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1  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / i have no idea how to organize a fundraiser HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! on: August 02, 2006 10:43:28 PM
well i was watching TLC and i caught a family that adopts children with mental and physical disabilities. they have adopted 23 children and have 4 biological children. they are on welfare and i would love to organize a fundraiser to not only raise money, but also collect donations of toys and clothes for the children. does anyone have any experience in organizing fundraisers? i would like to have a concert in my town recreation center with some local bands who would play for free. I'm guessing 10 bucks a ticket is good. i can also get dunkin donuts to donate doughnuts, bagels, muffins and coffee (Ive had them do it before...can you say 30 boxes of joe??) and i could sell that there too.

HOW IS THIS RELATED TO CRAFT YOU SAY?
if the fundraiser comes into action, i will gladly accept any donation of anything you guys make...anything! and sell whatever it is at the concert. anything not sold would be returned to the creator.


i really need help! this family has really touched me and their faith in these children is unbelievable.
help!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / 2 new bags! pirate and heart on: February 13, 2006 12:26:36 PM
so after taking a break from the sewing machine (and after many hours of project runway reruns) I cranked these two bags out of my ass.

check it!



^made from a t shirt and zebra print skirt (what up spice girls)




I'm really proud of the first one.
what do you think??
3  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / HOT TOPIC SUCKS! on: January 03, 2006 12:21:28 PM
Wow. The other day I went into Hot Topic to find some Christmas presents.
What I found was an even greater hate for that store.

They are selling bags that look like they were made out of sweatshirts. I guess so people can walk around pretending they have some amazing craft ability while we crafters slave away over sewing machines and knitting needles.

Basically, it looks like someone took a sweatshirt, cut it off below the pockets, sewed it together, sewed the arms together, and the bag entrance is through the neck hole. The hood is still on it too.

I don't know why, but this really pisses me off.
4  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / vegetarianism? on: October 17, 2005 12:26:10 PM
so im going veg. but im really afraid that my mom wont like the idea. i look to my fellow crafsters as fake best friends. what should i do?Huh
5  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Stitch And BOTCH / bubbles EVERYWHERE on: September 13, 2005 07:26:11 PM
so one day i was hanging out with my friend when i discovered a huge bottle of bubbles. i had recently gotten my camera and i wanted to play around with it, maybe make cool prints to hang on my walls. so we blew about half of the bottle out, and i put it on her shaggish carpet.


...and i knocked it over.



apparently, adding water to bubble solution= foam. her carpet foamed.

after about two rolls of paper towels, i gave up and put her lamp over the foaming spot. i have yet to see what it looks like. it sort of bleached her carpet.

good times;
6  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / BETTY BOOP?!?!?!?!? on: September 04, 2005 06:15:47 PM
oh noo!!!!!!! so i really want to be betty boop for halloween, because recently, everybody says i look like her (?) i had this perfect little red dress from an old dance costume but i dont know where it is, so does anybody know where i could get a pattern for her dress/her red high heels?Huh

if not, where could i buy a good dr frankenfurter doctors outfit, complete with pink rubber gloves?
7  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / a whole lot of sewing machines. on: August 25, 2005 03:49:50 PM
so i just great news! besides the fact that i can save a bunch of money on car insurance by switching to geico, i also learned that my sisters college dorm is above the ARTS AND CRAFTS SECTION ON CAMPUS!!!!! shes basically going to be living above a cave of sewing machine,  knitting needles, things for silk screening, and almost everything else a craftster would find in heaven. I CANT WAIT TILL VISITING DAY!!!
8  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / thrifting book, sweatshirts. on: August 21, 2005 10:21:27 AM
so recently i was in my county library and found a book sent by god. THRIFTSCORE by al hoff (the same al hoff with the magazine thriftscore) everybody should go pick it up. anyway.
i have these two sweatshirts. both zip up, pockets hoodie. both are huuuuuuuuuuuuuuge. one of them is an adult medium and the other is an adult 2XL. i know how to take them in, but what else can i do to spiff them up? the adult medium i already painted on and the 2xl has an image on it. HELPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP
(i dont have a sewing machine so i cant do any crazy sewing)
9  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / colorful magnetic alphabet on: July 31, 2005 08:13:14 AM
so on one of my many trips to michael's, i bought two packs of magnetic alphabet letters for 1 dollar each. i thought it was a great bargain, but now i have nothing to do with them. what can i use them for?
10  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / straight from the sketchbook. on: July 30, 2005 03:12:47 PM
these are some drawings ive had in my sketchbook for a while. comments welcomed!

a sketch of brandon boyd

just a fun drawing. i dont really like how the face came out

BOO

a lot of people really like this one a lot.

just a sketch. i pretty much threw up on paper

tell me what you think!
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