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1  COOKING / Dessert / chocolate bread **now with recipie** on: July 19, 2006 07:58:09 PM
so im in the prosses of making chocolate bread(iv made bread before but just not chocolate) and its been a half an hour and i dont think its stating to rise! i know it needs to rise for around 1 hour but im getting woried i screwed it up Embarrassed

if it doest rise im still going to go ahead and bake it, how wierd do you think that would turn out??

any body have any suggestions??
2  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / GIANT pocky box on: July 16, 2006 08:17:58 PM
the subject explains, but ill add Wink

i have a giant pocky box ( it looks like the little ones but just a heck of a lot bigger) that have been meaning to make something out of but i cant figure aout what yet??

  p.s i have had the box for over a year Roll Eyes

3  California / California: Central / san francisco crafty shops on: July 14, 2006 10:00:40 PM
im going to san francisco in august and i was wondering if anyone who lives there or who has been there knows any great shops, like used clothes, indie craft stores or somthing like that

it would be greatly appreciated Kiss

4  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / you ran over my cat !!! then you made it in to a purse!!!!! on: April 25, 2006 09:49:02 AM
here is my dead cat purse , i saw some one else who made one but i dont remember there name (sorry)but if they see this just tell me and ill give you credit! 

some people love it and others think its creepy Wink

i made it out of red velvet and lined it with fabric with hearts all over it

and i didnt notice untill i took the picture how incredably lop sided the ears were

yes the eyes are little X's i just couldnt help myself!

5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / an " i dont know the era" hat ( maybe flapper?) on: April 25, 2006 09:38:02 AM
i made this hat last summer when i saw it at a store for about $100 and that was a bit out of my reach so i decided to make one for my self Cheesy

it was soooooo much work and i made about a million and a half samples but in the end it worked out well i only have one pic because im lazy but i might take more

the brim doesnt really cover all my eyes its just the angle and the brim is acctually tilted to one side (yes on purpose)

well i hope you like it and if need be i will post a tute for everyone Grin

6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / a polka dot monster threw up on me on: April 25, 2006 09:17:45 AM
okay so i lied a monter didnt throw up on me it just sounds cool Grin

so heres a shirt a made a long time ago but the how photobucket theory was beyond me Wink

its navy blue with white polka dots and baby blue  and i didnt have a pattern i just went for it a cut pieces and sewn them together and amazingly it fits ( well it is a little to tight in the hips)

heres the front...

the back (ooh the polka dots!!)

me laughing as my friend tells me not to laugh Cheesy

thanks for looking!!!!!!!


7  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / yay for cough syrup and keychains! on: April 21, 2006 08:06:47 PM
i made this one day when i was sick and alll hopped up on cough syrup, i started out by being REALLY bored and i decided to make a box, then i painted it green, made the front white with Zebra srtips and mogpoged on a flower with a purple sequin in the center

but the inside was empty so i glued a page out of a spainsh dictionary on the inside, smeared glitter glue inside

but it just needed something elso so i glued in my old troll keychain that its arms broke off

still not enough ( now remember i was all hopped up on cough syrup)
so i glues a green pom pom in his hair and then another purplpe sequin in the center of the pompom to look like a turbin that fortune tellers wear

and this is what 3hrs and half a bottle of cough syrup gets you..................

blah he doesnt usually come out crooked, he was just camera shy Embarrassed

sorry you cant see much detail because the flash of the camera made the mogpog shin

thxs for looking

8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / why could it be? it's another spin off of sakijanes ribbon dress NOW WITH TUTE!! on: April 21, 2006 04:44:28 PM
why yes it is another spin off of sakijane's ribbon dress i made over a year ago, but i made it my own, instead of making it a dress i made it a long shirt and there are no ribbons hanging off the bottom 

close up on the applique ( there little gold sequins in the shape of a heart) sorry for the creepy see thoughness of my skin

ooh and the infamous action shot!!, i would explain the face im making but that would envolve me know what happened (and yes that IS a ball of yarn)

please leave comments cause they make me sooo happy Grin



mmmkay  so how i made the dress is (hopefully) simple to explain....

1) i bought a pattern that was a strapless dress and altered it to be just a long top ( basically cut off the skirt part and lengthed it ) make sure it fits you properly !!

2) sewed as patterns said (hemmed and everything)****DO NOT SEW ZIPPER IN YET!!!

3) i used a dress form and wrap ribbon around and pined it at the back seam( where the zipper goes)

4) while still on dress form (after all ribbons where on) i hand sewwed the ribbon on spots in the front so when i wear it the ribbons wont become loose and out of place

5) CAREFULLY take off dress form (back ribbons still pined on) lay on table and baste the ribbons on the back seam  then you machine sew in place and take out basting

6) sew in zipper and add on any thinig you want .....like an applique!

7) walla!! put it on and sit back and let every one gush over your lovey new top!

i hope this makes sense, if you have any questions you can just PM me and hopefully ill be able to help you Wink
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / hhmm..duct tape + table cloth=......... on: April 17, 2006 09:11:16 PM
this is my spring wallet that i made out of pink oil cloth and yellow duct tape (yay for duct tape!!!)

its not really lop sided, it  just looks that way

the change pusrse part worked out really well, it holds A LOT of change, the black is velcro

now for the inside....

ooh im rich

the secreat pocket

please leave a comment of what you think Wink


10  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / from buttons to barbie shoes***IMG heavy*** on: April 17, 2006 06:07:21 PM
okay here is some stuff that i have made recently........

here is my button necklace and i made earings to  match but i dunno where they are right now..

fishies from the front....

fishies from the back/side

my thinble earings with beads to make them jingle

close up on earing

and finally my barbie shoe earings

i hope you like it and sorry the pics are big i have computer issuse Wink


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