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1  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: twig snowflakes on christmas wreath on: December 16, 2014 02:51:39 AM
Absolutely stunning!!!!
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Knitted Okapi on: December 16, 2014 02:40:12 AM
That is so awesome!  I want one....  Cheesy
3  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Mecha Dragon from Mega Man 2 on: December 16, 2014 02:37:48 AM
Oh my goodness...
Thanks so much everyone!!  Shocked
4  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Re: Mecha Dragon from Mega Man 2 on: November 22, 2014 07:04:48 PM
I have thought about hanging him on the wall, but he is so heavy.  I am eventually going to make the whole level, including Megaman, the blocks and the fire he shoots.  Smiley 

I really like the idea of sending him on adventures.  I may have to convince my friends to get dressed up and rescue a princess or something.

I live in Sydney really close to the airport and would really like to keep him on the roof so that people flying in would be able to look out the window and see him, but I'm not willing to expose him to the sun damage.
5  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Mecha Dragon from Mega Man 2 on: November 20, 2014 05:44:23 PM
Hi peeps!

This is my first time posting a project, so I thought I should make it a good one..... Cool
So I spent two years crocheting these tiny granny squares then sewing them together. 

After all that work and much much yarn I ended up with a very large dragon that will not fit in my room......

Or a one car garage.

Just a bunch of full sized adults lounging around on a dragon.


I made a pattern from an 8-bit Google image of Mecha Dragon from Mega Man 2.  After I had the pattern I realized I had to make really small squares if I wanted the dragon to end up a manageable size (did not happen....).  After I had finished I put him in a bathtub and tried to wash him, which basically involved me walking and jumping on him. 

I unveiled him at a long weekend get away with a bunch of engineer friends who did all sorts of nerd stuff to try and figure out how many squares he was comprised of, unfortunately (or not) I consumed too much beer and can not remember their final answer.  I'm super happy with him, but unfortunately I do not have room for him and he is currently stored in a suitcase.

As I was making him I was imagining him being discovered by a future generation (like dinosaur fossils or caveman drawings) and trying to figure out what it means.  Shocked

Thanks for looking and if you have any suggestions of what I could do with him I would love to hear them!
6  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Matchbox Car Racetrack on: November 09, 2014 12:43:02 AM
This is awesome!!  I want one for myself.
7  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 103 ENTRIES / Re: Smores Marshmallows. Inside Out. on: November 09, 2014 12:41:36 AM
OMG!!!  Thanks so much.  These look amazing.
8  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 99 ENTRIES / Re: Matchbox floozie on: June 25, 2014 02:41:37 AM
Love it!
9  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 99 ENTRIES / Re: Tiny Photo Album on: June 25, 2014 02:38:39 AM
Genius! 
10  FIBER ARTS / Felting: Completed Projects / Re: Calvin and Hobbes on: June 04, 2014 05:31:24 PM
The pictures are great!  I wouldn't mind if you took some more.  So entertaining, Shocked
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