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« on: April 25, 2010 04:39:59 PM »

I would love love love to make a little art quilt for my dh.

The trouble is, the only thing he really loves is zombies :lol:

I would like to come up with something zombie inspired, but I am drawing a complete blank.  

Any ideas (or even pics of zombie crafts you like) would really be appreciated.

To give you an idea of what I can do, these are my two favourite pieces:





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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2010 07:30:10 PM »

Those are awesome! I can't wait to see what you do on a Zombie theme!

For inspiration, you can try Google   Huh (I do this all the time)...I just googled 'zombies wallpaper' and got stuff like this:
http://www.oldmovies.net.au/images/night-of-the-living-dead-zombies-walking-through-a1.gif
http://jgero.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/zombie_wallpaper3.jpg
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs48/f/2009/188/2/6/Zombies_attack_wallpaper_by_clarityconfusion.jpg
http://designora.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Zombies-Free-Halloween-Wallpaper.jpg
http://media.nowpublic.net/images//48/b/48beb33df7c3eef240aa1dcac13f641f.jpg

Kinda fun... Wink
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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2010 08:24:46 PM »

I'm a fan of this laptop sleeve. I think it would make an awsome quilt.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/29573258/sale-the-zombies-are-advancing

If you want to go simple. You could totally play up the background too.
http://www.etsy.com/listing/41002782/zombie-classic-messenger-laptop-bag

Really detailed (and creepy to some)
http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=26743147
http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=27672614  (NSFW)
http://www.etsy.com/view_transaction.php?transaction_id=26743145

The old school Dawn of the Dead head design would make a cool quilt
http://rimworlds.com/theclassicsciencefictionchannel/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/dawn-of-the-dead.jpg

OR the girl from the original Night of the Living Dead. I've seen her as a stencil a lot
http://www.everydayweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/night-of-the-living-dead-poster.jpg

Sorry for all the etsy links, I have a lot saved in my favorites  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2010 09:50:28 PM »

I have a friend who has a thing for zombies too, so I made a stenciled shirt for him, and a "kit" with a helmet, a copy of the zombie survival guide, some anti-zombie weaponry (toy rifle, machete, etc), and canned goods and water in case he needs to hole up in shelter.

Here is the book I ordered:
http://www.amazon.com/U-S-Army-Zombie-Combat-Skills/dp/1599219093/tag=craftsterorg-20

There are others who made the wall boxed survival kits, but I did not have the time or energy for that at the time.

http://onyxnox.blogspot.com/2009/10/are-you-ready-for-the-inevitable.html

I know I posted the projects somewhere here, but I can't find them, except in the FOC section.

If you are interested in the stencil for the shirt, I adapted that from the emblem at the back of the book and can forward that to you if you want (I think I have it saved)

Woops - sorry, I fixated on the likes zombies part, and not on what you wanted to make
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2010 11:02:03 AM »

You are so talented!
You don't need our help. I bet you will wip up something amazing while we are still hurting our heads to come up with ideas!
My compliments on your wonderful quilts.
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