I’d been meaning to learn to use a sewing machine for a while now, because while I can hand-sew just fine, machine sewing is dead handy for my endless crafting, costumes, and the never-ending list of hobbies I find myself involved in.
You may have seen this on the blog’s FB page (or my social media accounts if you know me personally), and here’s the story behind it: my sister, who’s teaching me to sew, showed me a pillowbed on Pinterest (evil, evil Pinterest) and I decided to make one as my first project. Now it’s basically just sewing the seams of the pillowcases together, but I count it as a major achievement for LVL: Noob.
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The GeekFight Halloween Party was last Friday, and the team I play with, WAADO, had a Best in Costume record to keep (we won last year), we decided to dress up again this year.
GeekFight is a monthly (or bi-monthly, depending on which games you attend) trivia quiz on geeky topics, and we’ve been playing for over two years now. Every Halloween there is a GeekFight wherein the best team costume wins a prize. None of us in the team are pro cosplayers, although we like crafts, costume parties, and dressing up. It’s also nice having a team costume because you can all look silly together, and GeekFight’s one of the few places geeky costumes will be a hit.
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I have a bunch of posts lined up for the weekend, but for now (because I will be late to GeekFight) I want to show you my new pal.
I was itching to paint something (I haven’t felt like painting in two years!) and broke open this blank Mickey Mouse figure my brother gave me on my last birthday. It’s been sitting on my shelf for months, and I’d been thinking about what to do with it.
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