(gentle music) (sighs deeply) – Hello, what’s sewing on, friends? This video is being
recorded while lying down because I don’t feel well enough to sit up for half an hour right now but I really wanted to
do this video, finally. I’ve been consumed with
guilt for the last few months because this video was due up
in April and it is now July. Moving back to Sydney from
Tokyo really took it out on me and then I got the flu, so I apologize for this video
taking a long time to come up. I’m really excited to get into it. For the uninitiated, Make
Thrift Try is a challenge that we host here where I set a challenge to create something to a theme. Last month’s theme was
gingham and plaid, and mesh, and then you create something that fits that theme in any way. You’ll get the idea soon enough. So, let’s open up #makethrifttry4
on Instagram here. What I’m gonna do is go
over some of my favorites, 10 of my favorites from both categories. There’s so many to choose from. Every time, you all make it so hard. I want to showcase all of you. Number one, _allthelittlehappythings has made the most adorable
two-piece gingham set. What they did was hack a
Tilly and the Buttons pattern to make it into a two-piece,
which is really cool because then they can be worn separately, how they’re showing here, or together for more kind of formal wear or full-on picnic look. What I really like about
this is the black buttons that go right down the
front that are contrasting but pull the whole look together. This is gorgeous. Quite a different style
but also using gingham, a pastel pink gingham this time, is this pinafore from congratssunflower. What I love about this pinafore skirt is the ruffles there on the skirt. It really just brings this
pinafore dress to a new level. Congrats, congratssunflower. This is gorgeous and I’m
sure that many people will want to make skirts inspired by this. So if you do, please
tag congratssunflower. I love this self-drafted pattern,
made from scratch crop top with a square neck from aliyanson. I’m really into tops with
square necks right now, so this, I would wear this in a heartbeat. And thank you very much for including photos of your process. I love to see process photos
here on Make Thrift Try. Ooh, also, apparently,
they have a video on it, so if you wanna see that, head to aliyanson’s Instagram page. Looks like they make
really cute clothes too. Cute. Something that I love so
much about this challenge is that it has allowed me to connect with a lot of you who sew, who I just wouldn’t have found otherwise, like Louly Lou here. Oh, my gosh, Louly Lou,
you have outdone yourself. So if you remember last
episode, this is the same person that put a painting of my face on a bag and did a full-on embroidery of Ella. Now, they have made me and Ella into actual 3D dolls, like, I am shook. And what I love is that Louly Lou shows the full process of making these, which makes you just appreciate how much work has gone into them. Even though they’ve
shown the whole process, I still, I could never do this, I have no idea how you have done this, but it is the coolest thing and I’m shook, I don’t
know what else to say. I’m just completely shook. I’m so impressed. Oh my god, I just noticed this. (laughs) Here, they’ve post the doll saying, “I recreated this emotional
moment in my style.” (laughs) So this picture on the
right is a screencap where Ella just did
something really sweet. She put her paw up onto my hand. I think she was asking for a pat. And they recreated this moment with dolls. We’re wearing matching clothes, like, could this get any better? Which is also from a tutorial I’ve made, and a beret, which is from this video, like, I have to say, I
just absolutely adore that someone really knows my videos, like, I think, better than I do. Okay, so that’s a little
bit of a hard one to follow, but starlilycrochet follows it very well with this fully crocheted
in a gingham pattern. I don’t even know how you
crochet into a gingham pattern. That is amazing. Fully crocheted gingham pattern backpack, which apparently took at least 20 hours. I’m sure it did. And has heart buttons to secure the top part of the bag there. And then is lined with
botanical fabric, oh. I’m just, I’m in love with this piece. starlilycrochet, you are so dang talented and it is my goal to become at least half
this talented at crochet. The next one we’re gonna look at is this shift dress from
grulwrororug (chuckles) grug, I can’t pronounce that username. grulwrorug. grulwrorug. Rorororug? First off, excellent flat lace. Secondly, I want this shift dress. And thirdly, this is really
interesting gingham fabric. I’ve never seen anything quite like it. It’s like rainbow meets gingham. And a shift dress is such a good piece because I really like how
they’ve styled it here to make it more winter appropriate, but it would also make the most
perfect summer dress as well because these colors are very summery. So, this is an incredibly versatile piece and it’s incredibly cute as well. And they used their own pattern, so that’s, like, 10 more points to you. Not that we’re counting points. Why do I always say this? Anyway, grulwrorug, I love it. All right, you all know I am such a sucker for matching outfits, and maribelsotoserna has made the cutest matching
combo for them and their dog. What is your dog’s name? Hah, what is your dog’s name? No, I need to know. I love this because they
