Don't be discouraged, it's a pretty difficult task to make everything blend and suchlike. Pretty sure Solistalia learned that in the first attempt.
Additional pro-tip; working with Solistalia's Suave, we learned that the BottomLine texture is actually stretched to 512x32 before it is duplicated.
If anyone needs any help or advice or anything; don't be afraid to ask. I was pretty much in constant communication with Solistalia during SnowBlind/Suave. Asking questions back and forth, giving over new/updated textures for other things and such like.