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31  Re: 2014 DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by lady4feet on: March 23, 2014 05:42:38 PM
I was going back and forth on what to make with my awesome Star Wars fabric that I bought as remnants when working at Jo-Annes then I remembered a bag (http://versusmag.blogspot.com/2011/04/awesome-bag-tutorial-with-guest-meg-of.html) I pinned awhile back, it's called the awesome bag so it should have been a sign. I used the tute as more of a guide/inspiration, I didn't follow measurements or anything like that. While going through my button tin (one of my favorite things to do) I saw the perfect buttons, they remind me of a galaxy with the glittery blue.

And the other side is a comic book style print

I got a new dog last Wednesday and he kept wanting to chew on me and raid my craft boxes while I was trying to be productive so I stitched up a quick toy to entertain him. Not very interesting but effective at least.

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32  Re: 2014 DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by lady4feet on: March 12, 2014 05:55:44 PM
Finished up some little turtles for the conservation sell at work. Didn't make a huge dent but used up some scraps.

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33  Re: 2014 DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by lady4feet on: March 05, 2014 06:20:53 PM
Kookaloo_Starr your socks look super comfy.

I decided to listen to my own advice and tackle a larger project. I have no idea why I had this much red jersey in my stash, but it's been there for years. I am going to blame it on a shopping therapy session during college. I used well over 2 yards and still have about a yard left. I modified a pattern in my stash, yay I used a pattern! I have about a dozen patterns and have only used a few of them.

I conveniently decided to leave the skirt edge raw because I ran out of thread right when I finished the tops hem. Overall very happy with it, now it just needs to warm up.



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34  Re: 2014 DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by lady4feet on: March 04, 2014 02:30:50 PM
I love the fabric too. I actually bought it a few years ago to make my Mom a laptop cozy, with an extra yard or so because I liked it so much, so now all of her tech covers will match Smiley

When I went to go box everything up I decided my Dad gift card was way to boring so I crafted up a little envelope with some paper scraps.

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35  Re: 2014 DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by lady4feet on: March 04, 2014 10:57:59 AM
fishstix43 that really sucks hope it's not for very long.

Have done a small amount of stash busting (I really need to work on larger projects, lol).

First a kindle cover for my Mom, it is a very late christmas gift. She asked for one but with a pocket for her charger and cables and I had a huge brain let down and made a little tiny pocket. I didn't want to rip the entire thing apart so I put the project aside for a few weeks in disgust. Then *light bulb* I can make the pocket removable! So I picked off the old pocket and added it to a larger pocket which she can take off and on as needed. Everything but the elastic was from my stash.



I have been working on some little guys for work. I work at a small zoo and we set up a booth to sell little items for conservation at big events. The flamingos are for that and the elephant is for my Mom, also a late gift it accompanies a donation to the elephant sanctuary.

I am currently working on some other little ami's for the conservation booth so hopefully I will have more to show soon.
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36  Re: OT Literary Thing and A Used Paperback Swap Gallery! in The Swap Gallery by lady4feet on: February 09, 2014 05:36:13 PM
I receved my package last night from lady4feet! She made me a lovely necklace with Alice-themed charms and the first book in A Series of Unfortunate Events. She picked the book based on my interest in the genres: "extremely competent characters", "jerks who get away with it because they're competent", and "beautiful writing". I have read it before (good try though!) but I liked it and I'm glad to have a copy. Smiley It's my own fault for working in a bookstore so long.


Thanks lady4feet! It's always a pleasure to swap with you. Smiley

Ahh man I was hoping you hadn't read it, I almost sent something else because it was so popular several years ago but I wanted to send a book that I loved. I have read the series several times and I think I like it more each time. Since they are easy reads it's a great way to kill a lazy day.

Everyone's tiny items are wonderful! The beaded bracelet is amazing!!

My wonderful package from dontneedaclassroom contained an adorable little hoopla, some pins and a highly recommended The Phoenix Guards, she even made a Vinn Diagram of why this book will be wonderful for me, lol. I'm excited to start it, I attempted to at lunch today but my coworkers kept making me be social. Don't they know I have books to read? My hoopla is beautifully stitched "Don't Panic" on a piece of towel  Cheesy


Close up of the stitching because she did such an awesome job

Thank you for being such a thoughtful partner again dontneedaclassroom, I love my little hoopla.


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37  Re: 2014 DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by lady4feet on: January 31, 2014 07:20:48 AM
I made a cat bed today and used up some fabric I've had for about 7 years and some poly-fil! Unfortunately it turned out a little too small, but it was easy to make and I've got a TON of poly-fil and fabric to use.


Here is my jerk cat, not using it, but laying next to it.

Last time I made my cats a bed they did the same thing! I'm rather reluctant to try again even though they would be the obvious choice for some of "extra" fabric taking up my room.

Finally got some destashing projects done for this year. A recon, the original shirt had a small hole and had gotten a bit too snug so I made it into a tank and added some side panels. The blue is from a failed stenciling project years ago.

Had quite a bit of the blue left so I redid some flip flops (I hate flip flops!! I always trip in them but my Mom sent me a pair because I was living on the beach this past summer).

