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21  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / 1:12 scale miniatures on: August 08, 2009 08:48:54 PM
Here is a package I sent out for the Jazz up my dollhouse swap, I wanted to give it it's own thread:


The bunny is needlefelted nylon, my first time using nylon fiber and I love it!
The little brown specs next to the bunny are turds.
I didn't make the knife, cutting board, or grape basket, and I actually forgot to add the basket to the package, sorry Jessarama!








The underside of the bench- I based it off this one: http://newenglandminiatures.blogspot.com/2009/06/simple-bench.html
22  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Polar bear and new monster on: July 30, 2009 10:59:38 AM
Here are my most recent bigger projects:   







I was pretty impressed with myself for deciding to use a real shell for the snail.  I have tons of them lying around too, so I'm sure there will be more happy snails in my future.

And polar bear:






With his penguin friends:
23  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Miniature pocket pets and more on: June 26, 2009 09:33:20 PM
I've been getting back into clay finally.  Here is some of my recent stuff, everything is in 1:12 scale.















(The doghouse was made by mesp2k on etsy)
24  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Discussion and Questions / Can I get some camera reviews? on: June 11, 2009 08:45:25 AM
I need a good digital camera with a great macro feature.  I love the Cannon EOS series, but that it a little out of my price range, even at the used/refurbrished prices.  Undecided 

Most of the pictures I take are of very small things (1/12 scale miniatures, jewelry, and the like) and are taken indoors.   I don't really like having a lot of different lenses for different things.  Two is probably the most I would want to juggle.

Any suggestions? 
25  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Yarn-optional fiber swap on: April 19, 2009 05:44:03 PM
The fiber swaps I've seen seem to focus on yarn.  I love yarn, but generally have no use for it.  But I don't want to disclude you yarnies, so maybe we could try to pair up people wanting to swap yarn?  I am becoming increasingly addicted to fiber lately and have been building up my stash.  Who wants to swap?


4/28/09
We've merged!!  Come join the discussion for a huge fiber/yarn swap!
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=299185.0
26  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Discussion and Questions / Flocking/adding fur on: March 09, 2009 01:58:40 PM
Hi, after being led here: http://www.pixiwillow.com/critter_gallery.htm by craftylittlemonkey, I have regained my fascination with clay and "fur" mixed media.    Has anyone tried this?  I have plenty of wool, would that work for flocking? Do you just add a bunch in a bag, cover your sculpture in glue, and shake?  What kind of glue would you guys recommend?

And yes, I know there is a difference between flocking and adding hair the way the creator of aforementioned website does, but I'm interested in both, and I'd like to hear your experiences.
27  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Monster flowers. Winner of the monster felting challenge 09 on: February 25, 2009 08:55:54 AM
Here is my monster challenge entry.   Perhaps it is more dragon/alien than monster?  I don't know.  She is all wool except for the glass eyes and pipe cleaner neck.









voted winner of the monster felting challenge 09   Cheesy
28  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Terrariums on: February 20, 2009 07:49:49 PM
I've been wanting to make some terrariums for a while now, but I don't want to go tear moss/plants up out of the ground. Plus it's the middle of February.  But my work has a huge greenhouse and while I was walking through today I found a bucket of torn up moss and rotten tomatoes.  So I removed the tomatoes and swung in to goodwill on the way home, and voila! Terrariums on a whim.   Hopefully they live... I've never actually tried to grow moss before.  I tried to pick out the pieces with the most dirt attached:







Now. I have a lot of this:

leftover.  I'd like to dry it and use it for projects but I don't want it to turn brown.  How do I do that?
29  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / I'd like a miniature swap please. on: January 05, 2009 02:54:23 PM
I know there's a lot of you out there who have blythe dolls and the like, and I know they need stuff.   I've seen a few "craft for my doll" type swaps, but I've never joined, because I don't have dolls.  I do, however, like to create things in miniature, and my felted creatures also need stuff!    So I propose a general "miniature swap."  The questionairre could include what type/scale miniatures you are into as well as any specific wishes (clothing, furniture, food items, pets, etc).

I've never organized before, but I'd be willing to give it a shot, unless someone else would want to take over (or co-organize?)  I dunno. What do you guys think?
30  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / A plethora of needlefelted everything on: December 09, 2008 09:45:47 AM
So I haven't posted much lately, and this is why... I've been crafting my butt off.

My first larger endeavor into needlefelting:


The process got much quicker after the first one:





Note: I in no way support or encourage keeping any type of fish in a space this small. This project is purely for aestetic (?) purposes.


South Parkians






Ugly Bear








And owl butts:




I actually made a bunch of snowmen, but only took pictures of this one, for some reason.  And it was my least favorite
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