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41  Re: 2015 Annual DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: June 10, 2015 10:40:00 AM
Bushbaby - You are forgiven and that yarn looks good enough to eat.  Hope you have fun using it up!

Kookaloo Starr - Love all the cheerful colors in that afghan.  I'm sure the baby will love it!

And in general, I am highly amused by the stash migration going on in this thread.

It's been a while since I posted, so forgive the project dump.

In no particular order with no real explanation...


145 Picnic Dress by Trillian, on Flickr
154 Sunset Dress by Trillian, on Flickr


BoxHood by Trillian, on Flickr


Peach Perfect by Trillian, on Flickr
159 Hello Roz by Trillian, on Flickr

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42  Re: HP Craftalong ~ Summer Semester June 1-August 31, 2015 ~ Join Anytime! in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: June 09, 2015 01:41:58 PM
Class/Challenge/House Pride: Apparition
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Pink Squares
Project Page Link: n/a
Brief Description: When you're fabric has geometric patterns its pretty easy to see where you've made a mistake.  I had to put more effort into centering the bodice design making sure the hem was straight, and that the bodice and skirt met at a consistent point on the repeat all the way around the dress (although the gathers make it hard to see).


Hello Roz by Trillian, on Flickr 
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43  Re: HP Craftalong ~ Summer Semester June 1-August 31, 2015 ~ Join Anytime! in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: June 04, 2015 01:35:24 PM
Shout out for Ticket to Ride!  (And also for cooperative games - love me some Pandemic)

Moonflame - I love your corsets!!!  I've been meaning to try the paper towel and painters tape patterning method, and your lovely stuff might be the kick in the pants I need to give it a try.

Class/Challenge/House Pride: Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Bean - Earthworm
SPEW: Nope
House: Hooflepoof
Project Name: Sunset Dress
Project Page Link: n/a
Brief Description: I think this might have been the brightest fabric scrap in my stash.  Plus the organic stripes of the batik kind of remind me of the rings around earthworms...


Sunset Dress by Trillian, on Flickr


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44  Re: 2015 Annual DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: June 01, 2015 06:39:49 AM
June Themes


Beads! by April, on Flickr

Color: Orange
Pattern: Swirls
For: Teachers/Educators
Challenge: Make something "green" using things found in nature or from recycled materials.

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45  Re: HP Craftalong ~ Spring Semester Mar 1-May 31, 2015 ~ JOIN ANYTIME! in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: May 31, 2015 07:44:46 PM
Time for a late night project dump!  I literally just finished sewing/photographing one of these...

Class/Challenge/House Pride: DADA
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Horrible Hoodie
Project Page Link: BoxHood Pattern
Brief Description: When I am sick I tend to turn into a turtle, bundle myself up, and retreat from the world.  Hoodies are helpful in this regard, as they are extra cozy, allow you to avoid peoples' gaze, and provide an extra germ shield for the world at large.


BoxHood by Trillian, on Flickr

Class/Challenge/House Pride: Detention - April
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Rosie Dress
Project Page Link: n/a
Brief Description: The fabric of this dress is printed with roses, a flower known for their lovely scent.  With my bum sniffer, I will have to appreciate the flowers' aesthetic qualities more so than their aromatic ones.



Class/Challenge/House Pride: Potions
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: scutterbotch cookies
Project Page Link:n/a
Brief Description: Prep wise, this hardly counts towards the HP craftalong.  Basically the recipe is one package of betty crocker oatmeal cookie mix with a bag of butterscotch chips thrown in.  However, I have a teeny tiny apartment sized oven that will cook things unevenly or downright burn them if you try for more than one cookie sheet, and will only accommodate a cookie sheet that holds around 10 cookies (usually closer to nine, although you can sometimes squeeze a dozen.  I started in on these at 7:45 and took the last batch out of the oven at 9:15.  So much for the "ready in 20 minutes" claim on the bag.  Delicious, though.


146 Scutterbotch by Trillian, on Flickr

Class/Challenge/House Pride: SoAR
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Make-over for Cookie
Project Page Link: n/a
Brief Description: Meet Cookie, my mother's childhood doll.  Mom has always poo-pooed my doll hobby, but on a recent visit she handed me a towel wrapped bundle and asked if I could do anything for poor Cookie.  Boy, was she in rough shape.  Some rubbing alcohol, magic erasers, and elbow grease later I had most of the crud cleared off.  Couldn't do anything about her cloudy eyes, but I ordered her a wig to cover the holes Mom had poked in her head when she was little.  After her bath and new hair, she needed a sweet dress, since the only one she had was about 25 years old and very faded.  I worked up my own doll dress pattern based on my memories of mom making that dress when I was little, so it seemed right that Cookie should have on of her own, and surprisingly it fit.

