Added Jan 27, 2012
Use GIMP editing program to create a croqui, from your own silhouette. Croquis are great for "trying on" clothes before you make them to see if you suit the shape and design. I tweaked lladybird's version to work for Mac (http://lladybird.wordpress.com/2012/01/10/look-a-mini-lt-and-a-tutorial-to-make-your-own/ )
Blogged about at http://alaamelia.wordpress.com/2012/01/27/croqui-tutorial/
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