I finally sent my package (Sorry Haylie!!) and I received Here are the adorable shirts that Rhinestonextract sent me - they're still wrinkly from shipping and my camera sucks, so sorry for the bad pictures
A pretty dyed stripey one! I love the colors, and the stripes make neat shapes.
This one has a cute little dinosaur ^_^ It's also dyed, but the pattern is really light and you can't really see it in the picture.
I love octopuses! Err, octopi? Something like that. The paint is blue and sparkly, and the shirt has a neat sort of bubbly pattern that you can kinda see in the closeup.
Hi everyone! I actually got my package a while back, but I have an absolute inability to keep track of my camera *hangs head in shame* Anyway, Chibi-Evil sent me some awesome, beautiful accessories:
Excuse my shoddy picture-taking skills There is a purple necklace with a cute little plastic ninja on it, and an adorable bracelet that reminds me of bubbles for some reason? These are so cute, they're little plastic beads with parts that are wrapped in wire. I wish you could see the detail better. Also, a gorgeous red and black leather choker/collar that laces up in the back. It's so awesome, it's all soft and it looks flipping sweet. The last one, my very favorite, isn't in the picture because my sister has "borrowed" it It's really cool though, it's a black choker with big fangly things on it. I don't know how else to explain it Anyways... thank you so much, Chibi-Evil!!!
This is my purple jellyfish, with whom I am well pleased
Sorry for the bad pictures... I have a bad camera and shaky hands but you get the idea, right? She's got 20 thin, straight legs hanging down, and 5 of the bigger twisty ones. Actually, she didn't start out as a jellyfish... she was going to be an octopode from PepperKitty's awesome tutorial, but I got about halfway through finishing the body and my brain went "Jellyfish! Jeeeelllllyyyyfiiiish...." so I couldn't help it I'm actually really new at crocheting. I've only done bracelets and stuff before, and part of a hat, and haven't got a clue what I'm doing for the most part, but I seem to have a lot of luck just messing around until I get it right.
This is a little red guy with smaller frills, and he hasn't got any legs yet... he should be growing them tomorrow, though.
=P I don't know if anyone still looks here since the March gallery is up, but I did a swap with PinFish in February and I'm just now getting around to posting this because I'm laaaazy ^_^;;
This was my first personal swap, and it was so much fun! PinFish is awesome she sent me these fantastic crocheted slippers:
Sorry about the lame picture, my camera hates me they're actually a bit greener than they look there. They're so awesome, all soft and warm and fuzzy... I've been wearing them almost constantly ever since I got them They're super cute, and a perfect fit! Aah, swaps are so much fun
^_^ I got my package from CraftyPirateGirl on friday night, and it's totally freaking awesome!! I took some picturesa, but they're not very good... A box showed up in the mail. when I opened it, I found... a fuzzy blue thing??
It had a can cozy!! With pretty rope wrapped all around! I took it off (and later discovered that it works as a hat!) and the can was almost bursting open.
Here's what was inside! Two ADORABLE stuffies, which you can't see very well because of my crummy picture-taking skills, two gorgeous pairs of chopsticks, a piece of vinyl that was lining the can, and a bag that looks mysteriously full.
I squealed when I opened the bag. It's so freaking cool!! Again, the picture is bad, but they're plastic sea creatures and squishy dinosaurs... made into EARRINGS!! A whole ton of them! And a bunch more with loops in them, for keyrings and necklaces! PLUS, a ton of piratey temporary tattoos and three beautiful domino pins! Ohh, I wish you could see them better in the picture =_= Everything is amazing! Alright, I'm done rambling, so... thanks so much CraftyPirateGirl, and thank you silentdementia for organizing this swap ^_^ Now I need to hurry up and finish my can so I can send it...
Well, everyone else was making adorable jumpers, so I thought I'd try it too ^_^ I didn't even know what a jumper was before seeing the ones posted on here, but now I love them! Anyways, I woke up really early today so I whipped it out in a couple hours (I'm super-productive in the mornings!) The picture is kinda bad, but check it out:
I really like how it came out The fabric is a bit darker in real life than in the picture, and the top isn't so scrunched up, but... you get the idea. I followed the little tutorial someone linked to before, but I don't remember who posted it or where I found it =/ it's pretty simple though. The only things I did differently were, I closed it on the side with a zipper and three buttons, and I put pleats on the side instead of gathering the skirt to the waist. The straps attach to the front with buttons, too, but they're kind of, umm, hidden by my chest in the picture ^_^;; oops. It's not supposed to be up so high, so usually I'm not... spilling over it like that... umm, so, yeah, tell me what you think!
Hooray, my camera is being good this time =P but the pics are bad quality anyway... I really need a new camera =/
This first skirt I made quite a while ago. It's a two-layer handkerchief skirt, with an elastic waistband. It's very light and soft and comfortable. The pink things are roses, and those white lines on it are the word "coquelicot" over and over, but I haven't got the slightest idea of what it means?
The next one is another two-layer handkerchief skirt, but this one isn't all light and floaty like the other. In fact, it's kind of tight o_O;; I LOVE this fabric!! I got it at a thrift store, but for the longest time I didn't know what to do with it. Then one day, I just started messing around and came up with this.
(I just noticed, neither of these skirts are hemmed I hate hemming! I guess it's okay though because they don't look too ragged.)
Next, one of my favourite dresses of all time ^_^ I love this fabric so much!! A good friend gave me a big bag of fabric for my birthday, and this was my favourite piece in there. I love the colours, and the pattern is really neat... sometimes I just space off staring at it for a while. I made the little black belt too.
Hi everyone! I'm a newbie, but I've been lurking for ages. And using your tutorials =P thanks guys! Anyways, these are a couple of dresses I have made. The pictures are bad quality, but I hope you can see them okay =/
The first is a gothic lolita dress, from the tutorial by Lamby.
I look so serious o_O;; I really like this dress, it's all twirly ^_^ the fabric is great, it's lime green paisley. I got it at a thrift store for $1.
Next is an apron-type dress. I just finished it this morning =D
I have wanted a dress like this for a long time, and my friend has a really neat one that she let me borrow to copy. Here is the back:
Ignore my weird tan lines o_O;; that gray string hanging down in the back is the ties for the back of the skirt. It looks weird though, so I might take it out and just put in elastic instead. I don't have a picture of it, but I put in the built-in bra part of an old camisole so I've got some support. It took a few tries to make it looks alright, but I'm glad I put it in because it's really comfortable and I don't have to have bra straps going across my back.