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1  three at once !! in Costumes: Completed Projects by louw on: July 04, 2012 12:31:40 AM
after their first year to school (homeschooled before), as they worked well and were very kind, my kids asked me if I would make them a costume each...
My son wanted to be a "mousquetaire du roi" since he read Alexandre Dumas' Les trois mousquetaires  Wink, my brunette wanted to be a cow girl and my "blondinette" wanted to be a farmer !
all the patterns are mccalls'  (n M5214, 2851, M4547)

here is the result :

thanks for looking !
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2  Re: Sewing Accessories Swap GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by louw on: May 31, 2012 05:15:18 AM
I have received from RachelStitches today !!
so funny we had the same idea  Cheesy
I love the fabrics, I surely will use this accessory  Smiley

and I love those beautiful octopi pins  Shocked
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3  with an old coat... in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by louw on: May 26, 2012 05:50:07 AM
someone gave me an old coat...I didn't find it nice but thought I could make something with the fabric...  Wink
so, I made two pouches (one for a e-book reader).

I had real fun to work with my new sewing machine  Grin
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4  Re: Craft This Tote Round 2! - Gallery! in The Swap Gallery by louw on: February 02, 2012 05:04:24 AM
I didn't comment the gallery till today and I have to say write you crafsters are stunning crafting people  Wink
so many wonderful packages  Shocked

and I have received mine today (it was rather fast  Wink) and I love it

the bag

and the extras :

isn't he cute !?!  Grin

and a bracelet

thank you beccabadger , you are an awesome partner  Smiley
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5  straw stars in Winter Holidays by louw on: December 23, 2011 12:42:11 AM
I love "traditional" Christmas decoration  Wink so I made some straw stars (it's a German craft)

you can look here if you want to learn more :

and I share with you some "bredele" (Christmas biscuits) I made yesterday , Happy Christmas to everyone !!!!

thanks for reading  Smiley
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6  Re: Fabric Jewelry Swap GALLERY! Send by 12/15 in The Swap Gallery by louw on: December 15, 2011 01:05:07 AM
this gallery is really great  Shocked and I will add some awesomeness  Grin
wendiek made me a beautiful necklace and added earrings and a brooch...I can't stop admiring them  Wink

they came with a nice card in an hand decorated envelope (with roses  Cheesy) (but the envelope came a little...damaged  Sad someone was obviously curious Roll Eyes)

thank you so much , wendiek , I will proudly wear the set on christmas day (and tell everybody it was made just for me)  Smiley
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7  Re: Sock Monkey/ Sock Critter Swap Round 4 - Gallery in The Swap Gallery by louw on: December 01, 2011 05:08:02 AM
received today  Grin
a really great package  Shocked Grin...pictures to come as soon as my camera is willing to work  Angry  Roll Eyes (why do those things always let you down when you need them  Huh )

my themes were cats , monsters , wild animals (especially african ones) and bugs (yes...seems weird...but I like to observe insects  Wink) and butweed made me a sort of mix of them  Smiley
and she over spoiled me  Shocked

first , a sock dragon (I've called her "Nina" , because she looks like Nina Hagen , a German singer  Wink) with very looooong legs  Wink

look at her nails / claws !!!!!  Grin

then a giraffe bag with my name 

on the other side another nice giraffe is painted

and a lot of extras

a tiny book with quotations about cats , chocolate mice , stickers , two resin hearts (is that right butweed??) and even sock monkeys nails decals !!!

it's christmas  Cheesy
thank you so much , butweed , I really love it all !!
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8  sock cat in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by louw on: September 03, 2011 08:49:34 AM
inspired by the Cheshire cat  Wink , here's my first sock stuffy . well , it could be better , but i must say i like it !
(the stains are water : i couldn't wait 'til it was wet to show it (i used a maker you erase with water to draw the face))

thanks for looking  Smiley
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9  three children... (lots of pics) in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by louw on: August 24, 2011 09:15:57 AM
...three times more work  Grin
I have homeschooled my children until this school year and I wanted them to have some home-made things for their new adventure  Cheesy (first time at school...) (hope other kids won't make fun of them )
 so here are some cases...

pencils rolls


pens (and more) cases  Wink

felt pens cases

and slates cases (I don't want to buy more than one per child  Grin ) with a pocket and cloth

thanks for looking  Smiley
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10  scrap bag in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by louw on: August 17, 2011 09:45:52 AM
I have a lot of fabrics little pieces and I have trouble to get rid of these ... (I too have problems not to buy new ones... Wink )
well , I needed a new bag , so I tried this :

it doesn't look just right I wanted it to , but , well...I can store all I need in it !!

Thanks for looking !
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