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11  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Crocheted stuff... on: October 10, 2014 09:23:13 AM
Thanks all for your nice comments!  Cheesy

I just like crocheting so much, it is relaxing, not too expensive and you can bring it with you. So a good thing to do while waiting, driving along in the card, and so on.

You should try the puff stitch, really not so complicated at all! It does look that way, the only 'tricky' part is to create loops of the same size. You can find lots of tutorials on youtube. That helped me a lot. I made two and then crocheted them together.

@ liliv, I think it is easier to learn than sewing. Plus if it doesn't work out, you just pull the tread and start all over again, haha!  Smiley

I also crocheted a poncho, a monkey and a cactus... Now to find the time to take and post pictures...
12  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Cobalt blue tarantula on: October 09, 2014 11:24:08 AM
Eeep!! Spiders scare the heck out of me!! Except the really tiny ones.

I don't feel any different about the felted blue spider, but that means you did a GREAT job!! It looks way too real even though it is blue  Grin

This rocks and so do you!  Cheesy
13  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Faux Taxidermy - introducing Sheldon, the Shoebill Crane on: October 09, 2014 11:17:59 AM
I love him! And the story you wrote too! Haha, who knew a bird could have such an attitude  Wink

Thanks for sharing your bird, story and the progress pics!  Smiley

This rocks!!
14  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Crocheted stuff... on: October 09, 2014 11:01:18 AM
Hi all!

I refound my love for crochet and can't stop  Smiley So here are a few of my projects.


African flowers, these were for Calabaza in the IYP swap. So fun to make, quick and relaxing.


This was made with the puff stitch. I fell in love with the looks and had to learn it! It isn't difficult, but it took a few to get it more even. I am pretty proud of this! I did have a pattern, but that didn't work for me so I went with what looked good. It is lined and handsewn onto the purse frame.
Also for Calabaza for the IYP swap.


I received such a cute little jar with cozy like this one as a thank you-gift and had to try and make one myself. I used a large glass jar and tried a pattern I liked. Simply single and double crochet, nothing fancy. I really like it! Romantic with a large candle...  Smiley

Thanks for looking!  Cheesy (c&c is always welcome!)
15  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Another re-loved book :) on: October 08, 2014 01:24:05 PM
I think it is up to others to decide you are an artist or not! I think you are a great artist!

The book is so special, pretty and I love it!

This rocks!  Smiley
16  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: IYP 26: So you think you can craft! Gallery on: October 08, 2014 08:20:59 AM
Thanks for your nice comments ladies! I love crocheting and the puff stitch was a new stitch I wanted to learn. I saw a picture of purse made with the puff stitch and it came with a tutorial, which I didn't understand  Roll Eyes haha so I googled for the puff stitch and tried and tried untill iI was satisfied. Not very difficult though. I will have to look if I can find the picture and the tute for it.

Using the African flower for a pocket is a good idea! Why didn't I think of that!!
I loved swapping with you, C! If you need any more flowers, just pm and I crochet them for you  Smiley

P_E_S_T that felted doll... wow! Beautiful!! And the journal is such a treasure! I will have to go and look at it more closely! Will do so another time.

Averia, your stitches are the neatest! Those bears are so cute! Love the the handbag too!
17  NEWS AND DISCUSSION ABOUT CRAFTSTER / Latest News / Re: 10/28/08 - sweets4ever and mr.sweets4ever made the best project ever... on: October 07, 2014 01:08:29 PM
And he is still adorable! Uhm no, he is very cool!  Grin
Love his lovely smile, his tie and that you practicing poses!

Thanks for sharing!  Smiley
18  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Eat Drink and Be Scary on: October 07, 2014 01:03:47 PM
it is fun and the stitching is so neat! Great job Lindy!!  Smiley
19  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: IYP 26: So you think you can craft! Gallery on: October 06, 2014 10:30:30 PM
Smedley, I love the matchbook frame. The little houses are adorable. But I love the doll as well.

Artsycandice, the wall hanging and the felt doll are superb! I love felted dolls so much. Yours is gorgeous!

tapestrymlp, the paintings are wonderfull but the snoopy stumpwork hanger is my favourite! So tiny and very cool!

I admire you stumpwork Craftsters a lot!  Smiley
20  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Kirigami Tote Bag on: October 03, 2014 02:21:01 PM
Eeepp!! I love it!! The design is awesome and your bag is so pretty!


Now I want one  Cheesy  when were we going to swap again  Wink  Grin
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