A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Joining an Organized Swap? Please review the rules and info on a regular basis.
Total Members: 307,936
Currently Running With Scissors:
295 Guests and 0 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 ... 1080 1081 [1082] 1083 1084 ... 1280
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: The Ongoing Poppet and Punkin-Along  (Read 1710269 times)
Tags for this thread: poppet  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
ghilie
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Good Cookie Designs
Offline Offline

Posts: 3559
Joined: 15-Jun-2007

Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10810 on: April 13, 2010 12:36:17 PM »

Hey guys, Im starting to craft my very first poppet, but Iv already hit a snag. I live in Ireland, and there's a SERIOUS lack of carft shops where I live. Would anyone know where I could get a set of safety eyes and joint hinges-thingys?  Huh

You can use metal coat buttons as joints, as long as they have the little knob in the back, and you can use anything you want for eyes.  buttons, iron ons, paints, embroidery...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Visit http://ghilie.wordpress.com/ for the poppet pattern.

"I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled."
averyg
Offline Offline

Posts: 1439
Joined: 06-Jan-2009

Personal poppet swap? PM me!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10811 on: April 13, 2010 02:06:21 PM »

Plus, it can't hurt to drum up some votes on here!

Plus I am totally going to drum up some votes by sending the link to all of my Facebook friends... And, and, I might even hack into my little sisters account and do it to hers also (with her consent of course Wink )...

I think Millicent is a good name (just too lazy to go over there), and this is going to be one of the most memorable poppets so far.

Well thanks, I don't know about the most memorable part, I am sure that once someone makes a 3 foot tall poppet, she will be forgotten about Wink... And I totally have recommendations (that I will post later) as to things I would have changed about making such a large poppet- like the changing up the location of the button joints and whatnot (just in case someone is interested in making such a monstrosity  Cheesy )
THIS ROCKS   Logged

beth8144
It is just so stinkin' addictive!
Offline Offline

Posts: 2017
Joined: 24-Feb-2009

CRAFTING KEEPS ME FROM GOING CRAZY!!!!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10812 on: April 13, 2010 05:44:32 PM »

averyg Great job and wonderful poppet. She is just gorgeous I would lay money down that you will win. I am off to vote.

Kinda off topic I was wondering if those of you not in the states have items that are hard for you to find for your poppetering?  And what they might be. My friend is deployed in the UK and was wondering what would be a good gift to send her she just got the pattern not to long ago. Thanks for your help.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

So many ideas so little time. Will I ever get them all done?
http://wists.com/beth8144
http://pinterest.com/beth8144/
averyg
Offline Offline

Posts: 1439
Joined: 06-Jan-2009

Personal poppet swap? PM me!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10813 on: April 14, 2010 08:43:29 AM »

Whoa... random side note, yesterday I totally typed "The Long Awaited Poppet Along" into the side bar to find it, this morning when I tried I noticed that "The Long Awaited Poppet Along" is no longer! We are now "The Ongoing Poppet-Along"...
Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Seraphina_de_Sangre
The Daredevil Sky Pirate
Offline Offline

Posts: 2528
Joined: 28-Oct-2007

Down to a 12 and shedding more lbs. everyday!


View Profile
« Reply #10814 on: April 14, 2010 09:48:50 AM »

Lol, I noticed that too. Good job on the giant poppet, she looks great and I hope you win!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Swaps
Multi-Themed Steampunk Swap

Wist
ghilie
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Good Cookie Designs
Offline Offline

Posts: 3559
Joined: 15-Jun-2007

Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10815 on: April 14, 2010 10:39:30 AM »

LOL, new craftalong rules.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Visit http://ghilie.wordpress.com/ for the poppet pattern.

"I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled."
PenguinSoup
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1426
Joined: 20-Oct-2009

Reject only your ignorance, and you may survive.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #10816 on: April 15, 2010 10:18:15 AM »

I'm trying to make a Coraline poppet and the only thing I'm having an issue with is the pants. I've looked at all of the pant tuts on this forum that I could find and I really don't understand them. I printed the pants from the link on the first page but I'm not sure how to construct them. Would anyone mind explaining?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

tendstowardschaos
'Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.' - N. Bonaparte
Offline Offline

Posts: 995
Joined: 17-Apr-2008

Motivated by the desire to achieve.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10817 on: April 15, 2010 01:47:46 PM »

I'm trying to make a Coraline poppet and the only thing I'm having an issue with is the pants. I've looked at all of the pant tuts on this forum that I could find and I really don't understand them. I printed the pants from the link on the first page but I'm not sure how to construct them. Would anyone mind explaining?

Further down on that first post is a link to a pants tutorial by Craftewoman...but, here's the link again.  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

PenguinSoup
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1426
Joined: 20-Oct-2009

Reject only your ignorance, and you may survive.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #10818 on: April 15, 2010 04:34:20 PM »

I followed the directions and got the pattern piece but I don't understand how it matches up for sewing? I've spent almost 2 hours trying to figure it out and I can't find doll clothes patterns in the stores to just use.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ghilie
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Good Cookie Designs
Offline Offline

Posts: 3559
Joined: 15-Jun-2007

Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10819 on: April 15, 2010 06:01:50 PM »

have you ever made regular, human sized pants?  i remember my first pair of pants, years ago.  I puzzled over that pattern, lol.  

here's a picture tutorial from alwaysinspired.  http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=306454.msg3510078#msg3510078
« Last Edit: April 15, 2010 06:08:24 PM by ghilie » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Visit http://ghilie.wordpress.com/ for the poppet pattern.

"I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled."
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 ... 1080 1081 [1082] 1083 1084 ... 1280 Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Hand-Bound Book
A Little Birdie Told Me
Meatless Monday: Stuffed Butternut Squash

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 ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.