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Monday, December 14, 2009

new dress time! made from a 40's pattern
the pattern had the option of long or little cupped selves, i did make the selves and the strange double yoke, but the effect looked tacky.I am sure that was due to the pattern on the fabric not quite matching the design. I got the fabric on a chuck out for really cheep!
i did want to make it in a floral green but the ideal fabric although beautiful was out of my price range.


(its not quite done in this picture hence the safety pins. i need to make a new petticoat as well)

the whole thing is pleated, that took me a few goes on practice fabric to get right. the pleats sort of go against the grain and become wobbly and curly if not absolutely center :S. so one of the pleats is terrible but I'm hoping that will be un noticed.....

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Its near to Christmas and our church mentioned the "tear Australia" foundation. so this year i decided to give our neighbors a gift that actuly ment something.
i wanted to get some cards but i couldn't find any that was not ether overpriced or totally corny. so i made these bon-bons! i think they tuned out OK :)




Wednesday, December 9, 2009

ginger beard house, Made by me and Tori.





Wednesday, November 25, 2009

ok so i finally got to go see the new moon saga last night.
over all the movie was grate and was a definite up grade to the first.

1. The first shot of what i believe to be as same in wolf form was not up to par with some of the computer graphics of the time, the lycans in underworld were more realistic and that was made in what 2003? the wolves got better from this point when they were running, perhaps they shouldn't do to many close ups in the next film?

2. The portrayal of where Bella starts to see Edward when he's not there was really well done! The brooding vampire was more ink then ghost, not unlike the people in the memories of harry potter. The ghost Edward also seemed to be avoiding eye contact which was interesting. Oh and did the room erupt when the now filled out and rather sexy Jacob took of his shirt!!!!! The girls squealed and made appreciated “arrs “ and ‘’oooo’s” as the men seamed to sink lower in the their chairs not wanting to be used on comparison.

3. The story line changed in places and the most obvious of these was in the chamber scene with the Volturi, Marcus, Aro, and Caius. Edward was thrown around quite a bit at this point even cracking his chiselled face. I understand why they felt the need to make such a detour from the book, the movie doesn’t seam to portray the Volturi as powerful just a few vampires in a room the fast paces fight brought the fear that was needed to those who haven’t bothered to read the book.

4. The original Cullen’s have been altered in this film. All appear to be wearing to much make up and the difference in the skin colour in the first film are alarming.
The lovely rose is drowning in her fake eye’s and to overpowering lipstick, the first move was praised with not going with the stereotyped vampires but the table has changed. Both Alice and jasper seamed to be more like glorified dolls then the original pear, jasper i am glad to say was left alone remaining slightly darker skinned then the rest. I’m not sure if this new look was meant to make the quilutes seam extremely tanned or they just let the makeup artist have a little to much fun.
5. The movie did have a few laughs, a few quick jokes to break up the normally ‘’emo” atmosphere. We did get some teenage boys in our session that were clearly dragged along by their girlfriends. At an most lovely peace were Edward proposes to Bella the boys apparently thought this to sappy and loudle objected. Perhaps they fear the idea of mage seeping in the girls heads?
So all up the movie was great not as good as the book but still a winner!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Working on a set of custom t-shirts for a local recording company the logo is cool and is a fun shade of purple, I have done all expect for three witch I can’t seem to buy, I never knew how hard it was to get a basic male medium unprinted white shirt! Oh well. I hopefully will get Andrew to model one so I can have an example of my work for future. Oh well......

Saturday, October 24, 2009

yes it is the time of halloween. for america at least. here is my atempt




Saturday, October 17, 2009

Shoes!

Every girl has that pair of shoes they love and were with everything. So I decided it was hi time I got a pair that I liked. I’m not a big shoe girl after all they only go on your feet!
I have been looking around and the only type I have liked are converse weather it's advertising or media hype I don’t know, but they are really to expensive to justify getting. i was going to settle with the boring every day street shoe when I came across some custom shoes on deviantart.com
it’s a great idea! You just get a pair of $10 canvas shoes and paint them to make them unique! Here is my first try and custom shoes! ( there not quite done)



Wednesday, October 7, 2009

wow lots has been going on with hopes wedding and all!
here are some pics of hopes hens night and Andrew got me flowers :)




Wednesday, September 23, 2009

i made a cover for my lap top to day with thanks to for the design. i did alter it a bit. there are two pockets in mine, and i decided to put the flap on the side instead.
you can see the tutorial here( http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?p=816 )





Saturday, September 19, 2009

yey i got a new laptop. its really fun and useful why didn't i get one sooner???!!!
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Saturday, September 12, 2009

1. the beautiful Adelaide Margret Schultz was born. Al tho she seamed to want to stay in her little world longer Adi was brought in to this world around 7:25 on Tuesday evening. now for photos of the bub.







well a lot has happened over the past week.