upcycled a men’s shirt into a top to fit both them and their
dog, and the dog shirt has this really cute, little
ruffle along the bottom. Ooh, and they drafted
the pattern themselves, which is absolutely fantastic. But, like, matching outfits? Oh my god, that’s just the
greatest thing about this. Like, I love the top. It’s great but I extra love the fact that you matched your top with your dog. You are fantastic, keep being fantastic, and please give your dog a cuddle for me and let me know its name as well. Speaking of matching outfits, eee159 has made a really
cute upcycled skirt to match this teeny, tiny overalls on this super cute little doll. (yells loudly)
I have cute rage. And the second photo here shows what it was upcycled
from, which I love seeing. The skirt was cut out
from a thrifted blazer. And so clever, they have reused this top piece and the buttons from it to make these adorable,
adorable tiny overalls. They’re just so tiny, so cute. I have a really similar plaid shirt that I wanted to turn
into a skirt like this, so this also gives me a
lot of ideas for that. I just can’t get over
how talented you all are. This is amazing. Here is a top that I just
really, really love the style of, from leda_etcheverry. I should probably just
stop trying to pronounce all your usernames. (laughs) Oh, this is the sweetest thing. This button here that they’ve
put on it to decorate it is a heart-shaped button
they got from their grandma. I love this, this is so wholesome. What I really love about this top, it’s just like a kind of camisole shape but I really love the addition
of buttons down the front and the little pleats underneath. I might be borrowing
this idea for my yarn top ’cause I really like this. And finally, number 10 is this ruffled gingham
wrap skirt from osen_ken. I had no idea that I
had people from Nigeria watching my videos, so that’s really cool. And this skirt looks like the
most fantastic twirly thing. I really love how the ruffles at the bottom
puff out when you twirl. This is a garment with so
much movement and shape to it. It’s fantastic. And look, okay, this is number 11, and so that’s one more
than I said I would do, but danni_sapphire had made
a dress for their guinea pig, and how could I not include this? Okay, now we move on
to the second category for Make Thrift Try 4, which was mesh. Now we definitely didn’t have as many people doing the mesh theme as we did the gingham and tartan themes, but we still got some fantastic creations, and I’ll show you my 10 favorite now. This one is just a fantastic upcycle. This person found a little piece of torn insect screen mesh in their attic. Instead of thinking, “Well,
that’s a piece of garbage “that I’m gonna throw in the bin,” they made it into a reusable
produce bag instead. Now, that is the kind of thriftiness that we all should get behind. Nice work, karinscrafting. Chaotic_and_proud has made the most gorgeous
mesh layered dress. Look at this beautiful thing. This is for a phoenix cosplay, and it’s made entirely
out of mesh curtains. Oh, wow, you actually
hemmed every single flame? That is dedication, but
absolutely worth it. It looks incredible. It looks like it’d be so
much fun to dance around in. I’m loving this upcycle from roughecho. From this dress comes
this amazing lingerie set. Like, how is that even
from the same garment? This was thrifted for 20
cents, and this lingerie set looks like it could have
been from a fancy boutique. The placement of the fabric on the bra cups and the
underwear is just perfect. By the way, if you wanna know how to make a bralette and lace underwear, got a tutorial on that,
click the link up here. After seeing this, I am so inspired and I wanna get on my
sewing machine straight away after I finish filming this, obviously. So, matita.matta here, I think this here is the inspiration photo that they wanted to use, expectation, for this mesh skirt with
flowers in the bottom, so let’s hope that reality was kind. This looks amazing. Like, it’s just as good, if
not better than the original. Wow, that looks like a lot
of layers of mesh, I’m sure, that you had to work with there, but worth it, it’s incredible. I really like this ’cause I
probably wouldn’t ever wear just a skirt that’s just
a short, black mesh skirt. It’s just kind of a bit too 2005 punky, but the addition of the flowers, now that’s something I can get behind. I would absolutely wear this piece. The addition of the flowers,
it really brings it into 2019. This is absolutely fantastic, good work. Martina has made a beautiful
blouse out of mesh fabric, and this embroidered floral fabric here, which is also gorgeous. What I really love about this is the cascading mesh down here. It just turns it into such
a fancy, interesting blouse, and I just love the sleeves as well. They’re so pretty and floaty. Oh, this is a gorgeous piece, you should be so proud of yourself. Oh, this is Louly Lou again, ’cause Louly Lou is the
master of all crafts, coming in this time with
some knit and crochet. I absolutely love the pattern on this. Oh, and there’s more. Okay, Louly Lou, you’re
too talented, get out, you’re showing us a lot. Look at this crochet
mesh pencil cup holder. That’s so cute. If you’re not following Louly Lou on Instagram already, you should. All their projects are so creative and every time they upload,
