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521  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: June 18, 2014 04:02:47 PM
that achievement unlocked sticker is TOO funny Smiley
522  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HPCraftalong - Careers Record Office on: June 18, 2014 07:46:39 AM
Hi sammy
I'm really sorry, but careers are only open to 'alumni' students; that is, people who have already completed 7 terms in the HPC (you'll become an alumni in your 8th term... this is your 4th term so you're half way there!)

Also just so everyone is clear, the pathway requirements are filled out as we go; not using previously completed projects. So, for example, fibrealchimist became an alumni last term; her career pathway requirements will all date from then onwards.
523  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: June 13, 2014 05:02:18 PM
Owl proposal...

Subject: DADA option 2
House: ravenclaw
details:
we are told how professor Umbridge always wears a hair bow, and what a terrible fashion choice it is. well, I am inspired to prove that hair accessories can be turned to the good. I  will me knitting a hair wrap.
The pattern is entralac, which is very complicated compared to anything I've done before, and includes a few skills I haven't used yet (eg the make one increasing technique, picking up stitches from the side). It is also using normal weight wool (as compared to the chunky wool I tend towards!) so all in all, I hope to finish in 4-5 weeks (this includes lots of unpicking and re-knitting time, as i anticipate mistakes!) Cheesy the key to this project will be in not giving up!
524  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: June 13, 2014 11:31:00 AM
Congrats on graduating ladybugs

The painting is good - i especially like how you did his hair. Pushing yourself is important!
525  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: June 13, 2014 08:57:45 AM
Well, to my mind, sashkio is about moving the fabric rather than the needle - and so making multiple stitches at once. I aim to get stitches the same lenght, and placed exactly where i want. Ideally i'd like my stitches smaller too :-)
There are traditional patterns, thread, fabric etc too, though, that are interesting to look at; i don't really use them in any formal way, but i this the general guidelines about stitch placement (eg at corners, or where lines meet) are good, they're aesthetically pleasing to my eye anyhow :-)
The results aren't really identical to running stitch, i was sort of simplifying to explain that i sometimes 'cheat' by doing normal sewing akin to running stitch. I hope you see what i mean!
526  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: June 13, 2014 04:23:57 AM
I like the ghost letters all piled up at the top & bottom :-)

Class; Soar
House; ravenclaw
Project;
I had some left over thread and fabric from my thanks postcard, so i decided to practice my basic sashkio stitching as I'm not very good at it (on big projects i sometimes revert to just running stitch as it looks the same - but here where there's no project at stake i can play without worrying.) it came out ok (or ok enough, anyway - the stitches are still odd lengths!) so i covered another postcard
527  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Hoopla Swap R11: WORDS - With or Without Words (S/U Jun 5-12, Send: July 11) on: June 12, 2014 04:32:40 PM
typing typing typing questionnaire quick quick quick
528  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: June 12, 2014 09:08:21 AM
Moonflame - i print own paper templates, on the back of scrap paper (old homework sheets, etc). You can get templates online , where you put in the size you want and it creates a download to print - i just googled 'hexagon template printable'. Different layouts on the paper are easier to  cut depending if you will use scissors or a rotor cutter so have a look around the interwebs  :-)
529  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: June 11, 2014 07:10:42 PM
Amazing stumpwork!
530  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: HP Craftalong ~Summer Semester 2014~ *JOIN ANYTIME* on: June 11, 2014 04:54:59 PM
Of course i want to meet up naantje! That would be great :-)
Definitely get the audio-guide around the hp studios; there's loads of extra info in them, as well as maps so you don't miss anything (it's like a little handheld screen with headphones) and loads of pictures etc that are cool to look through while you que at the entrance

I don't really have a plan for the hexies yet... Well, sort of a vague one, but at the mo i've got a couple of projects on so I'm just collecting hexies without really thinking it through yet.

Class; divination
House; ravenclaw
Project;
This origami fortune tell is an omen of cool things to come; it's filled with places my friends and i want to visit around town this summer, to help overcome our indecisiveness on any given day.
Actually, i had to make 2, to fit all our planned expeditions in!

Class; HoM
House; 'Clawsome
Project;
I have a really distinct memory of my grandma teaching me to chain stitch when i was doing some lettering on a book cover (to earn my needlecraft badge at Brownies)
This fabric covered postcard features chain-stitched lettering in her memory
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