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1881  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Re: belt for a toddler on: September 16, 2006 09:43:15 PM
When my boys were little I made them some belts with striped elastic that was about 1" wide and some metal hook things.  It was tight enough to hold their pants up but they could still pull them down easily.

hmm... I'm not sure what kind of hooks you're talking about.  Could you describe them or post a pic?  They sound promising.
1882  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Halloween Help: Silent Hill Dark Nurse on: September 14, 2006 04:01:51 PM
You can use coffee or tea to stain it a dirtier white color and maybe some acrylic paint for the blood stains?
1883  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / Re: belt for a toddler on: September 14, 2006 03:57:59 PM
Have you seen those elastic belts with magnetic closures? They'd be hard to hurt himself with, and the magnets are pretty sturdy. They're about $2 at our school uniform supply store--maybe you could cannibalize ones for the special buckle?

No, I haven't seen those before.  That's a great idea!  Thanks!  Cheesy
1884  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Discussion and Questions / belt for a toddler on: September 14, 2006 01:17:57 PM
My sweet, little 2 1/2 year old nephew keeps loosing his pants (bless his heart) and I would love to surprise his mom with a belt for him.  My criteria are a. I want something that he can't hurt himself on if he falls and b. a buckle that isn't going to slip open - like some d-ring buckles do.  I would really appreciate any suggestions that you can give me! 

1885  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: My latest Bag for a Mag! Seasonal Shimmer Handbag on: September 14, 2006 12:52:06 PM
Very cute!! I love the rounded bottom of the bag and the fabric is beautiful.
1886  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: little cabled purse on: August 27, 2006 06:42:30 PM
I keep thinking about it .I want to make a small blanket to use some of my favorite beads in my collection but I don't knit  arggg yet  Undecided I keep on thinking about trying to learn well I keep thinking maybe I can find a knitting boyfriend  Tongue

I'm so glad that I inspired you Cheesy I totally encourage you to learn to knit.  It's not hard to learn, I even taught my husband to help me make christmas scarves!  You could also do something similar with crochet.

ps. good luck in your search for a knitting boyfriend!
1887  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: little cabled purse on: August 25, 2006 09:05:48 AM
The bag, without the handle is about 5" tall and 6" wide.

Thank you all for the wonderful compliments!  Grin I'm thinking about selling these and I was wondering, how much do you think they are worth?
1888  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: little cabled purse on: August 21, 2006 08:40:16 PM
I moved the image to a different server.  It should work now.  Please let me know if it doesn't work for you.
1889  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: little cabled purse on: August 20, 2006 08:11:38 PM
That is so cute. I love the beads. I'm going to assume (yes I know the dangers but I feel pretty safe this time) they were sewn on after.

Thanks so much!  Yeah, I sewed the beads on afterwards.

Do you have a link to the pattern?

I used the smocked cable pattern from The Encyclopedia of Knitting and made up the rest, so no, I don't have a link.  Sorry.
1890  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / little cabled purse on: August 19, 2006 10:07:56 PM
I made this purse while traveling and I'm so proud of it Cheesy  It's my first ever completed cabled project, my first lined purse and my first project posting on Craftster.  It's pretty little, only about 5 inches across. 

Comments and constructive criticism will be greatly appreciated!

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