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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Yard Sale Gold Mine on: January 24, 2008 08:32:55 PM
I bought a 50's table off craigslist and when I went to pick it up, the lady literally had a garage sale in her living room. She told me to look through everything and much to my delight, her mother was a craftster!

Here's what I got:

Fabric, dolls, a crocheted owl....

The Kewpie dolls are my favorite! 

2 rolls of old wrapping paper and a roll of 50's wall paper!

Here's the actual table that I got (I'm going to refinish it)

Any ideas on what to do with the wallpaper???

I might go back and buy the rest of her Kewpie dolls just to have.  They're basically NOS at $1.50 each!!!!
2  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Re: Owl Onesies on: January 24, 2008 09:09:19 AM
I got the owl fabric from a quilting store in southern California.  My mother in law took me shopping for fabric for my birthday.

I was very dubious about finding good fabric in a quilting store but they had tons and tons of great reproduction fabrics (just not very cheap - $8 a yrd).

We don't really have dollar stores in Northern California.  (We don't even have Walmart)

Is there anywhere else to get Gerber onesies cheap?

3  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Owl Onesies on: January 23, 2008 06:25:53 PM
I have a co-worker and a friend who just had baby boys.  I wanted to do some iron on transfers but had the idea of making patches out of some fabric.

I found some clearance onsies at Target (WHO knew they were so expensive?Huh) and cut the owl out of the fabric shown above.  I then used a heat transfer tape to iron on the onesie and the last step is to sew it down on the onesie itself so it's completely secure.   

I think I might use red thread.

4  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: unsightly notions! on: January 18, 2008 12:40:26 PM
Great idea!  I am also in love with this color combination!

5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Amy Butler fabric = yay! on: January 16, 2008 03:48:47 PM
Great job!  Very impressive that you did that without a pattern. 

I LOVE AB's fabric!
6  California / California: North / Re: NEW Crafting Group in the East Bay area? on: January 15, 2008 02:40:57 PM
I'm in Oakland and would love to join your group!
7  California / California: North / Re: East Bay crafters? on: January 15, 2008 02:38:13 PM

I'm an East Bay crafter too and would also like to find a group. 

I talked briefly with an Oakland girl on ETSy about a group that met once. 

Perhaps we can form our own group? I know theres gotta be more crafters in the East bay then just us 2!

8  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Post your photography in here :D on: January 10, 2008 10:34:33 AM
What beautiful pictures. 

It makes my heart ache because I want to travel so badly.

Thanks for posting these!
9  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 50 projects in a year craftalong. Anyone interested? on: January 10, 2008 10:24:49 AM
I really like that bag.  Did you have a pattern?
10  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: pillow cases (I stink at sewing!) on: January 10, 2008 10:23:33 AM
Cute.  It kinda looks retro-swedish.  I really like it.
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