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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / crochet penguin.. on: August 06, 2008 12:17:04 PM
ok so im making a penguin for my friend, but i cant decide which to do.

thats with the white circles around the eyes. i like this one best but does it look too much like an owl?

and heres without the circles around the eyes. its kinda weird looking because i cant get a good pic with my webcam, but if i did this im hoping it would look like this
which is what i based mine off of.
and of corse i still have to make the beak and the feet and the wings, and plus its not stuffed yet, but thats next haha. so which one do you think looks better?
2  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / monster keychain plushie thing on: July 28, 2008 04:32:35 PM
haha so i felt like making something today, and i didn't feel like crocheting it, so i got my sewing machine and made this for my little sister. its not great, and thers loose strings, and the pieces are going to fall off real soon, but its my first time sewing anything, so its alright haha. tell me what u think? Smiley
PS: this is my first time posting a completed project! yaaay!  Grin
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / skinnier slacks on: March 29, 2008 10:12:54 AM
ok well my grandma has these slacks,
kindof like these..http://www.justiceclothing.com/justice/images/slides/400x400/pa20279_1.jpg
and they're too wide for her like at the hips(not the waistband) and thighs i guess. she wants to make them skinnier, obviously not too skinny but just so its not so big on her. so we were looking at this: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=129855.0
but the thing is, she can't take them in from the hips, where its too big, because there's pockets on the side(which is mostly where they're too big, around the pocket area), so if she takes them in from the hips, it would make the pockets really small. if she takes them in from right underneath the pockets, it gets kind of a bubble on the pocket...and if she takes them in from the knees down, it wouldn't do what she wanted because theyre too big AT THE HIPS/THIGHS.
how could she make them skinnier without making the pockets small, or anything?  Huh
4  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Discussion and Questions / ami butts..=/ on: March 25, 2008 11:11:20 AM
haha ok well i'm crocheting a cow for my friend and i don't really know what to do with the butt! everytime i do it it comes out looking like this:

how can i fix this?
also i was wondering, how can i make a tail for the cow? what should it look like?
5  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / crocheted cow on: March 08, 2008 03:20:47 PM
ok well my friend's birthday is coming up and she LOVES cows. so i wanted to crochet a cow for her for a birthday present. but i'm not sure how it looks.
does it look better without horns...

or with horns?

also, does it look like a cow? if there's anything i can do to make it look more like a cow PLEASE let me know!
and just ignore the loose ends, im not finished with everything yet and the horns aren't attatched. and i still have to make the body. ill post it on here when i finish it. ohh also, how should i make the body? do i make it separate then sew it on to the body, or just decrease stitched a little for a "neck" then increase and make the body? like all in one? or if you have any other ideas of how to make it?  Huh
6  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / help with slipper pattern.. on: December 28, 2007 06:38:05 PM
so im having some trouble with this pattern....

Row 59: Work sc in each st. Ch 1, turn (41 sts)

For rows 60-64 refer to the diagram, at right.

Row 60: Section A = sc in first 12 sts., Section B = *dec over next 2 sts, sc in next st, repeat from * 4 more times. Dec over next two sts. Section A = sc in last 12 sts. Ch 1, turn.
7  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / sewing amigurumi on: December 26, 2007 09:46:56 AM
ok, i just got a sewing machine for christmas yesterday Grin, and i was wondering how do u sew amigurumi? before i got a sewing machine, i just crocheted the amigurumi things, and when i needed to connect something to something else, i would just single crochet it to what it needed to be connected to. but it comes out looking weird...so i need to know how exactly you're supposed to sew things like- the ears onto the head- the head onto the body...ect. ?
8  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / How can I make these...? on: October 14, 2007 05:23:15 PM
OK well i was looking at these and i think they are pretty cool, but they're like $100-$200!! so i was thinking i could make them...but i'm not really sure how...any ideas how to make them? Here they are:
9  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Candy Wrappers on: October 14, 2007 04:59:12 PM
What can i do with candy wrappers? i know that i can make bracelets out of the starburst wrappers, but what can i do with the bigger wrappers?
10  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Soda Cans on: October 14, 2007 04:56:50 PM
What can i do with soda cans? Not the pull tabs, but the actual soda can? Any ideas?
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