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28 July

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    Jul 28, 2010, 07.10 PMby melonhead

    Hey sweetie, how’s your summer going? Sewing anything new?

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      Jul 28, 2010, 08.26 PMby seussian

      wow, I feel special!
      =)
      Yes I am sewing like mad, still.
      I’m working on lots of new clothes for me,
      a few costumes, sewing for everyone in my family who needs it, who is everyone.

      How is your sewing life?

      Just so ya know, your blog is very entertaining.

      The last post of the underwater photography was so pretty I really did gasp when I saw it.

      You are sewing more cool thing aren’t you?

      You know Project Runway is coming on Thursday!
      I’m excited for it!

      (You know, you’re sister is a very good photographer, bye the way)

      God bless you, MGJ

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      Jul 29, 2010, 03.53 AMby melonhead

      Cool, what kind of costumes? I know what you mean about family. My brother is always wanting me to sew something up for him even though he knows prefectly well how to sew! Ugh haha.
      It’s good, I’m working on a couple of dresses right now. Aw thank you. Yep more is on it’s way. ; )
      NO WAY!! Oh I can’t wait!! Which one has been your favorite season?
      Yep. I used to be her model all the time when we were younger…it got so annoying! haha.

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      Jul 29, 2010, 10.38 PMby seussian

      I won’t tell what I’m working on now but it’s pretty impressive and very close to being done.
      It shall be up hopefully before Saturday.

      I wish my brother knew how to sew, he’ll learn eventually.

      Tonight’s the night!
      Project Runway comes on tonight at 8 my time.

      I really, really, liked last season the best.

      God bless you, MGJ

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      Jul 31, 2010, 03.11 AMby melonhead

      Well cool I can’t wait to see it!

      I have to sait till Saturday to see it. We don’t have cable so I have to watch it online. :( But I can’t wait!!

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    Jul 28, 2010, 04.37 PMby laurii

    hello, haven’t heard anything from you for a while, so how are you? :)

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      Jul 28, 2010, 08.34 PMby seussian

      I am perfectly lovely!

      I know we haven’t talked in a while,
      But that shall change now.
      =)
      I’m sewing costumes and clothes and everything else I can think of.

      What are you sewing?

      You know about the show Project Runway?
      It’s coming on Thursday!
      I’m excited for it!

      God bless you, MGJ

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      Jul 29, 2010, 04.38 PMby laurii

      oh, how has the play been? did you already have the premiere or is it still to come? :)
      I haven’t actually sewed lately… my mama wants me to fix her clothes all the time but that isn’t really fascinating! still I have some ideas about what to sew:)
      yeah, I know project runway. the american seasons just never come when they’re supposed to… so it isn’t as nice to watch as it could be. and there was a finnish version of it but I think it was lame.

      so long, laura

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      Jul 29, 2010, 10.13 PMby seussian

      Yes, thankfully, the play has come and gone.
      But I still have all the laundry to do, though.

      What are you projects are you thinking of?

      God bless you, MGJ

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      Jul 30, 2010, 04.34 PMby laurii

      I’ve some fabrics and I know what I want them to be already. I just have to get started. It’s my last day at work tomorrow, so maybe I’ll start sewing soon!
      are you sewing something? :)

6 July

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    Jul 6, 2010, 08.07 PMby michelle ><><><

    Thanks for your comments. Amen to saving a buck, i can hardly buy anything any more even if it’s cheap it’s more fun to make and more rewarding! If only there was more time. I am a Christian too, It’s nice to know we’re out there! Nice to hear from you! <><, Michelle

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      Jul 6, 2010, 10.53 PMby seussian

      You’re very welcome.
      I really like finding vintage fabric in thrift stores.
      It gives you that unique feel that no- one else has the same thing.(plus it’s usually cheap!)
      God bless you, MGJ

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    Jul 6, 2010, 02.00 AMby pambox

    thanks for your suggestion about drafting the bodice of that dress. i’ll have to sit down and have a go at it on the weekend.

24 June

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    Jun 24, 2010, 07.58 AMby zhynee

    Hi Mj, how’s life and sewing life?….hehehe…I love your comments….hope your doing great.Thank you…

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      Jun 24, 2010, 12.37 PMby seussian

      Life is lovely and sewing is stressful.
      =) but I’m very happy, Thank you.
      How is sewing and life for you?
      God bless you, Marleigh

15 June

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    Jun 15, 2010, 10.24 PMby smartalex999

    Thanks for adding my project to your favorites! <3

29 May

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    May 29, 2010, 06.10 AMby kelseykay

    thanks for the comment.