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46  Re: HP Craftalong ~ Spring Semester Mar 1-May 31, 2015 ~ JOIN ANYTIME! in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: May 28, 2015 11:07:02 AM
Class/Challenge/House Pride: Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Bean
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Picnic Dress
Project Page Link: n/a
Brief Description: Looking through my doll clothes box you will mostly find shades of blue.  The mustard bean was a good challenge to move beyond this particular part of the spectrum.  I made this with a poly-blend scrap from my great-aunt's scrap bin, and my sewing machine hated it.  It tried to eat one of the skirts (I nearly lost it down the feed dogs) and severely mangled another.  Third time's the charm, though!


145 Picnic Dress by Trillian, on Flickr
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47  Re: SETTING UP FOR: HP Craftalong ~ Summer Semester - DO NOT POST HERE in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: May 26, 2015 06:46:12 AM
Flying Classroom


173 Bee in your bonnet by Trillian, on Flickr

Consider the Bee!  Throughout history bees have symbolized industry and community.  They have a beneficial relationship with humans, pollinating orchards and producing honey and beeswax.  While not of the honey producing variety, bumblebees are worthy creatures, with a large, fuzzy body, and loud buzz.  Our own Albus Dumbledore takes his family name from an archaic name for these noble creatures.  In the 20th century a misconception spread throughout the muggle community that physics was unable to explain how bumblebees managed to fly.  A more thorough understanding of aerodynamics proved that the flight of the bumblebee has nothing to do with magic, but the myth persists.  This semester, please produce a craft inspired by bumblebees and bees in general.
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48  Re: 2015 Annual DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: May 19, 2015 10:21:38 AM
Dulcet - Those skirts are amazing!  They should go like hot-cakes at your yard sale.  I wish I could fit them - I was just looking in my closet bemoaning the lack of summer skirts.

Kookaloo-Star - Those jeans are really nifty!  They look comfy too.

Speaking of jeans...

I found a stash of old jeans in my Dad's basement, some of which I remember wearing in middle school.  Why did I keep these?  I have no idea.  Some still fit, but the knees have gone, so they've gone into the recycling pile.  My first attempt to use up some of the fabric had mixed results, but I've got plenty more for a second (or third) try. 


Mom Jeans by Trillian, on Flickr

Still haven't quite used up my cupcake fabric, but I'm not sure I have enough left for another pillowcase cuff. 


127 Pillowcase Practice by Trillian, on Flickr

And a doll sweater, like you do...


123 Seven Dwarves Sweater by Trillian, on Flickr
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49  Re: HP Craftalong ~ Spring Semester Mar 1-May 31, 2015 ~ JOIN ANYTIME! in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: May 17, 2015 06:58:53 PM
Moonflame - Wow, she got home fast!  Love all the things you're making her.  It's addictive, no?

And in a similar vein, popping by with my Olive bean submission before diving into my stash in search of something bright...

Class/Challenge/House Pride: Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Bean - Olive
SPEW: n/a
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Unexpected Mom Jeans
Project Page Link: Unfortunately the tutorial is on a members-only forum
Brief Description:  I have two dolls that share one body (that makes a lot more sense if you're in the hobby but is kind of creepy otherwise).  They have very different personalities and tastes in clothes, but one thing they can agree on is that jeans go with everything.  They also agree that I don't make very stylish examples of said jeans.  I'll be giving it another shot before admitting defeat.


Mom Jeans by Trillian, on Flickr
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50  Re: HP Craftalong ~ Spring Semester Mar 1-May 31, 2015 ~ JOIN ANYTIME! in Craftalongs by gaudiknight on: May 09, 2015 10:49:03 AM
Class/Challenge/House Pride: Apparition
SPEW: ConKerr
House: Hufflepuff
Project Name: Practice Pillowcase
Project Page Link: see above
Brief Description:  Pillowcases hold pillows.  In a pinch, they can also double as laundry bags, and make great "running away from home" sacks.  They are also great practice when you're trying out a new sewing machine! *happy dance*


127 Pillowcase Practice by Trillian, on Flickr
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