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21  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: My elven costume on: August 26, 2013 02:01:53 AM
Incredible work! This is like an heirloom that you could hand down to the next generation of elven royalty! This rocks!

 I have sort of already promised that, because my 2 year old niece saw it in my room and asked "is that mine" and without thinking I answered in irony "sure, but you need some 15 years to grow in to it" and she just smiled and nodded, not picking up on the irony....
22  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: My elven costume on: August 22, 2013 03:26:35 AM
awsome outfit! and i gotta know, where can i get me a pair of those elf ears!!!!!! they are sooo cool! lol

pretty much anywhere. Don't know many american stores I'm afraid, but I am 99% sure you can find them on amazon ^^
23  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: My elven costume on: August 17, 2013 04:49:14 PM
Gorgeous dress and you did wonderful making the period clothing. Smiley

Not much of it is historicall accurate, but thank you all the less <3

You are all just too kind
24  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: My elven costume on: August 16, 2013 08:47:21 AM
thank you all <3
25  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2013~ *Join at any time!* on: August 15, 2013 02:55:47 PM
~*COMPLETED OWL HEADER*~
OWL Subject & Option : History of Magic- something historical
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Galadriel goes Snuffles
Project Page Link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=426669.0#axzz2c2wysD2t
Brief Description: Since I come from a very, Very old wizarding family (going all the way back to Merlin! Beat that silly muggles!) I wanted to honour that by using some very old techniques in my crafting. Hence when making this gorgeously green dress I added card weaved details for the sleeves. The costume is for a muggle larp I am attending a weekend when slipping out of hogwarts to go out to the forbidden forest and pretend to be a psychic. Pretty much what I do every divination class, but this time I actually get to freak people out and start of intrigues and relationship issues with all my toxic tales. I shall be playing a very kind, but a bit hard-to-understand, melancholic elf from the seaside, who now lives in the forest.
Project Picture:


There are a lot of better pictures of all the different parts if you click the link. In the end I am very pleased with the result (though of course dissatisfied with some things here and there).


and with that I realised I have not called out Bingo pretty much every time I have achieved one since the first one I claimed. However, this will be the last bingo I can claim because I have no time left to finish a newt and I have already crossed every single other square on that bingo chart. Sooo...
SUPERBINGO to me I guess ^^ This means I have... eh... uhm.... well.... a lot of them. All lines that doesn't include the newt-square. They really ought to teach maths at hogwarts, don't they?
26  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / My elven costume on: August 15, 2013 02:41:10 PM
A bit picture heavy... Sorry >.<

This autumn I will be going to a larp as the elfish "dreamer". She has the ability to predict the future and mainly stays put in one place all the time which means that for ones I get to play a classical elf-in-the-wood who doesn't have to have 100% practical clothes to be able to get around without getting caught in everything in the forest. Sooo-I present to you my first classical full-length elvish costume ^^ Jay.

As always I can point out sooo many things I am not pleased with, but I shall try to focus on the whole and say that I like it.

So, here she is.
I really like the absurd length of the sleeves, even though weaving the hem on them took forever.


Close up on the details. I card weaved them both in the same pattern but in different colours)


The dress is only closed halfway down, so it opens up on an underskirt with some light embroidery in the lower front.


close up on the embroidery (I am really lousy at decorating stuff and have never embroidered like this before)

Close up on the embroidery along the neckline


I wanted the costume to fit all kinds of weathers, so in case of colder days I also have additional sleeves/half gloves knitted in wool


And for the cold nights I of course have a cloak


For warmer days the entire sleeves of the dress can come of


aaaand sleeveless from the back.



what do you think? I could sort of pull it off, right?
27  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2013~ *Join at any time!* on: August 15, 2013 02:24:50 AM
Best  challange ever! <3
28  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2013~ *Join at any time!* on: August 13, 2013 01:34:18 PM
Pinkleo: That is a sh*t load of squares! Good job! And I love the colours!

CraftLadyMJ: Your wands are so adorable =)

ntrebleagain: I love those ties! I really don't like jewellery at all, cause I have some weird ocd-like issues with metal in contact with skin. But those really really rocks! So much I actually kind of want one. Which is to say a lot ^^


Class/Challenge/House Pride: August detention
House: Slytherin
Project Name: From the sea we came
Brief Description: So, I have gotten my role for the elf-larp I am going to this autumn, and it turns out my role is an outside elf from the seaside, so I decided to make an underskirt to go with my OWL-dress, with some light embroidery inspired by waves on it. It is folded up in the photo, so you can only see parts of it,but I will take better pictures later when posting my OWL I think...


