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1  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Lolita Bunny for my neice! on: December 10, 2011 04:02:37 PM
Thanks! I think that's my favorite part.
2  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Lolita Bunny for my neice! on: December 10, 2011 11:42:42 AM
sorry i want to delete my posts but it says I can't
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Batman! I am the night... on: December 10, 2011 11:38:21 AM
You cannot delete your own topics in this board.

4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: I choose you, Bulbasaur! on: November 28, 2011 07:03:19 PM
He is delicious! I love this so much!
5  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Selling Crafts on Etsy.com / Re: hearting items on etsy on: November 10, 2011 01:10:57 AM
on one of the etsy teams I'm in somebody said- I can't remember who it was- about the hearting and lack of sales as:

There are a lot of sellers compared to buyers on etsy. If it were a place I imagine it would be a long street of beautiful shops and the shop keepers would go into each other shops and praise the good work, but only occasionally buying anything.
6  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Selling Crafts on Etsy.com / Re: The (new) Etsy critique thread! on: November 10, 2011 01:04:26 AM
I've been on Etsy for almost a year now, and I've only had a couple of sales. I am a full-time crafter, but I mostly sell face-to-face, so I'm not very fluent on Etsy yet. Would you please critique my Etsy page, and let me know what I can improve? Thanks!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/CyanideLollipopShop

Ahaha thats funny that I had actually perused your shop on etsy and then I see you here. ^_^ When I was looking through I couldn't tell if your beads where actually melted or not- or if they were just set and waiting for a custom order. But I couldn't tell because there is only one picture. :/ Use all pictures, or at least say its only melted on one side.
7  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Selling Crafts on Etsy.com / Re: The (new) Etsy critique thread! on: November 10, 2011 12:59:19 AM
I'm starting to feel a little discouraged. I opened the shop to try and pay off some credit card bills. I have made 3 sales so far and have done all the usual things. I'm not sure whats up. Somehow I'm not getting around. I get roughly 15-30 views a day and my Sona doll has the most! I guess I haven't quite found what my true talent is yet.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/Giraffesonparade
8  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Discussion and Questions / Re: Advanced Shaping on: October 09, 2011 07:02:15 PM
I just made a doll and had a lot of the same issues.



This is Sona from League of Legends Body. I couldn't find the right pattern for giving her that hourglass shape so I made something up. Essentially I made a regular ball but instead of closing it the last two rows I just single crochet up until it was long enough and then began to increase into another 'ball' shape. I went through the back loops on the bottom going up, so that I could crochet her skirt right into her torso through the front loops I didn't use.



Okay this was the next step. Attaching the head, arms, and boobs! I made the mistake of not making her breasts with the initial torso, so I struggled to find a way to make them come out but not like balls. So I crochet two small circles, one peach and one blue, Then I sowed them together in like a flat cookie shape. Then I folded that in half so its color on each side. THEN! I sowed it to her body. I think they came out pretty well!
9  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Discussion and Questions / Re: E-Z way to do hair? on: October 09, 2011 06:52:35 PM
I found a really helpful video on youtube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAggGMxlJ4o&feature=sh_e_se&list=SL

and this is how Mine turned out. I haven't done doll hair before, but this was very easy!
10  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Discussion and Questions / Re: How do you make the curling tentacles for jellyfish amigurumi? on: October 09, 2011 06:38:18 PM
I found that if I single crochet a long chain with a smaller hook it curls naturally. Not like a squid, but like those oods from Dr. who ish. I want to do a project like that, but not sure what to do with it. Tongue
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