Iwas considering letting my subscription lapse,
because I’m a boy and so many of the projects
are too girly or too hard for me. But Volume 06
is great! Plenty of projects within my ability that
don’t threaten my fragile manhood. It convinced
me to renew.
I liked the Quick Craft on bleaching shirts
[Volume 06, page 141 ], but I have a better method
that gives less, well, rough results. I make an outline
with freezer paper and arrange words inside using
wooden letters (a buck a letter at Target). The result
is a shirt made ASAP that doesn’t look like it was
made ASAP. Here are some of the ones I’ve made.
Thank you so much for the tutorial on embroidery and the various stitches [Volume 06, page
135]. I’ve always wanted to learn to embroider but
have been too afraid to teach myself until now. I feel
very inspired to go out and try it.
When I saw the cover for Volume 04,
I totally fell in love with your magazine.
I knew I had to have that scarf [Volume 04, page
109], so a month later I enrolled in a knitting course
(it’s the first pattern I’ve ever followed) and three
months down the line, here it is — I made the finishing touches on Christmas Day. I knew the scarf
would look fab but didn’t realize it would be so warm
and snuggly too, and although we never get snow in
London, we do get a fierce wind, so I aim to wear it
all season. Thanks.
Check out Dolin O’Shea’s embroidery video
The hand-sewn free-range monsters are super
cool. Thanks. Perfect thing to do while sick and
stir-crazy. Attached is a picture of Flurge the Irked.
He’s not fierce or ferocious, just mildly peeved. And
wait, here’s Spilk, he’s great too.
Actually, you all have created a monster-making
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