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1  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / Re: Need help finding a pattern on: July 31, 2017 12:48:28 AM
It might be a french seam. 

I actually ended up finding a tutorial but thanks so much for the suggestion!!! I've never tried French seams before so I may have to try it out:)
2  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / Need help finding a pattern on: July 29, 2017 10:24:43 PM
Does anyone have a tutorial for a little pouch/bag thing like this? Clear vinyl outside, printed fabric on back and front, and then a lining WITHOUT using bias tape? I keep searching tutoriLs online and everything I've found involves using bias tape to conceal raw edges.

I'm wanting to make little gift bags for my daughter's birthday party favors and fill them with little thins like candies and whatnot.

I haven't sewn anything in years so my brain is mush and I'm sure it's fairly simple but I just can't wrap my brain around how this would go together so if you can link me to a tutorial or if you can give me some basic instructions I'd greatly appreciate it!<3
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Baby Blankets on: March 05, 2014 12:33:22 PM
These are a couple of blankets I've finished recently (except the tan/ivory/green...its still in progress).
The first two were donated to Project Linus. The last one is for a co-worker's baby.
https://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/medium/3884_05Mar14_granny.jpg
https://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/medium/3884_05Mar14_blocks.jpg
https://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/medium/3884_05Mar14_ed.jpg


These color combos are lovely!!
4  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Discussion and Questions / Acid dye stock storage? on: March 04, 2014 02:36:42 PM
I've been hoarding lots of acid dyes and am in the process of mixing up some stock solutions but am running into a problem. I'm trying to find a cost effective way of storing the solutions. All the containers I tried from the dollar store were leaky (food containers and squeeze condiment bottles) and the bottles from walmart the lids kept popping off with the slightest amount of pressure. Glass canning jars while readily available in tons of sizes aren't quite as easy for transporting/storing. I'll be traveling to different shops in my area to teach dyeing techniques and need storage solutions that are airtight and sturdy plastic or even some form of light metal.

I usually mix up my stocks in 1 cup amounts so I've been debating using 2 4oz travel bottles (the ones approved for airlines) for each color and just sucking it up and using plumbers tape if I need it.

Suggestions?
5  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Re: Ombre 80s plaid button down shirt on: March 01, 2014 01:41:52 AM
I'm in loooooove with ombr and this is adorable!!
6  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Re: I've developed an addiction... on: February 28, 2014 09:50:08 PM
Lovely colors! I want to squish it!  Cheesy


Thank you! I've been on a bright color kick lately:)
7  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Re: I've developed an addiction... on: February 28, 2014 07:40:09 PM
EEP! the teal yellow black one is to.die.for. I'd love socks in those colours!!!

thanks! I actually juuuust finished dyeing some sock yarn to make myself a pair of socks in those same colors Smiley
8  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Re: I've developed an addiction... on: February 28, 2014 06:20:26 PM
These look like so much fun! I can see why you're addicted to it: You're really good at it! What base yarn did you use?

The first cotton ones were cheapie peaches n creme cone yarn, the turq/pink/navy/gray were on some brand ive never heard of until finding a random lot on ebay. Label reads Fleur de Laine 100% wool. The last 3 were dyed on a generic superwash merino worsted that my LYS carries Smiley
9  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / I've developed an addiction... on: February 28, 2014 05:50:14 PM
To dyeing!!!! Smiley

Here's - whole bunch more random colorful goodness.

I actually haven't used the stove for any of these, just extremely hot tap water with no stove and both pre and post dye soaking in Eucalan. Someone on another forum mentioned tap water not getting hot enough to set colors without using a stove. Haven't had issues with bleeding or anything and even tossed the skeins in a lingerie bag with a new white tshirt that I hadn't cut or dyed for tshirt yarn yet and came out still perfectly white Smiley

Enjoy!

The first 2 turned out eh. I should've dipped them a few more times to get more saturated colors. I like how the orange and blue one came out but the smaller mini skein turned out kinda gross looking. The sand/orange was all streaky and uneven almost making it look dirty :/ that one is going to be used for dishcloth scrap projects.

The second "batch" was inspired by an old navy argyle sweater I found in my closet from last year lol Turquoise and pink offset by darker more neutral steel blue and gray.

Third group is 3 skeins that used same colors but all dyed different ways or longer/shorter sections of colors or different color order.




10  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Re: Crockpot Dyeing Goodness:D on: February 18, 2014 11:19:25 PM
Ooooh - stunning! 

Thank you Cheesy
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