thing-a-day fifteen: day one of the copyskirt

Halfway there!

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I’m attempting to copy this sandy-pinkish-brown paisley skirt in my green-blue-cream paisley fabric.  The pink one is one of my favorites, so I really wanted another in the A-line style.  Here’s the first day’s work: main skirt body and lining cut, sewn, and zippered.  The strips for the bottom ruffles are ready to go tomorrow!

thing-a-day fourteen: cracked but not broken

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A little Valentine’s Day treat (and a little bit late… hey, I was celebrating last night!).  Chipped semi-precious stone and craft foam to make a pin.

thing-a-day thirteen: rosy toes

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Maybe it’s not exactly crafting, but it’s definitely work!  In the really difficult, gotta sit on the couch for an hour way…  Anyway, red in honor of Valentine’s Day tomorrow!

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thing-a-day twelve: Candy Heart Pin

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I’ve seen a lot of similar style projects for the quickly-approaching holiday, and I wanted to do up one of my own!  Made with felt and poly filler, stitched on my machine with a sweet message and finished with my new favorite, the blanket edge stitch.

thing-a-day eleven: first felt beads

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I’ve been dying to try a little bit of felting (just by hand, not brave enough for needle felting yet!), and I thought I’d make a few beads!  I’ve started off with this purple-yellow mix, one of my favorite color combos.

thing-a-day ten: gravity

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Harkening back to my wordspell line, today I made a stamped necklace.  I’d purchased these pre-punched disks and hadn’t used them yet.  The addition of a bead of aventurine completes a planetary look.

thing-a-day nine: blue roses

I made this cute headband accessory by wrapping coils of felt into flat rose forms.  A little glue and ta-da!

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thing-a-day eight: the mysterious fruit of the buttonberry bush

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Buttons, felt, and a safety pin!  Easy peasy and cute as a.. well, you know the rest.  ^.~

thing-a-day seven: white and turquoise earrings

I’d meant to make these for my birthday party, but the outfit I ended up wearing didn’t need them.  I wanted to put them together anyway because the colors were just so fun, and I don’t have any HUGE earrings at the moment… so I need some!

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Also I think this picture is funny and looks like an owl.  =)

thing-a-day six: circle skirt

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A nice project for a Sunday, this simple circle skirt with a cotton lining.  I love this funky print!