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1  Shopping for hooks in Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions by thewalrusisme on: May 15, 2004 05:31:54 PM
Hey Chicas,
I'm looking to buy some silver sterling earring hooks.  I've made a very rough sketch of the type i prefer.  They have a little built in hook that the big hook, well hooks into  Wink
the purple thing is just to represetn some sort of earring piece on the hook.

I'm just super sensitive to earrings and want to latch on some quality hooks to not so quality earrings i pick up at yardsales/thriftstores/etc

thanks for your help!!

Julie   Kiss
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2  Re:sweetheart pockets in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by thewalrusisme on: February 12, 2004 04:11:54 AM
well.... since my secret valentino present has arrived, i can show u my take on this:

i think it turned out pretty well, except for the lining.... had to redo it three times and it still wasnt quite right....bleh
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3  Re:Stitch 'n Bitch Projects in Projects from the Stitch 'N B**ch Books by Debbie Stoller by thewalrusisme on: January 17, 2004 08:40:06 AM

okay, so i bought the stitch n bitch book for my sister for xmas, but i've been using it for myself...
i'm a beginning knitter so i started with the wristwarmer things. i like the yellow with the red star because it's kind of wonder woman-y, though i made a mistake with the edges (i knit 2 ROWS/ purl 2 ROWS, instead of stitches-- oops!). i drew up the pattern for the heart.
i'm having a lot of trouble binding off though. my bound off edge doesn't really stretch.
next i want to do one with a pacman ghost. i already drew the pattern up.

love the star one, like u said, very "wonder woman-y"  Wink  but do u know what element her cuffs were made of? ...... "Feminum" i think thats f*in great!  [thank god for bar trivia machines]
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4  Re:Iron-On Transfers in Other Image Reproduction Techniques: Discussion and Questions by thewalrusisme on: January 14, 2004 09:54:15 AM
dramaqueen..ive always had that problem with iron on transfers... and i usually use 100% cotton stuff... its just that they kinda work like temporary tattoos...dont know if that makes any sense...but the only suggestion i can make is to cut as close to the letters as possible so there isnt much of the clear shiney transfer left to..well, transfer to the fabric
OR embrace the shininess and cut it out to be some sort of shape around the letters sorta like....

where the yellow represents the clear shiney part of the iron on...
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5  Re:Memory Boards: Yay for easy projects! in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by thewalrusisme on: December 21, 2003 07:09:12 PM

I had enough red/black and black material left to make a matching lady bug pillow [thats still in the works tho]

So...im real close to finishing this pillow off just need some advice... im wondering if u think i should add eyes? if so googley or just plain buttons? i kinda like it without the eyes i think...

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6  Re:Frosted glass -- How to make your own frosted glassware! in Glass Crafts: Completed Projects by thewalrusisme on: December 07, 2003 08:02:05 PM
twilight...more is ...well, MORE. you really can't skimp on this stuff.. and here's my first real creation :
 i got this jar for 50cents at the thrift store this morning..then used contact paper to make stencils of diff't japanese characters [these four are think, dream, beauty and woman] for my japanese aunt...

i've decided to fill this with the gel air freshner stuff from another thread..probably blue... and put a cork in the top
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7  Re:Car Decal Flashy Mirror in Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General by thewalrusisme on: November 28, 2003 06:37:33 PM
Grin Thanks you guys! Smiley its SO EASY you could put anything on there!

I want to make some with these on them next:


That's great..gotta love the girlie sillohouttes.. have u seen this one?

i found it on the www.bust.com website [which is actually where i discovered this forum] its good stuff..
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