A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 305,019
Currently Running With Scissors:
531 Guests and 21 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: 1 [2] 3
11  Ultra Chic Purse from Sweater in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Lava means love. on: May 13, 2007 06:48:46 PM
Hi!

Here's a hobo bag I made relatively recently from a sweater found at the local thrift shop.  I'm sorry I don't have a before picture; just imagine a wool, fire engine red cabled crew neck GAP sweater (size small, if you're wondering).  But here's the after:




Thanks for looking!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
12  Red Star Doily in Crochet: Completed Projects by Lava means love. on: February 23, 2007 12:14:58 PM
Here's a doily I've made:



I got the pattern from this book:


Ain't it purdy?
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
13  Sticky Toffee Pudding! The best cake ever! in Dessert by Lava means love. on: January 03, 2007 03:49:02 PM
I took a resolution to eat more homemade desserts in 2007, and I thought I'd share my first big find with you: sticky toffee pudding.  I heard of the dessert on a Scottish television show, and found a recipe at Epicurious.com, but I tweaked it to use stuff I had at home.  Here's a pic:



It is absolutely the best cake I've ever tasted!  It is very moist, and has a dark, toffee like-coffee flavor, and the caramel sauce is awesome!

Sticky toffee pudding was a great way to start the new year!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
14  Amigurumi Kitty in Amigurumi: Completed Projects by Lava means love. on: November 10, 2006 10:00:11 AM
Hi,
     I've been seeing a lot of amigurumi's out there, and while mine may not be as fancy, I thought I'd show it.  Its a cat, made from some old Red Heart tri-colored yarn (which gives an interesting pattern).  At first, I tried putting eyes on it, but I thought it would look better without a face (which gives it a sense of mystery, I like to think). I placed a piece of craft wire in the tail, so that it would stand up, like a cat's tail would. I made small, triangular ears, and attached them to the piece. Other than that, it is an almost-exact replica of the "Amigurumi Dude" pattern found on CrochetMe.





Thanks for looking!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
15  Re: Knifty Knitters... in Knitting: Discussion and Questions by Lava means love. on: October 27, 2006 08:18:43 AM
A few days ago, I finished a scarf made on the circular yellow loom.  I thought I'd share; it was made with a single skein of Caron Simply Soft (I wondered how long a scarf it would make), and ended up measuring about six feet!  Now, I'm going to attempt to make a cardigan inspired by a kimono-looking sweater pattern found at http://www.robertscrafts.com/projects/projects.php?prdindex=kniftyknitter&dsp=project&idnum=34.



The picture is cut off at 60 inches, but it is actually longer!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
16  Accidentally-On-Purpose Wire-Flower Ring in Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General by Lava means love. on: September 19, 2006 03:11:42 PM
Hi!

This is my first jewelry completed project posed on Craftster.  About a year ago, I accidently created this ring while playing around with new ways to use some jewelry wire.  I loved how it turned out.  Here's a pic:



Unfortunately, I made the ring out of cheap metal wire, and its terribly dull (as in the picture above).  So, lately I made another.  Here's a pic:



Thanks for looking!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
17  Hayden-Harnett-Inspired Crochet Collar in Crochet: Completed Projects by Lava means love. on: September 19, 2006 03:05:55 PM
Hi!

A few weeks ago, I spotted a loverly crochet collar on Anthropologie.com, and loved it.  I found out that they are made under the Hayden-Harnett label, and checked out their version.  I loved the Hayden-Harnett version more, and made my own.  I didn't have a pattern, so it took a little while.  I saved quite a chunk of cash: I paid $5 for materials, while the designer versions cost $120-$198!  Here's a pic of the final product:



And here's a closeup of the flower piece:



Thanks for looking!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
18  Re: Granny Square Crochetalong!!! in Crochetalongs by Lava means love. on: September 09, 2006 03:32:54 PM
This happens alot when you host pictures from blogger.  Try going directly to her blog to see it.  You will have to scroll down a little bit.  Blogger is very unreliable for image hosting.  You could try flickr or one of the other image host places

Oooh, thanks Bixby, I didn't know that Blogger's image hosting is unreliable.  Here's the image.



http://www.flickr.com/photos/23508699@N00/238725510/
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
19  Re: Scrap yarn blanket in Crochetalongs by Lava means love. on: September 08, 2006 09:46:04 AM
Hi!  You all have really good ideas.  I especially love the yo-yo's.  I'm making an afghan out of large, medium, and tiny granny squares.  Here's a pic of a large and tiny granny square.



http://www.flickr.com/photos/23508699@N00/238725510/
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
20  Re: Granny Square Crochetalong!!! in Crochetalongs by Lava means love. on: September 08, 2006 09:37:49 AM
Here's two of my grannies: the mama granny and its baby granny...awww, how cute  Grin.

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: 1 [2] 3


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
John Lanchester Talks About His Novel "Capital" at Althorp
Claire Tomalin Talks About Her Work on Charles Dickens
Gavin Pretor-Pinney Talks Clouds at Althorp Literary Festival
What Makes Althorp Literary Festival So Different?
Dr Kate Williams Talks About Queen Elizabeth II at Althorp Festival
Latest Blog Articles
October 29, 2014 Featured Projects
Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner
Tute Tuesday: Upcycled Car Trash Bag with Liner

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.