    <3 kelseykay

19 May

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    May 19, 2010, 11.11 PMby Melanie O'Dwyer

    hello :) i am very well, how about you?

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      May 20, 2010, 02.15 PMby seussian

      I am Great!
      Thank you for asking =)
      I have auditions for a play I’m costuming today around noon.
      and I am Finally done with school for the summer!!!
      Are you done yet?

      may God bless you,M

15 May

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    May 15, 2010, 05.16 AMby Daniel Parker

    Awe thank you so much for the lovely and flattering comment!! you made my night! peace love and fashion

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      May 15, 2010, 03.03 PMby seussian

      no problem, just stating the truth :)
      may God bless you today, MJ
      (my initials, not Michael Jackson, haha)

2 May

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    May 2, 2010, 04.56 PMby laurii

    hello!

    thanks for posting on my wall:) nice that you liked my projects/style. oh, I always wanted to dance ballet when I was little but my mom wouldn’t take me to the lessons. well, I don’t think I would’ve been so great at it… :D I’ve sewed for some time and I still think I’m just pretending to know what I’m doing. and it seems to me that you know what you’re doing. I’m a christian too and I’m in high school:>

    so long, laura

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      May 3, 2010, 12.13 AMby seussian

      Hi Laura,
      Thank you for the kind words
      I actually don’t take ballet, I dance around on my own every now and then (which is why I said aspiring, haha) =)
      I’m in high school, too, I just finished for the summer, thankfully.
      I hope you had a wonderful sunday,
      By the way, my name is Marleigh (Pronounced like the dog from ‘Marley and me’) =)
      God bless

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      May 7, 2010, 01.47 PMby laurii

      hi,
      even you don’t take ballet I bet you can dance nicely::) and I have to say that I think your name is sweet:> I’ve never heard it before so it sounds quite unique!
      -laura

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      May 10, 2010, 01.26 AMby seussian

      Awww Laura, you’re so kind!
      I’m sorry I didn’t write back quickly (I just got back from Florida) =)
      How has your week/weekend been?
      Are you making anything now?
      God bless, Marleigh =)

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      May 11, 2010, 03.15 PMby laurii

      it doesn’t matter:) my week and weekend were alright… I’m quite busy at school right now with all kinds of portfolios ans speeches, so I don’t have time to sew or anything. how about you?
      -laura

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      May 11, 2010, 04.35 PMby seussian

      I’m actually done with school for the summer (I’m very happy with that)
      And, Im costuming an entire play!

      My brother’s directing the play (it’s at a local library)

      It’s set in the medieval time period, lots of pointed hats and things of that manner.

      The auditions are in less than two weeks, I’m very excited!
      God bless, Marleigh

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      May 11, 2010, 04.50 PMby laurii

      the play (and costuming it) sounds really exciting! :)

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      May 11, 2010, 05.14 PMby seussian

      I’m very excited about it!
      Do you like viintage photography?
      I found this woman’s blog, she’s getting married and these are her engagement pictures, they have a lovely feel to them (http://adventuresinloveandhappiness.blogspot.com/2010/05/our-engagement-pictures.html)
      God bless ,Marleigh

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      May 12, 2010, 04.17 PMby laurii

      yes, I like vintage photography, well I like all kind of photography as long as the photos are pretty::) those pics were really nice:)
      -laura

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      May 13, 2010, 12.28 PMby seussian

      Do you know ‘’house of hearts’?(http://www.burdastyle.com/profiles/thehouseofhearts)

      It’s a lady’s username on Burdastyle, she has a nice blog(in my opinion).
      she’s taking a ‘take one picture for every day of the year’ challenge.

      She’s the reason I got into photography again (her and Melonhead, http://www.burdastyle.com/profiles/melonhead)

      I’m off to a meeting with the producer and director of the play,

      God bless you,
      Marleigh

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      May 13, 2010, 12.50 PMby laurii

      hello,
      didn’t know ‘house of hearts’ before this, and the picture challenge is quite nice! :) and I really like melonhead’s pics, they’re so pretty:>
      I don’t photograph so much myself, even it’s fun. especially now that my film camera hasn’t got any battery and I can’t find a proper one to it. film cameras are just way cooler than digital ones:)
      so long, laura

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      May 13, 2010, 04.23 PMby seussian

      hello =)
      melonhead’s blog is also nice.
      Do you know any good blogs?
      I’m trying to start a blog , though
      It will probablly be more focused on photography.