it just makes my day. Louly Lou, you’re killing it. This person here, venlakarpalo, oh, they’ve completed two
challenges with one dress. So apparently, The Sorry Girls have an Ugly Thrift Store
Challenge up right now, and this is also an entry
to Make Thrift Try 4 because they added mesh into their dress. I love seeing what things originally
looked like in upcycles. On the left is the original,
a very ’80s style jacket, and then on the right, they’ve made it into a
really nice fitting dress. And then, this is really clever, added length to it by inserting
a mesh panel at the waist. This is so cool. This is just so inventive. I love it so much. allthethingsimade has made
a really gorgeous mesh top. This has such a witchy feel, and I absolutely love the lace
embroidery on the sleeves, the place, ah, and they
have a tie-up at the back? This is absolutely
gorgeous and I want one. estibarex here has used this absolutely gorgeous
galaxy star mesh fabric to make a simple top. Now, I think this is really good choice to just make a simple top with this fabric because the fabric
speaks for itself, right? So, I really like the combination of just a standard T-shirt silhouette with this absolutely
gorgeous eye-catching fabric. Nice look. And here is, it’s aliyanson again. This is a really cool shirt that they made out of
their dad’s old shirt? Was your dad’s shirt the mesh part or is that the more opaque
part from the middle? This is really cool. And yeah, apparently they
have a YouTube channel where they have shown how they made this, which is really cool. So, if you wanna know
how aliyanson made this, you should go follow them on Instagram and then, I’m pretty sure that link there goes to their YouTube channel. This top is fantastic. I think it has a square neckline as well. This is a really cool make. Thank you so much to everyone who entered and uploaded something
for Make Thrift Try 4. Again, I’m really sorry that
this didn’t come out in April, but it did give some of you
a chance to upload things that you wouldn’t have gotten
to otherwise, so (chuckles) And I recommend that
all of you go check out the #MakeThriftTry4 hashtag because there’s some really fantastic and inspiring makes and upcycles on there. Okay, now it is time for us to all choose a new challenge
for challenge number five. These options are gonna
take a lot of inspiration from my Tokyo Trends video,
and some of the fashion trends that I have gotten into in
the past couple of months. Number one, shirring. I am actually going to be uploading a how-to tutorial of how
to shirr as my next video. So, if this wins as the theme, make sure you check
that out for some tips. One thing, shirring is addictive and once you start, you’ll
want to shirr everything. Number two is micro florals and just botanical theme in general. Number three is straw and
jute and natural fibers that kind of look like straw. This is a major trend
at the moment in Tokyo and around the world. Number four is stripes. As I mentioned in my Tokyo Trends video, the Parisian look is very
in fashion right now, and so of course, so are stripes. And number five is polka dots,
including micro polka dots. Okay, so what you have to do now is vote for your favorite option
out of all of these. And then in a few days’
time, I’ll be back here and all of my social medias
announcing which one won, and that will become the
challenge for #MakeThriftTry5. So when you make things
from the new challenge, upload them with the
hashtag #MakeThriftTry5 and you’ll have a chance at
being featured in my next video, which will hopefully be in two months and not five months this time. Thank you all for being patient with me. So I heard you’ve been inspired
by other people’s makes, get creative, and I’ll see
you all in my next video. Stay crafty, everyone. Hi, it’s me again. I know I already said goodbye,
so this is very awkward, but I just couldn’t leave this video without showing more of the entries and wonderful makes from
challenge number four, so I’m going to really quickly feature all of these amazing people,
and some dogs as well. I wanted to feature all
of these in the main video but just did not have enough
time to talk about them all. Ugh, you all make it so hard to choose and I feel so guilty for
not including people. I wanna just love you all
’cause you’re all fantastic and we should all just get together, have a big sewing party
together, it will be fantastic. It’s been so lovely to
go through this hashtag over the past few months, so every time I see a few new
uploads, I get super excited. So, I really can’t wait to see what people make
for the next challenge. Not to influence the vote but I’m low-key hoping
that shirring will win because I’m obsessed
with shirring right now. And micro florals would be my second pick. Anyway, that is it from me. For reals, this time, stay
crafty and I’ll see you later. Thank you so much to the
600 Patreon supporters, the superhuman producers,
and the small brands, who are all a huge reason that I can make these videos available to hundreds of thousands of you for free. If you’ve learned lots from my videos or if it’s just the kind of
stuff you wanna see more of in the world, then vote with your dollars and consider supporting me on patreon.com/annikavictoria as a member or for a one-off contribution, go to ko-fi.com/annikavictoria. Your support means the world. (upbeat music)

