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: Curious if a project is for sale, or if someone wants to do a private swap with you?  Please Personal Message the member rather than posting on the thread.
Total Members: 296,611
Currently Running With Scissors:
601 Guests and 18 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Be gentle. First ever post. My first sockie.  (Read 1394 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
spectrumsparksie
« on: December 05, 2008 01:27:08 AM »

Hi everyone.  Here goes, after much lurking my first project post.  Yippee.
Feel free to read the story or just scroll to the pics.
I am currently home from work after an abdominal hysterectomy...(15 staples!)  Not allowed to do any housework (woe is me. Wink)  I have been home for a week and am getting quite stir crazy.  so I decided to have a go at a sock creature.  I massacred the tutorial from here.http://www.craftbits.com/viewProject.do?projectID=1104 Which despite my funny looking girl is extremely easy to follow.  Didn't have enough fabric left for the ears so I gave her dreadlocks instead.  I think I will give her to my friend's sister who is having her first baby just before Christmas.
I would love any feedback.  Thanks.

First pic: Here she is on my dog haired couch.

Second pic: outside in our camelia tree (she's a cheeky little monkey)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ehinders
Crafting to avoid real work.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1720
Joined: 15-Oct-2007


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2008 07:05:26 AM »

Cute!  Grin I looked at that tute as well. Haven't managed to find time for it yet, but it looked not to bad.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Fledgling
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2008 10:38:21 AM »

Her colors are very pretty and it looks like you've figured out how to make a sockie! Cheesy Great work! I hope you're well very soon!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
justaddcats
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2008 05:59:13 AM »

I really like her.  The dreadlocks give her personality.  Keep up the socktastic work and heal well!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
agrafikartist
Crafty-Happy
Offline Offline

Posts: 305
Joined: 17-Jun-2006

A Creative Mind Knows No Rest!


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2008 12:07:39 PM »

Everybody here is gentle except for one for two who are just dicks, so if you ever run across them, just don't pay attention.  You sockie is just adorable and looks just fine to me.  I can't see how you did anything wrong.  Tutorials are not always meant to be followed to the "t" anyway, just to show you how it's mostly done and then you tweek it for yourself.  I can always figure out how to make it easier, I think that's the laziness in me.  LOL  Great job and keep on keepin' on
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Alley
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2008 12:57:41 PM »

My first post ever, right now. 8D

That's really cute, I think the colors are adorable.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
JenGoPop
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2008 09:31:00 AM »

This is your FIRST sockie?  It's really well done, and so cute!  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

No more blog + no more facebook = more time for crafting!

I'm also JenGoPop at Ravelry.
munk_munk
MinkiDynamite ist leiwand Oida!
Offline Offline

Posts: 397
Joined: 27-Nov-2005

Schock schwere Not!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2008 04:15:55 PM »

She is really really cute! And I love her dreadlocks Wink she doesn't need ears anyway!

Maybe I am wrong, but are those eyes buttons? Before you give your darling sockie to a baby you may replace them with embroidered ones. It definitely is a lovely present!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

spectrumsparksie
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2008 09:48:22 PM »

Thanks munk-munk.  I have to re-think the baby present.  My five year old sun has kidnapped the sockie and refuses to return her.  I am just glad she is a hit!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

luliaaaa
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2008 12:43:39 PM »

oooh she looks so cute  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

we're just two lost souls swimming in a fish pool...
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Create a Layer Group in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended
How to Select and Link Multiple Layers in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended
How to Change the Value of Opacity in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended
How to Lock the Layers in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended
How to Rename and Duplicate Layers in Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended
Latest Blog Articles
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament

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.