      I’ve always loved old film camera’s and polaroids, polaroids are so cool to me.

      may God bless you, Marleigh

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      May 13, 2010, 05.23 PMby laurii

      most of the blogs I read are fashion blogs and in Finnish… but here’s some I like (in English):

      http://www.thecherryblossomgirl.com/

      http://candimandi.typepad.com/

      http://liebemarlene.blogspot.com/

      I’ve wanted to start a blog but my life is so boring that I don’t know what I could write about :-D
      and I like polaroids too!

      -laura

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      May 13, 2010, 05.57 PMby seussian

      oh my, those blogs are lovely!
      I’ve tried to like ‘current fashion’ but I’m really more of a costumer, I use older styles and decorate them, I just don’t have a feel for high fashion, I guess.

      How many languages do you speak , Finnish, and English or is there more?

      God bless =)

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      May 14, 2010, 08.13 AMby laurii

      I speak Finnish and English, both quite fluently:D, and Swedish and French ok. Finland is a bilingual country so everyone should be able to speak Swedish, though many aren’t so keen about it.. how about you, do you speak other languages than English? :)
      -laura

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      May 14, 2010, 01.09 PMby seussian

      wow, that’s a long list of languages. A no, I cant speak anything but english, I took spanish for two years in school, and I still can’t speak it.
      I’m glad you liked the website
      Good to hear you’re sewing again, What are you making??
      have a wonderful day (it’s friday in America, I don’t know which way across the inernational date line Finland is)
      God bless

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      May 14, 2010, 01.51 PMby laurii

      I just finished a skirt and I’m going to upload pics right away:)
      how’s the costuming going?
      and it’s friday in finland too.

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      May 14, 2010, 01.58 PMby seussian

      oh yay!!! Do upload pictures soon.
      The costuming is good, the auditions are less than a week away, this time next week I will be very happy because I can really take measurements and know who I’m sewing for.

      Happy Friday, God bless. marleigh

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      May 16, 2010, 10.34 PMby seussian

      Anything else you’re making?
      I really liked your last skirt
      =)
      God bless

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      May 17, 2010, 03.59 PMby laurii

      I’ve a shirt to finish and other projects waiting to get started. I’m just so lazy that I never bother to start them… :D
      I guess you don’t have much time for other projects right now? You can really start to make the costumes soon and so:)
      and sorry that I forgot to answer to your earlier reply! :)

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      May 18, 2010, 12.18 AMby seussian

      I actually have a good amount of time to sew for myself, I’m trying to finish several of my un-finished projects, I finished a dress made out of a cotton shower curtain, and I made a bag yesterday and i still have several other things to do.
      Until thursday I’m free. haha =)
      I literally pulled all the stuff I needed out of storage about two months ago, I just have my custon- sized sewing left.
      God bless =) marleigh

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      May 18, 2010, 12.18 AMby seussian

      I actually have a good amount of time to sew for myself, I’m trying to finish several of my un-finished projects, I finished a dress made out of a cotton shower curtain, and I made a bag yesterday and i still have several other things to do.

      Until thursday(the audtions) I’m free. haha =)

      I literally pulled all the stuff I needed out of storage about two months ago, I just have my custom- sized sewing left.

      God bless =) Marleigh

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      May 18, 2010, 01.23 PMby laurii

      oh, that’s nice:) wish I had time to sew more… but I won’t ‘cause when school ends I’ll start working for over two months:D

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      May 18, 2010, 04.47 PMby seussian

      You know, it’s almost funny how you can find time to sew.
      I’ve been known to start pinning and cutting in my bedroom at midnight.
      I’m sure you can find timeif you try hard enough.
      =)
      God bless, M

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      May 18, 2010, 05.54 PMby laurii

      yeah, that’s true:) I should just force myself to sew. it’s always difficult for me to start and then when I get started it’s really nice:):)
      so long, laura

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      May 19, 2010, 01.26 PMby seussian

      Laura, I just realized that tomorrow is Thursday. The auditions are Thursday. The auditions are tomorrow.
      I’m happy and a little nervous.
      I hope it goes well, and we have enough people try out.

