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Old 01-31-2011, 09:54 PM   #71
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was cleaning out the magazine rack in my sunroom this morning. in a large baggie i found a scarf i started knitting. don't have a clue how long ago that was. it is white, one of those little narrow scarves that have been popular for a while. so that's what i need to work on now.
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Old 02-01-2011, 01:54 AM   #72
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I am making dresses for my daughter with my ornamental yet out of date sarees.


Excellent party wears can be made with old pure silk sarees with zari borders.
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Old 02-01-2011, 03:01 AM   #73
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was cleaning out the magazine rack in my sunroom this morning. in a large baggie i found a scarf i started knitting. don't have a clue how long ago that was. it is white, one of those little narrow scarves that have been popular for a while. so that's what i need to work on now.
At one point long ago, I found that I had so many semi-finished items like needlepoint pillow tops, crewel embroidery pillow tops etc., etc., that I had to make it my project to finish them all. I bought backing materials, piping for seams until every single pillow was complete and usable...plus I had a good time doing it.

I sewed the pockets on one of the hand towels and it works great. I just made two narrow pockets on the ends and left a larger space in the middle. I only have a TV tray as a side table on that side of my recliner, so the extra space is appreciated.
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Old 02-01-2011, 03:24 PM   #74
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Zihara, Hope you are feeling better today.

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Old 02-01-2011, 03:54 PM   #75
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Zihara, Hope you are feeling better today.

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Thanks, Josie. I found a combination of OTC pills that work, at least for a couple of hours at a time. So, much better than before.
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Old 02-01-2011, 04:02 PM   #76
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I also make music. Here is one band that I am in. All of us have been friends since highschool. Some of us still play full time with other bands. We have been getting together for quite a few years now to record some songs. The guitar player, Paul, has a recording studio in his basement. It is mostly a hobby project, because we haven't played live for over a year. It is a reason for us to get together and catch up over a few beers and tunes. If you click on "Tunes" you can hear some of the stuff we do.
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Old 02-05-2011, 11:00 PM   #77
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well still don't have the pants shortened. they are for winter so really should get going.

newest one is sewing badges on my great granddaughter's vest. i have forgotten what she earned them for and where. she is to young for brownies. something at their church i think.

then granddaughter's sister wants me to make a retro pillow out of a t-shirt she had. haven't seen it yet so not sure how i will do it.

the scarf i was making has to be started again. i messed it up and couldn't figure out how to fix it. not the best knitter in the world.
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Old 02-06-2011, 01:13 AM   #78
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I stole another couple of back pockets from some men's jeans to add to a men's chambray long sleeve work shirt.

The shirt has two breast pockets with flaps and buttons. I removed part of the flap seam on the left pocket so that I can clip a pen in the pocket without unbuttoning it.

The shirt is really long so I want to add the back pockets to the lower end of the front of the shirt as patch pockets for my hands. The pockets are a darker denim and should look nice plus add a place I can keep my hands warm.

These ideas came from a long denim jacket I found where someone had added crochet doilies, ribbon, buttons, etc., making a cute, whimsical piece out of it. I had to leave the jacket behind when I moved, but the ideas are still good.
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I also make music. Here is one band that I am in. All of us have been friends since highschool. Some of us still play full time with other bands. We have been getting together for quite a few years now to record some songs. The guitar player, Paul, has a recording studio in his basement. It is mostly a hobby project, because we haven't played live for over a year. It is a reason for us to get together and catch up over a few beers and tunes. If you click on "Tunes" you can hear some of the stuff we do.
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Oh my, you must be about the same age as me. That is my kind of music. You guys really are good.
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Old 02-06-2011, 08:01 PM   #80
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I am making dresses for my daughter with my ornamental yet out of date sarees.


Excellent party wears can be made with old pure silk sarees with zari borders.

Please share pictures!

Sarees are so beautiful and graceful. I love the way they look.

Tsxlady and RockLobster - I agree. I could sit and listen to that! RL- As TL said, you guys really are good!
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