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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Another Potter Scarf.. on: January 07, 2011 03:53:26 PM
I know there are plenty to go around.. but here's mine..
..Slytherin of course!

This one shows truer colors.
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Scott Pilgrim Snail Hat on: December 06, 2010 09:38:34 AM
From a pattern on Ravelry.

Still need to flatten out the purl rows a bit...

3  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Kindle cover! Pictures. on: November 28, 2010 10:14:10 AM
So I got a Kindle.. but I refuse to pay $30+ for a cover for it.  So I made one...

Here's some of the stuff I used if you want to make your own:


Old book. Mine was 10 from the library sale.
Sheets of craft foam.
Glue.
Elastic.
Fabric.
Razor knife.
Helpful doggie optional.

I don't have pictures of all the steps, but it wasn't all that complicated.



Cut the pages out of a book that's close to the same size as your eReader.
Cut foam sheets to fit just a bit smaller than the cover.  For the left side, I made it long enough to cover the spine area of the book.
Cover foam sheets with fabric of your choice.  I originally wasn't going to bother with any sewing, but it was much easier to sew the fabric to cover the foam than trying to mess with gluing it, so I did.
Glue the fabric covered foam sheet to the front cover.
For the inside back cover where your reader will sit, you can either sew the elastic to the corners before you glue it down, or just slip the ends under the foam as you are gluing it down.

I would suggest clamping the ends where the elastic is attached while the glue dries.  

Overall, it's pretty simple, cheap.. and I think, more protective that a simple fabric cover.

4  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Altoid Belt Buckle... Curiously Handy. on: December 29, 2006 07:32:09 PM
For my mp3 player.. or whatever else I could fit in I suppose.
I'm not sure how long it'll last, but I think it's fun in the meantime.

I used a drill, some 14 gauge wire from the hardware store, hot glue, and some fabric and felt to line it.

Sorry about the phone cam pics.. the battery in my camera died when I turned it on.  Tongue



5  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / First stencil.. Now I have wings! on: June 10, 2006 01:44:15 PM


I cut out foamies for stencils, and got the pic from here:
http://72.29.83.164/~stencil/stencils.htm
6  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Tattoo style swallow. on: April 10, 2006 01:40:35 PM
I jazzed up my cargo pants!

7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / TYVEK wallet on: November 09, 2005 07:14:12 PM
My first effort with tyvek.. fun stuff, very slippery.  So there are some measurement errors and plenty of sewing mistakes... but I like it anyway.  I left it U.S.P.S. side out for the kitch factor.

8  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / Hurricane Katrina Relief - Project HeART on: September 02, 2005 04:02:46 PM
I know there was another hurricane thread, but it looks like it just turned into an argument.  Some friends of mine over on Myspace.com, have decided to start an art project, and since the Craftsters are artsy, I figured a few people might like to get in on it. 

Here's the info:

Calling all artists!
 Grab a pen, your Prismacolors or the watercolor paint, and help the victims of Hurricane Katrina!

Charity isn't always about dropping a buck in a coffee can
and right now it's about picking up a pen and lending your talent.

Project HeART is asking artists from tattooists to painters to pick up a 4x6 index card and give heART! Design a realistic heart, paint a sacred heart, sketch a traditional heart- whatever your style may be, we want to combine your amazing talent with that of other great artists to help the victims of Katrina that have lost everything. We'll be gathering all works of art into one large piece for a charity auction on eBay, with all profits going to Habitat for Humanity. Don't have an index card? Or prefer working on another material? Any 4x6 paper will do! Your contribution is more appreciated than you will know! Participants are asked to include their name, website, company, or other information that they would like attached to their work. Also send your email address to be made aware of the upcoming auction!

Spread the word and send your submissions by September 16, 2005 to:

Project HeART
c/o Brandon
1885 California Ave.
Corona, CA 92881


Let us know you're participating! Email ProjectHeART@hotmail.com for more information or to sign up!


Thanks for your participation in ProjectHeART!

9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Finally! My zipped Jordy! on: June 22, 2005 09:54:24 AM
I was determined to have a Jordy bag that zipped shut.. it's kinda hobo-chic, but I guess I am too!  Cheesy  It's corduroy and I left the stap ends frayed intentionally.  Has a slash pocket inside.
Sorry about the blurry pics...



Not as blurry.. that's my wallet in the bottom of the bag...
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