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1  Re: Fabric Basket Swap GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by zkatom on: March 14, 2012 07:13:32 PM
Great package fiddlegirl8!!!  All of the baskets are super cute!

I received an AMAZING package from my partner Eclectic Dreamer on Monday.  I'm sorry it took me so long to post pictures, this week has been much more of a train wreck than I expected. 

She made a really beautiful basket.  I love black with vibrant colors and she found some amazing fabric.  I really love it!  She also did an amazing job centering the fabric!  I always try to work with fabrics where it doesn't matter if you center something...lol.  Smiley



She also sent me four coasters straight off my pinterest!  I love them - so cute and nautical.  Cheesy



I had asked for Christmas ornaments in my questionnaire and she sent me really cute bear ornaments and M&M ornaments.  She also included a tiny notebook made from a paint chip. 





Thank you so much for the awesome package!!!  I love everything!
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2  Re: Ongoing ATC Swap - February 2012's GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by zkatom on: March 09, 2012 05:16:47 PM

I feel bad that I still haven't posted zkatoms ATC... I wanted to post it together with the other card when it arrives.

No problem!  I'm behind posting pictures myself.  Speaking of that, a big thank you to Witchhippie and kuraikatara for amazing ATCs!!!!

Witchhippie sent me two adorable crayon ATCs.  I especially love the cat Cheesy -





kuraikatara sent me an amazing drawing of the Enterprise NCC-1701-D.  The picture doesn't do it justice -



Big thanks to both of you!!!!! 

This is also the first time I've been able to catch up with the gallery in awhile.  Man, all of the cards are awesome!  I always love looking through the ATC swap galleries.  There is so much creativity everywhere! 
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3  Re: Ongoing ATC Swap - February 2012's GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by zkatom on: March 04, 2012 06:09:26 AM
I received an awesome key themed card from gala_apples!  I love the colors - it is much brighter in person.  Thanks!

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4  Re: Fabric Basket Swap GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by zkatom on: March 02, 2012 03:02:19 PM
Those mittens are amazing!!!!  I love everything in the gallery!

Eclectic Dreamer can't find her camera, so she asked me to post pictures of what I sent -

Basket - I kept it pretty simple, but then added a fabric flower





I made her a journal for the other item.  I recently took a coptic book binding class and have been trying to make sure all I learned sticks. Smiley It actually isn't too hard once you learn the stitch.  I collaged the covers with some ephemera I had and included a couple cat silhouettes.  Cheesy

Front cover -



Back cover -



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5  Edward Scissorhands in Amigurumi: Completed Projects by zkatom on: February 27, 2012 05:36:04 PM
I made this Edward Scissorhands amigurumi for a really awesome swap partner a couple months ago and am just getting around to posting pics.  He is based on the amazing Edward made by shelina - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=324425.0

I actually modified a pattern for a Captain Jack Sparrow amigurumi (I felt it was pretty fitting) to get the general body shape. Cheesy I made up the fingers as I went along, using floral wire to make them bendable.  Overall, I'm pretty happy with how it turned out and my swap partner liked it too.  Smiley  C&C welcome!





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6  Re: Ongoing ATC Swap - February 2012's GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by zkatom on: February 27, 2012 05:27:16 PM
Thanks for posting the picture Brackish Potato!  Here is the ATC at my place:



I love Pride and Prejudice!  It is one of those novels that I read whenever I just need something diverting and familiar.  I love all of Mr. Bennet's jokes, so this card is perfect!  Thank you!!

Here is the awesome ATC Jennden sent me for my locks/keys theme-



I love the key charm and your colored pencil skills are amazing.

Thank you both for the wonderful cards!!!!  I'm so sorry it took me so long to post pictures!
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7  Re: Ongoing ATC Swap - February 2012's GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by zkatom on: February 19, 2012 01:20:06 PM
I received two amazing cards this week!

From dewshinesdopp a great Star Trek themed card -



I love Vulcans!  Cheesy

From Mountains and Clouds an incredible movable card -





It works super well and looks amazing!  I love it!  How did you ever design it?

Thank you both! 

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8  Legend of Zelda Blanket and Yoshi Egg Blanket in Crochet: Completed Projects by zkatom on: January 15, 2012 01:23:43 PM
At the beginning of last year, I decided to make a wonderful swap partner of mine, Gspinn, a Yoshi egg granny square blanket and my husband a blanket based on his favorite video game for Christmas.  It took much conniving (and the help of a good friend) to figure out exactly what my husband's favorite video game is - Legend of Zelda: Link to the Past.  With my friend's help, I found some sprites online and went to work. 

I used the Yoshi blanket as a cover for all of the green, white, and black squares in the Zelda blanket!  I did the other color squares secretly and it worked!  He never guessed!  I managed to have it all pieced together and the edging stitched in time for Christmas, but just finished up weaving the ends this.  I finished the Yoshi blanket on time though!  Smiley  Anyway, here are the pictures -



On the floor in our living room.  (The weird corner is because I had to photoshop it as a projection in order to get a view straight from the front.)



It is about 8 feet tall and very snuggly!  Smiley  It has almost 300 squares in it, if I remember correctly. 



The Yoshi blanket covers a full sized bed.  I actually did not mean to make it quite so large, but realized it was going to be big much too late, lol.  The picture above is before I weaved in the ends. 





Gratuitous cat photo.  Smiley  Our cats approved of both blankets, which made it rather hard to work on them at times..... 



A close-up of one of the squares.  I used Caron One Pound yarn, which was nice to work with and had a decent selection of colors.  I hope you like them as much as I do!  They did take a fair bit of time, though I think I'm hooked on making blankets now.  The pay off when you finish is just so great!

C&C welcome!!!
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9  Re: Boycott the craft Store DESTASH Swap #2 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by zkatom on: November 05, 2011 04:37:36 AM
Sorry it took me so long to post pictures jexxican!  I also apologize for the lighting in the pictures.  I haven't been home at all when it was light out all week. 

Jexxican sent me an awesome angel package!  She sent me a large flat rate box instead of a medium and it was packed with crafty goodness!  Cheesy  Onto the pictures -

Everything together -



Close up of some of the great fabric, zippers, and yarn -



More of the fabric -



Last, but definitely not least - Jexxican's own handspun!!!!!!!!



Thanks again jexxican!!!
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10  Re: Boycott the craft Store DESTASH Swap #2 GALLERY in The Swap Gallery by zkatom on: September 26, 2011 05:33:56 PM
I received an awesome package from our wonderful swap organizer!  I love everything, but my favorite thing has to be the adorable pincushion!


super cute buttons, beads, jewelry chain, various papercraft items


pincushion!

Thank you!!!!!!
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