Friday, May 21, 2010

Hybrid/Altered Recipe Box

YAY! It has been all I could do NOT to share these pics with you for about 2 WEEKS now! I am just over the top excited about how this hybrid project worked out. It is my feature project today on the Shabby Princess's blog. Can I just tell you how much fun it is to be on her Creative Team?

Anyway, a friend of the family is getting married next month, and she loves to cook. I knew I wanted to do something special for her shower, which the girls' and I attended last weekend. I couldn't be more thrilled with how it all turned out, I just love when that happens...don't y'all?

It was a labor of love in that it took me quite a while to make all of the embellishments (and move them around 1000 times before I got the placement just right, and finally committed to gluing them, but there was nothing hard about it at all.

I am giving away this super cute recipe card for my Apple Muffins as a free download on SP's blog. Head on over here to check out the post and download the card...
Me and the kiddos are heading over to a friends to splash in the pool this morning. The weather has been FABULOUS this week, I don't want to be inside!

BUT, I need some you all probably well know...I love to sew, but clothes scare the bejesus out of me! I can do cute and simple little dresses and ruffle pants for Nalley, no problem. But I need to alter a PATTERN size...and I have NO CLUE how to do that. The pattern is a vintage pattern, on that flimsy tissue paper...I HATE THOSE PATTERNS! But, it's vintage, I didn't have a choice if I wanted to make this cute little toddler outfit. It is a size 2, but I would like to make it in a size 3 for Nalley, for now, and size it up further for next year. I would also like to make it in a baby size, for a a friend who just had a sweet baby girl.
I KNOW that somebody out there will know just what to PLEASE...can you help me? I was thinking of scanning it in to the computer and resizing it in photoshop. Would that work, would I just enlarge the whole thing in a percentage, or do you have to size the length up seperately from the width....just thinkin' out loud hopin' somebody's going to have an answer. Thanks!!!! Enjoy the weekend


Amber said...

would love to help but I have no idea - sorry!

Laurie said...

Who doesn't have an old tacky looking recipe box? Mine could sure use an upgrade.
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