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11  HOME SWEET HOME / Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening: Completed Projects / Re: Lawn of the Dead on: September 13, 2013 12:08:10 PM
That's the cutest lil zombie I've ever seen.
12  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 90 ENTRIES / Re: Embroidered Mexican Blouse (Doll sized) on: September 11, 2013 08:23:45 AM
Obviously I voted for myself, but if I hadn't entered I would vote for you. Look at those teeny tiny stitches! They're perfect and so intricate and pretty.
13  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 90 ENTRIES / Re: Underpants! on: September 11, 2013 08:16:11 AM
They make me smile Cheesy  I'm so impressed by your tiny-stitching ability!
14  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 90 ENTRIES / Re: Worry dolls and their mushroom house on: September 10, 2013 01:31:12 PM
Thanks  Smiley  I'd like to try making some that are smaller. The only thing better than tiny things is super tiny things!
15  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 90 ENTRIES / Worry dolls and their mushroom house on: September 09, 2013 08:28:09 PM

It kinda looks like a mushroom, right?


      I've been meaning to make some worry dolls for a long time so I'm glad this challenge was here to kick me in the butt.  i started out making a tutorial, but it was taking forever to finish them with all the stops to take pics. So here are a few of the pics and no tutorial.


I peeled apart twist ties and wrapped the wire in tissue paper to make the bodies. In this pic you can see how I put together the dolls with skirts.




All the dolls finished:



At first I made the faces sort of detailed with different color eyes and smiles and whatnot, but they were creeping me out. Also, the worry dolls I had as a kid were just eyes and a mouth kind of slopped on so I wiped off those creepy faces and did vague faces. Much better!


I made the house/box out of a Teddy Grahams box and painted it with acrylic paint that is seriously about 10yrs old. I love projects that use materials I already have. No money spent and no long bus rides to a craft store.




Inside:




Here it is with a ruler so you get a sense of it's size.



Thanks for looking!
16  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Red Leopard Knit Pencil/Mini Skirt on: August 03, 2013 06:20:16 PM
Sassy!
17  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Removing an Embroidered Logo on: July 24, 2013 07:02:41 PM
Could you post a pic so we can see where the embroidery is? All I can think of is to iron some light weight fusible interfacing over the whole thing on the inside to cover all the itchy spots
18  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: looking thinner in plaid on: July 24, 2013 06:56:40 PM
Maybe I should have mentioned that the skirt isn't finished lol. I was experimenting with different lengths and it's held up with pins and bobby pins in that pic. But, the horsehair braid sounds like a good idea. I've never used it before so it should (hopefully) be fun to try. Thanks for answering!
19  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: Cutting jeans into diagonal strips on: July 14, 2013 01:00:33 PM
That makes sense, thanks
20  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / looking thinner in plaid on: July 14, 2013 12:58:51 PM
  I mostly love this dress, but I feel really square in it. The ribbon helps a little but I wondered if having the plaid be diagonal on the bottom part of the bodice would help more? I have a pear shape and I want to emphasize my small waist.

 

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