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1  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions / Coloring MP Soaps? Can I use paste or powder food colors? on: October 01, 2008 06:26:24 AM
I do a lot of cake decorating and already have tons of Paste and powder colors that I use. Is it ok to color MP soap base with those? I know I can't use water based ones, I was just curious if it would bleed or if there is a way to stop it from bleeding.  Also does anyone have any other ideas for coloring? I just don't want to go buy colors.

Thanks!
2  CLOTHING / Costumes: Discussion and Questions / Tonks costume help....t-shirt..?? on: July 20, 2007 10:43:56 AM
So I'm going as Tonks tonight and need some advice....I have two different graphics for the weird sisters t-shirt I'm making to wear....

and...


Which one is best? And on what color t-shirt???

Also my hair is long and dark brown so I can't really dye it or style it like Tonks so my only option was a wig....and this was the only one I could find.....

Do you think this will work ok?? I'm probably going to cut the longer pieces off...any tips to help style it differently?? Huh This will be my first time in a wig since elementary school!

I have a black version of this without the buttons and a tie instead:
http://cache.lionbrand.com/stores/lionbrand/pictures/60588a.jpg
or a long black trench coatish...but it has double breasted buttons? Which to wear??? or modify???

Also any other help with accesories or any ideas at all would be greatly appreciated!!

I've got a black choker...and a wand....black boots with grey tights...??
Thanks all!!! Grin
3  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Harry Potter Book Release costume help! on: July 13, 2007 09:07:22 AM
OK, so I'm planning on going as Tonks. I have long brown hair and brown eyes. I was planning on wearing a denim skirt with pleats with tights and black boots and a weird sisters t-shirt that I'm going to make.....with this jpg that I made.....does it look ok?authentic?

I was going to put it on a white t-shirt??? Does that seem right??
Also she normally has pink hair right?? Would it be ok to just get some of that spray and spray my hair pink or should I get a wig?? I'm also making a wand for my back pocket!

Anything else to help add to my costume? Any tips would be greatly appreciated!!
4  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / End of Gilmore Girl Swap Gallery on: June 25, 2007 12:22:54 PM
Here is the gallery gals.....post when you receive!
5  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / End of Gilmore Girls Swap! (Signups 5/25/07-6/4/07) Send by 7/2/07 Closed on: May 25, 2007 07:56:05 AM
Completed![/color]

Swap name: End of Gilmore Girls Swap
Craftster member who is organizing this swap: Bekahzzz
Sign-up date range:5/25/07-6/4/07
Date to send item by: 7/2/07

Limited to a certain number of people? :no but will ask for a co-organizer with 20+

Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO
If so, which country?

All ages allowed

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
- Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
- Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
- Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
- Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES

Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
- Has been a member for at least one month: YES
- Has posted at least 15 times: YES
- Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
- Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
- Does not have any negative feedback: YES

Details of swap:
The last episode of Gilmore Girls aired May 15th, We are all sad to see this wonderful show go. This swap will feature crafts made to honor this wonderful show.

It will be for one large items and two medium items. (Or any equivalent combo)

Gilmore Girl Swap galleries:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=128594.0

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=98998.0

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=60343.0

** I will be out of town 5/31-6/2, so if you signup during that period and dont here back from me or get your name on the list below be patient and I will update as soon as I get back to my computer**
...



If you want to participate, information to send to organizer:

QUESTIONNAIRE TO ANSWER:
Name of swap
Craftster username
Email address
Your real name
Mailing address including the country
Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
Favorite character?
Favorite couple?
Favorite Season?
Favorite Episode? (optional)
Sizes (T-shirt, jewelry..etc.)
Favorite Colors?
Hated Colors?
Favorite quote(s)? (optional)
Like coffee?
Crafts you'd like to recieve?
Crafts you can make?
Allergies?
Any other questions can be asked to specific partners once assigned.



IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, REMEMBER TO SEND YOUR INFO TO ORGANIZER VIA PRIVATE MESSAGE AND NOT TO REPLY WITH IT HERE.


Also remember to read the Swap Info Guide to find out how to ship your item and other details about participating in a swap.

Approved Participants:
bekahzzz <--->Em0tionalprayer
kyou  <---> novastarlet
sharpie_slut  <---> Whyme81687
cumber1137 <---> Gypsylou


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sent
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Gallery:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=179062.0
6  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Zine Swap Gallery on: May 23, 2007 01:23:09 PM
People are sending and receiving so thought I'd go ahead and start a gallery. I would say take pics of your fav part of the Zine's you receive that way its not a bunch of the covers!!

Scatter Kincaid
honorablemention
bekahzzz
peachsorbet
Nevermore
lisiepeasie

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received
7  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / End of Gilmore Girls Swap! on: May 14, 2007 11:55:57 AM
As you may or may not know, Tomorrow May 15 is the last EVER episode of the Gilmore Girls. It is the Series Finale.... Cry

In memory of a truly great, ingenius show a final swap to Lorelai, Rory and the town of Stars Hollow!!

There have been other Gilmore Swaps...here are links to their galleries:
swap 3:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=128594.0
swap 2:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=98998.0
original:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=60343.0

Let me know if people out there are interested!!
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / mini skein projects... on: May 08, 2007 07:35:51 AM
I just started spinning my own yarn...and a lot of my first skeins are small....does anyone have any project ideas for small skeins? I don't want them to go to waste...?
9  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / My 1st attempt at spinning, 2nd...etc...I love it.... on: May 06, 2007 06:29:26 PM
Here are my 1st few attempts at spinning...

1st spun and knitted up....its wool and aa gray and a black alpaca...



1st spun from my kit


2nd spun.....undyed


1st plied:wasn't really sure how to do this but I think it worked?


my spindles....one from my class and one from my kit:


10  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / 1st time making knit felt....bag is uneven... on: April 19, 2007 12:24:26 PM
I felted something for the first time last....its a small messenger bag that was knit up first....it took nearly 3 washes, but I finnally acheived the felted look....however when I took it out of the washer and began to stuff it so it could dry...I noticed that it seemed to felt a little lopsided. Like unevenly, leaving parts longer some places and shorter others??

Is there any way to fix it, or this just the way it goes?



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