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Wamego, KS, US

craft interests: crochet, fashion, gifts, knitting, paper-crafts, restyle, sewing

Member Since: 11/06/2010

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The Incredible Hulk!

Carter, told me "Grandma I want to be the Hulk, he has ALOT of muscles,can you do that?" Well, I think we did that, I used McCalls MP372, and actually added some muscles to the patterns instructions...

Indian Princess

I started with a very old McCalls pattern #4553, it is a caftan basically. After sewing that out of the suede cloth material in dark brown, I then used the embroiderd suede cloth, fringed to trim...

Dinosaur- Giant Lizard !?

What do you do when he asks to be a dinosaur? I got creative,the head is paper mache, even the teeth are peices of paper mache. My dinosaur wearer can see out of the neck through a dark netting...


Luigie's hat was my challenge here,but basically two circles of a faux suede with fun foam reinforcement on the interior made the shape correct. The bill was sewn around an insert of fun foamnbsp...

Jessie times two

Ryan,4 and Ella,3, both told Grandma that they wanted to be "Jessie". So I did Jessie times 2.  The details had to be right,according to my two little clients,so I used plain white dress shirts...

Mady's Alice in Wonderland

Mady wanted an Alice in Wonderland dress, "like the new Movie". I modified a simple dress pattern, added ribbon detailing,sheer fabric at the neckline and used Crayola, black, fabric markers to...

Gma Hanna's Bowser

Mckaine asked to be "Bowser", (I didn't know what one was),working from the picture that he gave me I used polarfleece and all my soft sculpture tricks to create the most convincing...

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Re: Tomato Pin Cushion


Re: Book Giveaway: "Threads Sewing Guide"

I love a good resource,and I have never seen a Thread reference that wasn't excellent. Can't wait to get a peek at this book.I have the honor of teaching new sewers,and a book like this one would be wonderful to have in my library.I know I learn somthing new every time I open a Threads publication.

Re: Homemade Slinky Dog Costume

This is an awesome costume!

Re: My little fairies

Your faries are wonderful,you did a great job.