What is a recent make that has sparked joy

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incywincybitofa Fri 13-Apr-18 15:07:44

I just can't think of anything to do
Make a dress or bag
Crochet
Get the hot glue gun out
Beading
Maybe I have too much choice, but what have you made recently that you have enjoyed

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bonzo77 Fri 13-Apr-18 15:09:14

I made some jeans for DS aged 8. With Harry Potter themed stitching on the pockets.

incywincybitofa Fri 13-Apr-18 15:11:01

Ooh that sounds exciting I bet 8YO was thrilled how did you do HP stitching?

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bonzo77 Sat 14-Apr-18 07:30:51

Any details would be hugely outing. Shall I pm you?

incywincybitofa Sat 14-Apr-18 17:14:13

Yes please Bonzo

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Adamsmom Sat 14-Apr-18 17:16:58

Sewed some leggings using a commercial pattern but altered them to accommodate my bump. Practically living in them.
Also learnt to crochet and making a baby blanket, very proud

tizwozliz Sun 15-Apr-18 13:58:46

Crocheted a spaceman for a gift - it's the first thing I've made without a pattern and so pleased with how it turned out (although there was an awful lot of undoing and starting over)

speakout Mon 16-Apr-18 07:10:45

My new range of herbal wiccan amulet pendants.

I can't make them fast enough- sold 80 this week alone!

incywincybitofa Mon 16-Apr-18 12:08:28

That spaceman is fabulous and thank you for the PM Bonzo I really would love to see them.

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Catmint Tue 17-Apr-18 22:07:00

My woven lap blanket and upcycled mini drawers using my Nanna's old costume jewellery for handles.

FabalaTheGreenGirl Thu 26-Apr-18 21:58:49

My Frida Kahlo skirt, made today! It's a bit tight around the arse (I didn't use a pattern) but I'm pleased.

incywincybitofa Fri 27-Apr-18 08:37:10

Looks lovely

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qazxc Fri 27-Apr-18 08:44:12

Nearly finished my Persian tiles crochet blanket ( using the eastern jewels colour way).

SusieFlo Sat 28-Apr-18 21:37:36

These projects are gorgeous! I really love the Frida skirt and the Persian tiles blanket is the nicest crochet blanket I've ever seen.

incywincybitofa Sat 28-Apr-18 23:57:07

That is an awesome blanket.

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TheClitterati Sun 29-Apr-18 00:42:37

I've turned a Billy bookcase into a 3 story doll house for dds birthday next week.

She is obsessed with barbie sized dolls and they will all fit. Still to ad a few details/decorations.its been fun.

TheClitterati Sun 29-Apr-18 00:43:43

@FabalaTheGreenGirl where did you get that amazing fabric!?

ScreamingValenta Sun 29-Apr-18 00:50:06

That skirt is fabulous.

FabalaTheGreenGirl Sun 29-Apr-18 08:43:40

The fabric is from ebay and it's by Alexander Henry (there may still be some left if you're quick). Wolf and Badger sell a skirt in this exact fabric for £159 so I'm even more chuffed, As this one was £15 for a metre of fabric!

FabalaTheGreenGirl Sun 29-Apr-18 08:43:57

Thanks folks smile

GreyCloudsToday Sun 29-Apr-18 08:45:53

Top Frida skirt!! Nice job

hugoagogo Sun 29-Apr-18 08:48:50

That spaceman is amazing!
I have made an infinity scarf from some cute octopus print jersey sadly as soon as I put it on I look exactly like my dm shock so i probably won't wear it much.

incywincybitofa Sun 29-Apr-18 13:38:23

@Theclitterati have you got pics of your books case or where you got the idea from
I have just Annie Sloaned some shelves for DDs new bedroom

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TheClitterati Sun 29-Apr-18 17:02:25

It's not quite finished yet but I'll post some pics soon.

If you google "billy bookcase dollhouse" this is what started me off.

I'm using the Ikea doll furniture.

Catmint Sun 29-Apr-18 17:05:04

Am I invisible? confused

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