A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 315,033
Currently Running With Scissors:
132 Guests and 4 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: penelope peacock! my knit superhero costume  (Read 1746 times)
Tags for this thread: peacock , shawl , mask , mittens  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
Offline Offline

Posts: 153
Joined: 16-Nov-2003

I sound my barbaric yawp

View Profile WWW
« on: April 17, 2011 09:41:13 AM »

i went to a comix festival in luzern and could not resist making a costume for myself even though my boyfriend assured me over and over and over that no one in switzerland does that.  well, im not swiss. and he proudly held my hand as i got shocking and/or stern look after shocking/stern look.  

106_9345 by cornie, on Flickr

i made the cape using the Easy Lacey Capelet on ravelry as a basic guide.  the face mask was born after i made my friend a hat for her cat using Sara Thomas's design and saw pure gold.  i improvised the hand mitts

106_9350 by cornie, on Flickr

random tourists photographed me, and i got raised eyebrows and a hubba hubba from some geek inside the show.  i generally enjoyed myself. screw those disapproving stares!

106_9329 by cornie, on Flickr
« Last Edit: April 22, 2011 06:26:52 AM by cornie » THIS ROCKS   Logged

*-.,.-*-.,.-**-.,.-  *-.,.-**-.,.-
*-.,.-*-.,.-**-.,.-  *-.,.-**-.,.-
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2011 01:27:54 PM »

Wow! I love the hand mitts and the mask, and the shawl is beautiful! Great colors, too. The people staring were probably just jealous.  Wink

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a fairy in possession of a good appetite must be in want of pie.''

My wist: http://wists.com/bastetblue
Offline Offline

Posts: 1703
Joined: 04-Sep-2008

Rogues do it from behind

View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2011 11:49:56 AM »

Whoo! Penelope Peacock, you rock! LOL Hey, festivals are MADE for dressing up, so good for you for getting in the spirit. You look fabulous! (Love the colors of the yarn you used for the cape/shawl).
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2011 10:27:30 AM »

i think the whole look is absolutely smashing!! im curious, did you do a chain stitch around the edges of the mask to clean up the edges?
Offline Offline

Posts: 153
Joined: 16-Nov-2003

I sound my barbaric yawp

View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2011 01:58:47 AM »

i didnt, blue laroo, cuz i was in a hurry to finish! hahaha... but that's a good idea for future masks!  Cool

*-.,.-*-.,.-**-.,.-  *-.,.-**-.,.-
*-.,.-*-.,.-**-.,.-  *-.,.-**-.,.-
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Vegetarian Pasta Sauce
@Home This Weekend: Tea Towel Pillows
January 10, 2018 Featured Projects

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2018, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.