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From: bridesmom
Date: 02-05-2006, 02:19 AM (1 of 16)
Pictures of the snowboard jacket are on line! I almost cried with frustration yesterday, but I did it, and it's done and I'm happy and DS better be happy, or I may have to disown him! He can't get out here until Thursday to get it. I still have to put in the drawstring at the bottom, but I wanted to wait until I made sure the gaiter is in the right place before doing the final hem, at the moment it is basted up. Next job, 2 piece bathing suit for the 5 month old GD, for her swimming lessons.

photo album (
Tickled pink with my Innovis 4000D
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From: mommydionne
Date: 02-05-2006, 07:14 AM (2 of 16)
:nc: Laura I can't see your pictures wahhhhh!!!
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From: DorothyL
Date: 02-05-2006, 08:11 AM (3 of 16)
I was all excited to finally see it and the link doesn't work.
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From: LeapFrog Libby
Date: 02-05-2006, 05:50 PM (4 of 16)
I cannot see it either.... :bluesad: :bluesad:
Sew With Love
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From: Sherri
Date: 02-05-2006, 07:34 PM (5 of 16)
try this link ladies
My website
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From: AndreaSews
Date: 02-05-2006, 08:03 PM (6 of 16)
I really like the way you did the side vents. The jacket came out wonderfully. And, I couldn't help noticing--Those are the snazziest diaper covers I have ever seen! Lucky GD of yours!
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From: Sancin
Date: 02-05-2006, 08:06 PM (7 of 16)
Great work, Laura. Thanks for posting. So much detail and done so well. Buy yourself some flowers!!
*~*~*~* Nancy*~*~*~* " I try to take one day at a time - but sometimes several days attack me at once."
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From: LauraM62
Date: 02-06-2006, 07:56 AM (8 of 16)
Great work Laura! What pattern did you use? I have seriously thought of trying something like this. You just did such a wonderful job! :up:
SW Indiana

If everyone cared and nobody cried; If everyone loved and nobody lied; If everyone shared and swallowed their pride; Then we'd see the day when nobody died --'If Everyone Cared' by Nickelback
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From: MaryW
Date: 02-06-2006, 08:33 AM (9 of 16)
Great jacket, you did an excellent job. Quite professional. :up:
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From: DorothyL
Date: 02-06-2006, 08:35 AM (10 of 16)
It's beautiful. I hope that boy of yours appreciates it. Can I ask what it ended up costing you?
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From: mozeyrn
Date: 02-06-2006, 03:37 PM (11 of 16)
Great jacket - it shows that it's a work of love.
I'm with the diaper covers!
- Maureen.
Learning something new with every stitch!!
Kenmore 16231000
User: mozeyrn
Member since: 11-29-2005
Total posts: 349
From: mommydionne
Date: 02-06-2006, 07:23 PM (12 of 16)
Very nice! But I can never show this to my snow boarder husband!!!
You may start getting orders soon from his buddies!!
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From: esrun3
Date: 02-06-2006, 08:31 PM (13 of 16)
nice job Laura! Hope your son truly enjoys it!!
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From: bridesmom
Date: 02-07-2006, 02:30 AM (14 of 16)
Sorry I messed up the link gals, and thanks Andrea for getting it listed for me. I've been reformating my computer, upgraded to XP finally from 98 and so I came to work to check out what's happening. The jacket probably cost me $150 CDN in total, including pattern, all the hardware, etc, and I still have to make the mitts which I have the pattern and fabric included in that cost. The fabric was on sale, some of the comparable stuff I found at $24-$42/metre- we got it at $15 for the blue and green, $7 for the yellow, and $13 for the lining fabric. I used a Storm Mountain pattern from Calgary #111. I like their patterns, they are quite easy to read, but not a beginner pattern - for sure!
It will be some time before I attempt another of those, it was a great learning experience, and the book that Mary suggested was such a blessing! (not that I can remember the name of it at the moment). And those cute diaper covers, well, the adorable GD hasn't used them yet, she's got too small a behind, they fall off!! Thanks for the compliments, I'm really busting out here!!!
Tickled pink with my Innovis 4000D
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From: mamagoose
Date: 03-24-2006, 09:02 PM (15 of 16)
Wow! How nice is that jacket! Your other projects are equally as nice, thanks for sharing.
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From: StitchNTime
Date: 03-24-2006, 11:49 PM (16 of 16)

I am truly impressed with your work!

Absolutely beautiful!

O Lord, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.
Isaiah 25:1
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Member since: 03-14-2006
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