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1  SEWING IN GENERAL / Machine Embroidery: Completed Projects / Re: Butterflies and usb stick roll on: June 20, 2008 05:21:24 PM
Very cute. I'm imagining tons of those butterflies as a mobile, or jean patches on kids jeans, or purse decorations or so many other beautiful things!
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Chocolate Bunny - free pattern on: April 04, 2008 06:47:09 PM
This is awesome! I know there is someone who will love me for knitting them this.

Very creative also!
3  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Calendar envelopes - with brief, detailed tutorial on: January 09, 2008 05:45:55 PM
inspired by this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=218905.0 of course.


Here they are - made from a calender published by the Historical society where I'm from


A couple backs - I like how the snowy house one has trees lined up on the back.

Now for a tutorial!

I used this http://images.scrippsweb.com/DIY/2004/02/20/large_envelope_template.pdf template

1. Get together a glue stick, scissors, an old calender and a ballpoint pen.

2. cut out your template and trace it on to the inside of your future envelope


3. Cut out this first envelope, but don't use it yet, because the stiff paper of the calender is much easier to trace than printer paper. Trace lots more.

4. Cut out everything. Carefully.


5. Here's an important tip - SCORE the fold lines with a ball point pen, scoring tool, or paperclip. press hard!


6. fold in the sides, and fold up the bottom(the shorter bit)



7. put a little glue on both sides that will be stuck together.


8. Revel in your envelopes. Maybe make some lick and stick glue for the tops from jello and vinegar (there are easy recipes online)

Before Pics:

4  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Discussion and Questions / Re: Envelope Templates? on: January 09, 2008 04:28:40 PM
You can either take apart the size envelope that you want or find another.

I found this link by searching craftster http://images.scrippsweb.com/DIY/2004/02/20/large_envelope_template.pdf

I found these with a quick google search: (this first one is actually a free program to make your own customizable envelope sizes)

http://www.red-castle.com/software/fw/printenvs.htm
http://www.thepapermillstore.com/pages.php?pageid=173
http://www.lunareclipse.net/templates.htm

Enjoy!
5  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Calendar Envelopes on: January 09, 2008 04:04:36 PM
I actually collect calenders.... a little odd, but I think I've finally found the craft for the large stack of them that's under my bed. Envelopes ahoy.  The first to go will be one full of pictures of historical buildings in my area.

Yay!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Early 20th century flair bottomed skirt on: November 25, 2007 05:43:17 PM
I think thats one of the most gorgeous fabrics I've ever seen, and I'm not lying when I say you used it to its full potential. Great Job!
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Hats! [picture heavy...sorry!] on: November 25, 2007 05:41:01 PM
Cute!!! Good choice of colours too.
8  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Handpainted handsewn totally rad mini plushies on: November 11, 2007 10:55:16 PM
You drew those faces yourself!?! I thought they were printed on the fabric!

They're cute either way, but wow.

I love them.
9  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Fleece Giraffe Hoodie on: November 09, 2007 01:03:49 PM
my favourite part is the teeny tail!

ADORABLE!
10  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: firefly light box on: November 06, 2007 05:48:40 PM
gorgeous. Awesome. But I'm intrigued by this closure thing... do you have another picture of it?

Also, what pic did you use for reference? it looks really good!
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