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1  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / My first drop spindle attempts. on: November 07, 2010 04:59:10 PM
so, here it is...all, 18 or 20 yards of it. LOL
Its somewhere between a thick and a thin worsted.
Its been sitting around for a couple years, so its gotten a little fuzzy from handling.



2  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: My recent yarns *img heavy* on: November 07, 2010 04:12:20 PM
I've seen this beautiful super coily yarn and i wonder what sorts of projects people have used it for? I have a skein of gorgeous purple pink and deep blue super coily thick and thin, and its been sitting on the shelf for so long, wondering what to be.
3  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Amigurumi Tenta Kitties! on: November 04, 2010 11:16:12 AM
is there a pattern for these somewhere or can I buy them:? OMG they are the best thing i have ever seen on craftster. I want to make hundreds of them to hang from my ceiling!

oh, nevermind, I just found the link to the free pattern! This is just a  version of ana paulas octopus with kitty ears added. So cute too!

http://amigurumipatterns.blogspot.com/2007/10/little-octopus-ornament-to-sweeten-up.html
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Lipstick Cozy on: November 04, 2010 11:09:58 AM
Might consider putting NSFW in the title. I clicked, to see a lipstick cozy, and instead i got a big green cock and balls.
5  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Harold embroidery[from Harold and Maude] on: November 04, 2010 10:45:17 AM
OMG its delicious! Thats got to be one of my all time favorite movies.
6  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: A night as Avatar on: November 04, 2010 10:40:04 AM
yeah I never meant to ruffle any feathers there...was just curious.

You do look amazing in the costume! Good luck!
7  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap 64 Open on: November 03, 2010 08:50:41 PM
Id like to choose PhoenixFireDesigns, for a pair or wrap pants for her guy. will PM for details!
Wish #1 of 1
My wishy listy: Any questions, just pm me. Smiley

Crafts:
Amigurumi creepy things, like bats, black cats,  devils, ghouls, ghosts etc.

Handmade yarn, hand painted or hand spun or both!

Creepy art to hang on my wall, made by you. Disgusting, creepy, horror, etc.

Hand made journals to write or draw in.



Dolls! Small to large, reworked or completely original and totally creepy fantastic. Beautiful/creepy to Horrible/creepy. Anything in between.

Creepy clothing to fit the Circe little apple doll.

Handmade candles, dark and creepy, and unscented or very lightly scented in vanilla, cinnamon, or other baked goodness scents. Or dragonsblood, but please no patchouli or heavy flower smells.

Figures made of clay or sculpey type clay, to set on my altar. Creepy is awesome.

Altered books, done in a gothic or creepy nature.

Knitted kitty or fox hats

A knitted longcat or tacgnol scarf

A leather choker or wrist cuffs in the fetish style.

A hand made wooden paddle, frat style or ping pong style.

A set of dread falls in black plus any color. (black/red, black/purple, etc) I know its a long shot lol

Supplies:
Yarn in any texture and any thickness, but  especially cottons, and softer animal fibers (mohair, leicester, merino, angora, etc) any colors, but darker is preferred, or white/cream (black, red, burgundy, purple, forest, grey etc)

Paper! Watercolor paper, charcoal paper, different colored paper, drawing paper, stacks of ATC card paper, fancy scmancy hand made papers with fun textures

Pens! I appreciate sharpie pens and bic pens in every color, as well as Copic markers in black, red, blue and any skin tone or colorless blender

Tiny glass vials for mixing strange potions and sealing with wax and giving to friends

Coins from other countries, preferrably with a small hole drilled in it near the edge(for attaching to belly dance costumes)

Kanekalon hair in wild colors, or pale blonde or black

Cyberlox tubing

lengths of lightweight chain, grommet tape, leather strap or lacing all to be used for making hair falls.

Craft foam sheets, at least 18 long. Black, white, red, purple, browns, beiges,

Cowrie shells with the backs cut off.

Craft books for making altered books/ knitted creepy toys or clothes/amigurumi books

Leather or suede pieces, at least 2 feet long, but as little as 5 or 6 inches wide, or more.

Interesting buttons  and other notions


Extras:
My favorite colors are black, red, and purple.
I would consider myself a Goth, so dark, beautiful and horrible are things I enjoy
I am anti religion
Naughty is not a bad thing.
Surprise me.
8  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: A night as Avatar on: November 03, 2010 07:51:26 PM
I just went to the website of the professional photographers images, and they are drastically different from the ones posted...
The glow is gone, and we can see the roundness of your flesh. '

Thats what made me think you must have enhanced the contrast is all...
9  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: A night as Avatar on: November 03, 2010 07:44:42 PM
Wow, that looks amazing! The effect is astonishing. And you must be very brave to go out like that!

Please ignore the people who accuse you of computer manipulation. Sometimes people can't stand the idea that someone else can do something they can't, so they need to cast aspersions Sad Earlier this year someone accused me of using a computer transfer because they couldn't believe that I'd painted it, it's sad really. People here do plenty of amazing things I could never do, but just because *I* can't do something, doesn't mean that these talented people can't!

Calm down dear. I wasn't accusing her of anything, I was asking an honest question. I work with photographs for a living, and I've never seen anything like this before. There are no cast or core shadows anywhere on her whole body, which even paint wouldnt take away. It looks like a piece of paper cut out and pasted to the background. Its a strange effect, and thats why I asked. It has nothing to do with my inability to create are...LOL
10  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: A night as Avatar on: November 03, 2010 07:41:16 PM


It was not computer done, but I'm flattered that you think so. It was all airbrushed, and it took three hours to do, not counting the time it took to make the leather top and loincloth. The tail was a furry costume mouse tail wrapped in latex and then painted to match my body.

Its just...the loin cloth looks so computer'd you know? and there are no shadows or rounding on the arms, legs or torso. Even airbrushed, the body would show some form. it looks quite flat, which is what made me think it was touched up in photoshop.
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