Emily got an octopus that I made, no kidding, on Christmas eve. These things go FAST. She and Connor both LOVED them. I made hers out of the leftover yarn from Mom's mittens (some gorgeous wool that was a souvenir from a co-worker's trip to Ireland this spring).
The first two octopi -- they were identical -- went to Brie and Rae.
Not really a craft per se, but the inaugural loaf of bread from our new bread machine! (Gift from the in-laws.) Dump in the ingredients, press some buttons, and pretty much ignore it for 3 hours and you get this delicious bread!
We also got a stand mixer from my parents...we'll be cooking and baking fiends this year!
Last craft for now -- my dinosaur planter! (Don't mind the peaked looking little spider plant in there...he was happy until my cat decided that it needed to be munched.) I made this from a tutorial on Offbeat Home, with a $2 Target dino. I also made one for Brie out of a brontosaurus, planted with a jade cutting from my mom.
Sew-along with Bridges on the Body (1912 corset -- I got my fabric in NYC last week -- red silk velvet!)
Wickedfaire costume (I have most of the materials, need to do more cutting and obviously construction -- and take pictutes!)
Mobious cowl (from KnitSimple magazine -- I'm working on it now so hopefully pictures soon)
More baby stuff for all my expectant friends!
And as always...all the weird and exciting projects at work! (Next up there: I post pictures of the organza coats that have taken over my life.)