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: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 295,088
Currently Running With Scissors:
512 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Dalek Journal Cover  (Read 3992 times)
Tags for this thread: doctor_who  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 12034
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: April 18, 2012 10:45:25 AM »

I swapped with the lovely and talented jemimah in the last round of the IYP. She's a Dr Who fan so I wanted to include something in her package with that theme. This is what I came up with!





I found the Dalek image online and used the freezer paper stencil method to paint it onto a piece of linen fabric. I stamped the word "exterminiate" onto a quilting cotton and then sewed it together with the dot fabric. The cover fits a standard composition notebook.

Thanks for checking it out! Let me know if you have any questions.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Aislynn
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator
Sewing in General Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3799
Joined: 25-Oct-2007


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2012 10:50:51 AM »

Lime, this is SO awesome!  I bet jemimah loves it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sewers are for ninja turtles--seamstresses are for sewing Wink

My wist!  http://www.wists.com/aislynn
lanikins
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

you can't take life too seriously...you'll never make it out alive
Offline Offline

Posts: 1458
Joined: 14-Apr-2010


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2012 10:57:31 AM »

loooooooooooooooooo ve it!!!!!!!!....WANT IT!!!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 12034
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2012 10:59:41 AM »

Smiley! Thanks, ladies!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

loves2experiment
Swap Moderator
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Irreverent. Indomitable. Incorrigible.
Offline Offline

Posts: 8825
Joined: 09-Aug-2005


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2012 11:07:16 AM »

It's awesome and perfect in every way! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

...loves to experiment...not a monogamous crafter...

STS Spring Market 2014
sloth003
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2838
Joined: 28-Nov-2007

i still have all my marbles.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2012 11:33:59 AM »

Fantastic!  Grin

I'm jealous. Undecided
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Seeking scraps! I'm in need of a variety of white on white scraps. (2.5inch square minimum) for pixel quilts. Have any? Swap for? PM me! Smiley


Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate- Terry Pratchett
wendiek
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2313
Joined: 29-Nov-2007

Creativity is a gift! Wrap it up and give it away.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2012 12:32:52 PM »

As always, beautiful!

You know how to combine fabrics, designs and the stamping. Simple design, HUGE result!

Well done, LimeRiot!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 12034
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2012 12:48:42 PM »

Thank you! I'm glad you all like it. It was simple to make. I could probably dig up the link to the image I used if anyone wants to make their own Smiley.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

PerfectlyBohemian
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 916
Joined: 17-Nov-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2012 03:00:25 PM »

Very awesome. And quite clever usage of the polka dot fabric. I can still envision the outline of the Dalek's bottom half when I glance at it.

Quick question: What kind of paint do you prefer to use on fabric?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 12034
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2012 03:11:55 PM »

Thank you! I liked the polka dot fabric too. It was easier than trying to stencil all of the Dalek dots Smiley.

I bought a bunch of these paints on sale a while back and I've liked them. I've stenciled shirts and the paint has held up great after multiple washes.

http://www.joann.com/tulip-4-oz-soft-fabric-paint-1pk-many-colors/xprd77589/
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All 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 Make Chocolate Avocado Truffles
Pie Advice from the "Cake Boss" - Pastry Vs Graham Cracker Crusts
Foolproof Brownie Tips from the "Cake Boss"
Oreo Cake Recipe
Ricotta Cheesecake Recipe
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Fairy Garden
CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: 30th Birthday Tattoo
April 17, 2014 Featured Projects

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.