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: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 300,899
Currently Running With Scissors:
409 Guests and 8 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: Spirograph Tote  (Read 2367 times)
Tags for this thread: tote , spirograph  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
85%confusion
I suffer from CADD: Crafting Attention Deficit Disorder.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1005
Joined: 25-Mar-2008

With enough caffiene, I could rule the world.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: May 02, 2013 05:58:55 AM »

When I was little, my absolute favorite toy was my spirograph. I remember sitting for hours at the table experimenting with different wheel and ring combinations. And ink colors. My Dad bought me one of those 16 color pens. I used every drop of ink in it with my spirograph.

I saw this great bag while I was stumbling around on flickr, and decided to make my own version. White bags and I do not get along. They usually end up gray, so I decided to start with a gray bag.


A close up bit of some of the embroidery. (Yeah, not my best stitching, but the overall effect is just fine.)


The finished bag.



I couldn't get very good shots. The lighting was bad and my camera batteries were dying.

THIS ROCKS   Logged

I've never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.

www.OneCraftyChickadee.etsy.com

Find me on facebook!

My flickr has swap spoilers!!! Partners, you have been warn
SiFi Mom
Offline Offline

Posts: 2342
Joined: 18-Nov-2008

I own too many beads!


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2013 06:15:25 AM »

Really pretty!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom, aka Nancy
Crafting is my mental therapy!
Belladune
Fiber Arts Moderator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

crazy crafty momma
Offline Offline

Posts: 12100
Joined: 04-Sep-2008

'darn kids, they were pesky from the start' D. Lee


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2013 07:05:52 AM »

eep! I love it!  It's very pretty!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

kwality570
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2539
Joined: 13-Aug-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2013 07:06:31 AM »

Cute!  Did you spirograph and then trace it with your stitches?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

85%confusion
I suffer from CADD: Crafting Attention Deficit Disorder.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1005
Joined: 25-Mar-2008

With enough caffiene, I could rule the world.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2013 08:42:33 AM »

Thanks!

I spirographed onto paper. Then I enlarged the designs a bit on my scanner/printer/copier thingy, and transfered them to the bag to stitch. Doing the designs without enlarging them would have taken forever...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I've never been lost, but I will admit to being confused for several weeks.

www.OneCraftyChickadee.etsy.com

Find me on facebook!

My flickr has swap spoilers!!! Partners, you have been warn
kjlutz
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I am woman watch me grow!
Offline Offline

Posts: 5564
Joined: 23-May-2007

Wherever you've been, He's been there


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2013 09:31:53 AM »

that's so beautiful.  I love all the colours you chose. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Sometimes you get to change the world, and other times the world changes you.

Currently drowning in the sea called PhD.

Interested in swapping for I-Spy Quilt Squares and Scraps.
Trekky
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2594
Joined: 01-Dec-2006


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2013 10:40:33 AM »

This is fantastic!  What delicate stitching.

As a kid I had a 16 colour pen and spirograph too!  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://craftytrekky.blogspot.com/

I have lots of train tickets (I get the train most days), if anyone wants some for papercrafting just send me a PM Smiley
LadybugsAndBumblebees
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5255
Joined: 18-Dec-2009


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2013 01:41:21 PM »

That's awesome!  I loved my spirograph too.  The new ones are not as user friendly.  Tongue
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://Pinterest.com/LdybgGrl


You can call me Queen Bee!
Or, Ladybug Girl, if you'd prefer.
jexxican
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4631
Joined: 14-Aug-2009


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2013 02:01:42 PM »

Amazing! I'ma pin it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them."
- G. K. Chesterton

A clean house is a sign of a wasted life.

It's much more fun, this growing down. -RIP Uncle Shelby-
Puppy_girl
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4415
Joined: 08-Jul-2004

Sewing skills now available in Mii form!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2013 02:53:45 PM »

oh wow, that's so pretty!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Some people look at porn on the internet...I'm looking at yarn." - Me

my artsy blog
me and my boyfriend's food blog
kittykill
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Needlework Moderator
Occasions and Holidays Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 31267
Joined: 25-Sep-2004

I got 99 problems, but a stitch ain't one.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2013 06:18:30 AM »

Wow! This is so great! I loved spirograph too!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Blog!
My pinterest
Proud member of SEEN: the Society of Ernestly Embroidering Nerds
Calabaza
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2935
Joined: 09-Jun-2010

It's a long story.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2013 05:43:13 PM »

Oh, I love it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ThaOz
Offline Offline

Posts: 218
Joined: 26-Mar-2013

With a needle, always !


View Profile WWW
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2013 01:44:04 AM »

I really like your bag Smiley Nice embroidery !
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Robinpich
Offline Offline

Posts: 1254
Joined: 17-Dec-2008

What an honor to be a "Best of" winner.........


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2013 07:55:53 PM »

So cute!!! I loved my Spirograph too.  It was the "coolest" and we thought we were real artists!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Will personal swap for ATCs (fabric or paper), Teesha Moore poptarts/pillows and most any kind of embroidery- PM me
Blog
steph_patt
« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2013 01:03:58 PM »

Pretty! I remember using my spirograph as a kiddo!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
blupaisan
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

crayyyyyyzeeeeeee about cats!!!
Offline Offline

Posts: 4080
Joined: 25-Jun-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #15 on: June 12, 2013 09:17:41 PM »

This is awesome! I like how you started with grey right from the get-go.
When I was a kid, I used my Mom's 1930s version of Spirograph, called Hoot N Nanny.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

It were lightnin'...
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 [All] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Naomi Watts Wears An Unusual Little Black Dress
How to Rock the Military Trend for Fall and Winter 2012
Get The Look: How To Wear Harem Pants Like Rihanna And Kim Kardashian
Jessica Biel and Scarlett Johansson Together At Hitchock Premiere
Waiting in Line For Margiela For H&M
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Wooden Chain
Handmade Gift Ideas: Upcycled Car Trash Bag
Tute Tuesday: Honkin' Big Beach Ball Snowman

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.