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October is here

It’s already the 4th of October here in sunny island Singapore (though i shouldn’t use sunny at the moment coz the sky is overcast and it was raining this morning). It’s also the 1st weekend in October. And i must say that it is a good start to the weekend.

I went to the post office just now (after the rain stopped) to collect two parcels. Wootz!!! I love getting mail (and i’m not talking about bills and flyers), don’t you?

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One is a Freshstitches kit club package and another is the swap package from LaChapa on Ravelry.

The swap was called Super Ami Smash Bros and we were supposed to send any geeky/nerdy stuffs according to our partner’s inner nerd. I absolutely live the stuffs she sent over. Here’s a pix of everything:

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Guess who the amis are…no. sorry…no prizes for getting the right answers. =p
They are Professors Dumbledore and McGonagall!!! I absolutely love Dumbledore. Especially since he is wearing his blue robe (which is my fav colour).

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I also love the card that comes with it. Reminds me of the scene where Harry had to chase the Winged Keys to get to the philosopher’s stone.
Here’s another thing i absolutely love love love:

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Thanks a million, LaChapa! I absolutely love my package. It great having you as a swap partner.

Now on to the next package…my kit club package comes with the yarn, eyes and pattern to make Gordon the flamingo. I don’t have this pattern yet and am eager to make him (especially since Stacey included a rattle insert in the package)!

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It’s a long weekend with a public holiday (Eid ul Adha) on Monday. Yay!!! To all muslim readers out there, have a blessed Eid. If you are doing korban, may it be accepted. For everyone else, enjoy October & thank you for reading! ;)

 
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Posted by on October 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

The Craft Club yarnbombing final update

It’s a month since the yarnbombing event happened. I didn’t realize so much time has passed till i went to the Craft Club facebook page. I hardly surf facebook these days. Work has been crazy! But i digress.

The items i sent over arrived at their destination on time. Here are the photos taken by the Craft Club:

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The pumpkin teddy got lotsa pix taken:

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Look at all the teddy friends she’s seated with on that wooden swing. The rest of the items didn’t get prominent photoshoot but i kinda spotted them among all the items on display. Here are the hedgehog, one of the owls and pseudo-ami mushroom:

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It’s really exciting to see photos of them with so many crochet items. And yes! They managed to break the Guiness World Records! Woohoo!

 
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Posted by on September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

First upcycled dress

I know this is not a crochet or knit project. But i just have to share it with you. I finally got around to upcycling an old tee that i really love but has holes in it. I’ve been thinking about upcycling it (coz i can’t bear to throw it away) but haven’t found the time or inspiration.

I finally got it finished today. Took me about 4 days to finish this project. It’s not perfect but i like how it turned out. Ooops! Sorry! I haven’t shown you any pix.

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What do you think? If you have suggestions on how i can improve the design, leave a comment ya!

Next upcycling project: a pair of shoes that’s peeling. ;)

 
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Posted by on September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Happy Teachers’ Day

It’s Teachers’ Day today in Singapore. Most teachers are given the day off. Enjoy the day, dear teachers, away from the students and other teacher related matters (yes! You should put away those markings…at least for today).

We (me n some of my colleagues) played a game of bowling in the morning. Then we had lunch at Streats hong kong cafe. Although we had more gutter balls than strikes (Well most of us anyway. There were 2 who were pretty good), it was fun cheering for each other.

After that i went for a circuit sticker maker workshop. It was an amazing experience! There were only 4 of us. The youngest was a 7 yr old boy. I’ll just let the photos do the talking.

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Posted by on September 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Bow Espadrilles

Bought a pattern on Ravelry to make this cute pair of espadrilles:

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I don’t know if it is just me but the pattern was a tad confusing. Maybe coz i’m used to straight forward patterns. This one is a pattern for four different shoe sizes. Good thing the designer included photos and charts together with the written instructions.

I think i’ll make another one. ;)

 
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Posted by on August 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

First crochet dress

I finally made a piece of crochet clothing… a dress for a 12-18 month old child. Here’s what it looks like:

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It’s supposed to be dark blue and pink but due to indoor lighting, it looks black. Will try to take another photo tomorrow when the sun is up.

Anyway, this is a pattern i’m testing for Cute & Kaboodle. Will give the feedback to the pattern designer tomorrow. I’m too tired at the moment to turn on the laptop.

Have a good rest and a lovely weekend, everyone!

 
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Posted by on August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

The Craft Club yarnbombing update

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These are the items that i mailed to The Craft Club yarnbombing event (which will be held later this month). I know it’s not much but i do hope the package reach them before 20th of August. Coz i think they need to number/itemize everything for the record.

But silly me forgot to include a note inside the envelope to let them know these are for the yarnbombing. I was so excited to mail them out that i immediately sealed the envelope after putting everything in. Heh…

Check out their Facebook page for the progress ya? They posted photos of the place that will be transformed into an Enchanted Forest. It’s a beautiful place!!!

 
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Posted by on August 5, 2014 in yarnbombing

 

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