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1  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Craftster vs. Pin Craftalong on: May 13, 2014 03:04:59 AM
Can I join this one Smiley
http://www.pinterest.com/polychromical/

My first tackle will probably be this one:
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/25192079139280083/
2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2014--Let's continue the craftiness! on: January 09, 2014 02:42:08 AM
Currently in progress:
- Pink regency gown (re-doing back lacing piece)
- Black harem pants for myself (cut)

Finished projects:
1. Green undertunic for the BF
2. Brown overcoat for the BF
3. Headscarf for the BF
4. Plain tunic for the BF
5. 15 scary kids drawings for theatre
6. Leather snake patch for T
7. Leather bird patch for I
8. Raven bracer for myself
9. Plain tunic for bf
10. Plain tunic for bf
11. Leather chest armour
12 leather kidneybelt
13. New faceplate for kidneybelt
14. Pants for bf
15. Shoulderrigs for armour
16. Plain tunic for bf
17. Pants for bf
18. Tabbard for bf
19. Headscarf for bf
20. Animal hat for Zealand

Proposals
- Another foldover tote (in white) http://www.pinterest.com/pin/25192079139280083/
- Bustle skirt http://www.pinterest.com/pin/25192079138625500/
- Pair of pants for BF
- Make straps for white sheepskin
- Tunic for the BF with applique
- White shirt for brother
- Dress for niece
- two full viking costume sets
3  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 2013 Annual DeStash-Along on: February 19, 2013 11:45:01 AM
Joining so I can destash a bit.

I have a closet full of fabric about 10 still unused patterns and a whole box of wool for felting.
4  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! on: January 29, 2013 04:30:59 AM
My master list

Fnished:
1. Happiness is a warm gun shirt for Zealand
2. Navan banner for Zealand
3. Bag for Zealand
4. White off shollulder sweater
5. Red and black furry legwarmers
6. Set of red and black dreadfalls
7. Vest for 7gates
8. Pirate coat for 7gates
9. White lampshade for theatre
10. Full set desgin for levertraan
11. Hat for red
12. Short sleeved coat for Indi
13. Tunic for Indi
14. Another tunic for Indi
15. Tunic for leo
16. Pouch for Gwynn
17. 300 fabric strip coat for Gwynn
18. patched pants for Jessie
19. 3 dirty and patched shirts for Jessie
20. Long apron for Jessie
21. Patchwork pants for Lindsey
22. Torn sweater for Lindsey
23. Black bag for Erryn
24. Dress for Erryn
25. Hooded scarf for Erryn
26. pants for Silvi
27. pants for Tegi
28. pants for Tegi
29. 3 last minute ragged robes
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.





Planned
- t-shirt quilt
- Bear hat for Zealand
- Pattern weights
- Zipper earbuds
- Wooden rune discs
- Counters for gaming
- Nine men Morris board plus gaming pieces
- Fox and Geese board plus gaming pieces
- felted dreads for Khatt and Kai
- Finishing my first ever knitted scarf
5  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Ongoing Holiday List Swap Round 7 on: September 11, 2012 12:43:58 PM
I claim lydiaharper for some moustache wall art

Claims: 1/0/0

I'm Susan 21 years old from The Netherlands (important when sending) I still live at home with my mum and 20 year old brother. My boyfriend lives about 2 hours away near Amsterdam. I have a pretty alternative group of friends with a geeky twist with whom I play LARP and tabletop roleplaying games. I will keep updating this list.



Wishlist:
For my mum my brother and my boyfriend I would like stockings. Filling a stocking is not common in Holland and I would love to share this tradition with my family. However it is impossible to fing cute stockings over here. Stocking stuffers fitting the people below would also be awesome!

For my brother who has a plethora of disabilities (both mental and physical) and loves the muppets, the sea and detective shows (NCIS, Bones) He's going to be living on his own soon but he will only have a bedroom to fill.
- A nice sturdy (he has no mouth control so bites trough thin material) coffee cup with a muppet or NCIS (he loves Gibbs) image on it.
- something with steadler and waldorf from the muppets, maybe a piece of cute wall-art

For my mum currently runs two jobs, very passionate women who I'm very proud of. She's teaching middle school and is the main caretaker for my brother. Her secret ambition is to be an interior decorator Tongue
- A nice notebook with blank pages for sketching and glueing images. On the outside could be some inspiration she loves beach houses, clean and fresh interiors and lots of white.
- A framed quote (maybe papercrafted) about following your dreams no matter what it takes.
- A nice bookmark, nothing thick. She loves reading as relaxation at night. Might be a cute extra.

For my boyfriend 23 years old, lovely guy who has a passion for leathercrafts, LARP and dancing. He loves handmade goods a lot! and has a love for antiques.
- A nice notebook with an old feel maybe a leather or parchment cover?
- The avengers quote: ''Puny god'' on a piece of artwork, feel free to be creative.
- An avengers stuffy, Loki or ironman would be awesome.

