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1  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Demon (with hooves) on: November 16, 2012 11:57:05 AM
How did you make the hooves?  They look great.
2  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Whedonverse Swap round 9 gallery on: September 28, 2012 08:47:59 AM
Here's the stuff I made for spikefan:







3  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Tall cards set on: September 28, 2012 08:35:56 AM
They look fantastic!  Your partner's very lucky.
4  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Dr. Horrible Embroidery Triptych on: September 27, 2012 08:45:15 AM
Now that she's received it, I can post this project I made for my partner in the Whedonverse swap - a Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog embroidery triptych, with the three main characters and a quote from the show.  It's my first time doing a project like this; I've done cross stitch before, but that's about the limit of my embroidery experience.  This was originally meant to be mostly cross stitch, but I decided it would look better done a different way.



The silhouettes are cut out of vinyl and stitched down, then I embroidered around them.  I drew the words by hand on graph paper and transferred them to the fabric with transfer paper (which for the record, is not super effective on aida cloth - next time I'm using different fabric).  The lettering turned out surprisingly well, I was impressed with myself for how perfect it looked - then I mounted them in the frames and they got kinda weirdly stretched and don't look as straight anymore; I wish I'd done that part of it a little differently.  All in all though, I'm pretty proud of how this turned out.  And I want to make another one for myself!

Shots of each panel individually:




The design is based on this artwork (which sadly I do not know the source for):


Comments and crits welcome as always!
5  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Firefly in a Jar! Literally! on: September 21, 2012 03:13:39 PM
That's so cool!  Great idea.

Also, I like that the jar says "Firefly" in a font that's so close to the show's logo.
6  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Whedonverse Swap round 9 gallery on: September 17, 2012 02:47:45 PM
Check it out y'all, here's my Firefly themed swap package from our fabulous organizer, spikefan!  Everything is so awesome, I was literally squeeing while I opened the package.



First of all, my very own Jayne hat!  I've been wanting one of these babies for a long time. ^_^  And it's just in time for my first autumn in Canada!
 
Can you tell I'm excited about this hat?

She also made me a Jayne hoop:


And a framed cross stitch with one of my favorite quotes from the show:

Unfortunately, the tissue paper she wrapped the items in stuck to the paint on the frame, so I may have to repaint it.  It'll be going up on the wall today regardless.

The other item is a buckled leather wrist band that's like the one Jayne wears on the show.  So cool!  I'll have to put it on my husband later and take some action shots.

Thank you so much spikefan!!  I absolutely love everything, you're an amazing swap partner.  
7  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic OAT Swap (SU 9/17-9/24 - SO 10/20) on: September 17, 2012 11:52:23 AM
OMFG, I have to join this swap.  Ponies!!
8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Whedonverse Swap round 9 gallery on: September 17, 2012 09:27:09 AM
I received from spikefan today!  I'll take some photos this afternoon - prepare to be jealous!
9  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Whedonverse Swap round 9 (SIGNUP 7/12/12-8/1/12; SENDOUT 9/5/12) on: September 03, 2012 01:35:13 PM
I"m still working, but should be on track to send out on time.
10  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Whedonverse Swap round 9 (SIGNUP 7/12/12-8/1/12; SENDOUT 9/5/12) on: August 22, 2012 09:19:27 AM
Holy carp, a sender already!  How the time has gotten away from me... and I started off so well.
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