Friday, February 13, 2009

I did it!!! 1st step to making an Amigurumi

Well, the second attempt went much better. Check it out!

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What is a Craftini????

The Craftini (AKA the Jay & Mar-tini)

It was the signature drink at my wedding - Named and created by Ms. Vinetta Lloyd (My Fab BFF)

Drink type: Martini


2 oz. Alize Bleu
1 oz. Vodka (I like Grey Goose, but any kind will do)
1 oz. Sprite


Shake over ice, service with a twist of lemon in a martini glass.


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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Calling all Trekkies!!

I love Sci-fi! I just found out that STAR TREK: THE EXHIBITION is going to be here in Detroit. It starts on Saturday - Valentine's Day. Me and the hubby are going to check out. We are such goobers! LOL If anyone is in the Detroit area and wants to check it out, here is the info:

Live long and prosper!

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Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Amigurumi animals - Too Cute!

I saw these cute amigurumi animals online and I just had to learn how to make them! There are a ton of tutorials and patterns out there for free. I am a visual learner so I looked for some videos. I found one (link below) and it seemed pretty simple to follow. I tried to make the ball. This is what came out. LOL!

I think it looks more like an egg or a turd :) I am going to try again. Most amigurumi projects start out with a magic ring. In this tutorial she shows you how to do the basic stitches and also how to make a magic ring. I'll post my next try soon.

Here is what the cute animals are suppose to look like. ;p

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The Geek Chic Crafter

Welcome to my blog space! I am computer geek, but I also love to craft. In my spare time I like to shop, sew, make cards, crochet, watch TIVO and work on my blog/website. I might have a drink or to in between. Hence, the Craftini's.  ;)

I will be posting some my creations, reviewing patterns and giving tips on problems I have come across. I hope to get some tips from other bloggers too! I plan to post all the info I find on the web about crafting, tech stuff or just anything I find useful. There is so many ideas and fun stuff out there. I just want to share. :)

I hope to get some pictures of my last few projects up soon.

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