crafters thread?

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  1. redroses2106

    redroses2106 PetForums VIP

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    should we have one?
    it seems lots of artsy/crafty people on the forum and I love seeing what everyone makes, would it be an idea to maybe have a thread to showcase all things crafty? do you have anything crafty you want to show off? :) pop it below
     
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    As ive just commented in another thread im unfortunately not crafty at all, however i
    very impressed by what some people here can do and look forward to seeing some pics! (great thread idea! :))
     
  3. Emma32

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    I like this idea :)
    I usually paint and make stuff, though don't have the time right now!
    My bf and I are also building a model railway, does that count as crafty? :)
     
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    I would love some tips on making things. I can't afford presents for Christmas so would be nice if I could make something for people instead as I feel guilty not getting anything.
     
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    redroses2106 PetForums VIP

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    well I shall start it off with a few of the things I have been making recently

    I have hundreds and could be here all day - the bunny was a practise run - will be making a better one soon, with eyes :p
     

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    yes anything you make with your own two hands is crafty :) everything goes! :)

    well what would you like to make? I dabble in a bit of this and that and could maybe help - have you looked at youtube tutorials?
     
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    I have absolutely no idea? Soaps, candles, Xmas decorations? I'm not sure tbh :eek:
    At the moment I don't have much work so have hours to spare in the day.
     
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    soap I have no idea :p
    candles - you could get a cheap candle making kit for £15 with everything you need check out hobby craft - or you can buy in the wax of your choice and some fragrance - try ebay for something low cost :) you will also need the wicks the great thing with the second tutorial is you can pour your candles into anything - you could even use an old jam jar and put a ribbon around it

    How to Make a Candle: Step-by-Step Instructions for Learning how to Make Candles - YouTube


    Tutorial : How to Make Soy Candles in Vintage Teacups - YouTube
     
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    a few pictures of things I've made :)

    Redroses: Those are lovely!
     

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    I used to do a fair bit of model painting for miniature war gaming. Only ever had the time to do a few shoots of tanks though. The people in the second picture actually have normal coloured skin rather than grey skin now too :laugh:

    I did a better picture in photography, so I'll try and upload it in a bit.

    The final picture that I added in the edit was something I used in my actual photography assignment.
     

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    I put my knitting on a thread recently, that is about all I can make, good idea about starting a craft thread.some of my knits...
    collection 04.jpg
     
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    In that case on the railway front...

    It's not really a railway yet haha. Long way to go
     

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    Ahh I love making crafty things :)

    I usually make things as gifts and forget to photograph them before I give them away :eek:
    I like to sew things, bake, decorate phone cases, make bath things, soap, sweet bouquets/trees and jewellery and... anything really :p I'm going to try my hand at making candles this christmas :)
     
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    i make snowflake cards and window decorations, and leather tassels cat toys, oh and i made a pair of longed lined curtains out of a pair of short curtains:)
     

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    ooh I am just about to have a go at decorating phone cases - what glue do you use? I have been using e-6000 for blinging things, but it's been giving me headaches
     
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    Just a little something i do in my spare time
     

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    I couldn't find any e-6000 so I just got some 'glu&fix all purpose' stuff that looked similar - I wouldn't recommend it though, it smells like nail varnish remover and will probably give you a headache too! :(
     
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    IMG_0199.jpg

    Just found this picture on my computer :)
    All the little buildings I've made for the railway so far.
     
  19. ItsonlyChris

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    Oh wow, little railway buldings! Always loved looking at the little buildings in the hobby shops :) If you ever need little people, they have a large bunch on ebay, but I'm not sure if they come painted :confused:

    Oh man, I want to post more pictures, but I'll have to take them :laugh: I don't want to upload other pictures in case I wasn't the one who took them :laugh:
     
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