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Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-30-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Roxy2007
psstt...chez ami is having a sale now....

psstt...chez ami is having a sale now. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-20-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By Roxy2007
i still wear some of the clothes my mother make...

i still wear some of the clothes my mother make for me and i now have 2 kids..lol granted now i can sew my own clothing but its nice not having to go to the mirror every 5 seconds to check fit. she...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-19-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Roxy2007
i moved recently with my stash. i counted i have...

i moved recently with my stash. i counted i have 250 yards on hand right now. i packed them in sturdy boxes, in my case, DH had a ton of those Dell computer boxes and they are great, i line them...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-14-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By Roxy2007
i've heard patterns from the big 4 being...

i've heard patterns from the big 4 being ill-fitting but never that big. i know i made a few friends who sewed something from mccall in newborn size and it was soo big that she was able to get it on...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-13-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Roxy2007
if you have a serger, definitely. using 3 step...

if you have a serger, definitely. using 3 step zig zag on a sewing machine works too but not as nice.

i personally wont wear pants with elastic, they make my hips look big and plus the elastic...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-11-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Roxy2007
Quote: Originally Posted by sabrinat...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sabrinat http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13914818)
Your link isn't working

oh, its not a...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-10-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Roxy2007
ditto the youcanmakethis pattern. i have ottobre...

ditto the youcanmakethis pattern. i have ottobre hat patterns, pointless to buy 1 issue for just the hats http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-10-2009, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Roxy2007
Quote: Originally Posted by SeekingJoy...

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Originally Posted by SeekingJoy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13910825)
I don't know of anywhere. What do you...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-03-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,394
Posted By Roxy2007
i buy fabric mostly from co ops, they are...

i buy fabric mostly from co ops, they are cheaper but the catch is you have to wait for it, sometimes months, sometimes weeks and since they normally have a bunch of fabric on sale, you might end up...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   06-02-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By Roxy2007
subbing, though most of the Siltex Mills stuff...

subbing, though most of the Siltex Mills stuff are Made in Canada, its right on the bolt. They have a few "made in japan" especially their oriental print but everything else is made in canada, i...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-24-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Roxy2007
Quote: Originally Posted by lee1203...

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Originally Posted by lee1203 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13810760)
I've used white tissue paper. You know, the...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-23-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Roxy2007
i am a co-op junkie, the only drawback is you...

i am a co-op junkie, the only drawback is you dont get your fabric right away, you have to wait weeks or months for it but i dont really mind much.

i also look thru trueup.net for sales, i very...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-22-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,355
Posted By Roxy2007
i love repurposing! some projects i've done. ...

i love repurposing!
some projects i've done.

- bought a pair of women's capri for $3, its for a tall woman, i chop it off and turned it into a skirt for me and leftovers for a pair of capris for...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-05-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,729
Posted By Roxy2007
Quote: Originally Posted by fremontmama...

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Originally Posted by fremontmama http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13711303)
Okay I found the Unicorn print in green...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-05-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,729
Posted By Roxy2007
check out superbuzzy.com for that prints, they...

check out superbuzzy.com for that prints, they are not cheap though, also check out buntefabrics. i got that kokka print from a co op, i think its the only co op that ran it and it was more of what...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-22-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By Roxy2007
http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?cat=19 has a TON of...

http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?cat=19 has a TON of tutorial.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-21-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Roxy2007
i would line the skirt, french seams wont work...

i would line the skirt, french seams wont work very well with ruffles especially more so for what you are doing. but flat fell seam will work but tedious plus you have to make sure its not wonky on...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-21-2009, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Roxy2007
it took her 5 months to do that :-) so i am sure...

it took her 5 months to do that :-) so i am sure you will incur about the same amount of time with the fabric hunting.

i second the idea of going to an actual store, this probably will also save...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-21-2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Roxy2007
Quote: Originally Posted by jessielove...

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Originally Posted by jessielove http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/13623115)
I love Ottobre...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-21-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By Roxy2007
i sort mine this way, i forgo colour coding...

i sort mine this way, i forgo colour coding since i cant never really keep up with it.

-boy knits
- girl knits
- woven fabrics
- linen, bottomweight, japanese woven.

all the above goes in...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-19-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By Roxy2007
can you measure him as he is wearing his shirt?...

can you measure him as he is wearing his shirt? i've hemmed a few of my DH's shirt and i just cut it straight and hem. hemming with that "curve" is tricky not to mention imo looks a little sloppy if...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-15-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By Roxy2007
that would be overkill where i live as well and...

that would be overkill where i live as well and we live in the arctic. the house temperature is set at 18C at night. the kids wear flannel pjs and i sewed some footed pants for both of them. DD is...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-14-2009, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Roxy2007
if they are tapered pants, its a little tricky...

if they are tapered pants, its a little tricky but do able. if they are straight leg..go for it!!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-14-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Roxy2007
start simple, dont be tempted to get more fabric...

start simple, dont be tempted to get more fabric than you sew or expensive ones. if you dont already know fabric type, learn, there are SOOOO many kinds. you will eventually need a serger once you...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-01-2009, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By Roxy2007
ditto pp. i dont pay $8/yard for woven though....

ditto pp. i dont pay $8/yard for woven though. also sometimes look around for mamas who are destashing fabric, if you know your game, you will know if its overpriced though for most part, they are...
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