Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Episode 98: Who Needs Fairy Godmothers?

In the first half of the episode, Jade & Sandy give a brief report on their respective conventions --- ConVolution 2016 and BigBadCon. Then they dive into the improvement of Halloween costumes for little girls since 2015. In the second half of the episode, Sandy briefly talks about #inktober and helping to sew special heat warmers for kittens and puppies at shelters. The girls geek out about their latest crafting projects, and Jade is her own fairy godmother as she had two weeks to get ready for the Ball.

Get Geeky

Con Report Central:

Halloween Holidays!
  • Halloween costumes for Girls --- This year has been better for girls and commercially available costumes. The plethora of female heroines has been on the rise with t.v. and movies featuring strong women characters -- Super Girl, Wonder Woman, Ghost Busters, Disney Descendents, Star Wars (Rey & Rogue One), DC Super Hero Girls,

Get Crafty

Artsy Stuff!

Art and illustration: Inktober
”Every October, artists all over the world take on the InkTober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month.”
Or #inktober on most social media

Fiber Optics

Finished Objects
  • Pattern: Vanilla Socks
  • Yarn: Kroy Paton.
  • Notes: Nice, toothy yarn.
  • River Run scarf, Knit Picks Gloss Fingering, Dusk colorway
  • Not blocked yet. Maybe going to give this away as a gift.
  • Pattern: Vanilla Socks
  • Yarn: Stray Cat Sock Yarn: Electric Ave
  • Swirl E. socks
  • Yarn: Zwerger Garn Opal Happy mit Silbereffekt, colorway Brasil: rainbowy!
  • Size 1 needles
  • Doctor Who Cowl
  • Yarn: Cascade Heritage Solids
  • Notes: Nearly half way through the scarf!

Picked up my acrylics bin and worked on a project so old it’s not even on my Ravelry-- some granny squares for Project Linus. Aiming for 60 squares, I’m about 25 along.
Baby blanket for a gaming friend! Team effort, knit and crochet
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Argyle crochet square with planned pooling:
  • Bought Halloween yarn!

Make It Sew

Sandy: Rice warmie bags for animals!
Easy beginner pattern and a welcome item at animal shelters. Use your flannel and fleece scraps, save a kitten or puppy’s life!

Jade: Had to get ready for a Moulin Rouge Ball in under two weeks. Spoilers….she made it! Her dress diaries can be found here:

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