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1  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Say Anything on: April 12, 2012 02:56:26 PM
I adore this! So clever
2  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Bowser on: October 05, 2011 06:33:31 PM
This is super super awesome. Props!
3  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: warning: romance ahead! on: August 25, 2010 03:23:04 PM
Um, cutest story EVER!! Plus the ring is beautiful! And congrats on the engagement of course!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / T-shirt > triangle scarf (short tutorial!) on: July 19, 2010 12:13:37 PM
So, I was inspired by Miss American Pie's lovely Fringe Scarf, but while I love the look of hers, it's not very "me." And so this was born:

Apologies about being headless trust me you're better off in this case.

While I love the outcome, I think I've created a bit of a monster. All of my shirts are no longer safe. And since I was going to repeat this process, I figured I'd snap some pics along the way in case anyone is interested.

I started with this lovely shirt which I rescued aka stole from my sisters donate pile:


Cut off as big a rectangle/square as you can. In this case it was under the cinched waist. Depending on the neckline it would likely normally be closer to under the sleeves.


Cut across diagonally.


I neglected to take a picture at this point, and I have extremely limited graphics skills, so hopefully this crude paint drawing makes some sense. Since the pieces are too big to just sew together as is, you'll need to make some right triangles from what you have. I used one side on each to form a straight line on the top and cut away excess from the other side to form the point. Like so:


Cut away the excess


You can see where the seam needs to go:


Once I had that done I decided that the top part wasn't straight enough so I evened it up a bit


Ta-da!




For the record, I just left all the edges as it. I figure it shouldn't get too worn and even if its edges start to fray I don't think I'll mind much
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Skirt From Tshirt Sleeves!!! on: July 07, 2010 12:45:03 PM
So clever!! I love it Smiley
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Prom Dress to Wedding Gown on: June 20, 2010 11:30:24 PM
So awesome!! I love wedding dresses that aren't completely white. You look lovely! Congrats Smiley
7  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects / Re: Skimpy Tank Dress to Cute High Waisted Skirt! on: June 18, 2010 11:45:50 AM
Ahhh I so love this!! I think it's a really clever way of altering something that's too short. Plus it looks adorable on you!
8  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Re: Need input from the colorblind on: June 09, 2010 08:31:14 PM
Just asked my dad and he said "there are supposed to be numbers on those?" He's constantly getting red and green confused, so not much of a surprise there.

I love this project! Its very clever and well executed. Good job Smiley
9  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Far away. on: May 05, 2010 07:43:20 AM
That's it. I MUST learn to embroider. There have been too many awesome projects posted recently. Obviously yours very much included in that statement.

I love XKCD so much. I have a signed print (of this one) up on my wall and the correlation shirt
10  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Peanuts Christmas Table Runner *LOTS OF PICS* on: May 03, 2010 07:33:37 PM
My mind.. it has been blown. I'm a little bit in love with this. And I love that its blue and white instead of red and green. Amazing.
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