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1  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Stitched Heart + Initial Tree on: April 25, 2012 03:26:42 PM
My Cousin to Be's bridal shower is this Sunday, along with the items I purchased from their registry I wanted to include something handmade.  I got the pattern from http://www.themodernladyblog.com/index.php/2011/02/02/heart-tree-carving-embroidery-pattern-tutorial/.  I purchased a frame for $3.99 but when I removed the cardboard corners the corners of the frame weren't matched up, it looked more like a $1 frame.  So I Mod Podged some scrapbook papers on the sides to mask this imperfection.  I really hope she (they) like it.


2  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Magazine Tree in Coffee Table Tray on: January 27, 2011 01:18:41 PM
I have had this http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=343486.0 post by KatyMai bookmarked forever!  Today was a snow day and this project didn't take very long at all.  This tray was all dusty and not being used....it now has new life to it.
Before I put in the glass...

And after...

Thanks for looking!  Grin
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / My 1st Knitted Purse on: June 20, 2010 01:05:39 PM
PATTERN: Drawstring Bag by Carol J. Sulcoski featured in KnitScene
YARN: Loops & Threads Impeccable
COLOR: Seaside Ombre
I changed the needle sizes from 6 & 7 to 7 & 8 and also added a 36" Moss Stitch strap. 

I made this for a swap partner but I've already started on one for myself using a cream colored fleck yarn.  I plan on using a brown satin ribbon for the drawstring and I might skip the strap (it took forever).  Thanks for lookin', I am so proud of it.  Grin
4  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Quick & Easy Swap (Round 3?) on: May 08, 2010 08:28:27 PM
This was an awesome stress free swap..... Round 2 Gallery.  Would anyone be interested in another round?
5  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Dishalicious Dishcloth/Washcloth Swap Rd 10 Gallery on: May 08, 2010 02:46:34 PM
Gallery for Dishalicious Swap

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Recv'd
Sent & Recv'd
Feedback Left

Sejimara <>  hopes
LolaandBean <> Sejimara
norahkate  <> froggmomma
gerbilgal <> Homerof2
Disco Queen Highness <> waterbaby
craftADDchick <> Vdbonnett
6  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Dishalicious Dishcloth/Washcloth Swap Rd 10 (MAIL BY 5/17) on: April 25, 2010 08:00:39 PM
Swap name: Dishalicious Dishcloth/Washcloth Swap Rd 10
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Sejimara
Sign-up date range: 4/25/2010-5/3/2010
Date to send item by: 5/17/2010



Limited to a certain number of people?: 24

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

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: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: limited to 24 participants
- Is at least 18 years old: YES

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:
Dishcloth or Washcloth swap. Can be knit or crochet. Participants can sign up to send 1, 2 or 3 dishcloths/washcloths. Please make all cloths with cotton yarn. More can be swapped as long as both partners agree.

Past Galleries
Round 7:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=290914.0
Round 8:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=295103.0
Round 9:  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=319776.0


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

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Confirm that are at least 16 years old or, if not, that you have moderator approval(YES/NO)
Number of cloths you want to swap 1-3?
Is there any other information you would like your partner to know? (ie, favorite colors, allergies, likes/dislikes, etc.):



IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.

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

PARTNERS:
Sejimara <>  hopes
LolaandBean <> Sejimara
norahkate <> froggmomma
gerbilgal <> Homerof2
Disco Queen Highness <> waterbaby
craftADDchick <> Vdbonnett

GALLERY
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Quick & Easy Scarf on: March 17, 2010 01:03:32 PM
Long Green Scarf 2.5x 63 plus fringe (my first time adding fringe to a scarf)


I made this one for the Quick & Easy Swap.  My partner wanted something knitted & warm.  One of her favorite colors is Spring Green.  I used Red Heart Designer Sport Yarn in Celadon. I cast on 24 stitches with size 9 needles.  Stitch pattern =  K2, P2 every row.  Super Easy!

Here it is when it was just a WIP! The color is so much better in this pic.

Thanks for lookin'. Smiley

8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / 80's Cartoon Swap on: February 25, 2010 05:50:56 PM
So I found this gallery of a previous swap featuring 80s Cartoons.  This looks like a really fun swap....and it doesn't have to be HUGH either. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=311539.0

I was so into Fragle Rock, The Smurfs, Jem and the Holograms, Thundercats, Inspector Gadget...OMG, the list goes on and on.

I am not able to organize...are you?
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Sampler Scarf--need some help! on: January 31, 2010 03:36:51 PM
HELLO CRAFTY CRAFTSTER KNITTERS, looking for some help.
I have been wanting to make a sampler scarf for a long time and it's now made it on my 2010 list of things to make-UGH the pressure!

I've found two patterns and I'm still not satisfied.  Here's my dilemma:
#1 One scarf is too long @ 6.5" x 72.5" and the other is too wide @ 9" x 68".
AND
#2 They both use four different stitch patterns repeated several times through out.  I would rather do enough different patters to only repeat them like once (maybe 6?)

I am a self taught knitter and I've never made a pattern before.  I get the part about making sure there is a border.  But I seem to get all mixed up trying to figure out how to change up the pattern when the stitch patterns have odd and even numbers of multiples.

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks so much.
Cheesy
10  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Fishy Cross Stitch Magnet on: January 29, 2010 06:04:55 PM
Made this cross stitched magnet today !
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