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1  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Completed Projects / Re: Card woven belts on: February 26, 2012 12:30:41 AM
Thank you all for your kind words! Smiley

And indeed, it is possible to wrap them several times around the waist, that is how I usually wear them, but since they are quite demanding and won't go with every outfit, I've never managed to switch these to my everyday wardrobe. Smiley
2  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: New Littles Fantasy Creatures ^_^ on: February 26, 2012 12:25:04 AM
They look so very adorable and mischievous at the same time! Not to mention that I really like how detailed and colourful they are. Smiley
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Knee high woollen socks on: February 25, 2012 10:06:15 AM
Thank you all! Smiley I have done a few knitting projects over the years, but it really is only a few. And about the yarn... erm... well, it's something I have had lying around the house for ages and I'm not really sure about the right terms in English, but I can tell that it's 100% woollen and quite thin.
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Knee high woollen socks on: February 24, 2012 11:47:14 AM
During the darkest time of last year, right around Chistmas, I managed to finish knitting a pair of knee-high woollen socks. I hadn't really knitted any socks after the ones we did at school, when I was about 12 years old, but since I knew the basic techniques, it wasn't that hard of a project.

The pattern I used is based on a pair of similar knee-high socks, which were knitted by my great grandmother. Since they are almost a few decades old by now and very worn out, I figured I should make something to replace them and even though I must admit, the quality of my knitting is still far behind that of my great grandmother's, I am quite happy with how these turned out. Also, they proved to be of great value, when in January I had to suffer the outside temperatures of -30C.

5  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Completed Projects / Re: Hitchhiker's towel on: February 22, 2012 10:52:09 AM
At least now you're properly equipped for any possible intergalactic travel that might occur in the future. I actually just finished reading Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and I must say, I love this towel! Smiley
6  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Completed Projects / Card woven belts on: February 22, 2012 10:47:40 AM
A few summers back I attended a historical reenactment event and during the days I spent there, the viking-age enthusiasts managed to teach me card weaving and make me fall in love with it. After that I have every now and given it a go and as a result have managed to complete a few rather colourful belts with various different patterns.

I've yet to come up with a good way to wear them though, as I always manage to make them far too long for everyday uses. So until now I've only been able to wear them during folk events and the few reenactment festivals I happen to visit, but I am thinking of making a bag in the near future and using one of these as a strap.




7  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Re: Northern summer on canvas on: February 22, 2012 10:15:08 AM
Thank you all for your encouraging words! Smiley
8  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: It's Bigger on the Inside! [TARDIS Box] [IMG Heavy!] on: February 22, 2012 04:41:51 AM
Ah, it's a TARDIS and it's a beautiful piece of glass craft... Two wonderful things combined and the result truly is stunning. Smiley I really like it, especially the way the colourful glass seems to glow in light.
9  GLASS CRAFTS / Glass Crafts: Completed Projects / Re: Peacock Mosaic on: February 22, 2012 04:37:12 AM
I'm afraid I have nothing to that hasn't been said before, but this truly is a stunning mosaic! Smiley Very elegant and beautiful, also, I really love the colour-scheme!
10  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: Coffee or Tea? on: February 22, 2012 04:28:57 AM
Ah, I have always loved miniature food that makes me want to eat it and I certainly would like to eat and drink these. Smiley Wonderful work!
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