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1  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: **CHECK THIS! Journals from Cassette Single Sleeves!** on: June 25, 2004 05:43:00 PM
Craftymouse, you are the coolest! Thanks again for sharing this project! (and for a very thorough tutorial!)

2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re:cute tank top turned cute purse! on: March 10, 2004 09:29:14 PM
Fabulous job, mari_q! That design on the shirt is so cute. I'm thinking I need to try this with my rarely worn t-shirts!
3  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / Re:Any Ideas for Crafts for our Troups? on: March 09, 2004 10:08:07 PM
Lothruin, I'd be interested in a cooperative effort in tribute to your husband's friend. Let me know what I can do.
4  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re:My melt and pour Soap on: March 08, 2004 07:59:06 PM
Sorry, I'm a soap dunce, what's CP? (I've only done melt and pour!)

Your tiles look cute! And I love your frog and turtle molded soaps too Grin
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re:Duct Tape Bag! on: March 07, 2004 08:22:01 PM
HERE's one by yardenxanthe that has some really good tips. Grin
6  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re:Sushi Grass? on: March 01, 2004 02:37:06 PM
That diorama looks awesome, annette. I'd love to see more of it! Grin
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re:bad poodle on: February 24, 2004 01:31:27 PM
I agree this is a great discussion, Lothruin!

What I get from all this is that designs posted on this forum are considered up for grabs?  I think that methods, patterns, etc and even some graphic elements are probably up for grabs.  

I am not saying that everything on here is 'up for grabs.' My opinion is if you post something on the internet, in a DIY forum (especially a great one like this where you're including pictures and tutorials), people will imitate it. Heck, I consider that a good thing if people 'copy' my projects and I don't really care if they sell the finished products or not.

We've had a few discussions about copyrights and the rights of artists who's work has been imitated before. I agree with Xanthia and I think if you're in the business of making money from your projects, you go should through the legal procedures of copyrighting your designs.

Ack - sorry someone stole your pics, yardenxanthe!

Maybe we should move this discussion to one of the copyright threads? (so as not to detract from shs's lovely poodle bag)
8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re:bad poodle on: February 24, 2004 09:33:27 AM
i think we all run the "risk" of having our ideas poached if we share them here

Yup, and I guess don't understand the point of sharing ideas here if you don't want people to 'copy' them - unless you're advertising your own merchandise, which is perfectly fine if done in the right place.

9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re:bad poodle on: February 24, 2004 08:48:24 AM
Yikes! Poor shs Sad
I agree with beeosh and shs on the 'design elements' and I agree completely beeosh on sharing ideas on Craftster. I don't understand how you'd share ideas here, and then get so outraged when people use them! I don't have the financial interest perspective that others have (I'm not a businesswoman), but I'd say it's just plain smart to keep your 'money making' ideas (if you're going to get all proprietary about it) out of a DIY forum. I also think QueenofIndiana should have contacted shs privately on the matter and gave her a chance to resolve it!
I still love the poodle and shs, keep up with the great projects! Grin
10  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re:bad poodle on: February 16, 2004 04:42:33 PM
Awesome poodle, shs!! I'm not much of a 'dog person' but I love it!

(I wonder if my cat will get jealous if I make one Wink )
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