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1  Re: Aussie Send Us Yer Bits! swap gallery in The Swap Gallery by ElvenOne on: June 09, 2006 04:38:10 AM
DUM DUM DUM <<< *drum roll*

I peek into the letter box and I see

!!!!!! A package..!!!!

So, I open it...!!!!
and the kitten says "I'll help, i will have this one" and runs off with the shiny silver one  Undecided Sad Lips sealed

so, after a long and eventful chase *glares at kitty*

I open everything up...!!

look at what I got...!!!!

I was like... WOW Im so lucky...!!!

close up of the SEWING roll and altoid tin revamps insides

close up of the "flat cube" pincushion and the inside of the zipper pouch (you can also see the cute brooch/pin on the zipper pouch alot better here too)

close up of the cube pincushion....

So, i was  Grin Grin Grin very much, and went to pack away all the wrapping paper and the card, and I picked up the yellow envelope from the pick when I opened it, and it felt funny, So I opened it (I hadnt opened it already cause on it wwas taped a piece of cardboard that said so it doesnt get too bent in the mail

all the stuff Cheesy on the right, are all the gorgeous tags made out of paint sample cards (?!?!?!) they are so beautiful, i dont think I can bring myself to use them..! Sad then we have, the two pairs of earings down in the bottom left, pink and black for my more "punkish" "poser" side, and light pink and blue for my more girly side. The bracelet (which does fit) is gorgeous, fabric covered plastic beads, the cheapo ones from christmas and tied with thread, and then the two gorgeous brooches...  Kiss I love it all SO much... Cheesy

close(er) ups..!

The tags were originally in the altoids tin, but, i forgot to photograph them, oopsies..!

I dont think I forgot anything... Huh

If I did I will post it asap..!

And, I love  everything so so so so much MissMeshell..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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2  Re: The Hobbit Swap (1 of 4) Sign Ups, 3rd June till 10th June in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by ElvenOne on: June 05, 2006 12:29:36 AM
Oh...now here comes the anxiety!

And the sewing machine I bought does not work...

Uh oh..... Sad

not to fear...!! Smiley (where art thou located..??)
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3  Re: Amazing hoodie swap 2 in The Swap Gallery by ElvenOne on: June 03, 2006 09:38:26 PM
Pics of the gorgeous hoodie from KeenBean


= Love

The kitty was ALL hand sewn  Shocked crazy lady..! it goes around the neck and the tail hangs down one of the sleeves, and the kitty is reaching for the ball of red yarn, that goes right around the back of the hoodie too Smiley

 Cheesy I love it


p.s. I appologise if the are a bit big, and also, I appologise for my face, im a bit yellow today, and my eyes wouldnt keep still.

p.p.s. KeenBean, if you have better pics feel free to post them..!
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4  Re: How to make this bow? in Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions by ElvenOne on: May 31, 2006 05:50:14 AM

I tried Typing a post to explain............

but it didnt work

so try this

Just fold the ribbon (or whatever you are using) in the direction of the arrows, and fold it over where the top "bow" parts are.... then sew a button in the middle

Hope it helps

Edit Yes the "arrow" thing is dodgy, im lazy
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5  Re: Aussie Send Us Yer Bits! swap gallery in The Swap Gallery by ElvenOne on: May 07, 2006 10:24:39 PM

Yesterday I got a PM from Jane Doe...... With a list of what she was sending.... and I was stumped....

Today I opened the package......

Heres some pics......

Should make for some interesting crafting

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6  Re: aussie/newzealand easter swap gallery in The Swap Gallery by ElvenOne on: April 13, 2006 02:25:05 AM
YAY Cheesy

I got home today and I had recieved my package from cyndiq, and OMG!!!!

Swap anxiety is so bad now...!!

Its so freaking great..! I love it...!!

I must say, all of you have great packages so far.... But mine is the best Tongue:P (either that or I'm biased)

Here's some pic's... cindyq if you have better ones, feel free to post Cheesy

The package Cheesy

I open it up to this...... *note the burgandy bit..?? thats where I tried to hide the fact I'd already opened the card*  Embarrassed Roll Eyes Cheesy

