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1  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Big Foots and Yetis and Yetilettes...OH MY! (pic chubby) on: April 10, 2010 08:50:04 PM
So incredibly cute!  I love it when people take one pattern and put their own spin on it!  Smiley
2  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Nuno felt blanket/throw? on: April 08, 2010 04:51:02 AM
I just decided to do a quick google search for "nuno felt blanket" before I turned in for the night and found this:


Although its not the big, one piece blanket I was thinking of doing, this is at least something that is doable for me at the moment with limited timespans to felt in.  And even better?  It's made by our very own felt-maestro: lexis!
3  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Nuno felt blanket/throw? on: April 07, 2010 08:54:07 PM
Oh la la!  Thank you Jane Doe! 

I've just had a squizz at that and it is a beautiful project, which does seem strangely familiar - I'm sure I saw it when it was first posted... wonder why it didn't show up in my searches?  Who knows!

I'm thinking that perhaps this is not the type of project to be doing with a 3 month old baby...  maybe I can make do with some experiments and research, ready to dive in fully when he is old enough to see his Dad for some food!

If anyone does have any tips for this, post them here please!  All tips welcomed!
4  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Discussion and Questions / Nuno felt blanket/throw? on: April 06, 2010 11:53:47 PM
Hey everyone!

I've been a bit MIA recently with my crafting, but have recently had an idea.  I'd love to make a nuno felted blanket/throw to cuddle up under on the couch at night now that we are moving into winter (I'm in Australia).  I think it would feel just divine!!  I did a bit of a search here on craftster to see if anyone else had done something like this, but was surprised to find that there was really nothing.  The closest thing I found was this post on turkish rug felting (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=254074.0) by ptarmic wumpus.

Just doing a shout out to see if anyone has actually done this and if they have any advice.  I've done nuno felting before, but just trying to anticipate any problems before I begin!!  My main concern is of felting something of that size - it may take a little practising first!
5  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Discussion and Questions / Re: Learn to Spin. Step 2: Drafting on: April 05, 2010 12:20:41 AM
Yay!!  Jane is back!!  I hope all goes well with your knee - make sure you take care of yourself during your week off...  it would be awful if you did more damage...  Looking forward to seeing the next chapter up though!

Also, I'm interested to know what the new method of distributing soap for felting was...  can you tell us here in the spinning thread, or would that be sacreligous and it can only be spoken of in the felting threads?
6  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Discussion and Questions / Re: HELP~ I HAVE to know how to do THIS kind of WEARABLE ART ruffle felting on: April 04, 2010 05:41:37 PM
I've just discovered this thread and am really interested to know if anyone has done some experimenting and how it all worked out. 

Any photos or experiences to share?  I'd love to hear about them!
7  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: If only this were real... on: March 18, 2010 03:48:17 PM
This is the most hilarious thing I have seen in a long time!  I love it!  Get that kid designing embroidery patterns pronto!!  Cheesy
8  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects / Re: Craftsters, meet Doris on: March 18, 2010 03:46:20 PM
Doris is awesome sauce!!  Lucky you having a hubby who is more than willing to help out with this - or was he involved purely for the hilarity-factor? (and promises of alcohol?)   Cheesy
9  FIBER ARTS / Weaving: Completed Projects / Re: Growth- Scarf or Wall hanging on: March 02, 2010 02:28:11 AM
Your stuff always amazes me!  I'm loving this scarf - superb work!
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Toddler's/Child's Mohawk Tie-Front Balaclava on: March 01, 2010 09:29:55 PM
Oh please do post it here!  I feel a strong desire to make this for my little boy!
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