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1  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Re: What are these tiny balls called?? on: January 29, 2015 09:01:37 AM
I'm using them as "goofer dust" and "the sands of time" for hex bags that I sell at Supernatural Conventions Smiley they look like the pics I first posted on the inside, and like this pic when they are complete! I do a "love hex bag" and a "binding hex bag" with a spell and accurate contents and all. although, these beads are much cuter than actual goofer dust. hehe Smiley
2  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Re: What are these tiny balls called?? on: January 29, 2015 08:29:36 AM
oh my goodness thank you so much!!!! Yes they are quite the mess but they're so pretty too!!  I love how they feel Smiley
3  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / What are these tiny balls called?? on: January 28, 2015 02:54:26 PM
Hello there!!

I'm trying to purchase more of these tiny little gold and silver balls, but can't seem to locate them anywhere. I thought maybe they had something to do with embossing, but everything embossing wise is too glittery or powdery. Does anyone know what these are? Pictured, they are the silver balls on the left, and gold balls on the left.

Thanks for any direction you may have!
4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / NeedlePoint + Comedy! on: April 19, 2012 09:09:34 AM


Hi friends!

My siblings and I incorporated some of my needlepoint work into some comedy sketches!
Do you ever see crafts or needlepoint in comedy?! I think it's rare

Preview clip:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExecYEXTOPI&feature=relmfu

Full episode:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwkV21FsNpE&feature=relmfu
5  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Fun Alphabet Letters From 1972 on: May 27, 2011 04:22:43 PM
I've done a couple more since I last posted:



Thoguht you may all like to see the others'!
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: What should I do with a BUNCH of WHITE YARN?! on: May 27, 2011 04:11:57 PM
thank you guys!!! yu're all so helpful. I really like the idea of the loofa - may just use some different yarn for that - thanks for the link to the pattern kristel.

and I am almost done with the blanket, but am running out of yarn...I found a really close color and will probably just leave it. Luckily, I'm not a huge perfectionist and the blank will be in a dimly-lit TV room, so no one will notice right? hehe.

and I agree Peihan17!! the pattern is not hard at all. It's nice because it's sort of mindless but you still get the vary your stitches. And I'm also so with you on lionbrand providng pictures. I was a little stumped on the little flower section, but was able to get my questions answered from the user-submitted photos, so I will defintely  remember that technique for next time.

Thanks again all :!
7  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: What should I do with a BUNCH of WHITE YARN?! on: May 15, 2011 06:26:06 PM
Wonderful! Thanks for the advice you guys!

I decided on the blanket just because I've been in need of an easier on-going project.

I am running into an issue though...as much yarn as I've been given, it's not enough to make the entire blanket. I have enough for 2/3rds of it. So! I was thinking I can rip my hair out trying to find a similar shade of yarn..OR! Would it be too late to dye the yarn post-crochet? once the blanket is completed?

8  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Dragon Quest Slime **pattern included** on: May 10, 2011 02:37:15 PM
Here's mine!!



Thanks again for the pattern!
9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Outside-In Blanket on: May 07, 2011 01:44:54 PM
I really like the blanket! Wondering though, is there an advantage to starting from the outside? I've made a blanket exactly like this (change of colors and everything...gotta find a picture,) staring from the middle though, and my favorite part was that it was so mindless.

I saw that you did a granny square outside in too, which looks really cool. How do you do the middle though?

Thanks!
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / What should I do with a BUNCH of WHITE YARN?! on: May 07, 2011 12:52:16 PM
Hiiiii!!

I was given a bag full of yarn yesterday by my office secretary. Oh my gosh, you guys know the feeling of being given a garbage bag full of yarn...it's pretty much sheer bliss as your blood temperature rises, while you're imagining all the possibilities.

There is a lot of great stuff in it...some fun vintage rug yarn which I always find projects for, and some other nice colors and textures. But!!! There are six balls of just plain old cotton worsted weight white yarn. These balls are BIG too. I'd say there's as much yarn in one as those big 1 pound skeins you can get for like 8 bucks.

So what should I do with it?? it's not nice enough feeling really to make any clothes, I know that...but can this kind of yarn make good scarves or gloves??

I was thinking maybe even this blanket i've been wanting to make on lion brand, but again, the texture, will it be cozy??

http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/patternView.fcgi?itemKey=1922244224

maybe this cool rug?


http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/patternView.fcgi?itemKey=1922244712

but who wants a WHITE rug??


When I've asked people "what should I do wtih all this white yarn" they often respond "make snowmen!" How many snowmen can one woman make?!?!! haha

Any ideas?!
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