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100 thoughts on “The Gingham Challenge – VOTE for the NEW theme! // Make Thrift Try #5

  • July 9, 2019 at 1:19 am
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    Thanks so much for posting. Always good to see you.
    sitting up, laying down, in a wheelchair- no difference to me.
    It all works.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:23 am
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    Love a lie down video

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:25 am
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    Ugh I love all the choices for the next challenge! I'm going to need to take a few days to think this one over lol. I've always wanted to know how to shir and I'm really looking into making some stuff with all the prints you mentioned… but Karolina Żabrowska is doing a challenge-type thing rn for historical garments using black and white stripes sooooo I might have to vote for stripes so my garment can do double duty!!! 😂😂

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:34 am
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    I love your videos and I especially love your use of “they” instead of assuming the gender of these makers. 💜

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:53 am
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    I'm also laying down rn. and with the blue light filter at max. It's disabled culture.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:53 am
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    shirring!!!!!!!!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 2:00 am
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    Do you like cats?

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  • July 9, 2019 at 2:18 am
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    I would love the natural fibers to win, I've been wanting to weave a purse for a while that's sort of reminiscent of a picnic basket.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 2:23 am
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    Thank you Annika for powering through your fatigue to give us this video!! You are amazingly dedicated!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 2:30 am
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    I think I genuinely fizzed when I saw the guinea pig in the thumbnail!!!! and all the entries were so good!! so talented!!!!!!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 2:47 am
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    Annika I live the straw idea or micro florals ❣️💜🧵💚🧶💙

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  • July 9, 2019 at 2:53 am
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    Shirring!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 2:58 am
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    Yay! I love watching these and I’m super excited for the shirring video. I’ve watched and read a lot about shirring, but when I try it, it just doesn’t work! Hopefully the video will clear things up for me!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 3:43 am
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    the beginning of this video was really cute ❤️

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  • July 9, 2019 at 3:49 am
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    I got so excited to watch your new video that I clicked so fast and couldn't hear anything… turns out the volume on my phone wasn't turned up 😂😂😂😂

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  • July 9, 2019 at 3:49 am
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    Honestly love this lying down video, it's an incredibly flattering perspective! Your outfit looks cute today Annika! 😍

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  • July 9, 2019 at 3:58 am
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    I know this comment isn't entirely related to the theme, but I just want to say thank you for using they/them pronouns for people whose pronouns you don't know. I'm glad to see this video and I just wanted to point out a small thing that makes my wanna-be crafty nonbinary heart happy. Your videos and personality always give my day a little bit of sunshine.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 4:24 am
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    Hello youtube algorithm monsters, please keep showing folk Annika's videos!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 6:43 am
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    I'm so glad you posted, this is the motivation I needed <3. I voted for the straw theme but it was so hard to decide 😅😅😅

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  • July 9, 2019 at 6:52 am
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    I a bit confused but, anyway, my vote is for straw & jute. I think this will bring out the unique creativity in everyone. Does one post on Instagram? When is the deadline?

