So instead of knitting at my weekly knit night, we decided to do Shrinky Dinks! I had never done them before, so I drew out a few designs beforehand, and they are so much fun! The best part is when they shrink - they curl up and get so tiny! I used the opaque kind of plastic and colored them with Sharpies. Here's what I made:
- I put some in front of their original drawings to show the scale -
This is how I spend the summer - crafts of all kinds. I have re-discovered the beauty of hemp (after visiting a hippie store and finding my stash of hemp from middle school). I've decided instead of getting up and getting a job this summer, I am going to just do many, many crafts - hemp is definitely one of them.
These are both chokers made with 1mm hemp. Yum.
And I'm terribly sorry if this picture doesn't work.
This was made for a friend's birthday at the last minute. The one on the left is the original I based the red one off of. It looks crappy, but I guess you could say it has that ugly cuteness to it, doncha think?
Well, first off, this dress was modified from Simplicity's 5238. Someone *looks around* didn't read the sizes before everything was cut, and it ended up being too small around the waist, so my mom and I came up with the idea of doing a corset back on a separate top from bottom. I got a cool little eyelet/snap clamp thing to do the back, so it looks pretty darn professional looking. (Man, was I nervous doing that - trying not to mess up the entire back punching holes the night or two before prom.) I hope you like it. Comments, please!
Does anyone here live in or very close to Pueblo? If so, I would love to have a craft night. Maybe at someone's house or the Daily Grind - someplace comfy! Please let me know if you would be interested!
What better way to circulate Noney than on Craftster - where the ultimate artists, sewers, knitters, hookers, etc. are found?! The People's Currency - that's what it's called. I just love it! Now, I do not have any Noney, but would be very interested in making/sending something to someone who does have some. Also, it would be so cool if we could do swaps on/off Craftster and do them for Noney.
I really hope you all will be as interested in this as I am!!!
I finally have started organizing it. During this past summer, I decided to create a Fiber Arts Club (FAC) at my high school. Each month or couple weeks or so, the club would donate at least one (knitted, crocheted, weaved, etc) item to a needy organization here in town or anywhere else in the world. Each week we would have a person (or me, or the sponsor) teach the group something new (knitting, crocheting, cross-stich, weaving, etc.). Others and I would make some new friends, and we and others around the world can benefit from us. The first meeting will be after school on Thursday, Oct. 6. Do y'all think I should make flyer, posters, etc? If so, what should they say? AND, I'm planning on going onto the announcements (on the tv, mind you, since i'm in key club and all (sorry for tooting my own horn)) and tell the student body about my ideas. I would appreciate any input on these thoughts. Thanks in advance! ~Sara~