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1  Re: Giant Multi-Theme Swap Round 4 Signups 6/4-6-18 Sendouts 9/18 in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by malisha on: July 22, 2016 07:15:13 AM
So... checking in
Crafting is slow this week, but I'm still working!
Found a perfect place to cut some ______________ for a theme I was missing a small!!

But for now, as I promised, meet my beloved David Tennant
(The doctor, Kilgrave, Barty Crouch Jr, DI Alec Hardy and as I havent seen gracepoint, I dont know his name as the detective)

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2  Fave band in Stenciling: Completed Projects by malisha on: June 15, 2016 04:51:15 PM
So my husband and I are total fans of a rock band called La Vela Puerca, they are from Uruguay, and I decided to make him this:

It's all stenciled, the hardest part was to cut the many figures in the arm, but I loved how simple and cool it turned out. He's in love with it

and a detailed picture of the arm

I hope you like it
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3  old sports t shirt, but I loved how it turned out in Stenciling: Completed Projects by malisha on: June 15, 2016 04:46:00 PM

I made this t shirt for my halfbrother's half brother... I call him my 1/4 brother, he's a hockey player and, back then, when I gave this to him, he was a huge Ovechkin's fan.

It's stenciled, It was hard to get the transition from blue to black but I loved to play with the colors and the layers! I had much fun with this t shirt! And the best part, he still has it.

So here's the mandatory action shot.

What do you think?
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4  old projects... now published in Knitting: Completed Projects by malisha on: June 15, 2016 04:39:58 PM
I went MIA for about two years, lots of crazy things went by and I just couldnt find the time to craft, needless to say it was impossible to post...

so I'm coming back to post all the stuff I didnt post in two years.

This is a crocodile scarf I knitted for a cold winter, I think it's very cute, but doesnt loose her glam hehe!

The pattern is a very easy squared knit and purl with ocasional increases and decreases to create the shape

Action shot

I hope you like it.

Also, as part of a swap, I knitted an owl hat and a fox scarf

c & c welcome
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5  Re: Keep Me Warm Round 3 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by malisha on: February 27, 2014 10:14:15 PM
Yeaaah!!! I got mine (actually I got it three days ago, but was too busy)
I was so excited that I forgot to take an initial picture, so here it is:

First of all (as I opened the package) I found this cool microwaveable bowl cozy
which I cant wait to try

Then, wrapped under the cozy was this lovely kisses trinket holder which inmediately went into use and now is proudly holding my ulcer medication, and next to my Frida Kahlo's box hehe

After that, this hen came out of the package, I'm not sure if I want to display it in my kitchen or if I want it to be a pincushion, but the dogs keep trying to steal it.
I swear it looks better in real life, cellphone camera does not do it justice

And last in the fabric package was this super warm (AND PINK) quilted scarf, with tiny little hearts quilted all around, and it's funny that day I was wearing pink hehe

A bow garland, that I swear it's not going to stay on that ugly wall, I just used my Frida Kahlo's pictures to hang it for a picture, but it's moving into the kitchen door I think.

A heart shaped thing, forgot the name (remember i'm not an english speaker) that i turned into a shopping list and everybody around the house loves it

And last but definitely not least, 6 different flavors of hot chocolate mix, fighting myself hard not to drink it all one after another!

As you can see I'm totally and madly in love with my package, thank you rscowtown    for being such a cool partner!!!
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6  craft my idol swap in The Swap Gallery by malisha on: May 13, 2012 03:13:44 PM
swap gallery!

post your goodies here!

main thread here
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7  craft my idol swap (signups march 1-15, sendouts april 20) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by malisha on: March 01, 2012 06:00:48 PM

Swap name: craft my idol swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: malisha
Sign-up date range: March 1 - March 15
Date to send item by: april 20
Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No
Restricted to people who all live in the same country? No
Additional Age requirement? 16 +

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: NO
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
- Is at least 18 years old: yes! thank god!