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  • July 9, 2019 at 7:16 am
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    Adore your videos so much! hope youre feeling a bit better soon! xx

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  • July 9, 2019 at 7:53 am
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    Have you seen lirika.matoshi on instagram? She works with a lot of mesh and gauzy fabrics!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 7:58 am
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    I just finished a pair of black and white polkadot slash and puff false sleeves for my Tudor gown… and just got the golden plaid cotton for the petticoat to go with it cut out an hour ago… I am so backwards in regards to your MakeThriftTry events.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 8:03 am
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    i love normalising videos from bed !! also love this series 💕

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  • July 9, 2019 at 8:04 am
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    that multi coloured shift dress is BEAUTIFUL i want it omg

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  • July 9, 2019 at 8:07 am
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    Floral and strips!!!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 8:20 am
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    You keep calling louly.lol "Louly-Lou" 😀 It happens all the time!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 8:38 am
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    Love how your channel grows 💓

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  • July 9, 2019 at 8:42 am
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    The lying down format has my vote! Feels very cozy and you're obviously comfortable which I think gives you better energy.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 9:28 am
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    Woahhhhh! This is my first time hearing about this challenge and I LOVE IT! Will totally plan to participate in the next one 🙂

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  • July 9, 2019 at 10:25 am
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    Is it okay to link a jute make even if microflorals win?

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  • July 9, 2019 at 10:56 am
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    Love the video!!!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 11:38 am
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    When you said "excellent flat lay". My brain responded with "you´re an excellent flat lay".

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  • July 9, 2019 at 11:45 am
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    AHH I hope its polka dots i just scored a bunch of polka dot fabric

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  • July 9, 2019 at 12:10 pm
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    I can tell you with all honesty that I'm definitely not going to enjoy making anything that involves shirring, I hated wearing it as a kid who's wardrobe was full of shirred clothing (and was extremely happy to see it go to goodwill or just disappear from existence), so if we're going to do shirring I'll up the ante and make the ugliest hat in existence with it – the bucket hat. I'll try my damndest to not cry myself to sleep having to make such a monstrosity, but I'll do it

    .:EDIT:. thankfully people seem to prefer the microfloral, so humanity isn't dead at least

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  • July 9, 2019 at 12:41 pm
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    I love how Annika doesn’t just show top posts or posts with hundreds of likes ❤️😊 Support small creators ✌️

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  • July 9, 2019 at 12:51 pm
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    It won't give me the option to vote :/ Anybody else having the same problem?

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  • July 9, 2019 at 12:53 pm
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    Vote for number 2. MICRO FLORALS/BOTANICALS
    I'm so inspired to fix my overlocker and start making my designs.
    Thank you

    Janelle (Melbourne, Australia)

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  • July 9, 2019 at 12:55 pm
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    I love the botanical theme!!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm
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    So good to have you back ! The new themes are really exciting ! I wish the "parisian" look wasn't so cliché though :')
    Love from France, girl !

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:08 pm
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    I know I missed the window but I'm still gonna use this last challenge as inspiration for some summer projects!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:30 pm
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    Next challenge: floral/botanical or polka dot!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:33 pm
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    Yessss!!!!! I can't wait for the next challenge. Everyone did so good!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 1:36 pm
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    Aaah! I just finished a straw bag! Please be natural fiber bags! 😂 I have so many baskets i need to upcycle.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 4:53 pm
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    I always love to scroll through the insta tags for some inspiration!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 5:31 pm
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    FLORAL!!!!!!!! You can never have too much floral!!!!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 5:49 pm
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    Florals for sure!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 6:17 pm
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    I just found out about these challenges! I cant wait to participate! These were amazing

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  • July 9, 2019 at 6:18 pm
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    i’ve been wanting to do some shirring!! but i’m too lazy to go buy the elastic thread

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  • July 9, 2019 at 7:24 pm
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    Wishing I could film laying down lol but hey at least you got it uploaded!! I’ve been trying to make more mesh things but I have a hard time with the mesh getting caught in the bobbin!! 😭
    I’m a small youtuber btw 🙂

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  • July 9, 2019 at 8:05 pm
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    My favorite gingham is nr 10. Really gorgeous.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 9:31 pm
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    Super excited for the shirring tutorial!!!

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  • July 9, 2019 at 9:53 pm
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    Don't feel bad for taking so long. We know you we get it. I had every intention on making so much for this challenge. And even with the extra time I didn't. Depression antiexty stopped me this time. But I hope to be back to make something for the next challenge.

