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« Reply #1610 on: February 21, 2012 07:43:51 AM »

LOL you guys!
When you nurse you will know which boobeh is empty and which is full, believe me! Your shirt will be totally lopsided and you're lucky if the full one doesn't leak all over you. I generally nursed on both sides each time, some women use a marker to indicate which side they started on so they can start on the other side next time for balance.
If you ever want a mini-lesson on the secrets of giving birth and the strangeness of a brand new human just let me know!
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« Reply #1611 on: February 21, 2012 07:52:14 AM »

This is a sample I made for work using Pom-Pom yarn and smooth worsted weight yarn:



This is the back:


And this is an example of using the Pom-Pom yarn to join motifs together:
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« Reply #1612 on: February 21, 2012 08:01:07 AM »

I wondered what could be done with that yarn!!  The washcloth looks terrific!
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« Reply #1613 on: February 21, 2012 08:50:10 AM »

ha ha I thought maybe it looped around the boob to hold it up--duh--


You need that after you have breast fed for a while!  Smiley 
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« Reply #1614 on: February 21, 2012 09:08:59 AM »

lol at the breastfeeding comments XD

I have been working on some beading stuff which is new to me. I got a small tin of glass beads from my grandmother when she died last year so I've been playing with them. The only problem is that they are so small that regular sewing needles are too big for them. There were smaller needles in the tin with the beads and the beads can slide over them, but the eye of the needle is so small that I cannot thread it. Even the threaders are too big for them! So I have been putting the beads on the thread with my fingers and then threading a regular needle and stitching them down after I string some. It's slow going this way but I don't know how else to get around the small size.
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« Reply #1615 on: February 21, 2012 09:56:44 AM »

Headed off to FL on Saturday (woot woot) and decided to only pack one project for whole 1.5 months. So it is looking like you all are going to be seeing a few knit garlic.  Roll Eyes  Unless I change my mind of course.
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« Reply #1616 on: February 21, 2012 10:15:51 AM »

Mio that's really awesome!  I love how that came out. 

I just posted a cooking tutorial for paella - http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=404332.0

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« Reply #1617 on: February 21, 2012 10:17:24 AM »

lol at the breastfeeding comments XD

I have been working on some beading stuff which is new to me. I got a small tin of glass beads from my grandmother when she died last year so I've been playing with them. The only problem is that they are so small that regular sewing needles are too big for them. There were smaller needles in the tin with the beads and the beads can slide over them, but the eye of the needle is so small that I cannot thread it. Even the threaders are too big for them! So I have been putting the beads on the thread with my fingers and then threading a regular needle and stitching them down after I string some. It's slow going this way but I don't know how else to get around the small size.
Get one of those magnifiers that hang around your neck, with a light built in. They are about $9.00. I got Mom one. She takes it everywhere!
  Also, use beeswax ($3.00) and then trim your thread with sharp scissors. It will also help thread the beading needles, besides strengthening the thread.
  As for me; I have just updated my original list on page 6. The rocks are cleared out of the veggie bed, and some seeds are sown! And, last week I finished stitching a velvet bag with gold embroidery. I took enough photos to write a tutorial on transfer techniques on velvet.  Photos coming, but I'm headed back to the yard right now!
 
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« Reply #1618 on: February 21, 2012 11:17:30 AM »

vamped--use a beading needle...it opens up in the center, stick in your thread, and then bead...I use it for seed beads...it also has points to be able to sew...and they are cheap!

http://beadwork.about.com/od/otherresources/p/big_eye_needles_profile.htm

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http://www.firemountaingems.com/details.asp?pn=H202616BS

mmm paella...
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« Reply #1619 on: February 21, 2012 11:41:07 AM »

Like a lot of you here I am completely Dr Who Obsessed. While the Ninth and Tenth doctor shall always be my favorites, Matt Smith is growing on me. So in order to help curve my obsession I finally completed this cross stitch.


A close up of the Tardis
(and the windows, sign and POLICE BOX all glow in the dark-since I couldn't have a mini tardis that didn't-my other half thinks I am nuts at times. Cheesy)


rlynn-It took forever of me pestering my mom to get her to teach me how to make kimchi. I think that my mom thinks I am useless too. It must be a Korean mother thing. LOL. The bird hoop is too cute.

trinalocakary- I love the green fairy on the skull.

craftylittlemonkey-The kimchi is fermenting now as we speak. Thankfully my whole family eats kimchi so it won't go to waste.

v3nu5-Love the doggie sweaters. I love the name Chewbacca for a dog! Best dog name ever.

SilverMoon- I really love the TM patches you are creating. Crafting with kids is difficult my three always want to know what I am doing by crawling up in the middle of it.

kwiltykate-Gorgeous quilt. I love the colors and the owls and the monkeys are just too cute.

alwaysinmyroom-Kimchi soup for the win! I love it even though I feel like I need to eat an entire container of breath mints after. Lips sealed

Smeddley-I love the hipscarves. I think that the icy one is my favorite.

AlishaMisha-Those sheep are ADORABLE. I really need to learn how to knit.

Kookaloo_Starr- Cute bags! I can never find bags that I really like so I guess the lesson here is to make them myself.  Wink

kriSmith-The cupcakes look amazing and delicious.

mama24boyz-Love Link and the Thundercats cross stitch ROCKS!

meleriffic-Gorgeous blanket, I love the colors.

smashu- There is a cucumber kimchi that I have been hassling my mother to teach me how to make. She has finally caved and and agreed to teach me next time she makes it. So if it comes out really well I will share the recipe.

zombiecazz-SHEEEPPP! I love them!

nilmerg-Really neat idea to use a table runner as a messenger bag. Very Clever!

audio-I love the tin! I am a victim of horrible procrastination~Craftster can do that to a person.  Roll Eyes

dreadlocklove-Congrats!

mellybelly81-I have never heard of a breastfeeding necklace. I am sad that I didn't have one for my little ones while there were still nursing.

fantasticmio-I never would have thought to put the two yarns together. I always went to the store wondering what I could do with the pom pom yarn and never picked it up.

MissingWillow-The patella looks delicious.

Now I am officially done with Craftster procrastination and I am off to attempt to pry myself away from this addictive site and perhaps get some crafting done.

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