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1  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Completed Projects / Re: Rider Prider Scarf- With TUTORIAL! on: August 07, 2012 08:01:01 AM
Sweet! Thanks again for the tute.

Now, the last time I did some weaving was in kindergarten, and it looked a bit different from yours. You could not see the Warps at all anymore.
So what do you do different?
Is it just that you use the same yarn (or the same thickness of yarn) for Warps and Whefts? Do you just not comb it down to press the Whefts together and cover up the Warps? Or are the Warps on your frame closer together than on the kindergarten wooden frames?

Your scarf looks so nice and light and fluffy!
2  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Discussion and Questions / Re: weave along or weaving challenge? on: August 03, 2012 06:45:44 AM
Weave along would be nice! I have fancied trying to weave for a while now, but no money to buy a loom. So a handmade loom like in your tute would be great!
Thanks for the tute btw  Smiley
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: The first corset I made :3 on: June 12, 2012 02:08:01 AM
Sweet! Love the fabric and the shape and the closures! Well done!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: band t-shirt into a dress on: June 12, 2012 02:04:47 AM
Fantastic job! I love the back, well done!
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Colour Block Dress from Two Ugly Polo Shirts on: June 12, 2012 02:02:45 AM
Sweet! Well done and thanks for sharing the tutorial. Looks lovely. I love the belt, too!
6  COOKING / Recipes and Cooking Tips / Re: Dandewine--dandelion wine! with an instructional video! on: May 04, 2012 03:02:34 AM
Oh that sounds fantastic! I so want to make this! Thanks for sharing - and thanks for reviving, too, haha!

There is one thing that concerns me tho: unlike in France here in Scotland it is still freezing cold, so i wouldn't really get it up to  a high enough temperature for the initial fermentation. Instead of using dried flowers (or pick the older ones in summer), could I just pick, clean and then freeze the flowers? Utnil it is warm enough here - which is soon I hope, getting sick of that weather. Any ideas?

also, for your ferment in the open bottles, do you cap them with anything to keep the dirt/flies/... out?

Oh I am so excited now. told the BF already and he just shrugged. grmgrmlll ... men... he'll be dragged out for a long weekend through the fields tomorrow, haha!
7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Hexi-Puffs Mini Skeins *GALLERY* on: April 12, 2012 12:53:12 AM
Thanks pugwash Smiley Yeah I did get the message from pugwash, and also one from Jessiesmudge that my letters had been received, both not ticked off yet. The only one who still seems to be waiting for mine is cursive-queen - hope they'll arrive soon!
8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Hexi-Puffs Mini Skeins *GALLERY* on: April 06, 2012 01:38:13 PM
Hi All,

sorry it took me so long to put up some pics, my brother is here for a visit with his 6-year-old, so I'm slightly busy!














Thanks everybody! I love them all! It was so nice to receive all the little surprises in the post! I loved that!

Thanks to the organizers as well!

hoping to start knitting soon, will post puffy pics!

Cheers
freeli
9  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Hexi-Puffs Mini Skeins (Signup 3/1/12 to 3/14/12; Sendout 03/26/12) on: March 19, 2012 08:17:56 AM
I got a mix of handdyed and bought yarns, gotta skein them and post them. altho I'd be quite tempted to dye some more ... I'll see. I just moved house, and there are still things in boxes, but I think I know where my dyeing stuff is packed away. But then I wanted to try to send early cause all my partners are overseas so they don't have to wait too long!
10  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Hexi-Puffs Mini Skeins (Signup 3/1/12 to 3/14/12; Sendout 03/26/12) on: March 12, 2012 11:27:23 AM
just sent in my questionaire.
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