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Monday, October 29, 2007
Wednesday, October 03, 2007
It seems there is a Redondo craze happening over at . Crafty Mamas . Mamas Who Love to Craft!
Yep, everyone is falling in love with this pattern and whipping it up super quick in lots of different variations! REDONDO ( here CraftyMamas Online Shop!) is a STUDIO tantrum pattern, hailing from California...and imported by moi to Crafty Mamas.
It goes together beautifully, and is much loved by big and little girls alike for its fabbo inbuilt twirl ability. You can make it plain or insert ruffles, etc.
Have a look at some of the variations being posted at the
CraftyMamas ~ View Forum - FARBENMIX & studioTANTRUM
Here's two I have made for my girls. The green fabric is the divine Ming from my Shop.
Here's what I am flicking through this month...
The new INTERWEAVE knits Fall 2007
Interweave Knits Magazine
This issue has some truly lovely projects, that makes me wish I knitted much better than I do ( and quicker too!) In particular, I love the jacket on the front cover!
THREADS Nov 2007 Threads Magazine
Ohh..some very useful info in here for a Crafty Mama. How to copy your fave pants without pulling them apart! A great article on custom fit surplice top. Some good info on wardrobe planning ( boy do I need that!).
Sew Stylish Fall 2007 Sew Stylish
This has some great info! How to make a pattern larger/smaller, how to create a basic skirt pattern from duct tape( you know how much I love duct tape!). Designer secrets, 12 industry tips, info on fabrics...it truly is a great issue. Get it!
Sew Stylish GIFTS to Make
Now..this is nice, yes, very nice. Some groovy super quick gift ideas in here to make up. I think my fave is the tiny felt pin cushions.