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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Little bowl/basket made from recycled materials on: January 25, 2009 10:18:46 AM
I just started making these, out of discarded clothing--I recycle the material and then crochet it into things.  I like the consistency of them, they have some thickness to them.

This one is the first one I made, now I'm into more colorful ones, I think the colorful ones are nicer looking, but this one is cute too I think--kind of in a baby way... Smiley Thanks for looking!

2  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Somewhere between a necklace and a scarf on: October 20, 2008 11:21:05 AM
I got into a kick of making these now, they are somewhere between a necklace and a scarf--more necklace I think but they're crochet so they don't fit neatly into that category.

Any thoughts? Does it seem wearable to you? Thanks. Smiley

3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Little crochet purse, lime green mostly with some blue, white, pink on: April 06, 2008 09:06:09 AM
I sort of like how it turned out, the color combo didn't look the same as I was working the purse as it did when I looked at the balls of thread when I was picking the colors so I thought it wouldn't turn out to my liking, but in the end I think it turned out pretty cute, and cute is good...  Smiley  Cute works for me anyway... Thanks for looking and let me know what you think.

4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Little Mystery Machine purse, homage to Scooby Doo... on: March 11, 2008 04:38:22 PM
I saw on here a few months ago a blanket that someone made inspired by the Mystery Machine from Scooby Doo, blue and green with big orange flowers. I thought it was a cool idea, so I did my own version as a little purse.

What do you think? Gotta love Scoob. And Shaggy too.
5  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Crafty Business Discussion / Do eBay stores work? on: March 03, 2008 06:26:14 AM
I've always done eBay on the auction side, and I don't really get the stores. Do people find the store items? It seems they always show up at the bottom of the page.

Does anyone have experience having an eBay store? Do you sell things through it? Does it work for you?

Thank you!
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Aqua/lime and white purse with fuchsia ribbon cinch handle on: February 24, 2008 06:43:16 AM
I finished this a while ago and only just got around to the ribbon, which seems like a small part of the whole but for some reason a major hangup!...
This is my own design, if you want to call it design--really just off the top of my head.  Smiley  I got the color combination idea from a greeting card.
Thanks for looking.

7  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Quilt from discarded fabric store samples on: February 16, 2008 04:08:03 PM
I found some discarded fabric sample books a while ago and they were almost too great to know what to do with--all these matching fabrics in various shades and patterns. Finally, my mother quilted them into a blanket, and I think it turned out great. She did it all by hand, not with a machine.

She's not used to being featured on the internet, so this is a new experience...

8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Little teeny tiny purple are red purse on: February 11, 2008 05:30:18 PM
I made this little teeny tiny purse for my sister--as a bit of a gag gift--out of really just a few strands of leftover thread. It measures some 2-3 inches across.

I kind of liked the fact that it went so quick!... Might have to make more...

9  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / "Watermelon" (pink and green) cinch purse on: December 16, 2007 01:58:27 PM
I have been making little crochet purses, and this one is a little bigger, it's about 8 inches across, and I think it has pretty colors, plus a cinch close with a grosgrain ribbon that is also the handles.

I just work it all the way around--round and round... Smiley

Thanks for looking!
10  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Little cardboard Xmas tree on: December 09, 2007 10:45:23 AM
My son and my mother made this little cardboard tree as one of their "activities" together. It's a bit rustic but they had a nice time with it--my son was really into it--and I plan to save it.

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