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« Reply #3890 on: October 24, 2012 09:39:51 AM »

Whew! It's been a long time since I posted in this thread. Here goes:

Pen Holder for Office:

Office logo:
(shown on pen holder above)

Coat Rack:

Office Chalkboard:

Office art:

So I guess that brings me to only 8 out of 50. Sheesh! Time to get to work!
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« Reply #3891 on: October 26, 2012 12:03:56 PM »

I made a ruffle shawl!  (On purpose, too!)


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« Reply #3892 on: October 26, 2012 05:45:09 PM »

Is that made with that new ruffle yarn? I'm so confused by that and don't think I will use it at all, but I really like how your shawl came out!!! Its very pretty and I love the colours!

I absolutely love love quilts, do you think an afghan is a fair trade for a quilt? I'd love to swap!
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« Reply #3893 on: October 26, 2012 05:58:36 PM »

It was made using Premier Yarns Starbella, which we have carried at the Michaels I work at since before June, anyway. 

Judging from the projects for this pattern on Ravelry, it seems like just about any ruffle yarn will work, but I found with my experiments, that the wider the ruffle yarn is, the better it works.

I made a black and white one with Red Heart Sashay and I couldn't get it very big - the problem with this pattern for this yarn is that the more rounds you do the more ruffly it gets, so the amount of yarn you need increases exponentially.

In this rainbow one here, I used two balls.  When I added the second one, I never got all the way around with it - crazy, no?

Anyhow, it's a really easy pattern, though it seems iffy at first.  It's just slip stitches.

« Reply #3894 on: October 26, 2012 09:02:52 PM »

I finished 2 Halloween costumes {Mickey and Minnie}, 12 felt piggy banks, 3 pairs of pyjama pants, and I'm working on an advent calendars

I'm also working on projects with my nieces for Christmas.

I'll have to revisit my list and make some changes.

Looking for Sophia the first fabric and Frozen fabric (preferably flannel, but would settle for cotton) and Phoomph.  I'm in Canada and the companies are that I could order from charge $20-$30 shipping, so if anybody can find some and wants to swap/sell, I would be eternally greatfull.
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« Reply #3895 on: October 26, 2012 10:40:35 PM »

So who is making their Holiday Cards this year? 
What are you doing to make them?

I am making Garlands of these trees and wrapping them around a basic card and giving them as card/gifts

I am making them by dip dying coffee filters in food coloring and water and then drying them scrunched up on a cookie sheet

They come out wonderfully blotchy and then I fold them in half and begin to fold them into the tree shape

I will be putting two of these back to back and buying some fancy multi colored green based sewing thread I will run them through the sewing machine and do a line of 5 of them.

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« Reply #3896 on: October 27, 2012 10:18:16 AM »

I feel so incredibly slack...  granted, I had my dominant hand in a cast for 2 months....  No Halloween crafting and that's my favorite holiday.  I'm stretching to get to 50.  My goal was to make it to 50 this year.  This is the third year I've tried and I've improved but not to the level I want!  I need to make smaller projects.  Roll Eyes  Sorry for being whiny.  Undecided

That rainbow shawl is pretty!  And I like the coffee filter christmas trees!  
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« Reply #3897 on: October 28, 2012 12:18:57 PM »

A few of the items I made for the Mini 13 Days of Halloween swap.

It's all bunch up for the picture, but it's a garland.

Tote bag

Fabric Banner

Felt Brooches

« Reply #3898 on: October 30, 2012 12:15:30 AM »

Some crafts I've finished over the last couple of months:

A slave ring:

2 cushions - I used 2 different fabrics on each side of the pillow. This way they never get boring  Wink:

A baby afghan for a friend:

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« Reply #3899 on: October 30, 2012 02:33:32 PM »

A couple of October projects... My new banner for my craft booth and one of the teacup bird feeders I made.  

This is the whole booth in case you were wondering.  

You can see a couple more pics and read a bit more about it on my blog.  http://twasbrilligand.blogspot.com/2012/10/craft-fair_30.html
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