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« Reply #1850 on: March 05, 2012 02:45:20 PM »

Hey everyone! There has been too many amazing projects since I last checked this board. My other half is now working nights so I has been pure chaos trying to get all three of our little ones on the new schedule. And I have also been in a crafting funk lately so nothing like joining a craft swap in order to get the creative juices flowing.


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« Reply #1851 on: March 05, 2012 03:09:22 PM »

I made Miss Six a beanie to match her school uniform, as it is Autumn now, and next term she doesn't have to wear her Summer hat any more, so she can have weather appropriate headgear. It's actually a lot more purple than it looks - my camera will only show accurate colours when then backgrounds get completely yellowed -

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« Reply #1852 on: March 05, 2012 05:03:40 PM »

I have finished up many, many more crocheted dishcloths. I ran a strand of size 10 crochet thread through out most of my work. My church's kitchen is nearly as old as I am, complete with the olive green floors. This way, I have the one color, brown, tying every dishcloth and eventual hotpad together with the colors of the floor.

The others are for my mom, because she is the only one who never begs me for any thing.  Roll Eyes  And because she still helps take care of my entire family.

I found this adorable pattern in Stitch Spring 2012 where you make a quilt block and then cut it down into the shape of a flying-disk-like toy. Cut out two, made one and decided I just can not cut the second square.

Can you see the size of the square and the finished size of the FDLtoy? Why, oh why did the directions call for making such a HUGE square if all you were going to do is trim away most of it?  Shocked

Still working on those first pair of socks of the year. *sigh*
So now I am stuck with a lumpy 8 inch disk and a 13 inch square from scraps that I am tired of looking at.

Any ideas?

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« Reply #1853 on: March 06, 2012 08:52:01 AM »

Ok, just played "catch-up" with this thread. I've been mia for a few days because .... I got a puppy! So expect to see lots of puppy crafts coming up, today I'm going to make her a fleece rice bag for her crate at night. She's a mini Dachshund so it should be a quick project, aka small.  Cheesy

MissingWillow ~ I'm in love with that Zombie Advent Calendar, very awesome!

smashu ~ The glitter house was a blank cardboard one from Hobby Lobby. I have 3 more like it, but I plan on adding on to those to give them all different shapes.

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« Reply #1854 on: March 06, 2012 08:58:55 AM »

I finished my first march project, but like usual it's a swap project so no pics  Tongue

I absolutely love love quilts, do you think an afghan is a fair trade for a quilt? I'd love to swap!
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« Reply #1855 on: March 06, 2012 09:19:26 AM »

smashu, I LOVE your cuts of meat dress!!!  You did such a lovely job on it.  Cheesy  And it looks totally adorable on its recipient. 

Num....sausages.  *wipes drool of screen*


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« Reply #1856 on: March 06, 2012 10:29:18 AM »

I can't keep up with this list!!  I spent 2 hours on here the other night and am already waaaay behind!  LOVE the variety of projects & mediums that everyone is showing off~ Great work!!  I have a couple to add, too:

My 2nd pottery project is complete!  The photos don't show off the super-cool colouration of the pie plate, but I think you can get the idea  Smiley  Am proud Smiley

My swap partners have also received their packages!  Here is what I sent to flygirl88 for the Simple/Easy Swap (I have a hard time with simple):

And here is what I sent to crtchrocketchica for the February Birthday Swap:

I was super excited about the VW van - it was my very first design!!  I used graph paper & some coloured pencils to figure it out...  Far from perfect, but still pretty cool I thought Smiley

I embroidered a little peace sign & her name on a mini removeable pincushion, too...  This was my way of making it a 'functional' gift  Wink

I think I forgot to post some other photos of projects that I've done, but can't remember right now...   Grin

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« Reply #1857 on: March 06, 2012 10:33:39 AM »

Lovely projects, Koreena!  I love the pottery!  So shiny and pretty!  I love the knitted bag, as well!

This weekend I tried my hand at soap making for the very first time!  I'm super excited about it!  I used this tutorial:  https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=267859.0

I started with plain unscented soap, as advised in the tutorial.

Here's the soap after its time in the oven.  Its ready to be cut and cured!

All cut up!

And after 24 hours of curing, it is ready to use!  Look it soap up!  Weee!  I'm pretty darn excited about it!  I'm gonna do another plain batch next weekend, and then I can graduate to adding scents and whatnot.  Yay!

And this morning I made this:

A felted cowl!  It is so comfy!  I finally made something for me!  ^_^

I posted about it here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=405147.0


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« Reply #1858 on: March 06, 2012 10:35:35 AM »

Wow, I love the pie plate! And all the other crafty goodies, but wow, again!
And that's a lovely cozy looking cowl, and congrats on the soap!

My partner just received, so february swap projects!
Steampunk for the Home-spice rack, planner, small box, framed raygun, framed piece with flowers, keys, and gears.
And now my kiddo wants a framed 'in case of airship pirates break glass', too.

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« Reply #1859 on: March 06, 2012 11:44:44 AM »

Love that V-dub!

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