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1  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Aquarium Gravel, Technologic and Blue Raspberries on: November 11, 2007 09:26:23 AM
Here is just some of the dying I did this week!

Aquarium Gravel


Technologic


Blue Raspberries
2  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Oranges, Poison and the Moon on: October 25, 2007 05:05:05 PM
I spent a day or two this week dying up some new fiber.  Here are some of what I came up with.

Harvest Moon - The light patches look like the full moon on a cloudless night



Poison



Blood Orange

3  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Gothic Beauty on: October 10, 2007 04:36:08 PM
Here is one of my most recently dyed fibers.  I called it Gothic Beauty

4  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / My most recent conquests on: September 30, 2007 04:39:25 PM
I have been dying wool blends the past week or so.  Here are some of my favorites

Flutterby


Artichoke


Punk Rock Girl
5  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Discussion and Questions / A Movie Every Spinner Needs to See on: June 20, 2007 11:41:33 AM
A new horror film from New Zealand is opening this weekend.  What happens when the sheep revolt? *need to learn how to embed here at craftster*
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZzZEUtdnqY
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Finish discoloring on Knit Picks Needles! on: June 10, 2007 04:56:47 PM
I purchased a set of Knit Picks Options and some DPNs back in April/May.  I just noticed this week that the nickle finish is wearing off or discoloring!  I called and told customer service that this was happening and they said they had never heard of it happening before and replaced the specific needle tips that it was happening on.  I am worried that this will start happening on all the other tips too.  I can see it starting to happen on the DPNs that I started using last week.  Has this happened to anybody else?  Does it effect your knitting?  Should I be concerned that I have some weird nickle eating acid being extruded from my hands?
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Pacific Waves Shawl on: June 06, 2007 11:48:04 AM
I recently completed the Pacific Waves Shawl from elann.  I used some yarn I had spun earlier to make it.  I gave it to my mom for her birthday.  Here she is modeling it for me  Cheesy



8  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Omaha Quilt Show on: June 04, 2007 10:07:10 AM
Hey Guys

I just got back from Omaha and while I was there I got to visit their anual quilt show! I have a photo group set up showing some of the fantastic quilts I saw there.

www.flickr.com/photos/amysbabies/sets/72157594494290633/
9  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Ginkgo Godesses on: May 09, 2007 01:22:56 PM
I pulled out a project that I started on last year. I ADORE Japanese art and when I found a Lonni Rossi panel titled Ginkgo Godesses in a quilt shop, I had to have it right then! There are three godesses per panel, so I decided to give each one the atributes of an element. I dug through my hand dyed fabric stash and gave them each a beautiful new kimono and a sparkly crown. I even fussy cut out some foliage for their Ginkgo accessories.

Here is what they started out as


And here is how they all look now

Earth


Wind


Fire


On Wind I went over the seams with a black pen to hide the white spaces peeking out from between the pieces and to add back in the lines in the folds. I haven't done that yet on the other two. They will eventualy have a narow red border and a wide black border added to the outside edges to frame them for becoming wall hangings. I am going to purchase another one of these panels, plus some Geisha panels that are being released this spring for some further experamentation Grin
10  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Red Lobster on: May 05, 2007 04:45:25 PM
I made this lobster for my cousin.  He is her good luck lobster.  He came out about 12" long from tip to tail.



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