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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Fire Lizard a la Ann McCaffreys Dragon Riders of Pern on: April 24, 2013 12:25:43 PM
*squeals* Loved the fire lizards in the Dragonrider books! Yours in spot-on and adorable besides.
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: SPIDER ATTACK! Oh my! on: April 24, 2013 09:05:42 AM
Love the action shots & running commentary!
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Finally used up a LOT of my scraps on: April 24, 2013 07:59:32 AM
Very nice! You've got a good eye for color-blending.

I've made tote bags the same way, with the knots on the outside.
4  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: My very first hand-bound book! (very detailed post, lots of pics ;D) on: April 15, 2013 08:07:47 AM
Quite impressive!!! *2 thumbs up*

5  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Pottery, Ceramics, etc: Completed Projects / Re: Doctor Who Mug on: January 23, 2013 07:00:33 AM
Great job! I especially like the Bad Wolf on the bottom. :3

6  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Dalek Family on: January 23, 2013 06:57:09 AM
That's hysterical...in a completely good way. ^_^
Good job!


7  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Granny Square Totoro Blanket aka A Really Bad Idea on: October 26, 2012 07:25:31 AM
I commend you for your patience! It looks amazing!  Wink
Quoted FTW.

This is a case of "you didn't know it couldn't be done so you tried it".
8  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Bookmarks!!! on: May 22, 2012 12:22:07 PM
Yeah, it is a lot of bookmarks. All but a couple of these have been given away to friends though.
9  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Earrings & Stitch Markers Oh My! on: May 21, 2012 02:28:52 PM
Whilst in my bookmark frenzy, [and subsequent bead buying frenzy] I also wanted to make earrings for various friends, and stitch markers for me. There are more of these lying around also, I just need to take pics.

 
10  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Bookmarks!!! on: May 21, 2012 02:20:35 PM
Cruising the Internet, I came across this wonderful elastic bookmark tutorial: http://www.titus2homemaker.com/2011/10/elastic-bookmark-tutorial/
Being a voracious reader, I was intrigued. Here is a bookmark that wouldn't fall out, and wouldn't be as fiddly as a thong-type [uggggg] bookmark.

Now of course, I can't leave well enough alone, so I had to fancy it up. I tried the rubber/plastic necklace cords you find at stores such as Joann's, as well as elastic hairbands from various stores. And one great find of several batches in the dollar bin! The necklace cords are good for paperbacks or smaller books. Hairbands are of various widths and stretchiness, but when I had one that was too big for a particular book, I just tied a temporary knot in the elastic to shorten it.

I dug out my beads, bought more Embarrassed Embarrassed, and proceeded to make more bookmarks than anyone should be allowed to have. Using large and/or glass beads gives the bookmarks a nice weight. And if the elastic dies, just replace it with a new one!


   

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