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I'm a hard working scientist with a love for arts and crafts.

Here are some great DIY/sewing sites I love:

http://www.favoritethings.net/ - a great independent fabric company. Look for the carpet bag. A personal fav!

http://www.threadbanger.com - really excellent DIY site with lots of blogs, forums, and weekly videos complete with how-to's!

http://www.namastepatchworkcreations.com/ - A really sweet hippie mama designs AMAZING patchwork threads here. She is really talented and a total inspiration

http://www.phreakyboutique.net/ - Another really great hippie chick who also makes some of the nicest threads I have seen. Truly amazing work!

http://www.sublimestitching.com/ - This isn't your grandma's embroidery! Jenny Hart designs amazing embroidery patterns that are both hip and stylish! I just love the stuff here! Plus, she was featured on Threadbanger.com!

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Dust of Enchantment D.
Dust of Enchantment D. · 11 projects
Thanks for commenting. I think sewing needs more patience than folding, but maybe that's just me Happy
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soozanne
soozanne · Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, MX
i have like so many projects on mind but im just too lazy Tongue
love your projects !!1


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kirky carrott
kirky carrott · 5 projects
yeah it was easy just roll some colors out thin and twist them round Happy
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kaludesign
kaludesign · Austin, Texas, US · 19 projects
cute projects!! Happy
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Ryden
Ryden · 28 projects
Oh whooops you meant the jumper. Haha. I should have read other comments first.
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Ryden
Ryden · 28 projects
For the japanese dress? You are supposed to gather the skirt I think and then even out the pleats and sew together. Thus, it is not going to line up perfectly. They designed it so the skirt is much bigger than the waistline. Run a large running stitch through your skirt, about 1/2" down from the waist. Cut the treads at various intervals and pull them to gather the skirt. Tie ends to hold them in place. Gather the skirt until it fits with the waist band. Sew in place with 5/8" allowance. Hope this helps! =]
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tarrah.
tarrah. · California, California, US · 8 projects
heyy i was wondering... ive tried this project like twice and i cant seem to get the band for the waist line and the actual skirt to fit together... i need help asap
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Gir
Gir · 4 projects
love the japanese dress!
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Hannah L.
Hannah L. · Murfreesboro, Tennessee, US · 8 projects
i am so going to try to work on a giraffe just for you! hehe
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1372 projects
You're a fantastic seamstress by the way Happy
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Zombie Soup
Zombie Soup · 12 projects
on my shirt i only made the black t-shirt
that was just the only picture i had. Hoods are rather complicated i sudjest looking up something on google i made one for a gir jacket once and it was extreamly annoying
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1372 projects
Thanks for adding me Happy
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Ryden
Ryden · 28 projects
Ah! Thank you very much! I love the site! I am always looking to meet and greet other crafters!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1372 projects
You have made some amazing things, welcome to CO+K!
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