2. last night was youth alive. it was good altho extremity loud and the vibration thro the seats were mildly uncomfortable we did get to see relient K so it was worth it in the end

Thursday, September 3, 2009

two days and counting.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

I'm going to broken hill!!!!! yey. it's going to be good. I'm really looking forward to the long solitary drive.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Andrew got in the paper two days in a row how awesome is that
i am very proud

sent my first few orders for aurfscan.com today

Thursday, July 30, 2009

We went out last night to celebrate Andrew. and he in turn gave his mother and i roses!!!!! they are just beautiful!


Monday, July 27, 2009

if anyone needed any more reason to suspect that Andrew is amazing i have further prof. yesterday Andrew was awarded with the prime ministers award!!!!! only 17 in AUSTRALIA!!!!!!! get this award.







Thursday, July 9, 2009

so i spent one and a half days on this petticoat. i was pov and got the cheep fabric and that is why it does not function like it should. i wouldnt try making this unless you have a fair amount of patience/ a really stubborn streak (mine is the latter. it all so takes .........

Things you need
1. 3.6m of tulle or crinoline*
2. About 14.6m of 7/8" ribbon
3. 1/4" twill tape (equal to your waist measurement)

oh well i guess I'll just wait for a good sale then start afresh. this pattern is from the lovely Sugardale .
http://sugardale.blogspot.com/2008/08/how-to-make-petticoat.html

oh look hers actually looks like it should oh well :)











Sunday, July 5, 2009

This morning i opened the door the let Joshua in and found that he had died. Some one knowing that he was ours left him in a towel in a box at the front door.

Joshua came to us as a kitten along with his brother Calab. They were cute kittens no doubt about that. Josh has led a quiet yet eventful life more of it been half tame half wild. Over tree moves he has stayed with us, always taking off for a week or so but he never failed to return. HE brought as various parts of his nights kill to share, the worst of which was an entire rabbits head ( needless to say wen i found him with it he was purring, in thinking he had given us a lovely gift)Over the last two years however Josh had gotten old and with that came a change of heart, sure he would still occasionally bite mums head, but he became nicer. yesterday he spent most of the day sitting next to me on the computer and occasionally having a go at my lunch.

these are the only photos i found of him (camera shy) and i don't know if the one with bytha is even josh\




Thursday, July 2, 2009

Well yesterday i watched Andrew fly away on a plane to Sydney. i got lost on the way home and had a good cry but a lovely man and women form the information center sent me on my way, i think they felt sorry for me they were very nice and i was very stressed. so it ended up that Andrew arrived in Sydney and i was just getting myself out of geelong.oh well that's bound to happen with my awkward sense of direction. was at work for 9 hrs to day now i am pooped

Friday, June 26, 2009

www.frankie.com.au

find it,Buy it, rip it, love it.
i haven't come across a magazine that i have seriously decided to subscribe to.
its a great Australian mag that look at various artists and "arty" events.

i picked up issue 30 at work wile waiting in a long line. i do as many do and manage to read what they wanted in the few moments in line but this mag had so much that i got it!

Saturday, June 20, 2009

i Made a special tea even tho that guest didn't come.......



Tuesday, June 16, 2009

hmm my cat has just found my paint brush, (which by the way was in a water cup)
he seam to have the assumption that the paint brushes need to be chewed and attacked then left around the house for me to tread on.

any way it has been a busy week Andrew turned 19 on Sunday :)













and i have order to make 5 shirts for a ski group going to new Zealand. Unfortunately it will be a rush job as they want them buy the end of the week and only asked me today. oh well it will be fun regardless.

got some great 50's music for $1.99 at jb-hifi today, and shouted Andrew to a lunch at renaldo's