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Post by Adrian on 18th January 2012, 1:39 pm

bugger headbang

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Post by Adrian on 18th January 2012, 1:44 pm

I forgot that today is the site black out day in protest of the SOPA, "Stop Online Piracy Act" int he US.

Images will be back up tomorrow

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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 18th January 2012, 2:29 pm

I can see them

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Post by mr_sfstk8d on 18th January 2012, 4:06 pm

I cannot, but I'll check back again tomorrow. Sounds fabulous so far. Now, to see what barber/stylist certian aquaintances of mine favor, lol.
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 18th January 2012, 8:42 pm

Ohh I could see them when I looked earlier but not now!
I'm about to start attempting one Very Happy
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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 18th January 2012, 9:00 pm

I can still see them. The Indepependent State of Rhomboidia rejects SOPA and PIPA and all such Big Brothery.

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 18th January 2012, 10:49 pm

And be careful not to poke a needle all the way through your finger Shocked
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Post by Adrian on 19th January 2012, 1:10 am

We have images!!!

Now, I need to find a felting needle - anyone recommend a good website?

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 19th January 2012, 9:41 am

I made a head and a body last night before trying to needle felt my own finger! I'll have to be careful now my own blood is on the voodoo doll Laughing

I'll take piccies later.

Here's a couple of sites I found. I got my needles and holder from a shop in Manchester. The holder will hold up to 4 needles. I just use one needle on small things and all 4 on a bigger piece. I have a foam block but I recommend putting that on a tray or something rather than straight on your lap as the needles can still go through!!!

http://www.bloomingfelt.co.uk/index.asp

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Post by Adrian on 19th January 2012, 7:12 pm

love it

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 19th January 2012, 9:05 pm

Thanks, Very Happy
He's not as cute as the original, his feet are a bit Frankenstein's monsterish, and it's not as easy as it looks.
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Post by Adrian on 19th January 2012, 9:21 pm

A friend has promised me some raw fleece, so I will be having ago myself next week

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 19th January 2012, 9:51 pm

I used the grey wool left over from the had I made for Mrs Rhomboid. It might have been better using roving instead. I will be having another go
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 21st January 2012, 11:50 am

After attempting the Voodoo doll pincushion (see that thread for pics!!!) I was wondering what I could do and I'm now attempting a dragon.

I haven't got a pattern, I'm just making it up as I go along. Head and body done last night.

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Post by Adrian on 21st January 2012, 6:40 pm



Too cute, but then I have a fantasy study in my head where curious things are under glass...

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First wing done










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Post by Adrian on 22nd January 2012, 3:30 pm

oh wow, I seriously must go buy myself a felting needle

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Post by Adrian on 23rd January 2012, 10:11 pm

Oh Ang,that is cracking - and in a signature colour I see Very Happy

Went looking for a felting needle today - my local craft store didn't have any so will have to wait until I can drive up the valley and visit the much hated Walmart - they have a huge craft section and I'm sure the Martha Stewart crap they sell will feature felting supplies..

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Post by msbraintan on 30th January 2012, 2:29 pm

Now THAT is really awesome!
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Post by msbraintan on 30th January 2012, 2:36 pm

This is great.. thanks for the instructions.. Had the singular felting needle since the sheep and wool festival at the end of Sept and have yet to try that one yet! This is encouraging! A voodoo doll.. the kids are going to love it!
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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 4th February 2012, 9:33 am

My poor little doll has now become the favourite cat toy!! He is now armless and his head came off last night but they love it Laughing
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Post by Adrian on 4th February 2012, 11:25 am

lol

Our cats usually appropriate any Amigurami that I crochet - the house is littered with corpses of crochet bunnies..

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Post by AngelinaJellyBeana on 5th February 2012, 3:00 pm

I've been playing again








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Post by Dandelion on 5th February 2012, 3:06 pm

That is lovely AJB

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