Project of Doom week 4 This week we had Harry Potter spectacles and the Hand of Glory. Some of the bits on the both the blocks has teeny tiny pieces, but the end result was awesome. The patterns is designed by Jennifer Ofenstein at Sewhooked and hosted by Fandom in Stitches. Click on the pictures below to get the pattern. Draco Malfoy sees a Hand of Glory in Borgin and Burkes, a specialist Dark Arts shop. He is told by Mr Borgin that it “gives light only to the holder”. Save Save Share this:Read More →

Project of Doom Week 3 The patterns is designed by Jennifer Ofenstein at Sewhooked and hosted by Fandom in Stitches. The first block is of the Deathly Hallows. “The Elder Wand,” he said, and he drew a straight vertical line on the parchment. “The Resurrection Stone,” he said, and he added a circle on top of the line. “The Cloak of Invisibility,” he finished, enclosing both line and circle in a triangle, to make the symbol that so intrigued Hermione. “Together,” he said, “the Deathly Hallows.“—Xenophilius Lovegood The second block is the Dark Mark and a potions bottle. “…You-Know-Who and his followers sent the DarkRead More →

Project of Doom week 1. This is the first of 30 weeks worth of blocks, based on all the Harry Potter movies and books. All the blocks are designed by Jennifer Ofenstein from Sewhooked and hosted by Fandom In Stitches. Block 1 is the crystal ball, Sybill Trelawney introduced all third year students to this device and its proper use in 1994. However, most students, Harry Potter and his friends in general, saw nothing more than the white blank swirl in it, and Ron joked about how that night would be very foggy. In their end of year exam, the third years had to lookRead More →

TTMT #3 Pod and Soul, (Talk to me Tuesday) In this video, I decided to show my choices of fabric to finish of the Project of Doom quilt, plus the Dark arts version of the POD. Talk to me Tuesday or TTMT as we call it, is a community of crafters who does a show and tell with like minded people on LiveJournal. It is not normally in my nature to expose myself like this, I am the one behind the camera, taking the photo’s, the one listening and observing, not the social butterfly at the center of attention. So this has been a learningRead More →

The Lirpa is a Vulcan Melee Weapon. The lirpa was a traditional Vulcan melee weapon, consisting of a metal staff with a fan-shaped blade on one end and a club on the other. The haft below the shaped blade had some Vulcan lettering on it. In 2154, the Vulcan commandos sent by the Vulcan High Command after Jonathan Archer and T’Pol wielded lirpas, since energy weapons were useless in Vulcan’s Forge. Archer disarmed one of them and was very familiar with the use of this weapon because of his mind meld with Syrran.  It was used by combatants in the kal-if-fee, the traditional mating challengeRead More →

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