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES

Details of swap:  THIS IS A FANATIC SWAP, YOU WILL SEND THE NAMES OF YOUR 5 IDOLS (THAT CAN BE ARTISTS, WRITERS, PAINTERS, CHEFS, PRESIDENTS... YOU NAME IT) AND YOUR PARTNER WILL CRAFT SOMETHING INSPIRED ON  OR RELATED TO THEM, I KNOW THAT CRAFTING A PERSON IS REALLY HARD (ALTHOUGH SOME BRAVE PEOPLE MAY WANT TO) SO ITS NOT CRAFTING THEM, BUT CRAFTING ABOUT THEM. GET IT? i mean, you can make a poppet or a doll, if you're really good at it, or you can screenprint a tshirt.. but if you dont feel sure about making a face, you can always make something inspired on them... the possibilities are endless

It will be a 6 points swap, you can choose between sending 1 big 1 medium and 1 small;  1 medium and 2 smalls or 3 mediums.  But remember to send something of the quality you would like to receive!

If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

Name of swap:  craft my idol swap
Craftster username: malisha
Email address:
Your real name:
Mailing address INCLUDING THE COUNTRY (i dont live in the us and really suck at geography,so i could use a little help):

Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that you are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval (YES/NO)

1. make a list of at least 5 of your idols from the most important to the least, and say briefly why are they your idols.

2.  Favorite colors?
3.  Least favorite colors?
4.  is there anything you would really like to receive (no garantees, just a clue to your partner):
5.  Is there anything you would prefer NOT to receive?
6.  Is there any theme you would feel unconfortable working with? (eg.. religious figures etc)
7.  Do you have any allergies that are strong enough to prevent you from being partnered with certain people?
8.  Do you have any other allergies or things to avoid (such as nickel or animal products)?
9.  Do you have any allergens (pets, smoke) in your house?
10.  What crafts can you do?
11.  If your partner wants to include a snack, is there anything he/she should avoid?
12.  Would you be okay with sending extras? (talk to your partner about it first):
13.  Do you have any wists, Etsy favourites, pinterest... etc etc etc....
14.  Something else about you, that can help your partner craft something better for you:


Also, remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find other rules about participating in a swap

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8  Re: The Ongoing Poppet and Punkin-Along in Craftalongs by malisha on: February 11, 2012 07:06:28 PM
Hi!!! it's been over a year without posting!!!
I made this for my boyfriend, a zodiac knights (saint seiya, or whatever) fan....

Aquarius Camus

Here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=403761.0 is his post
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9  Camus, guardian of Aquarius (Saint Seiya) poppet in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by malisha on: February 11, 2012 07:04:19 PM
I made this for boyfriend, as he is such a fan of saint seiya, and he was born in february, so I made him an aquarius gold saint for his birthday. (the picture is the original one, just for comparision, i know it's not the same... but was the best i could, i'm planning on kidnapping him to make him boots and the cape)

It took me about a month to do, but was totally worth it. His robes were a total pain to make!!! i made the body first and then decided to make another and quilt it (mistake!!!) besides... the golden fabric was sooo thin that kept breaking all the time (until I remembered a magic word.... INTERFACE!!!)

Hands are poseable, but decided to give him as a picture i saw.

and this is how he got it (my sister made a flower for him and decided to put it in his hand)

C & c welcome!!
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10  Re: Decked Out for Deathly Hallows Swap Gallery in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by malisha on: November 17, 2010 02:19:23 PM
Sorry for not posting! I got my package a week ago, but had to go on an unseen trip!

here's what I got

First of all.. this awesome gryffindor scarf which has barely left my neck in the last week

Then this Dobby puppet which I loved

This cool every flavored beans bag with jelly beans inside!! And I'm kind of ashamed to say they didnt make it to the movie!

and the best extra I've ever got:

The friday night knitting club has been on my wishlist for about 2 years!!! I'm so happy to finally have it!!
and another crafty/girly book (I love girly books)

Thanks!!! I loved my package!! now... let's hope you get yours soon!!!!
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