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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Help! my mittens need to get a grip! on: January 07, 2009 05:12:42 AM
I knitted these doubleknit wool mittens for my husband cuz its COLD here in MINNESOTA , but he won't wear them because things slip out of his hands! I need suggestions for a remedy ( they took forever to make and I want them to get some use). Any ideas? I sure would appreciate them, thanks       
2  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 34 ENTRIES / mad for mags and Mod Podge on: January 02, 2009 01:55:24 PM
Suddenly I had a bunch of cannisters from food and a shoe box and some other boxes. What to do - decorate them of course! Using brown paper from a recent mail order and Mod Podge I covered the cannisters , I started cutting out words and phrases from some old science mags and alternative newspapers. I tried to customize the containers to the recipients interests or activities. This quickly became addictive! I really liked the way they turned out and my family loved them (I think more than the gifts inside!).    there are more pics here http://www.flickr.com/photos/26513294@N07/sets/72157611842153001/
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / knittin warm for x-mas on: December 26, 2008 11:50:40 AM
gifts I made for relatives.
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / I'm giving warm for x-mas on: December 14, 2008 10:20:30 AM

5  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / I knit a sweater on vacation on: November 10, 2008 05:17:59 PM
I had lots of time in the evenings and on the train while traveling from        Portland to St Paul so I knit myself a sweater- something I rarely do . I thought it went well what do you think?
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Pants into skirt on: November 05, 2008 02:57:22 PM
I bought these pants at Savers cuz I loved the pockets but they were too low cut for my taste, so presto chango they became a skirt.

7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / backpack i made on: November 03, 2008 03:25:43 PM
      So I've been hoarding can tabs forever and wanted to use them in a totally cool new way -so I combined them with shoelaces and the usual fabric and hardware to make this backpack. I gave it to my 17year old niece (the art student) and she loves it!
8  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Techno-spider on: November 01, 2008 04:06:39 PM
I have been on a pop can tab kick and decided to incorporate them into my spider costume to increase visibility.

1225 can tabs
800+ tie wraps
2 coat hangers
polyester batting
black polyester fabric
blue tule netting (from a bridesmaid dress)
black and red yarn
small sheet plastic
21 LED lights and batteries
8 cherry stems for eyes
2 snaps
fishing line and twist tie
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