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1  Re: HPC Craftalong ~Fall Semester 2013~ *join anytime* in Craftalongs by bookie0013 on: September 09, 2013 10:13:04 AM
Class/Challenge/House Pride: Arithmancy
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Elemental Necklace
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Brief Description: For my Arithmancy I managed to conjure up something representing the four elements. Green for earth, blue for water, white for air, red for fire. Hopefully it can help protect me from this atrocious Midwest weather, yeck!
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Class/Challenge/House Pride: Herbology
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Chaos Wand
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Brief Description: This fits the classification of something to help protect me from the whomping willows branches. What you see is a wand crafted from an old knitting needle, wrapped with bits of fabric, wire, and beads.
While daydreaming in Herbology, I was trying to come up with something to help me gain access to the room beneath the whomping willow. I kept coming back to the one word, 'chaos'. That tree would kill me before letting me get in the room below it. But I was determined to finally see it for myself. So I crafted up a wand just as chaotic as that darn tree. Bits and scraps of torn clothing from the four Marauder's themselves that I've cunningly acquired, as well as scraps of clothes from those I hold dear. Add in a few magical stones and beads and wah lah! I'll see what's in that room even if it kills me...!
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edit: It appears everything is sideways! Sorry about that! It appears my regular wand may need some tweaking...
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2  Re: HPC Craftalong ~Fall Semester 2013~ *join anytime* in Craftalongs by bookie0013 on: September 08, 2013 12:47:07 PM
Class/Challenge/House Pride: Flying
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Nest-lace
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Brief Description: (how it fits the requirements, pattern/techniques/recipe used, any fun tips, etc.) This project was to be something you might find while out practicing your flying! Well obviously, this is a nest-lace; a birds nest turned necklace! I finger-knitted a hemp necklace and then weaved in some fabric scraps (like a bird would weave grasses and bits into it's nest).
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I'm not very good at flying yet and as it turns out I ran smack dab into a TREE! When I finally managed to land, everyone else in class was hysterical with laughter there was a bird's nest in my hair! I couldn't really fix it for the birds, so I fashioned it into a lovely necklace Smiley


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Detention in the Dungeons
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Quilted purse
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Brief Description: (how it fits the requirements, pattern/techniques/recipe used, any fun tips, etc.) This project was supposed to be a completion of a WIP and I had started this purse a week or two ago and never got back to finishing it (other school work got in the way!). This is the first thing I've ever quilted in my life. Not to mention I haven't really sewn in since 8th grade (roughly 12 years ago). I had to rip out the stitching on the one side I had finished, take the strap off completely, and then redo everything! The closing strap (with buttonhole) isn't perfect, but for my first time I'd say it's pretty good.
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Question: Can we only submit one (for credit) per detention challenge?


Class/Challenge/House Pride: Care of Magical Creatures
House: Slytherin
Project Name: Handmade Journal
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Brief Description: (how it fits the requirements, pattern/techniques/recipe used, any fun tips, etc.) For CoMC we were to craft something that reflects a personal struggle or helps one cope during difficult times. Something that always helps me cope is writing, so I decided to make a new journal. This isn't my first time making a book but this time I used a different stitch (long stitch opposed to coptic). The hardest part of this was getting my spells worked out right to keep the dang stitching straight on the cover pieces. I'm not really sure what the fabrics are I got them (and a ton more) at a thrift store. I didn't really follow any type of pattern, I just made up the measurements as I went along(with my boyfriends help of course). A tip do not try fabric cutting charms when you're tired! You'll end up with a big shredded mess Smiley I mean't to take more pictures along the way but I got completely caught up in finishing it, I'm sure you all know how that goes!
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P.S. Don't mind my white legs in some of those pictures! Oops Smiley
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