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1  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Modge Podging food? on: July 10, 2008 10:28:20 AM
a friend and I want to make a mobile of waffles with wings for our boyfriends band to hang up at their show (one of their songs is called waffles with wings).  We tried scuplty clay and other types of clay and although they turned out awesome and adorable.  They were too heavy for a mobile.  We need them to be life-size, not a giant Belgian waffle but like a round eggo waffle.  So we were wondering, if we modge-podge the waffles, will they last?

2  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / could i use a glass dish in soap making? on: December 10, 2007 07:58:06 AM
So, I want to dabble into the art of cold process soap making, however I don't want to go out and spend a bunch of money on supplies and find out I hate making soap.  everywhere I read it says to use a plastic or wooden mold, but all I have is a glass casserole....  would that work?   Huh
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / zebra frenzy!!!!! on: February 11, 2007 05:06:34 PM
 i finally got my serger and i thought id show off my very first creation i got to use my serger on!!  what do you guys think?
modeled by my good friend danielle:

laid flat:

4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / my new favorite shirt on: December 31, 2006 10:30:03 AM
okay so ive been a sewing machine recently and i recently popped this out...  I orginally baught this shirt for my boyfriend as an x-mas present but they sent a medium instead of a small, and his skinny body was drowning in it, so i thought of returning it but i liked it so i kept it for myself and bought him another one, any way i was just going to take it in.. but once i started i couldnt stop.

it went from this:

to this:

5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / from really cool asian Mr.T shirt into.... *now with small tut on pg3 on: August 07, 2006 10:16:51 AM

really cool asian Mr.T corset shirt

detail of Mr.T

it looks kind of funny because my manequin is so skinny and has no back, annnnd i didnt have any black ribbon so i had to use string but you get the idea!!!!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / ack custom gothic wedding dresses!!!!! on: July 28, 2006 10:24:51 AM
okay so yesterday, i kind of jokingly/semi-seriously asked my boyfriend to marry me...  and he said yes. for awhile we were "discussing" these plans kind of kidding...  but then he said he really did want to marry me but he was afraid id laugh at him (were an odd couple) ...  so i told him, that i really did too....  so! we want to get married..  he wants to get married on halloween, WHICH IS SO CLOSE!  i told him maybe we should wait awhile, but sense we dont want this huge extravagent wedding it might not be so bad...  but i need a dress!  our wedding color is black (yah i know) so i want my dress to be black and red (im the only one who gets color  Grin)  but anyway i cant find anysite that sells gothic/medievil wedding dresses...  i dont know if this is allowed here but someone please help me!!!  also, if you think you could make me a killer dress let me know!  i would love to see samples, heres some details on how i want my dress:

strapless very similar to this dress:

but an underbust style corset:

similar to those.. ack please help!
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / puffed princess sleeves, six color full buttons for a grey day on: July 27, 2006 09:28:49 PM
so i went recon. shopping in my boyfriends closet, and he had all these plain t-shirts that WERE BRAND NEW!!! that he had never worn..  so he gave them to me, they are super soft and very comfy and with a big grey one + some of my old jersey knit bedsheet  i made this:

on me, super comfy!

and flat (it looks sooo huge!! it makes me feel extra chubby... )

8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / 3 dead fish on: July 19, 2006 09:23:49 AM
in this picture the collar just needs to be ironed down, its not funny looking i promise!

close up of the yoke:

you cant really tell in this picture but the fish are upside down creating me "dead fish"

annnd the ADORABLE fabric i used:

i would have modeled it but my boobs are too big and the yoke smooshes them and it looks awful as soon as i get my friend danielle (or skinny if you will) over i will get her to model it

anyway just a question if you saw this in a store, would you buy it??? and if so how much would you be willing to pay
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / i had two... so i changed one... now with a tutorial on: June 30, 2006 03:08:08 PM
my boyfriend gave me his pinback shirt sense it was too small for him, he knew i had the same one but he said "i know you can find some us for it"  and i did!

its not my greatest creation, but it was fun to make and its good for the unbelievably hot weather we have been having (i live in san antonio tx, getting closer to 100 everyday...)

10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / old shoes turned new and a wide and short thrifted shirt gets summer ready! on: June 28, 2006 09:36:32 PM
i had these shoes:

...but i had them for a year, and i basically wore them everyday they obtained the name "all terrian mary janes" by my friends as joke sense everytime we would go out, whether it was a walk in the park or a climb up a rocky hill i had those babies parked on my feet....   so, naturally they had faded to an ugly dirty grey color and the white piping turned brown.  no matter how much they were washed they were pretty pathetic.  so after sitting in my scrap box forever (i couldnt bare to part yet i had no clue how to fix them) i finally got off my butt and decieded to work on them...

 i really like the outcome. (i didnt have black piping so i used some lace i had):

and i found this really wierd shaped shirt at the thrift store but i loved the stripes so i made this:

hope you enjoy!
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