      And yes I agree that when You start something, it’s nice
      God bless, Marleigh

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      May 19, 2010, 03.15 PMby laurii

      exciting! and I’m sure it’ll go well:)

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      May 20, 2010, 02.23 PMby seussian

      They said that they have handed out about 12 audition papers already!
      That’s more than the number of people we had audition last year!
      So that part is a little less scary.
      I hope this works out well . . . . . . . . . .

      Enough dwelling on my life, What about yours?
      How is life in Finland?

      may God bless you,

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      May 20, 2010, 06.06 PMby laurii

      that’s nice:) when is the play’s premiere?
      and there’s nothing happening here… next week I’ll have an exam week at school and soon it’ll be holiday:):)

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      May 21, 2010, 12.54 PMby seussian

      Is it bad when I don’t know when the play’s premiere is?
      um…. I think it’s in late June/ early July.
      haha =)

      We decided to have another day for auditions, in all we had 9 people audition yesterday.
      so we need 6 more people (at least)
      They have already cast the leads, and I’ll start taking meaurements Thursday.

      I’ve typed a long time, God bless you today

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      May 21, 2010, 03.43 PMby laurii

      ha:) I hope you’ll get enough people and the second auditions will go well!

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      May 23, 2010, 01.14 AMby seussian

      I hope you finish your paper on montezuma (Is that how you spell it?). =) haha
      Are you into anything about musical thatre? Like preforming?
      I’m kind of busy now, done with school for the summer, needing something to do, costuming a show, lots of things to make.
      God bless you,M

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      May 23, 2010, 10.52 AMby laurii

      it can be spelled montezuma, moctezuma etc
      I’m not really into musical theatre. I like it but not performing or anything like that:>
      it must be really busy for you making all the costumes and so. did you get all the actors?

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      May 24, 2010, 08.21 PMby seussian

      The auditions are tomorrow, I hope we get all the people!
      I stayed up late last night sketching the princess gowns for the show.
      I think it will look good in the end.
      The cast is only going to be about 15 people, so it won’t be so many costumes just lots of costume changes.

      I’m very tired, I cleaned my bathroom, gave my dog a bath, and took a few animals to the vet, all on about 7 hours of sleep last night. haha =)
      I think I’ll go to bed early tonight. =)

      I found this news story about clothing made out of food:
      http://www.delish.com/food-fun/food-fashion?GT1=47001

      God bless you =)

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      May 26, 2010, 01.07 PMby laurii

      you’ve been doing an awful lot of things:D I’ve just been at school (blah) and I’m growing tomatoes. it’s fun=D or it’s fun when there actually starts to be tomatoes
      I hope you’ll take pics when the costumes are ready, I’d really like to see them!

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      May 27, 2010, 02.50 PMby seussian

      It really just seems like I do a lot, I lie around on the couch a lot. haha =)
      I made a sash for a princess last night, and I altered a dress for the Fairy God Mother.
      But guess what? I lost my cellphone and I have no idea where it is!!
      oh well, God’s telling me to do without it for a while I think,
      God bless you, Marleigh

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      May 28, 2010, 06.02 PMby laurii

      ha:) I hope you found your phone soon=D it’s funny how it feels like you can’t live without your phone, even I don’t use my phone so much…
      so long, laura

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      May 29, 2010, 02.53 AMby seussian

      Hey Laura!
      Could you possibly do me a favor?
      Could you vote for my video in a contest to win tickets to a broadway awards show?

      http://www.cbs.com/specials/tony_awards/upload/video_player.php?vid=8800&amp;section=videos?1275101327201&amp;play=true&amp;vs=Default

      Just click on the link and type in the letters in the box on the side.
      It would help me out.
      If you don’t want to you don’t have to. :) Thank you so much :)

      When do you get out of school?
      Did you get a good grade on your paper on Montezuma?

      God bless you :)

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      May 29, 2010, 05.21 PMby laurii

      of course I voted:)
      my school ends on the 5th of June, so I only have one week left.
      and I haven’t got the montezuma back yet:)

1 May

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    May 1, 2010, 12.57 PMby Melanie O'Dwyer

    oh no you did not offend at all do not worry :) im sorry if thats what my last comment lead you to think!

