found for it:


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8  Re: STRIPES!! my first quilt in Quilting: Completed Projects by JessLeigh on: September 06, 2005 12:49:05 AM
First I have to say that I don't really know much about quilting. So if someone who actually knows what they're doing reads this and has any better suggestions, please post.  But this is how I did it:

First, I bought two yards each of the four different fabrics.  Since the fabric was 44 inches wide, I cut 10 4"x72" strips of each fabric with my rotary cutter.  I decided to do 28 strips across the fabric, so 7 of each color.  I used the extra three strips of each color to add onto the other 7 strips so that I would have 7 4"x102" strips of each color.  It would have been a lot easier if I had just bought the fabric in the length I wanted the quilt, but of course I didn't think of that when I was buying the fabric. 

Sooooo, here's how I laid it out (I made a little picture because I figured it would be easier than trying to explain):


Then I just sewed all the strips together with a 1/2" seam allowance so each strip will be 3" in the quilt.  So then you have a 84"x102" quilt top.  Woo! 

Then I went out and bought a queen sized thing of batting and 2 yards of 90" wide cotton muslin for the backing.  Now for the quilting!

Then I sandwiched the three layers together and pinned it all together and cut the edges so that they were even.  I decided to do a very simple quilting pattern, since I don't have a fancy machine.  So all I did was sew up along the seams in contrasting colors, so that the back of the quilt is white with pink and green sewn stripes. (I tried to take a picture, but it wasn't really showing up, it just looked white).

Then, once it was all quilted, I pinned the blanket binding around the edges, and then just zigzag sewed that on.  I think I used about 3 packs of the binding. 

That's it, it was pretty simple, nothing fancy or tricky!!

Let me know if you have any other questions!
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9  Re: "Lucky" from SNBN knitalong in Knitalongs by JessLeigh on: June 22, 2005 01:16:57 PM
Done!

I thought it was never going to end, but it's finally finished! 



The color is actually much more purple than it looks in the picture.  But for the life of me I couldn't get a picture that really picked up the color.  The yarn I used is Bernat Sox in Purple Hot.  It's acrylic, but it's so soft, and I can wash it. 

I altered the arms so that they weren't bell sleeves, and I really like how they turned out.  The sweater overall is a little big, but I love it anyway. 
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10  Re: Felt Cakes! Now With Tutorial!!! in Completed Projects by JessLeigh on: April 08, 2005 01:30:03 PM
I finally made my own felt cake pincushion yesterday!  I've been watching this thread for a long time, and finally decided it was time.  I love it! 
Thanks for the great tutorial, I want to try one with a strawberry next!




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