I wanna make……..

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 I definitely want to make some of these!  I found them on The Purl Bee today.  I think I’ll start with the knit version, just because I can knit.  And then I’ll move onto a crocheted version, because I want to learn to crochet.  (Or relearn…. I do know some basics from when I was a child.)










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The other thing I want to make is a duct tape dress form.  I came across the idea in a book at Chapter’s last night (in Subversive Seamster: Transform Thrift Store Threads Into Street Couture).  I had never heard of such a thing, but a quick search on Google reveals it’s quite a well-known friend of seamstresses everywhere!  I’m hoping to make my first one soon, belly and all.  I really need a few more articles of clothing to get me through the next few months, and I figure I’ll probably make some mistakes on my first dress form anyway.  Might as well practice in this body shape!

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2 Responses to I wanna make……..

  1. suzanne says:

    Love the offspring t-shirt . . . how’d you do it?

  2. angie says:

    It’s a freezer paper stencil. You’ll get all kinds of tutorials online if you type in “freezer paper stencils”. Here are a couple to start you off: http://angrychicken.typepad.com/angry_chicken/2006/03/little_elf_shir.html


    And you can see some of our other freezer paper projects at:


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