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2371  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: Tiny Owl Knits/Inspired Swap on: December 04, 2011 12:46:41 PM
I could be in after Christmas, but I am also one who only crochets and would LOVE some knits as long as someone would love some crocheted items.
2372  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Christmas/Winter Ninni Swap; send by 12/7 on: December 04, 2011 12:37:47 PM
Frank: I was going to get on here and say that shortly after I find my glue gun I will finished but then I just thought of something that might actually make me 100% satisfied with the Ninni. I'll still try to get it out tomorrow when I run errands. Hurray being almost finished!

Babs, that sucks. I don't know what else to say but I would feel bad for not expressing concern. You should make something. It will make you feel better.
2373  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday Dec 2, 2011 on: December 04, 2011 12:34:13 PM
SilverStah, You can take a second job spinning yarn! Anything Peacock always gets me for some reason. And your Rusty Car reminds me of my first car Vicky. I miss her.  Cry but she was actually painted a rust orange, so all the rust spots blended in! And Angel Wings is making me happy and lustful and so is Valentine. Wow, I think the only one of those 5 that I am not IN LOVE with is the last one, though it is really pretty too.

And Congrats on finishing Grad School! That is pretty amazing too.
2374  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Assassins Creed? Hells Yeah! on: December 04, 2011 12:27:28 PM
Thanks everyone!

Amalgam, you totally should try it! French knots are one of my favorite fills. And after you do it, post it so I can see it.
2375  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Christmas Stocking Swap Rd. 7 (signups Sept. 12-Oct 1.; sendouts Dec. 1) on: December 03, 2011 09:21:34 AM
Margie if I get the wrong one it will be just an even bigger surprise.
I don't even have a remote. We only watch TV on DVD/Bluray. It sucks sometimes being as lazy as me with no TV but meh, one less bill. And I don't have to worry about accidentally watching Football, schyuck!
I sent, btw.

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2376  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday Dec 2, 2011 on: December 02, 2011 04:31:47 PM
Not a problem, Bella.
I had a dream last Thursday night that I was spinning and I was so excited because I would get to share on a FF again but then I woke up and was in TX. I think I remember only 1 person sharing last week as well. Sad face. Maybe after I finish my Ninni swap I can sit back in front of my wheel again. Maybe.
2377  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Discussion and Questions / Re: Well....I've Jumped in with Both Feet! on: December 02, 2011 01:31:19 PM
I've heard good things about Tung oil, but I've also heard you have to rub it a LOT. With all the pieces you might want to settle on something a little less time consuming. Or at least do it before you assemble. My wheel is unfinished and I was so excited to put it together when I got it that I didn't finish it, though maybe I should have. Never will now that it's all together, though, too many joints!
2378  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Re: Fiber Friday Dec 2, 2011 on: December 02, 2011 01:24:20 PM
I love spinning with Eyelash yarn! That is beautiful, Bella, really is.
What does "spinning fractal" mean?
2379  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 69 ENTRIES / Tangram-esque sets with matching bags on: December 02, 2011 11:45:05 AM
Sew Mama Sew had a Passionate November. One of their passion days was Passion for Play and included in their tutorials was this one for a "tangram-esque fabric puzzle." I ended up making 2 sets: 1 for my brother's boys and 1 for my kids (i.e. me!)I used only fabrics I had on hand which means they weren't all quilting cotton. The only real change (other than size) that I made from the tute was that the backs match the fronts. She said she just used whatever colors and had I think 4 of each rainbow color and 18 white. That didn't make sense to me. THere are 6 of each color backing.

For Ethan and Connor (4yo and 3yo) I tried to get all the colors to be solids.
Here's the Front sides:

The backs:

And more fun!

I forgot to get a picture of the bag. For the bag I just cut 18"x4" strips of each non-white fabric and, well, made a bag with them.

And for me Russ and Alice (5yo and 2 yo) I tried to get all the colors to be patterned. These were a little bigger than the set for E&C. I learned a bunch.
Fronts:

Backs:

The bag:

This bag was bigger, I included 2 strips of the white on it as well.

These were a lot of fun to make and play with. I want to do a set sometime where each fabric is a different texture. I think that would be cool.

Thanks for looking! C&C?
2380  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Resuable gift wrap! on: December 01, 2011 02:03:43 PM
I've been using fabric for wrapping for a couple years now but this, this is smart. Thank you!
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