i'm getting involved with cyber crop on uks and one of the pre-crop challenges is to do a 'goody bag' for our swappee. in it we have to include an 'escort' ie little teddy dressed for the oscars!! along with some other bits and pieces,and a bag or box to put them all in.
this is my escort that i have dressed and i've made her little tiara and this is the bag i've made!! i've been teaching myself how to crochet!! i just did a basic long rectangle for the main part and 2 smaller ones for the side and a long bit for the handle,didn't follow a pattern,just made it up as i went along.........as you can see!! anyway i'm pleased with it,it's the first thing i've crocheted other than squares!!!!
Over on the dcm blog they set a new challenge each friday........this is todays.......... Shrink to Fit I used to be able to make cards with lots of "white space" around the designs, but lately when I've tried to do this my cards just look sooooo naked! So this week I'd like you to think small - not small cards, but small spaces of embellishment on regular sized cards. You are allowed to cover no more than a 5x5cms area of your card with paper or embellishment - the rest of the card must be left plain. How you use those valuable cms is up to you. So you may choose to split up those cms to use around your card, or use them in a block or a line. It might help to cut a few 5x5cm squares then cut those up to work out good ways of using your allotment. Making your whole card a miniscule 5x5cms is NOT an option!! Lets have no cheating (I know what you lot are like.....), but because I'm feeling generous, I'm going to let you add a SIMPLE greeting as extra to your 5x5 allowance! :-)
this is what i've done :)
i used... Judi kins background cube#2,colourbox cats eye-velvet and hero arts shadow ink-lilac
over on uks they are enjoying the run up to a cyber crop. it's loads of fun and we have some pre-crop challenges to do to get us in the mood. one of the challenges is to make an oscar (coz the theme is the oscars!!!) this is what i've done for it,he's going to be sitting on my desk ready for the cc week end :)