For my friends they're LARP-ers and roleplayers
- Dice necklaces for the girls (nothing too girly)
- Steampunk jewelry
- Dice bags, I prefer lined ones, and they would have to be nice and big (think make-up bag size) Fun fabrics like pirate prints are appreciated.

For me:
- A camera strap with fabric so I don't hurt my neck anymore. I have a canon 600D
- Any quote from my pinterest board: http://pinterest.com/polychromical/quote-love/ as a hoopla or framed/canvas wall-art or even on something like a tote-bag.


Supplies

- any fabrics even scraps I can use
- cogs, gears and keys
- any leftover electricity bits, broken led lights, displays, print cards etc.
6  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 Projects 2012--Join here and post your lists ! on: December 31, 2011 05:31:24 PM
I'm gonna join in too, just started making a list but it includes a lot of costuming and those will exist of multiple pieces so the numbering might be a bit fuzzy.

Progress:
Done - 29/50
(last update: 9/9/2012
1- Needlebook
2- 2 reversible dicebags
3- Lined London hood
4- Brown LARP pants
5- 50 throphy cords for Shamans
6- Scarf with strips
7- pants for a friend
8- Blue LARP pants
9- Black overcoat
10- Blue overcoat
11- 2 dreamcatchers
12- chainmaille bracelet
13- Artwork for swap angeling
14- Legcarrier for my larpdagger
15- Leather kidneybelt
16- Bad tunic for Romeo and Juliet
17- Leather kidneybelt
18- leather tanktop with high collar
19- Grey pants
20- Grey shirt
21- Brown shirt
22- Brown wool overcoat
23- Cowl to go with the leather top
24- Carriers for water bottles
25- Shirt for DF
26- Shirt for DF
27- Blue linen peasant skirt
28- Blue linen peasant blouse
29- Blue venetian mask
30-

Planned
Sewing:
- 5 simple drawstring pouches for herbs etc.
- PJ pants
- Standard LARP pants in off-white, black and maybe green
- A green wool overcoat for Drachenfest
- Wrap pants
- Morning/night wrap for drachenfest
- Simple cotton (embroidered?) pj pants with drawstring waist.
- Shirt from a square with added embroidery
- Surgical mask
- kimono top
- shaman bag
- Showerbag
- First aid kit to go onto belt
- Sixties dress
- Make-up bag
- Fabric weights
- T-shirt quilt
- Redo pink pockets to Red

Things to go in or with our new tent:
- wooden sidetable
- Anarquendor banner
- Floorcover
- Room dividers

Chainmaille crafts:
- dicebag
WIP - Anarquendor panel for corset
- Handjewelry
- matching earrings/bracelet/necklace set
WIP - Officers cords

Leather crafts:
- Brown steampunk chest/utility harness.
- Shaman collar
WIP- Shaman kidney belt

Random crafts that don't fit anything else:
- 5 handmade postcards for special people in my life
WIP- 10 pages of ritual book for when I play werewolf
- shaman leatherbound book
- 40 wacky felted dreads
- Wallpanel to show of my badges.
- Painting lanterns for LARP so they're no longer ugly boring plastic.
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / 1920/30's formal - in winter on: November 09, 2011 07:23:13 AM
I'm going to an event which includes a somewhat formal occasion. The year is 1927 but all attendees have gotten some creative freedom to go anywhere between roughly 1920 and 1935 and to not take the dresscode too strict since it's a one occasion costume. My character is a nurse and there's not a single chance she'd appear in a flapper dress.
Besides that, it's gonna be mid-December and the event is taking place outside for most of it so I need some kind of vest/cover/jacket to got with the dress.

Until now I found these patterns, I'm curious what you guys think and which one would be best

This is the most decent 1930's pattern, I think the design is ok and might look allright on me. I will wear flat boots with this gown though, I can't wear heels for an entire weekend.
http://www.naaipatronen.nl/historische-kostuums-patronen/dames/folkwear-237.html

This is a more modern dress but I quite like it. I can wear a longsleeve under it and leggings. The main thing with this one would be finding a descent coat to go with it.
http://www.naaipatronen.nl/galakleding-patronen/dames/vogue-v8241.html

A less fitting but I believe gorgeous dress: It will have to be a bit shorter though and again I need a wrap to go with it.
http://www.naaipatronen.nl/galakleding-patronen/dames/burda-7572.html

What do you think? any suggestion how to weatherproof these dresses. Or maybe some other suggestions for useful patterns?

8  Calls for Swap Angels / Swap Angel Archive / Re: 1 International Angel needed for Snack Swap 4 on: September 09, 2011 04:04:06 AM
i have sent you a message.
9  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: exam pieces for make-up school on: April 20, 2011 11:38:25 AM
The first two both took me 5 hours, the make-up was finished in 2 and a half.
10  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: exam pieces for make-up school on: April 18, 2011 10:15:06 AM
The whiskers are the center parts of small bird feathers. I just used a glue which is originally meant for glueing on fake beards.
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