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      May 1, 2010, 03.18 PMby seussian

      Good!
      I’m glad that I didn’t offend you.
      When you hadn’t replied to one of the last comments I posted, I had wondered if you were mad at me.

      but tell me about yourself and your beliefs,

      God bless

27 April

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    Apr 27, 2010, 02.48 PMby sing0202

    Hi Seussian, I once made a fantastic tutu using a piece of ribbon (same size as my waist) and loads of strips of tulle. Basically what you do is double up the tulle and tie it/slip knot it onto the ribbon until you fill the length of the ribbon. Then you can tie it round you and it makes a tutu. Not sure if that’s what you’re looking for but it’s dead simple to do…

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      Apr 27, 2010, 05.04 PMby seussian

      While not being the exactly what I need it is helpful, thank you
      God bless =)

25 April

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    Apr 25, 2010, 03.58 PMby Melanie O'Dwyer

    hi :) no i have no spiritual views. i am surrounded by a load of friends that do though haha :p

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      Apr 25, 2010, 07.33 PMby seussian

      So you don’t believe in heaven and hell, or anything like that?

      Just so you know, I’m not trying to be a pest, I’m a person who asks lots of questions. haha
      =)
      Have you seen the movie’Where the Wild Things are?’ I’m watching it now, best movie EVER!
      (until I see another good movie, that is)

16 April

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    Apr 16, 2010, 01.57 AMby janice allen

    At the college (Stephens College in columbia Mo.) we used purchased spanx . they are the kind cheerleaders use under their uniforms. These are a heavier weight than regular panties. If you were to use regular panties the weight of the ruffles would make the panty droop. (not very appealing) I used a stretch stitch if your maching will do that. If machine doesn’t do that ,use a narrow zig zag stitch. If you could find a girdle type brief that would be even better. If you go to the trouble of making this you definately want it to last. We used the tutus many time over. We stored them upside down to keep it stiff. When it required washing , we put it through a starch bath and hung upside down.

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      Apr 16, 2010, 02.56 AMby seussian

      thanks, I have a pair of lycra briefs that I made a long time ago, to go under another costume, that never got used.

      They are low-waisted, should I just let them go and buy a pair of Spanx?
      Should the briefs have tiny ruffles on them?
      I planned my layers of netting before you wrote me, and the ruffles were:
      the smallest being =3in
      next= 4in
      next= 6in
      next=7 1/2 in
      next=9 1/2 in
      next=12in
      Last=14in
      That’s too big a difference, isn’t it?
      (by the way, I’m 5’3" would 14" be too wide for me?)
      God bless, =)

15 April

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    Apr 15, 2010, 06.41 PMby janice allen

    Am responding on your question about a classical tutu. I worked at a college theatrical department . We made costumes and all manner of dance costumes also. When you are making a pancake(classical) tutu you need to work in reverse.The narrowest ruffles will start right around the leg line. Picture making a ruffley skirt. the first ruffle will be the narrowest . Must be gathered veryyyyy tight. the next row will be almost as narrow No more than 1/4 " wider.Attach each ruffle to the body of panties(base). Butt the rows of ruffles very close together. It will take a lot of tulle(net) The final row will be approximately 10 to 12 inches wide. After the final row is done flip it over so that the widest row is on top. this technique will take a lot of rows and much patience. The shorter row of tightly gathered tulle are what holds up the skirt. Don’t skimp on the rows. This will look very similar to little girls ruffled pantiesexcept that the ruffles go all the way around,

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      Apr 15, 2010, 07.21 PMby seussian

      Thank you so much!

      =)
      I’m so happy!
      Thanks again, this is very helpful.
      Do you know of a good panty/basque/base pattern I could find?
      I’m kind of at a crossroad here of what to do(already I know), should the base be strechy or non-stretch?
      And what about tacking, or tagging, or whatever you call it?
      God bless you, =)

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    Apr 15, 2010, 04.26 AMby sew4my3

    Wow! A tutu! My daughters did dance and I did sew a lot of their costumes for their competitions but thank goodness I never had to do their tutus. I really got to hand it to you for working with such a difficult fabric.

    You asked what I was working on. I am working on a matching brother and sister outfits for a friend who recently moved away. I will post when I am finished. I am also working on a baby layette for a friend of my daughters baby shower gift. I have completed the two burp pads and bib but am in the process of lightly quilting the blanket. It is slow going as I just got back from vacation and have just started a total kitchen remodel. We have taken out a couple of walls and everything is down to the studs. We have a microwave set up in the dining room to cook with but am very limited there. I am also using the crock pot to cook with, again in the dining room as there is nothing in the kitchen.LOL Anyway, I hope to get the kitchen done soon so I can focus on my love of sewing.

