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1  Look what I found in the closet.. in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by iloveyou330 on: March 26, 2008 09:56:41 PM
Alright. So I'm going downtown tomorrow with a few friends and just checked the weather online. It's too cold for a thin hoodie but too warm for my winter jacket. Solution? Well I looked in our closet to see if I could find an old (not ugly!) spring coat to wear, and I found this.

My brother's football jacket from fourth grade. I love it, but the biggest issue is it makes me feel like a giant marshmellow, and it's a little too much blue. I felt like simply taking in the sides would make it look odd...  Any ideas? Smiley
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2  Re: Re-constructing a massive (2 or 3XL) band tee in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by iloveyou330 on: July 08, 2005 02:07:10 PM
Alrighty. You didn't mention anything about resizing a shirt before, so I'm guessing it's you first time. First, get a shirt that fits you well, use that as a guide to making your shirt smaller. Here's a picture ( Is this what your shirt looks like)

So you just sew on the gray lines. But before you turn it inside out and start sewing, first mark the lines on the outside lightly with pencil, so you can get an idea of how it will look when your done. Then turn it inside out, sew, and cut off the excess fabric. Be very careful not to make the shirt too tight. What I do is I resize one side first, try it on and see how much more needs to be taken off. Than I resize the other side. Hope that made sense. Good luck! You can always practice on another shirt first.
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3  Staple Gun in Interior Decorating: Discussion and Questions by iloveyou330 on: July 07, 2005 03:50:14 PM
Hi, I was hoping you guys could help. Well I'm reupholstering a chair, so I went out and bought a light duty arrow staple gun. But there's one problem: it didn't come with directions, and I don't know how to put the staples in! I'm guessing they go in here ((ignore my face)

    Help?  Huh
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4  Re: Color Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by iloveyou330 on: May 30, 2005 11:00:13 AM
Mmkay, here we have some very pretty purple yarn

and green eyelash yarn

green fabric, yum!

purple fabric!

and this awesome messenger bag, which i decorated a bit, using the purple fabric!

close up

"feet on the ground, head in the sky...
                                                               ...it's okay I know nothing's wrong." (Talking Heads- This Must be the Place)
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5  Pink and Green Drawstring Bag! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by iloveyou330 on: April 14, 2005 04:41:35 PM
I haven't seen any drawstring bags here, so I thought I'd post the one I made for my best friend's bday. This is my first time making a bag, and I didn't use a pattern.  Smiley




    Close up!

                  Thanks for looking!
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6  flowery blue tank top in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by iloveyou330 on: April 01, 2005 07:32:13 PM
This is my first time making a tank top..

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7  2 shirts and a jean skirt! in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by iloveyou330 on: March 26, 2005 01:28:29 PM
I apologize for the poor quality of the pictures, i got the webcam free from comcast  Grin

This is a tank top I made from my brother's friends old tshirt that was very big..

jean skirt, made with leftover flowery blue fabric..

Off the shoulder top i made today

bottom band of an old hoodie ^

^ pocket also from hoodie, i acccidently sewed it closed though  Roll Eyes the border is from an old skirt.

picture from thrift store shirt sewed to yellow shirt

And one more thing..

^ this is an iron on transfer i did to the back of a gray hoodie ^


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8  My First Hat! *Post yours here* in Crochet: Completed Projects by iloveyou330 on: January 20, 2005 08:26:45 PM
I'm so happy, I just finished crocheting my first hat!      

Post your first hat here!  Grin
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