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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: tardis on a long sleeve tee shirt, bleach and sharpie on: April 11, 2015 11:01:26 PM
Good job! I really like it.
2  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Re: spiral dyeing, fun in the irish sunshine on: July 01, 2014 10:11:48 PM
Wow! That is gorgeous! Thanks for showing it off!
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: old sweater quilt on: July 01, 2014 10:08:53 PM
What a good idea. I was just thinking about you yesterday! I just might have to make one too.  Grin
4  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Other Image Reproduction Techniques: Completed Projects / Re: lino cut..this time as a print and as a tee-shirt..lake scene on: July 04, 2013 12:30:14 AM
...and you hand cut this whole gorgeous design? I'm in awe!
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: My Rainbow Prom Dress: Year 11 2013 Prom on: June 02, 2013 11:12:28 PM
You did such a good job and this is such a cute idea. As a costume, coordinator/designer, I just may have to incorporate this idea somehow next year. Thanks for sharing!
6  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Can I brag...just a little? on: May 31, 2013 01:54:09 AM
Ever done something that you thought was super difficult and then succeeded far beyond your wildest expectations? That's how I felt after I completed these costumes.

I am woman with many hats! I am a dance teacher, choreographer, costume designer/coordinator (and much, much more). It started with my own classes that I teach when I could never find what I envisioned and so I started making the costumes for just the classes I taught. It has exploded into complete control of all the costumes for the entire studio.

These flapper costumes are some that I am very proud of . The song was "Thoroughly Modern Millie". I ended up with an award for these costumes.

Although no two are alike, I tried to keep the palette cohesive. In the photo, you can't tell that the dress with white fringe actually has a base dress of bright Arabian blue. I'll try to get more pictures later and possibly a little closer up.

It's funny how this color palette came about. Originally I only wanted the dark, brighter blue with black, but for some reason, the seller of the fringe raised that price by double and I couldn't get enough. I tried matching it (that was a disaster) and ended up with complimentary colors instead. I ran out of fabric for one dress and grabbed a piece of black velveteen that I had. by carefully piecing it together, I came up with a two-tone dress.

I didn't have a pattern so I was flying blind and making it up as I went. I added the black fringe to the bottom and then one row of the blue at the top.

Then I finished the whole "skirt" with black fringe and silver hologram sequins.
7  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: DIY laundry "tabs" - quick, cheap, easy, MCS friendly! *pic light* ;D on: May 31, 2013 01:32:01 AM
Is the little mesh bag a must? Can you just throw these in the washer directly?
8  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: LIP BALM RECIPE on: May 31, 2013 01:26:55 AM
I don't know lol. I've never tried making these, but would like to try at some point. I always have a dickens of a time finding lipbalm I like. And when I do find some, they inevitably stop making them lol

I have the exact same problem. I can't stand lip balm that's not minty and every time I find a good peppermint one, poof!, it's gone. I used to get peppermint candy cane lip smackers, but can't find them any more.

I think I'll just try this IF I can find those tubes. Hmmm...
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Making My First Bridal Gown on: May 31, 2013 01:21:06 AM
I am so impressed! I would love to make a wedding gown, but I get really frustrated with things that aren't quick!

Keep going with it! You are on the right track and your work is beautiful.
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: insect skirt on: May 31, 2013 01:18:01 AM
I have a daughter named Jayne and I can totally see her in this skirt!I love the style!
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