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1  Picture Frame Necklace (w/ tutorial) in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by stitchedchick on: December 11, 2006 12:28:45 PM
So, I just finished all of my finals and I have a month off until next quarter so while I'm trying to make all my Christmas gifts for friends, I decided to make something for myself too.


for scale:



I have a lot of balsa wood and plexiglass left over from my architecture classes from last year and I've been wanting to use them so they don't remain stacked in a basket in my closet. 

Here's a small tutorial, although it's all pretty easy to do.
What you need:
Balsa wood
Glue (I just used tacky glue, but most kinds should work)
Paint
Plexiglass
Small picture (from a magazine, book, a photograph, doodle or whatever)
Stiff back board (I used bristol board)
Stapler (or a small screw-in hook)



I used a Yaris ad for my picture
http://www.toyota.com/vehicles/minisite/yaris/experience/takeaways/desktops/1024/1024_lift_birds.jpg
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2  Re: Cat Clothes? in Pet-Related Crafts: Discussion and Questions by stitchedchick on: July 14, 2006 10:57:28 AM
I used the pattern herehttp://www.crochetnmore.com/dogsweater.htm to make this little sweater for my kitty. 





I put it on him while he was taking a nap and he didnt mind at all.  He's a little cuddler.
Anyways, I altered the pattern a little bit to make it smaller and to add some different stripes to it.  It's the first thing I've crocheted that I've finished.  I usually just sort of play around to get better at it.  I'm pretty happy with how it turned out.  It's still a bit too big but I think he'll grow into it.
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3  SIX embroidery projects very img heavy in Needlework: Completed Projects by stitchedchick on: June 23, 2006 12:49:22 PM
Hey, this is my first post and my first time actually doing embroidery.  My mom sort of taught me the basics of embroidery about 5 years ago so I just kind of made the rest up.  The three appliques on the black fabric were done with the machine (a christmas gift i just got around to using) and i realized how much I suck at making curved lines.  I think I'll make them into pillows and try to find someone to take them from me. 



skull and cross bones - the lines are pretty rough.  really really really rough.


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little stars - this was actually the first one I did with the machine because the lines were all staight.



woman's curves - also has rough lines. i need to practice those a bit more.

The sumo man is just felt that I stitched together.  I might give it to my roomate (she's 1/4 japanese and likes goofy things like this). 


The Old School Sparrow I got from online.  I used the light yellow fabric so I could hold it up to my laptop screen and trace it.   Same process with the beetle outline.

I love this one.  It took me about 4-5 hours but I'm so proud of it!  Now I just have to figure out what to do with the peice of fabric it's on.


I like this little guy too.  It only took me about an hour.  This was the first embroidery I did by hand in years.  I like how it turned out... it is puckering a tiny bit though.



 Please leave comments, tell me what you like, what you hate, what I should do with them all now!!!! yikes.
Okay.  Thanks for reading, everyone!
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