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I’ve done it before and here is the proof:shrunken head some fullingI’ve been  working on this shrunken head bag for a couple of days.  I have fulled him a little and now I need to decide if I want to full him some more before I add the voodoo.  I will be adding some decorations to his hair and some stitching to his eyes and mouth and some jewelry.  I think once I finish everything up he should be pretty creepy.  Here’s what he looked like before, more homely than scary.shrunken head before fullingI found the pattern on ravelry, you’ll have to become a member if you want to download it, don’t worry it’s free and there are a lot of really great patterns to see!

I’m also still looking for spooky Halloween patterns, so please leave me a comment if you know where to find a good one!

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When I looked at this months supplies all I could think about was a purse!  I know that a paper purse is not the sturdiest of things, but this one seems pretty strong.craft challenge may 3I used the clear contact paper to reinforce the papers, adding a sheet to both sides.  When I finished weaving the strips together I added another piece to the back side and then basted everything onto the fabric.craft challenge may 2The floral wire became the beaded handles that I attached to the purse using ribbon clips.  The buttons make up a small decoration and the flowers became a removable, beaded pin.

Once again, I had a lot of fun working on this and I look forward to seeing the rest of the entries.  If you would like to give it a try, get your packet here and to see all the entries check out the flickr group!

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Last month I was awarded a free month of the Craft Challenge, my packet arrived one week ago and the brain storming began.craft challenge may packetThe packet contained a 12” x 12” floral print paper, five blue fabric squares, four flower buttons, two artificial flowers with leaves, and two pieces of green floral wire.

I added clear contact paper, mixed plastic beads, ribbon ends, a 12” x 12” paisley print paper, and thread.  Here is a sneak peek:craft challenge may 1It’s turning out exactly like I planned, anyone want to guess what I’m making?

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