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1  Re: Lets See Pics of Tattoos You Designed! in Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects by thumbkin on: September 19, 2009 07:55:04 PM
showing off my new tattoo!

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2  appliqued tie dye shirt in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by thumbkin on: November 08, 2008 03:51:13 PM
 I love tie dyeing, but this one looked like it still needed a little something so I reverse appliqued an Ohm symbol onto it. The applique is knit.
I drew the design in reverse onto a circular piece of fusible web and ironed it onto the inside of the shirt. then I cut out the design, peeled back the paper from the fusible web and ironed on a black circle of knit.Then I topstitched around the design.

The flash made the colors look way more fluorescent than they are irl!

close up of applique:
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3  a few purses and wristlets in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by thumbkin on: August 07, 2008 07:19:32 PM
I just finished these up this week:

the straps on the faux leather Ohm bag drove me batty!  I ended up ditching them and just using the black cotton webbing.


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4  patchwork messenger bag in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by thumbkin on: June 26, 2008 01:09:57 PM
I just love this jerry garcia hand print patch!
I made this out of a black twill with cord and denim patchwork.
The flap has a hidden zipper pocket!

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5  pimp toad and the mario girls in Costumes: Completed Projects by thumbkin on: June 16, 2008 04:55:58 PM
My niece and dd went to Animazement recently and this was one of their costumes!lol!

I made the toad hat and the red,purple and green hats. Wario made the purple overalls and the yellow hat herself.

One of their friends decided to go last minute so I made the waluigi costume at about 1am the night before the con!  I made the black skirt with a knit waistband and the only purple t-shirt we could find at walmart was a size 3x ! So I cut it down to a size small. It turned out pretty nice!

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6  Mushrooms! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by thumbkin on: May 26, 2008 07:20:03 AM
I made this cosmetic pouch from some mushroom japanese fabric I've been hoarding!

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7  Love purse in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by thumbkin on: January 29, 2008 05:54:22 PM
I made this love purse for my dd the other day! (thats her modeling it!)
made from faux-leather (vinyl) with Love reverse appliqued onto the front.
I had a hard time with the handle. I wanted to do it a bit differently ...to gather the fabric over a cord, but after breaking a zillion needles, I just decided to do it this way! lol!

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8  Patchy skirt in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by thumbkin on: January 12, 2008 03:03:07 PM

I had been hoarding this brown rib knit that looks like corduroy for years!lol! I finally decided to cut into it and added a patchy border and pocket.
I like that its truly one size fits most because of the drawstring. It fits up to a size 2x!

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9  pin up girl pouch in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by thumbkin on: December 18, 2007 01:46:55 PM
I'm invited to a holiday de-stressing party tonight. We are supposed to bring either a girly gift or naughty gift and just relax, get our nails done,soak our feet, have a few drinks,and forget about the holiday madness for an evening!

I made this make up pouch for the gift exchange

 I also made a glasses (or whatever Wink) case for the hostess.

 I used printable fabric for the image and intended for the sepia one to fray around the edges, but the adhesive left it kind of stiff and no matter how hard I tried to pull those threads out,it just wouldn't fray.
I hope it doesn't look too bad with the raw edges showing. I really,really,really love this  vinyl....it feels so much like buttery soft leather. It was my last little scrap!
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10  a bunch of mini wallets in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by thumbkin on: December 15, 2007 05:51:09 PM
I made this for a craft fair that was canceled at the last minute!
here's a few, I made 18 all together. My kids took some to use as gifts for a couple of white elephant christmas parties they went to!

I'm horrible at getting good inside pics, they always end up blurry or washed out by the flash - but they have plenty of room for license, credit cards, cash and even a little coin pocket.

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