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1  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Nerdy birthday hoops on: October 15, 2014 12:03:34 AM
I've always loved checking out everyone's hoops on here, so for my partner's birthday I decided to make some hoops for him! I did a couple that are in jokes for us or references to our relationship, and a couple that are just references to things he loves.
Anyway, check out some photos! Smiley

This one is a text message we send to each other aaalll the time. It's basically just a way of saying "I love you".

This one is because we met in university, doing a jewellery making class together. I was making dozens of buttons in class, and I was also making a button bouquet for my sister's wedding, so we would often talk about "buttons and shit".

He LOVES Supernatural, and he and his best friends have the tattoo, so when I saw Merliquin's Supernatural hoop https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=433484.0 I knew I had to make one!

Deadpool, because Deadpool!

And finally, Jay and Silent Bob! (I didn't get a photo of this one before wrapping it, so I had to get him to send me one...)

The Deadpool and Jay and Silent Bob images were just ones that I found searching online, so I would love to give credit to the original artists, but I can't find where I got them. Just know I didn't come up with those designs myself!
I had also planned to make more hoops, but ran out of time. Luckily he loved them so much, I'll be able to keep giving them to him for birthdays and Christmasses for a few years...

Anyway, thanks for having a look, and of course I'd love to hear some feedback!
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: 6 Panel Long Skirt with Pockets Tutorial. LOTS OF PICS on: July 02, 2014 01:26:45 AM
This is fantastic! I had JUST (in the last two minutes) decided to make myself a similar skirt, and was designing the pattern in my head as I browsed craftster and came across this! It looks like a great skirt, and super easy, so thank you for sharing, because I'll be using this instead of designing my own now Smiley and I LOVE how yours turned out, it looks lovely on you!
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Party dress on: March 14, 2014 07:30:24 PM
AWESOME! Thank you so much!!!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Party dress on: February 27, 2014 02:44:16 PM
You're all awesome! Thank you so much!

mrraawwr, sadly not in NZ (I love that place) but Australia (so close!)
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Party dress on: February 23, 2014 12:26:08 AM
Thank you so much everyone!

lizefd, I bought the fabric at Spotlight (Australia) and I think it just came from their Spots and Stripes range (I think that's what it's called!) If I had more of it I would offer to send some to you, but I've only got scraps (although feel free to message me if you'd like those!)
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Library skirt on: February 23, 2014 12:22:53 AM
Thank you everyone! I'm definitely planning to stick with the embroidery, I loved doing it Smiley
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Library skirt on: February 22, 2014 12:09:52 AM
My oldest sister loves books! A while ago she found a skirt online that was made of book fabric, and decided she had to have one, so I made her one for Christmas! I used Alexander Henry Somerville Study fabric, and this amazing tutorial http://www.oneaviandaemon.com/hemless-a-line-skirt/

She loves the skirt, and it fits her perfectly. She wore it to a "What I Want To Be When I Grow Up" party (she went as a librarian)

And I embroidered a "sexy librarian" for it too, using a pattern from http://sublimestitching.com/ (this was the first time I'd done any embroidery)

Thanks for looking and I appreciate any feedback! Smiley
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Party dress on: February 21, 2014 11:35:59 PM
I bought this fabric a little while ago, because I was so in love with it. I was planning to just make a super simple, around the house sort of dress with it- you know, cut off a tank top and sew the skirt on? But I decided the fabric was too good for that, and came up with this instead. I finished it just in time to wear to my best friend's engagement party!

(I tried to take a photo at the party, but it was REALLY windy, so it turned out a bit dodgy. I'll show you anyway, so you can see my orange shoes and handbag! Cheesy)

I drafted the pattern myself and it's (almost) all french seamed. I'm super proud of it and it fits REALLY well (I'm trying to lose weight, so next time I wear it I might be able to breathe!)
Oh! And it has a bright green zipper in the back! (I don't have a photo of the back when it's on, but this is the zip)

Thanks for looking, and I appreciate any feedback! Smiley
9  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Leather Rings with Vintage Buttons on: October 13, 2013 03:01:13 PM
Wow, they are stunning! I'd love to wear them, particularly the flower!
10  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Sushi Costume on: September 25, 2013 02:59:38 AM
This is absolutely genius! I totally want to dress up as sushi now!
And I've just had a look at your other work. Turns out you make AWESOME costumes, ALL THE TIME!
I love your work Cheesy
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