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1  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / elvis and his pelvis purse on: July 01, 2006 11:24:14 AM
my friend reciently got married and moved to VA  she LOOOVES elvis so i made this purse for her and sent it in the mail! it was hard letting go of it because it was my first purse id made in at least over half a year...but this is what i came up with...

this isnt the best picture because you cant see the pleats...but i like it
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / my winter ball dress : ) on: January 22, 2006 09:00:37 AM
ok so like everyone at ANY high school dance you go to ...there is always going to be another girl with the same dress...and when i went dress shopping there was very few dresses to pick from so i decided to make my own...it was accually cheeper and really easy to make ...and not to mention...nobody else was wearing it!! : ) 

id love feedback of what you guys think about it!

3  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / secret santa messagner bag for a guy : ) on: November 21, 2005 08:09:53 PM
so....we have a breakfast club , we meet every friday morning for breakfast at a different persons house a week. We came up with the idea to have secret santas and i got the only guy in the group ( my friends little brother ) he is a freshman and swims on the swim team with me and this is what i came up with!

 yeah....i stuffed it with my sweatshirt to make it look better for the picture : )

the swimmer i embordered

a shot of the inside with my sweatshirt hanging out

_ same thing!

feedback is greatly appriciated!

p.s. im accuallly not quite done...i just looked at the pictures and found i forgot the velcrow on the botttom... : (  ....oh well.... back to the sewing machine!
4  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Other Image Reproduction Techniques: Discussion and Questions / HELP! on: September 20, 2005 05:37:12 PM
does anyone know any cheap iron on transfers that work really well because the ones i used crackled and like came off the first time i washed them....

it was a sad day...

any suggestions?
5  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / my ruby red dorthy shoes on: September 18, 2005 11:46:11 AM
so i found this pair of rocketdog shoes i REALLY wanted that were just like the ruby red slippers from the wizard of OZ  but they were like 44 dollers...so i decided to make my own!
feedback is appriciated!

before...only mine were pink....

after...the glitter looks think because i put extra on while they were drying so it could afford to have some knocked off when i wore them,...

my inspiration...
6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / stylish green clutch purse on: August 13, 2005 09:14:23 AM
so i was bored in my final days of summer and found this lovely green fabric lying around and some sequins that i put around the top.....& this is what i came up with! sorry the photos arnt the best its hard to take pictures of shiny fabric

tell me what you think!

7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / my little tampon box on: July 24, 2005 07:22:56 PM
so i saw brokendove's post of her tampon box organizer and inspired me to post one that i had made a while ago

this is my tampon box that i decoposed it lives besid my toilet  Smiley

the front

the side

so the inside isnt that exciting....but thats why i keep the box closed

thats it!

feedback is greatly appriciated!
8  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / crafty flowers!!...now with tutorial! on: July 24, 2005 04:22:47 PM
i was on a tight budget seeing that i only get an allowance & i dont have a job....& i didnt have any money left to by my mom a bithday present so i decided to make these! i put them in a bottle i got that looks old and then tired on some left over ribbon from another project ...the second flower on the right isnt as good and you can see the thread because its green ...not sure why i used that color?

close up of the flower on the left

im not going to post a picture of the other one so you cant see my mistake  Roll Eyes

as asked...this is the tutorial

here is what you will need:
tacky glue
florial tape & wires
fabric of your choice
interfacing..or anyother product that makes the flower stiffer

first...iron on the interfacing to the fabric and cut out 6 2 inch tall pedels in a tear drop shape..and six that are 2 1/2 in. tall. make sure that the fabric is doubled over before cutting the in all 12 pedals...

next sew the two sides of the pedal together or if you dont have a sewing machine you can glue the sides together with tacky glue....

next thread your needle and you might even have to double it up because when pulling tight it can break....
first gather all the 2 inch pedals together ...start with one and put the needle up through the left bottom side of the pedal and back down through the right bottom side...do the same to all the same size pedals

now pull them tight....

now do this to all the 2 1/2 pedals

next take one florial wire and stick it throught the button hole and back down through the one across from it and pull all the way through

now twist the two wires together...

now..put the 2inch pedals on top of the 2 1/2 pedals so that the holes in the middle match up ....and stick the wire end through...so that the button rests on the top of the pedals... now put some tacky glue on the back of the button and press the fabric against it..

last take the florial tape and wrap around the wire....let the glue dry and wala! your finished!

thats it.... i hope it makes since...feel free to ask if you have any questions

9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / my crafty creations : 3 skirts on: July 24, 2005 11:27:50 AM
this is my first ever craftster post  Grin these are 3 differnt skirts ive made and are my very first "sewing projects"     any feedback would be greatly appriciated!!

enjoy! ....

i really hope these pictures work  Huh

this ones a little ruff around the edges because im terrable at himming ( and spelling )

close up of the yellow chick skirt

and last this skirt i didnt have enough of the blue flowered fabric so i combined it with two other blues
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