Although I only got two shirts out of my space it feels good to be chipping away at the disaster that has overcome my crafting area.
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38  Re: Discworld Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by lady4feet on: December 13, 2013 05:08:05 PM
I'm very excited to say that I have received from both of my partners, and they are both awesome! Unfortunately my pictures are not that awesome, I get home after all the sun is gone.

Yesterday from dontneedaclassroom I got a plaque/message board, two adorable figures and some origami flowers. The flowers were going to be a hat pin (via Vimes) but she didn't think it would be structurally sound.

Front of plaque, with a quote from Death. I love the lettering and the little crystal touch on the stand.  

And the coolest part. The back is made of corkboard and has crisscross ribbons to also hold things.

Death and Susan figures. She left the back blank so I can make them into either magnets or tacks, I'm torn about what to make them into. The little origami flowers are all in a little box.

Thank you dontneedaclassroom. I love everything.

Today from myloveasdeep, I received some wonderful wall art. A portrait of Death, a Hogswatch sign, some pins and a the card from her is in the style of Deaths Hogswatch card.

Deaths portrait. I opened my package and exclaimed "oh look at Death! He's adorable!" my MIL gave me a look and told me "you girls are odd ones".

Hogswatch sign. I don't have any holiday decorations up yet so this is putting my house in a festive spirit.

Pins and card. The pins read "but as frontiers go, it's pretty penultimate", "Vetinari for tyrant", "Property of: Unseen University Athletics", ""where the hell is Muntab?""exactly"".

Thank you myloveasdeep! Everything is definitely my style, can't wait to get the art on the walls Smiley

I feel so spoiled. I'm so glad I went with two partners Smiley Thank you both again!!
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39  Re: 2013 Annual DeStash-Along in Craftalongs by lady4feet on: December 09, 2013 12:55:03 PM
I finished up a quick curtain for the bathroom, even the dowel rod came from my stash. Nothing fancy, a yard or so of some ikea fabric that I fell in love with years ago and it has been sitting in my craftroom since and a strip of black since it wasn't quite long enough. I sewed tabs on the ends so when I want to open it I just tuck the tab around the end of the dowel rod. I am planning on painting the walls black so I really think it will look great when I get it finished.

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40  Discworld Swap (Finished!). in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by lady4feet on: November 07, 2013 08:16:33 AM


 Swap name: Discworld Swap
 Craftster member who is organizing this swap: lady4feet
 Sign-up date range: 11/07/13-11/12/13
 Date to send item by: 12/06/13

 Limited to a certain number of people? (optional): No

 Restricted to people who all live in the same country? NO

 Additional Age requirement? No

Swap Organizer himself/herself meets these conditions:
 - Has fully read the Swap Info Guide: YES
 - Has successfully completed two swaps as a participant: YES
 - Is not organizing more than three swaps right now: YES
 - Will recruit a co-organizer or give all details to a Swap Moderator if this swap has more than 25 participants: YES
 - Is at least 18 years old: YES

 Swap Organizer will check each participant to make sure they meet these conditions:
 - Has been a member for at least one month: YES
 - Has posted at least 15 times: YES
 - Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time: YES
 - Is not currently signed up for more than five swaps: YES
 - Does not have any negative feedback: YES
 - Participant has agreed that he/she is at least 16 years old: YES
 - If within the US, understands that Delivery Confirmation number is required for this swap: YES
 - If outside the US, understands that a mailing receipt copy is required for this swap: YES


Details of swap:

This is a quick swap before the holidays for all of us Discworld fans.

Package requirements are a medium and a small (see this link for a guide to item sizes https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=229624.msg3712343#msg3712343).

Since this is a short swap every participant must post in this thread or PM me once a week. I know it's the holiday season and it can be hectic for a lot of us but I really want a flake free swap so let me know that you guys are still out there crafting away.

Please put the following title when PM your questionnaire DISCWORLD SWAP SIGNUP

Just a reminder that DC #, or shipping receipt (for international shippers) are required.

Swapping rules: https://www.craftster.org/swapsinfo.html#axzz2jyVMoZgG

Swapping FAQ: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=229624.0#axzz2jyVMoZgG

Need to brush up on your Discworld knowledge? Try Discworlds Wikipedia here http://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/index.php/Main_Page


 Name of swap: Discworld Swap
 Craftster username:
 Email address:
 Your real name:
 Mailing address including the country:
 Would you be willing to ship to an address outside your own country?
 Confirm that are at least 16 years old: (YES/NO)
 Favorite Book(s):
 Favorite Character(s):
 Favorite Quote(s):
 Any allergies your partner should be aware of?
 Do you have a online list such as pinterest, wist, etc that could be helpful to your partner?
 What are your favorite crafts to make?
 What kind of crafts/items would you like to receive?
 Anything you really DON'T want to receive? (i.e. animal products, religious, adult", items you already have)
 What is your... (this is just to potentially make it easier for your partner, if you don't want any of the following do not   list your size, or if you don't know please state that)
    shirt/tee size?
    preferred bracelet length?
    preferred necklace length?
    preferred earring length?


1. lady4feet
2. antidigger
3. bakeneko
4. whenindoubtsew
5. noodle-bug
6. myloveasdeep
7. dontneedaclassroom


Bakeneko - whenindoubtsew
antidigger - noodle-bug
mylovesdeep - lady4feet
lady4feet - dontneedaclassroom
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