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1  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: Help me make gingerbread houses in Japan! Advice please! on: December 05, 2010 09:57:13 PM
Hey guys, great ideas!

I'm afraid that the blender trick wouldn't work in this case because I have so many classes that I am doing this with.

BUT the wall spackle is a great idea. I am going to the local hardware store tonight.

I am also going to try the dough idea and make a dough out of paste/flour/water and see how well that works.

Any other ideas? Tonight is my test night! :-D
2  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Help me make gingerbread houses in Japan! Advice please! on: December 05, 2010 05:47:47 PM
So I am teaching English in Japan, and have been asked to do special Christmas lessons starting this Wednesday. As part of it, I want to have the children make gingerbread houses. For a number of reasons, we will be making them as decoration only.

So, we are using cardboard forms to which the children will adhere cookies and candy.

I have two problems:

1. I cannot acquire powdered sugar in economical amounts (I can only get small, expensive packets) so I need to make a substitute "icing" that looks like white frosting and dries hard

2. I cannot decide if i should cover the houses in cookies ahead of time and then let the kids put on the candies as final decoration, or if I should let them go for it.

Please help! どもありがとございます!
3  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: My First Costume Post - Dalek Supreme (img heavy) on: May 07, 2010 06:15:01 PM
LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Great job, very stylish and yet definitely registers as a Dalek!
4  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / Re: silk chiffon patchwork- am I nuts? on: May 01, 2010 04:08:09 PM
Wow, Sewnutzz, you're the BEST! Thank so you so much for your very thorough and helpful tips. The starching is a great idea, and I think I will get wider ribbon now that you mention it.

I will edit my original post to include pics.

5  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / silk chiffon patchwork- am I nuts? on: April 28, 2010 07:07:45 AM
I got a bunch of squares of gorgeous, very lightweight silk chiffon. I want to stitch them into a patchwork scarf. The patches would be large, maybe 10"x8" each. Have I lost my mind?

I'm thinking about getting a spool 1/4" ribbon, sandwiching the seams on both sides, and topstitching so that the scarf looks good on both sides. And as far as the hem goes, should I just do a rolled hem? What would you do?

Do you guys have any suggestions? Should I try another technique?

Thanks sooo much!





6  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Look what materialized in my living room! on: February 25, 2010 07:24:59 AM
Waaaaah AWESOME!!!

Can't... articulate... SO COOL!!
7  NEWS AND DISCUSSION ABOUT CRAFTSTER / Latest News / Re: 2/18/10 - Changes at Craftster on: February 18, 2010 03:13:17 PM
Wow, I can't believe how long it's been since I joined this community... not long after it got its start!

I'm glad you'll still be around as a participant, Leah, but it's still a shock for me. Just makes me realize how much time has passed. Best of luck with your new ventures!

-Rach

PS And of course I have to add how much of an inspiration Craftster has been to me. It's all thanks to you creating such a great virtual space for so many creative, generous people to come and share their ideas!

You rock, lady.
8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: The 10th Kingdom Swap on: December 09, 2009 05:58:47 AM
Haha, I just finished watching it last night! this would be a fun theme for a swap. :-)
9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Doctor Who and Spinoffs round 5 Gallery on: December 07, 2009 07:26:12 AM
Hi all-

My package from AbsurdAnnekuh came Saturday:



They are charms made from repurposed Scrabble tiles and two (cherry?) lollipops. My favorite tile is the one of 10's All-Stars.

I know I promised the file for the Adipose stationery, so let me go post the file to my Flickr and I'll be right back!
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Doctor Who and Spinoffs round 5 Gallery on: November 22, 2009 11:01:30 AM
Thanks for all the compliments, guys!

I'd be happy to post a file of the adipose stationery so y'all can make your own, if you'd like. Just let me know if there's enough interest for me to upload it. (It's a 8.5x11" design, so you get 2 pages of stationery per page.) I can also post the envelope template if any of you have the ability to print your own envelopes.

Wonder where our MIA swap people are... :-/
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