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1  CLOTHING / Costumes: Discussion and Questions / disney costume help on: April 21, 2013 05:47:00 PM
Hello there...I'm not usually on this board but I figured this would be the best place to ask for help. My brothers girlfriend is graduating college and she wants to have a Disney themed grad party with costumes. Well here's the problem my brother is 6ft tall and wears a 2x so hes not a skinny guy...so we'll have to make a costume...he wants to be a sarcastic character to match his personality. We thought of Iago from Alladin....Does anyone else have any ideas?
2  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / My first bookbinding attempt on: January 11, 2013 11:16:43 AM
Hello there! I don't believe that Iv ever posted on this board before usually I'm in the Crochet boards or at the Harry Potter craftalong.Which is where I first posted this project. A few days ago I desided to buy a travel sized sketch book like the ones Id seen at walmart and just personalise it. but when they ran out i just bought a pad of paper.later that night I happened upon a bookbinding tute on pinterest which i then nosed around on youtube and found a great tute for a coptic stitched sketch book http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2FRKbQI2kY and I just dived in! I followed the tute and added some fabric and scrap paper to the covers...after i bound the book (I wouldn't recommend doing it in that order but I couldn't find some of my supplies and I was too excited to wait). Also i needed more than 2 lines of stitching but I didn't think that one through very well lol. So I glued and folded a black bit of fabric to reinforce the spine.Since I'm always loosing my pencils, a book strap was born out of the cut off hem from the sleeve of an old black tee. all i had to do was clip a small hole in the tube created by the hem and stash the pencil inside! I'm definitely going to make more of these I love the fact that it lies flat and i got to use one of my fave fabrics. The fabric glue i used on the black part left streaks but the clear school glue I used for the rest worked great
anyway heres a pic. What do ya think? not bad for a first try I think.
3  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Wicked the musical swap gallery on: May 19, 2012 09:11:48 PM

Fellow Ozians! While there has been much rumor and speculation. innuendo...outuendo . the fact of the matter is the gallery is open!

original thread http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=406442.0
Ozians
sakuracat23-
Wizards_Pupil-sent
flyingpigs24-sent
amymarie78-sent



4  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Wicked the musical swap (sign ups 4/01/12-4/07/12, send outs 5/18/12) on: March 31, 2012 07:27:43 PM
Swap name:Wicked the musical Swap
Sign ups are closed!
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Sakuracat23
Sign-up date range:April-1-12 to April-7-12
Date to send item by:May-18-12

Limited to a certain number of people? (optional):24

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? YES/NO  No
If so, which country?

Additional Age requirement? none

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

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions: yes to all
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES/NO  yes
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES/NO    yes
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES/NO  yes
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES/NO    yes
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES/NO    yes
- Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES/NO    yes
- If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES/NO  yes
- If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES/NO   yes
                                            
Details of swap: Fellow Ozians!
This will be a 5 pt swap with six weeks of crafting time.
I was on craftster one day while listening to Wicked on my ipod and i decided to see if anyone had done a Wicked themed swap and i was horrified to discover that even though the occasional wicked item popped up in  Wizard of Oz swaps that nobody had  devoted a full swap to such a wonderfully rich world. so here it is let's follow this yellow brick road and see where it leads
If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap: Wicked the Musical 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)

Which Witch is your favorite?
Who are your favorite characters?
What are your favorite songs?
What are your favorite quotes?
 Anything you would love to receive?
Anything you don't want?
Favourite colours/patterns?
Least favourite colours/patterns?
Clothing sizes (if youd like to receive clothing):
Neck/wrist/finger size (if youd like to receive jewellery):
What kinds of crafts do you do and what level would you consider yourself?
What kinds of crafts do you NOT do but really like?
Do you have any allergies (cats, dogs, peanuts, etc):
Do you have any allergens in your craft space (cats, dogs, peanuts, etc):
If you have a Wist, Pinterist or any other website please list it here:
Do you have access to a camera and agree to post pictures of what you receive in the gallery and take pictures of what you send (just in case)?:
Do you agree to post regularly (once a week minimum) in the thread and to hold off sending until youre sure your partner has checked in that week?:
Anything else you would like to tell your partner?:

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

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

Ozians
sakuracat23-organizer
Wizards_Pupil
flyingpigs24
amymarie78

partners
sakuracat23<>amymarie78
wizards_pupil<>flyingpigs24
5  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Wicked the musical swap? on: January 02, 2012 09:55:38 PM


Wicked the musical will be celebrateing its 10th year running in 2013 and i know this is probably jumping the gun (by a year) but i wondered if anyone had an interest in doing a swap with Wicked as the theme. im not sure if i could organize by myself but being a co-organizer or having a co-organizer i think i could handle.
6  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Unicorn from a chihuahua pattern? on: December 04, 2011 08:28:47 PM
Hey everybody!
i happened to be looking through older photos tonight and found a unicorn i made for a little cousins birthday in 2010. i needed a mythical little friend really fast and i didn't like the patterns i was finding so i saw a chihuahua pattern in my crochet calender id got for Christmas. and i thought change colors and ears add a horn and TADA!
unicorn! shes nothing fancy but the birthday girl loved it so that's what matters
7  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Twilight hoop on: November 14, 2011 10:47:27 PM
Hey everybody!
This is my first non crochet post. I made this for a swap the image is from the twilight graphic novel. The whole thing looks off center. but in the book the lines are slanted and i forgot that when i traced the qoute so it all looks off...but in the end i liked it really well. this was the first time id given away a hoop and the first time id finished the back of one...though i forgot to get a pic of the back. it was light gray felt with our user names stiched in black. oh and the pic came from padfoot  Grin
 
thanks for looking
8  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Alice Cullen...in doll form on: November 13, 2011 06:19:22 PM
i made this doll for the Breathless waiting for breaking dawn swap and since my partner has received I'm putting this up. shes the "free spirit by Beth Ann Webber" (free pattern on raverly). the dress was inspired by the one Alice wears at Bella and Edwards wedding in Breaking Dawn part 1. Her hair was really hard to figure out but I'm happy with how it ended up. my only regret is i couldn't get any shoes i made to look right. so i left her barefoot. (maybe she went hunting after the reception lol).  and thank you padfoot for the nice pic... mine were horrid.   
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / "freakin sweet!" A Peter Griffin hat! on: April 07, 2011 11:54:39 AM
My 15 yr old 2nd cousin shares my love of family guy and asked me to crochet him a hat...we got to talking and i got the idea to take the colors from peters clothes...but that just didnt seem to be enough. so to make it more exciteing for me i tried my hand at applique... and we both loved the result.
here it is without some of the loose ends woven in

heres the applique with a pic for comparison

and heres one just for postarity lol

 Tell me what ya think!
10  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Nubit Egyptian handmaiden on: April 06, 2011 05:16:53 PM
i have had a long time love of things ancient egyptian and as a lil girl i was kind of bummed that i couldnt play with the beautiful egyptian barbie i got for cmas one year...and since iv been making amigurumi and my skills are improveing i felt it was time to make ...
Nubit royal the handmaiden, her name means "golden one". her fav activities are danceing, playing a game of senet and watching the ships float on the Nile 

please tell me what you think
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