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1  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / cute little skullys on: April 14, 2010 09:57:50 AM
so i made these little skulls and after wards my mom said that they would be cute for a mobile, so i am planning on making more for a mobile and giving it to a friend that is currently preggers. they were really easy to make and i whipped these out in about and hour. Smiley and i will post pics of the mobile when i make it Smiley

2  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Little Girl Pinafore on: April 10, 2010 11:22:12 PM
My first garment i have ever made! i am really happy how it turned out, and i want to make more with different patterns, i think it is so sweet!

The little girl in the book i got the pattern from was wearing it over a pair of jeans and a tshirt, she looked so adorable...i dont have any kids yet, so this little gem will be put away till i do! Smiley
3  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Laptop Case on: April 10, 2010 11:13:53 PM
So I have been crafting my little heart out! and i got this book called One Yard Wonders and it helps you makes things with just a yard of fabric and of course other little sewing things you need like bias tape which i just learned what it is! lol

so here is the case i made!

and then it didnt use the whole yard! they lied! hahaaha lol so i made this teeny case for my blackberry that i just got! hehe i used the same fundamentals i learned from the laptop case and VOILA!

hope you like! comments are welcome!
4  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Gris Grimly Miss Muffet Doll (image heavy) on: March 15, 2010 10:02:19 PM
so one of the first times when i met my now hubby, he showed me a Gris Grimly book and i fell in love, we now own almost all of his books and i have drawn some of his pics myself and felt the urge to make one outta felt myself! so here is my felt doll version of Gris Grimlys Miss Muffet!

this is a close up of her face, i love the little button on her dress, in the book it is just a plain white button, but i thought this was cuter!

this is a image from the book so you can see what she looks like Smiley

I tried to make her shoes has accurate as possible, i like how they turned out

Her skirt was not full enough so i had to add a little more fluff and added some tulle

Here is the story from the book...

Little Miss Muffet, a wicked child,
had manners that were crude and wild.
She would scream, curse, spit and swear,
she said things children wouldnt dare.

To other classmates, she would be cruel,
and so she made no friends at school.

Here you see why creatures feared
the girl when she would venture near.

When Ma and Pa could take no more,
they opend up the cellar door.
They tossed her down rhe stairs and then
they never let her out again
she ate naught but curds and whey
that was handed through a slot each day.
The spiders crawling through her hair
were all the friends she had down there
All alone she wept and cried
and stayed in the cellar til she died
- Gris Grimly "wicked nursery rhymes"

Hope you like! i had so much fun making her and plan to make more! Smiley
5  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 48 ENTRIES / My Lil Cupcake on: March 06, 2010 10:27:17 PM
I had planned on making these, and this challenge just helped jumpstart it. I made larger ones and posted them before, however when i started, it was very frustrating trying to make them in such a smaller size, and if not for my competitve side, i may have thrown in the towel on these. Sewing such small cupcakes took a level of patience i did not think i had! lol

so here they are:

to show their size:

hope you like! Smiley
6  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Tea for me and you! on: February 24, 2010 03:49:12 PM
More things from felt. I made these little tea bags a few nights ago and i just love them! i think i am going to make some cookies to go with them soon.

But i must say i think it was just as much fun taking the pictures too.

Hope you like them! Smiley
7  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Easter / St Pattys Felt Decorations on: February 23, 2010 08:31:34 PM
I made these to decorate the apt for St Pattys. Sorry i put them under Easter, but i did not see a st pattys section...and i figured it fit best here

and i made this one for my new grandmother in law...i made a shorter ribbon for it because i dont think she will hang them like i did. i had some left over green ribbon from christmas and i thought it went well

A close up

I thought the beads were a nice detail.

Love to hear what you think! Smiley
8  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Felt Cupcakes and Pop Tarts on: February 23, 2010 08:25:36 PM
So i have gotten really into making things with felt and hopefully soon i will be getting a sewing machine cause all I have been doing is by hand.

I made these cupcakes and they can either be magnets, pins or even hair clips. I think i may make more in different sizes, bigger and smaller.

I also made these pop tarts, i think they could be cute playfood

Love to hear what you think! Smiley
9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Sew In Love...stuck like glue! on: February 14, 2010 11:30:04 PM
So i have been so badly been wanting to make some things out of felt.

Two christmas' ago i made these little felt owl ornaments and then for valentines last year i made some felt hearts pictured below.

So tonight, my hubby bought me all the things i need to make more felties. Therefore, in honor of Craftster i made these! i have loved them since i saw them on the site and had to make my own. Smiley hope you like. Smiley my first effort but i plan on making more.

I think they could be cute magnets. Smiley

they are made from felt, embroidery thread, a couple beads were used, markers and my favorite hot glue!

these are the hearts i made last year

a closer look

hope you like! i had so much fun making them!
10  MORE ART, LESS CRAFT / More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works / Some of my recent art projects on: February 09, 2010 10:38:55 PM
So i wouldnt call my self a artist, but i like to find artwork and try to draw it myself. Today i drew something from my pinup girl coffee table book, i like how she turned out, but her mouth is a little off....

these next two i found in Gris Grimlys wicked nursery rhymes books...those books are so cool...i def recommend them

and this one is a Mary Engelbriet...i love her!

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