LOOK AT MY LOOT ISNT IT GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! *note excess !'s. Excess !'s = good*
(Its laying on the fabric it was all wrapped up on)
First of all, there is the EXCELLENT pouch/purse that I adore.... It says Chocoholic Survival Kit and has a gorgeous bunny embroidered on it... Then my great Panta, chocolatey brown of course Smiley a sachet of Mocha flavoured hot chocolate, and a Hazelnut flavoured sachet of hot chocolate (hehe it has a saying on it, "Men cannot live on chocolate alone, But Women sure can") The beautiful card and also a pen that cyndiq's daughter Aleisha made.... but you cant see it well in this picture... Sad Its great... I want to use it all the time... But I dont want to cause I don't want it to run out... Its so cool Smiley

hehe here's the pic after my essay  Cheesy Cheesy

And this, is a picture of it all together and the eggs... Smiley (there are.... different flavoured Milky way eggs, [I tasted some] I think there are... a coffee flavour, orange and the normal flavour... Mars bar eggs, Turkish Delight eggs (*drools*) Milky Bar eggs (white chocolate YUM!) Milk chocolate cadbury eggs, coffee flavour  solid chocolate eggs, solid choc pepermint eggs, M&M eggs, and two larger eggs, they are hiding up the back and under the hot choc. sachets.... one is pepermint I think, and the other strawberry, (that I can smell anyway....
And you can also see better the Great pen.. Smiley

If you cant tell............ I love love LOVE My package  Grin Cheesy

THANKS CYNDIQ!!!!!!!!!!!!!


( Sad I'm sad you havent gotten mine yet.... unless you have and not posted..?? Sad)
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7  Re: One Tiny Thing Round 4 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by ElvenOne on: March 17, 2006 04:44:37 AM
So, I finally got my lazy butt up and took some photo's of the glorious OTT that the felt fairy *bows down to magnificance* sent to me......

and here they are...!!!!

I opened up the package to this...!!!
A felt pouch!

Which, is absolutley gorgeous, the little girraffe applique is adorable, and eating some leaves, which are beaded on with leaf shaped beads... AND...!!! I have hoo ha's too ! hehe flower hoo ha's with a beaded (wink wink) center hehe.

Now, this alone is a great OTT, But, it felt (haha get it..?) a little bumpy, and I open it up

It came with a little card, with a Poem on it, which I couldnt get a decent shot of, and, a felted giraffe..! but this is the poem.

When you're feeling down,
and you need a little laugh,
take a peek or two
at Geoffrey the girraffe.

Smiling at his stumpy neck
Is the only thing to do.
Now you have your very own
tiny pocket zoo.

(Its so cute, it made me smile)

And now here...!!! is some great (*snort*) Pics of Geoffrey

Geoffrey laying down,

Really bad and blurry pic of him laying down..!

I love love love it soooooooooo much the felt fairy You are brilliant!

Geoffrey sits ontop of my computer so I can peek at him all the time, Im considering making him a little "cage" so i can take him with me and not get him dirty/broken/ruined.

He has come in handy..!

Thank you so much again..!



p.s. I have updated feedback and the first page of the swap thread too..!
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8  Re: mini bowling bag shaped make up case, HELP!!!! in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions by ElvenOne on: January 27, 2006 06:09:28 PM
Ohk, here is the unlined version, if you would like a lined version.... I could make up a tute for that... (I think)

I hope my Paint tute shows up, last time i did it it went all tiny and smooshed...

I hope this was what you were after


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9  Re: *Holiday ATC Swap* in The Swap Gallery by ElvenOne on: December 18, 2005 09:28:12 PM
Yay...  Cheesy

I have Recieved six ATC's... Smiley

These were my first from Ditsy....

Let it Snow and Bead Tree

There were my second from Pearliepie

Summer Solstace and Arbor Day

And I recieved these this morning from craft_t_chic, i was so excited by the possibility of more mail i ran up to out letter box in pajamas, I live right down the bottom of a block on units and had to walk past everyones place...

St. Nick and Talk Like a Pirate Day...

and a family photo....

Yay, these are so great, The arbor day one is amazing, it has a background which is of trees, then a leaf skeleton (thoe are amazing) and then a semitransparent sheet which had another tree stamped on it. The photos do not give it justice...
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10  First sewn clothing Item... Black, and red Tulle tutu skirt ~*~ Now With Tute~*~ in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by ElvenOne on: December 16, 2005 10:50:20 PM
So this is the first piece of clothing i have ever made. And also my first piece made without a pattern....

So here it is...


So, it is see through... It was designed to be worn over 3/4 black tights...

Im pretty proud of it... and... I want to keep it....

But its for part of my sisters christmas present... So i cant... *pout*

Ohwell... im gonna make me one...

The first is always the proto-type yeah..?? haha

oh.. another great thing... It was made out of two pieces of fabric from a remnant bin and i have enough of the black stretchy to make myself a top aswell...!!!


Modified to add tutorial, Hope its alright, this is also my first tutorial, and i didn't have any Left Over tulle To make another, So its made in boring old paint.

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