Saturday, December 31, 2011

"Pazzles Craft Room » Blog Archive » Join the Adobe Illustrator Plugin Beta!"

In their own words ...

"We are developing a plugin for Adobe Illustrator that will allow you to send projects to your Inspiration DIRECTLY from Illustrator! This plug in will work on a MAC too!!!! Click the link to find out how you can participate in the BETA for this exciting new feature!

Pazzles is developing a plug in that will allow users to cut directly from Adobe Illustrator! This is an especially exciting new feature not only for fans of Adobe Illustrator but also for MAC users who will be able to cut projects without having to switch to a Windows based operating system!"

Tell them that Beary Amazing Jr. sent you!  Thanks!

Happy Holidays!

L8r!  #Bear Luv and Bear Hugz!

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Know a friend who likes to sew for their kids? This is an adorable skirt for a girl! Just follow the directions!

This fun Groovy Gathered Skirt would be perfect for any little girl!  The stretch allows for fits for all sizes and girls are sure to love the twirly ruffles!  When it comes to kids clothes, homemade is the way to go!
 Groovy Gathered Skirt
  • Waist band: 2 pcs. (12" x 4")
  • Skirt: yop layer 2 pcs. (16" x 5")
  • Bottom layer (plain) 2 pcs. (16" x 7")
  • Sewing machine and thread
  1. Let's start with the waist band. Bring the short sides together, wrong side facing together, sew straight stitches 1/8" away from the seam. Sew both short sides.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  2. Turn your waist band inside out. Fold on the crease where you have sewn the straight stitches and sew straight stitches 1/4" away from the edge. We've just made a french seam.  Do the same to the other short side.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  3. Fold twice (1/4" folded twice under) one of the longer side of your waist band (this will be the top part of your waist band) and sew a hem with straight stitches. Repeat the same steps for the top and bottom layer of your skirt.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  4. Sew gathering stiches on the unsewn side of your skirt pieces.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  5. Gather your skirt pieces.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  6. Place your top skirt inside your bottom skirt.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  7. It would look like this when viewed from the gathered side of the skirt.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  8. Sew straight stitches 1/4" away from the raw edge of the skirt pieces just a little above the gathering stitches.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  9. You can finish it with zigzag stitches, coverstitch, overlock stitch. Or better yet, serge it!

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  10. Turn your skirt inside out. Topstitch on your waist band.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  11. With elastic thread, begin sewing shirring stitches on your waistband.

    Groovy Gathered Skirt
  12. Now, you have a layered gathered skirt with shirred waist.

  13. Groovy Gathered Skirt

For more information, go to http://arunaurl.com/4i0f!

L8r!  #Bear Luv and Bear Hugz!

Monday, December 26, 2011

Happy Holidays To ALL!

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Lunar eclipse on December 10th! Next one isn't until 2014!

On Saturday, don't miss the Lunar Eclipse!  I recommend this for all children, that can view it, to see!