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Tomara

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Kirby crochet
« on: September 11, 2008, 09:31:53 AM »
I can't draw, I can't write (well, not in English anyway), but I can make hundreds of tiny knots to make this:



(I hope I posted this in the right forum...)
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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2008, 11:15:42 AM »
I want one!
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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2008, 02:21:52 PM »
Could probably eBay these for a little bit of money. Not sure if that'd be breaking any copyrights.

Either way, that's pretty cool.
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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2008, 02:23:28 PM »
Not bad! You should market these, at least to us.
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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2008, 02:32:59 PM »
Those are such an incredible mix of awesomeness and cuteness. I love 'em.

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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2008, 03:54:42 PM »
I approve of this.

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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2008, 04:29:24 PM »
Not going to lie, those are pretty badass.   Mad props. 
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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2008, 01:28:34 AM »
@ Dincrest, if I could figure out how to best get to your location, I wouldn't mind making one for you.

@ everluck, I'm starting a little crafts club with some other peole who are into crafts and anime/manga/games. We plan to sell our stuff at conventions. Right now I also sell some things online, but it's for the Dutch only.

@ Castnuri, D-rider, Kstar, thanks! I also made some bracelets with space invaders and other classic sprites. I'll show those later.

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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2008, 11:56:43 AM »
I agree with Dincrest.

Can I paypal you money and you mail it to me? hehe...

No, seriously.

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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2008, 03:19:06 PM »
Same. The girlfriend would adore one of those. :)

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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #10 on: September 12, 2008, 03:23:22 PM »
Okay, so what would you be willing to pay for something like that?

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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2008, 08:44:38 PM »
Tomara, you've created monsters:P.  I am clueless about crochet but I'd pay a fair price that takes cost of materials and time spent stitching into account. 
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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #12 on: September 13, 2008, 03:36:29 AM »
There is no crochet or stitching involved, one NES bracelet is made with about 800 tiny knots :) The material isn't every expensive ($1 at most with the current exchange rate), but one bracelet like that takes 3 hours to make. Granted, I can tie knots while I watch TV, but it's not as if I could work any faster if I didn't have the TV on...

Anyway, here are some more bracelets:



And some more traditional ones:


« Last Edit: September 13, 2008, 06:19:16 AM by Tomara »

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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #13 on: September 13, 2008, 10:46:47 AM »
Um... -thinks- I dunno actually, not being a clothcrafter. :\ Name a price you think is fair? :) Just PM me and we'll work it out. I love this stuff!

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Re: Look, I'm being creative! Fear the NES bracelets!
« Reply #14 on: September 13, 2008, 11:04:15 AM »
The problem is, the Euro is going very strong right now. If I were to charge you the same as my Dutch customers and make you pay for shipping, one bracelet would cost you 15$ (Canadian). So, I was thinking... maybe we can trade? There are some GBA, DS, PS2 and PSP games I want and games are pretty cheap in the US and Canada. I wouldn't mind giving you 3 (or even more!) bracelets for a game that will cost you less than $20