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1  Went streaking on Halloween! in Halloween Costumes by artsylydia on: November 02, 2009 03:18:35 PM
This was an easy costume to make, especially for how many laughs it got!
I purchased a tan leotard, tights, and black felt (the stiff kind). I cut the felt into rectangles and sewed it into place. You can't see it in the photos, but the back view is also "censored."



I spent the early part of the evening flashing people (thanks to my coworker for the lovely coat!). After that, it was full on streaking! I got a lot of double takes. The costume was definitely a big hit!
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2  "crafty" old-fashioned apron! in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by artsylydia on: September 20, 2007 10:21:12 PM
I made this as part of the Pimp My Craftster Name swap (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=187843)

this was the first time i ever really sewed anything beyond resizing tshirts. what do you think?

front & back:


close up of embroidery on pocket:
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3  Scissors embroidery- notebook cover in Needlework: Completed Projects by artsylydia on: September 20, 2007 10:14:45 PM
I made this notebook cover for Crafty McCrafterson, as part of the Pimp My Craftster Name swap (http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=187843)



close up:


this was my first time embroidering anything. a little crooked here and there, but i'm pretty happy with the results.
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4  Re: Pimp My Craftster Name R2 -- Gallery! in The Swap Gallery by artsylydia on: September 20, 2007 09:41:45 PM
I got my package from Crafty McCrafterson on Monday.

Opening the box.... (my cat helped)


The loot:
cute magnetic clips (currently holding my calendar to the fridge)


very artsy desk organizers



crochet hook organizer (i need more hooks now!)



pretty stitch markers


bonus loot:


thanks so much, Crafty McCrafterson!  Smiley
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5  Re: Show Off Your Hair! in Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects by artsylydia on: April 29, 2007 09:28:26 AM
this was my hair before:


then i got it all chopped off and went from pink to red:


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6  Re: Ripple along in Crochetalongs by artsylydia on: August 22, 2006 12:05:23 PM
three weeks in!  (kept my feet in the photo for size reference)

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7  Re: Ripple along in Crochetalongs by artsylydia on: August 15, 2006 11:27:21 AM
2 weeks in!



it covers the couch cushions now!  it's getting so big, it's harder to work with.  especially when i get to the end of a row and have to turn over.  since this is my first large project, do you guys have tips for making my life easier?  when i made my two scarves, i just rolled the finished part up as i went along.  this project seems too wide for that technique to be practical.
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8  Re: Ripple along in Crochetalongs by artsylydia on: August 10, 2006 03:26:08 PM
hi everyone.  i've been a long time craftster lurker and finally signed up after seeing this topic.  i started my first ripple project (and 3rd ever crochet project) about a week and a half ago.

it's going to be a blanket.  right now it's about 47 x 12 inches.



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