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  • July 9, 2019 at 10:15 pm
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    aw your dog looks like a dog i had when i was a kid

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  • July 9, 2019 at 11:26 pm
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    Before watching this video, I thought I wanted to get back into my plushies and finish what I started. But now, nothing matters more than sewing a cute plushie for this. I am ready to flip my desk, throw everything on the floor and start working on Make Thrift Try 5.
    … But I should probably at leat wait for the theme announcement

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  • July 10, 2019 at 12:13 am
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    i love that u were laying down in this video it has a rly nice vibe to it & it made filming possible/easier for you 😀

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  • July 10, 2019 at 1:04 am
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    I love the video lying down thing! I read an article once about raising kids on the spectrum and how before you tell them to do something the way a neurotypical person would, you should actually think about what's 'wrong' with the way they want to do it? What would the consequences be, if any? I try to apply this way of thinking to myself as much as I can when I'm trying to make myself do something 'normally', so I love seeing people thinking outside the box to make life easier for themselves. There are no negative effects of filming your video lying down! It's just different! And if it makes it easier on yourself, then I think it's excellent 😊🧡

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  • July 10, 2019 at 2:22 am
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    Maybe I missed it, but where do I vote?

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  • July 10, 2019 at 3:44 am
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    Love the intro theme!!!!

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  • July 10, 2019 at 1:04 pm
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    I just started sewing after not touching a sewing machine for over 10 years. I decided to make a kigurumi, and your video helped me along. It didn't come out perfect, but I feel good about having made it. Thank you.

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  • July 10, 2019 at 3:44 pm
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    Congratulation to everybody. Thank you for posting my photo at the end, I have a tutorial on it.

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  • July 10, 2019 at 3:59 pm
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    I vote micro florals.

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  • July 10, 2019 at 6:26 pm
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    Welcome back Annika ❤️ For #MakeThriftTry5 I vote for polka dots, or botanical prints. 😉

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  • July 10, 2019 at 6:48 pm
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    Damn Annika the categories are tough this time I sorta want all of them 😩

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  • July 10, 2019 at 7:26 pm
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    I think the laying down format is really cute!

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  • July 10, 2019 at 8:28 pm
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    I love your lying down format and i think you could really have a lot of creative fun with it!! think about movie scenes like Ferris Bueller where he's talking to the camera lying down and says the famous "Life moves pretty fast…" quote. ALSO I love your new intro! so much creative growth in the two years that i've been subscribed to you(:

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  • July 10, 2019 at 8:28 pm
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    If polka dots gets chosen, can I share my polka dots ears I made for when I dressed up as Stitch hahahahaha lol!!!

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  • July 10, 2019 at 9:24 pm
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    I'd love to get into sewing but I'm on the spectrum and the sound of sewing machines really hurts my ears. Could I make decent outfits with just hand sewing, or is there a quiet sewing machine? If not, I'll just stick with crochet 🙂

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  • July 10, 2019 at 10:41 pm
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    I am so happy that you will be doing a shirring video. I have been thinking about making a pair of drop-crotch harem pants and I want cause this method on the waistband.

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  • July 10, 2019 at 11:28 pm
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    I am loving this lying down video! I was lying down while watching it and it almost felt like a sleepover haha

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  • July 10, 2019 at 11:29 pm
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    Also wait, is their name louly lou or louly lol? lmao not that it really matters cause louly lou is an adorable name

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  • July 11, 2019 at 1:24 am
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    I love that you use 'they' when talking about people!

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  • July 11, 2019 at 2:27 am
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    You have such talented followers! I'm not one of them but they're out there haha

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  • July 11, 2019 at 3:28 am
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    So inventive! ♡

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  • July 11, 2019 at 4:07 am
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    Happy to see a video from you, and don't care what position you film from ❤

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  • July 11, 2019 at 4:24 am
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    I made a black linen square neck jumpsuit, took 3 days and I cried but it worked out

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  • July 11, 2019 at 6:31 am
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    I absolutely love that you use gender neutral pronouns. 💖

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  • July 11, 2019 at 2:05 pm
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    I actually love the perspective of laying down. Also, it goes with the scrolling through Instagram vibe !

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  • July 11, 2019 at 8:35 pm
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    I hope I'm not the only one that went "it's got pockets!" at the shift dress.

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  • July 11, 2019 at 9:18 pm
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    This was so wholesome and positive to watch thank you for spreading positivity

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  • July 11, 2019 at 10:33 pm
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    Woahh everyone is so talented! The entries are absolutely amazing! I'm voting for microflorals&botanicals because I'm attending a wedding this summer with a floral theme! Ps: love the lying down, looks very relaxed and chill

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  • July 12, 2019 at 2:19 am
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    you look exactly like helge's mom from Dark!!

