Craft Nerd Herd

Discussion in 'Make It So' started by Starcrossedsky, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. GlassesBlu

    GlassesBlu Spectre of Madness

    Made this pop up card for class!

    And like while making this, the thought of how papercraft folk are legends streamed through constantly as I cut itty bitty pieces of paper :P

    I've mostly been chipping away at it sat-mon, mostly making the separate pieces (card body, shoes, girl) and resting and getting distracted for better parts of the day

    But yesterday Tuesday, there was really only making the mechanism for it to actually pop up and assembling left, so i finally buckled down and spent the whole god damn day non stop cutting up and measuring card and gluing strips etc

    On of the more tiring aspects is that I know how I want the mechanism to work, and I know how to execute it, it just takes so long to actually make so it gets kind of mind numbing cause I can't go faster or skip to the finished product.
    Vs when designing the shoes or making the girl, it was more on the fly then and there creation then execution of an idea vs anything deeply planned out
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  2. aetherGeologist

    aetherGeologist Well-Known Member

    Behold an attempt at bookbinding by someone who knows nothing about bookbinding
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  3. TheMockingCrows

    TheMockingCrows Resident POTSie potato.

    my first doll is finally not naked anymore. im gonna make the skirt today. c: and i need to boil wash another two heads and start on some faces.. whoof, nerves.
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  4. TheMockingCrows

    TheMockingCrows Resident POTSie potato.

    made the skirt, put it over top of the former piece because it made it puff out more and... its so cute... ;v; so dainty. (sorry or the blurry face, i was at an angle and my hands shook.)
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  5. IvyLB

    IvyLB Hardcore Vigilante Gay Chicken Facilitator

    ohhh she's gorgeous
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  6. turtleDove

    turtleDove Well-Known Member

    Frogged the knee socks, cos swapping out yarn on the second sock didn't match the colourway of the original yarn close enough, so I ended up with a teeny band of Matching Sock and then the rest was "this is Same Pattern, but from a different pair". Which bugged me enough that I was never gonna be able to wear them outside the house, and having a set of socks that's just Hardly Ever gonna get worn felt like a waste of yarn (especially since the seafoam-green yarn that was one of the base colours was a birthday present from a friend).

    So instead, I'm making a different pair of socks in a faux-argyle pattern (the Business Casual pattern from Ravelry) and enjoying the heck out of it. Current plan is to make them long enough that they're just under the knee, and switch to double-stranded once I'm around ankle height so that I get the plush and squishy warmth of double-stranded sock feet.
  7. TheMockingCrows

    TheMockingCrows Resident POTSie potato.

    im stressed about wisdom tooth surgery and our gas still being off so i put that stress into making another doll outfit. pale pink with gold deer accents over top of a white top, with two layers of lace trim on top and bottom.
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