    What do you plan to work on next?

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      Apr 16, 2010, 03.29 PMby seussian

      Oh my. . . . . cooking out of a microwave and a crock pot? I’ll be praying for you and your kitchen.
      But, my next project(s) is that I’m costuming a show called “Beauty IS a Beast” about a princess that has a very mean heart and her fairy godmother turns her ugly on the outside, to match her ugly heart.
      Lots of princess gowns.
      I’ll be using at least my “Alice” dress in the show.
      It’s just going to be a summer play at a local library, but it’s the second show I have entirely costumed, so I’m exited
      God bless, =)

14 April

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    Apr 14, 2010, 02.34 PMby kiraph

    Thank you so much for your very kind comment on my wall. :) I really do appreciate it.

    I have only made the one tutu with non-stretch on a basque, and it was a couple of years ago now so I don’t remember too much of what I did to be honest. I do know that I made about 3 or 4 muslins before I went anywhere near the fabric. It was hardest finding a pattern for the pants of the tutu – so I had to just draft a pair and then keep adjusting. When I get a chance I will look through the info that I found and see if any of it will help you. Will let you know!

    Oh, one thing though – when tacking down the layers I have recently started using a tagging gun (like they use in clothes shops) and it is the best thing ever!!!

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      Apr 15, 2010, 02.00 AMby seussian

      Where would one get a tagging gun?
      Would one use one INSTEAD of using thread to tack?Or in addition to?

      This is the kind of tutu I want to make:
      http://cemcatbas.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/isabelsleepingbeauty.jpg

      Do you think that would that have to have a hoop? Or just heavily tacked?
      Sorry for all the questions, just needing to gather information.
      God bless :)

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      Apr 16, 2010, 05.09 AMby kiraph

      I got my tagging gun off ebay. And yes I use it instead of needle and thread. If the skirt has more that 5 layers I will tack bottom ones together and then top ones into the bottom layer of tacking. Soooooo much quicker and easy just to put an extra tag in if a bit is sagging somewhere.

      That is a Russian pancake tutu from the look of it and they are all pleated and stuff. I think they might have a hoop in them somewhere. I have never made one with pleating or a hoop, so I can’t help you there.

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      Apr 16, 2010, 12.04 PMby seussian

      Well, this morning I serched ebay for ‘tagging gun’
      I got back- a stapler.
      hahahahahahahhaha
      I guess I’ll keep looking.
      God bless =)

13 April

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    Apr 13, 2010, 02.14 AMby melonhead

    Oh no it’s ok I always love meeting new people. I’ve been on here for a long time and I still can’t find how to reply to messages, so sorry. I’m technologically challenged. ; )

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      Apr 13, 2010, 10.53 PMby seussian

      That’s okay.
      Changing subjects now,
      how are the shoes you said you were working on going?
      Shoes have been a daunting task to me.
      I made a pair of ‘elf ’ style shoes (you know, the ones with the pointy, curved toe?)
      I’m not proud enough to put them up though- they aren’t pretty.
      haha,
      God bless you and your amazing crations
      :) MGJ

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      Apr 14, 2010, 07.50 PMby melonhead

      I actually finished them in around January. Haha I probably should update my status. ;)
      I’m sure they look awesome! I’d like to see them.

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      Apr 16, 2010, 03.03 AMby seussian

      Thanks for your encouragement, I will try to fix my shoes to fit better and then I will put them up in a few days.
      You need to put up pictures of your shoes, too!
      You don’t happen to know how to make a tutu, do ya?
      God bless,=)

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      Apr 16, 2010, 02.12 PMby melonhead

      Cool. I know I still need to take pictures of them. Yes I do. There’s a tutorial for one on Threadbanger.com. They have a bounch of great DIY tutorials that are fun.

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    Mar 29, 2010, 10.33 PMby tallykay

    Hi, fellow christian! You are the second christian that I have discovered on this website! So tell me about your beliefs! I am evangelical,pentecostal, nondenominational and i believe in the gifts of the holy spirit! Do you have any favorite worship leaders? God bless!!!

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