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Qudditch- chaser
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Packed and ready
Brief Description: I always find bags to be very useful when out camping. To keep your crafting things, your hygiene-products, your candy. Your precious precious candy.... My preciousssss.....
(anyways, such dull simple bags, but I am really satisfied with the design I made which allowed them to be so very fast and easy to make (pretty much 10 min/bag), and still have them all lined and perfect in the finish.)


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Qudditch- Haversacking
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Finally!
Brief Description: Sooo.... I cut out the fabrics for this  cloak about 3 years ago. And made the terrible mistake of putting them together-allowing me to sort of be able to use it, as long as I pinned it together with a kilt pin. Big mistake, since that made it so much easier to be lazy and never have the motivation to finish it of in order to be able to properly use it. And let me tell you- 5 meters of hand stitching a frakking hem is not something you long to just pick up and finish. So in the end I pulled myself together, brought it along for a board game day with some friends and finally started working on  it. I assume it was my innocently, ladylike stitching that made no one even considered the possibility that I was a cylon. Need I say I killed those humans and totally won the game?
Anyway: What I did was hand stitch a sort of collar, attaching a closing-thingy and hemming the entire thing. Phew! So glad it is finally done! (and I shall get better pictures of this too eventually. I promise. My camera sucks...)


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Qudditch- Beater
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Wood for the woods
Brief Description:  I wanted my elf to be a weaver, so thus I want to bring along a weave, but not have to have it attached to myself as I usually do (putting it up between my foot and waists, forcing me to remain still). So I built this really simple sort of portable loom to bring with me. Most of the time was spend on cleaning the wood up, clearing it from twigs and the likes, and sharpening the pieces that goes in to the ground.


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Charms
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Worth the blisters
Brief Description: When working on my loom I realised that the random fallen branches I had picked up at the forest outside our house was a gorgeous piece of wood that simply begged to be used for something. So I made my very first attempt ever at wood carving. As you can see the result is crude to say the least, and very unpretty but considering I wasn't allowed to use my wand I am immensely proud that the end result is actually something usable at all! These knifes are for butter and honey.
29  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2013~ *Join at any time!* on: August 10, 2013 01:26:37 AM
ErinAquahearts: I am so, so, so sorry for you. My thoughts, my heart and my prayers are with you. Thank goodness you still have the heart to still craft, because such shocking news and being stuck in the hospital can really kill the spirit stone dead. There are no words big enough to fit the situation. All I can say is: that sucks. like, unsiversal-size suck.
Your jello-drawing however really rocks =) And your mug too, but the jello just made me smile ^^
(the red colour is for love and strenght<3)


noodle-bug: those banners are frakking gorgeous! I am in awe of your (and your friend's) skills!

badwolf314: your bookshelf rocks

pottermouth: Alton's tale is just... <3 And as far as my tardis stencil goes I stole the idea from something I saw on the internet, so please do continue the noble line of stealing^^

TooFewShoes: Welcome!

Pinkleo: I was wondering.. can one turn in Spew-items only to get spew credits, without them actually belonging to any certain class/challenge?

tiamatfire: I love your sweater! I wish I had the patience for such works because that one was really beautiful. I love cable knitted stuff!

patty_o_furniture: I love your hunger games doodle! And the chocolate swirl..... merlin'sbeard!I need that one! Now!


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Herbology
S.P.E.W: Women's shelter
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Meet Cherie
Brief Description: we got this old skirt donated to us, and it reminded me  so much of cherry blossom in the colouring and pattern, and we just knew that we needed to make a bunny out of it. So I did. Actually there will be a few bunnies from this skirt, but this is the first one
Project Picture:


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Quidditch-Cobbing
S.P.E.W: Women's shelter
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Sharpen your ears
Brief Description: This little fellow might not have very pointy elbows, but she her ears are lethal. Just look at all the skulls she has tattooed in her ears- one for each teddy she has killed!
Project Picture:


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Quidditch-Bumphing
S.P.E.W: Women's shelter
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Cuddle friend
Brief Description: This on is made out of children's clothes, and will be used to comfort children to. Honestly, is there any better protection in the dark night than someone to hold on to?
Project Picture:

30  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: The T in t-shirt is for Tardis on: August 06, 2013 12:49:33 AM
What a brilliant shirt!

P.s. you do know that the angel really has got the phone box! Peter Capaldi (the newly announced next doctor) played the Angel Islington in Neverwhere!

OMG! This must be one of moffats new crazy evilness! Getting an angel to pretend he's the doctor. Merlins bear, the time vortex! An angel in a tardis! Reality as we know it might collapse and have to reboot itself! Again...
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