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  • July 12, 2019 at 4:50 am
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    Aw so glad you were inspired by my creation ^_^ (the undies from the dress), and thank you for the tutorials that helped me make them 😀

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  • July 12, 2019 at 5:12 am
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    I'm super hoping the next make thrift try us floral cuz I already found some cute fabric at st. Vinny's for it

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  • July 13, 2019 at 3:54 am
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    I wanna make all of these 5 themes 😁

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  • July 13, 2019 at 9:26 am
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    So I just made a mesh skirt that is kind of the bisexual flag with lots of glitter and a light up effect,
    I totally forgot that this make thrift try was mesh and now I’m mad at myself for not posting it on Instagram
    💖💙💜😭

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  • July 13, 2019 at 9:37 am
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    Announcing the theme for #MakeThriftTry5 …⠀
    Micro florals and botanicals! 🎉🍃⠀

    This theme won in a landslide, getting 45% of the vote!⠀

    Rules 📖⁣⠀
    You have approx. 2 MONTHS to: Create something that fits in with the theme of Micro Florals & Botanicals.⠀
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    There are no wrong answers – if you think it fits in with the theme then go for it!⠀

    I’ll get the creative ball rolling with some examples of things you could make, but these are only suggestions:⠀
    – A pencil case with hand-stamped floral fabric⠀
    – Floral-print cordouroy pants⠀
    – Cross-stitch of a scientific drawing of a flower from an 1800s botanical textbook⠀
    – A shirred swimsuit made of micro floral print fabric ⠀
    – Upcycle a plain t-shirt with some floral sleeves or pockets⠀
    – Make a collage with pressed flowers⠀
    – Crochet a floral-pattern cardigan⠀
    ….etc!⠀
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    If you’re comfortable doing so, post your finished creations/failed experiments/works in progress to Instagram and tag it with #makethrifttry5 – Remember, it's a new hashtag and you need to include the 5 at the end! In ~approximately~ 2 months from now, I’ll go through this tag in a video, and showcase some of my favourites! 🌸🌼🌻⁣⠀

    Have fun, get creative and happy crafting. I’m excited to see what you can all dream up! ⁣⭐️🙌⠀
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    Love Annika ❤️

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  • July 13, 2019 at 8:34 pm
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    So excited to make something for my first Make Thrift Try challenge , I've had a thrifted microfloral dress begging for an uncycle for YEARS

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  • July 20, 2019 at 2:01 am
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    at the 1:01 mark right under where the arrow points is a white fluffy dog on a plaid pillow. Its my Benji! I literally squealed and called his name out loud and he came running and I did the dork thing of being like "look buddy your on Annika's channel!" he of course understood none of this other than I was excited and happy and that made him happy lol. I literally rushed out and showed my family too…. yeah… Im a dork

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  • July 22, 2019 at 6:27 am
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    I admire you so much! 🖤

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  • July 24, 2019 at 8:10 am
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    Hi, love your videos and glad that you are ok now health wise. Hope everything is ok with you and your boyfriend? I didnt see your ring on. Have a good week ahead.

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  • July 25, 2019 at 12:01 pm
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    Oh I didn't know about this challenge but I'd already made a plaid thing I wanted to show you! But I don't even have an instagram so it's fine.

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  • July 28, 2019 at 5:46 am
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    Oh Annika I tried embroidery for the first time as a card cloth insert to go on the inside of a birthday card for a friend and also did that daisy chain from one of your other videos. I didn't have a sewing circle or proper thread so I just folded regular thread in half . It still came out pretty good for a first try. Wish I could show you but I already gave it to her. Just wanted to say thanks and maybe even get some feedback from one of my sewing inspiration humans. thx.

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  • July 28, 2019 at 8:21 pm
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    Omg I can’t believe i didn’t see this challenge! I literally just made a red gingham hostess skirt to go over matching shorts. I also nearly left it in a hotel- oops!

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  • August 23, 2019 at 7:12 pm
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    Super happy that micro florals won because I was already planning on that being my next project

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  • August 31, 2019 at 2:07 pm
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    Oh! The lying down work position reminds me of Frida Kahlo! Oh my heart. Her story makes me cry.

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