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Topic: Cute as a Button- Crafting Mama Apron :)  (Read 6992 times)
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knittygriddy
« on: October 03, 2010 04:29:18 PM »

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I hope you enjoy and vote vote vote! Cheesy



I made a Crafting Mama apron with my favorite little craft tools...
BUTTONS!


This project took me about 25 hours
and about 2000+ buttons! :O

This is after I got back from the store for supplies
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I sorted all the buttons out by color, 13 of them!


I made this simplified version of the Crafting Mama Nintendo DS case on 'Paint'


I put a grid over the pic and hand drew the grid on there (I couldnt find a program to do it for me :\), and counted the squares! O_O


After I ironed the apron to get out the creases, I started the long, grueling buttoning process Tongue
I put my lovely hand in this pic so you can tell the scale of this project!


a little further along...


Oh shoot I have to go back to the store xP


ALL DONE!


Me as an amatuer model Tongue (sorry these next pics are a little blurry, I had to take a picture of my digital camera screen with my phone)


Secret pockets to store brushes, etc. Cheesy


A little closer up


Peek-a-boo mama!


Side View


Detail on the sides, I added ribbon to all the straps and the little decals on the side with the jumbo buttons


I can't wait to see Mama's shining face everyday!


I had a blast with this and the apron is something I'll keep forever Smiley
Enjoy!

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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2010 05:10:21 PM »

WOW!  Another amazing entry!  This challenge produced some awesome projects.  Great Job!
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2010 05:22:13 PM »


This apron is absolutely is cutest project I have seen.  You really put a lot of work into it and it shows.  Thank you for sharing your talents with all of us. Grin Roll Eyes
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2010 08:56:43 PM »

That's intense!  so so cute!
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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2010 11:10:03 AM »

holy wow buttons!! This is amazing!
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2010 12:24:41 PM »

Cute as a 2000-button Crafting Mama apron!!

Wow, you have amazing dedication!  It's perfect!
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2010 01:09:34 PM »

Slightly in awe of your dedication here! Well worth it though, looks great!

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« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2010 02:33:42 PM »

thanks for the love everybody Smiley
I appreciate all the compliments!!
<3 Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2010 04:37:39 PM »

That is wild... I can only imagine how long it took you! I love that it's useful too!
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« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2010 05:49:42 PM »

It's pretty heavy haha
But I can still wear it and use the pockets to store more buttons!
muahaha Cheesy
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