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« on: March 21, 2013 03:37:40 PM »

Recently faced with the pure horror of written final exams, I needed to find some way to take only cheerful things along for the ride. While I never understood how folks can go through these things without anything personal to support them, I am a confessing lucky-charm-dependent person.... even if I am a wee bit older Grin

So here is what I made ... I guess it fits in the category of practical monsters Grin

 

a pencil case and a home for the exam-approved calculator...





Made from cotton, felt and closed by velcro Grin

And I had so much fun making the home for the calculator, that I made 2 more for classmates in blue and red. I was utterly thankful I had something to fiddle with while trying not to go completely bonkers from pure horror of exams Grin

What do you think?
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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2013 04:33:21 PM »

What do I think?  I think you are FAB FAB FAB!!!  I think someone should fallow you around and take pictures of everything you do and make you an internet sensation.  I think everything you touch becomes amazing and special.  And I think these little lucky charms look like your children for sure Grin
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« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2013 08:47:12 PM »

Those are adorable! What great little "friends" to bring with you into a stressful environment like a test  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2013 10:11:48 PM »

Thank you dearest Suereal and MrSkullhead Grin Grin Grin I am so glad these wee silly ones meet with your approval!
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« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2013 11:25:17 PM »

Perfectly lovely.  I hope they did sustain you during your exams.
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« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2013 08:00:02 AM »

Oh they are so fun!  I love that they have mouths when you open them up!  Yay!
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« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2013 12:32:29 AM »

Thank you for those kind comments, elderflower and jillybeans! They have named themselfes "final" and "exam" and are going "RAAAAAWR" and asking for another sibling who they intend to call "passed" Wink
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