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A Rebuilding Month And The Little Prince  0

Hello Stitchers! January has always been a bit of a rebuilding month, recovering from the craziness of December’s holidays and the cold snowy January weather. This year has been especially so, since I had my phone stolen at the local casino. Casinos are generally unexciting, and rather depressing. It was my friend’s birthday however and I took one for the team. Within 20min, and not till I sat down did I notice, my iPhone was gone. As you know I do my charting on my phone, so this was a huge set back. Luckily a friend’s boyfriend sent me an old iPhone and the iCloud magically brought back all the charts-in-progress I thought I lost! I must say the whole situation was a trial and made me feel very lucky to have such amazing friends!

When I was a kid my mom would read to us all of the time. I come from a family of readers and teachers, so books were always a big part of my life. One of the books that we always loved was The Little Prince. I’m pretty sure we had Mom read it to us even into middle school. It wasn’t till high school when my friends read it in French class, did I realize other people read it too.

These are my The Little Prince charts that I had been working on for some time, lost on my phone, and got back. I have both cross stitch and knit blocks of the prince on his little planet. The rest are knit block charts. My favorite is the Hat/Boa eating an elephant.

What books did you like reading as a child that have stuck with you till today?

Enjoy!

-Molina

Prince crossThe Little Prince Cross Stitch
The Little Prince Cross Stitch Large Print
Prince Full CrossThe Little Prince Full Cross Stitch Outlined
The Little Prince Full Cross Stitch Outlined Large Print
The Little Prince Full Cross Stitch Outline Only
The Little Prince Full Cross Stitch Outline Only Large Print
Prince half crossThe Little Prince Half Cross Stitch
The Little Prince Half Cross Stitch Large Print
The Little Prince Half Cross Stitch Outline Only
The Little Prince Half Cross Stitch Outline Only Large Print
Prince simplifiedThe Little Prince Simplified Knit
Prince simple
The Little Prince Knit
The Little Prince Knit Outline
Prince roseThe Little Prince Rose Knit
The Little Prince Rose Outline Knit
Prince Rose SimpleThe Little Prince Rose Simple Knit
Prince FoxThe Little Prince Fox Knit
Prince portraitThe Little Prince Portrait Knit
Prince wallThe Little Prince Wall Knit
Prince small snakeThe Little Prince Elephant Snake Pillow Knit
Prince SnakeThe Little Prince Snake Pillow Long Knit
Prince elephantThe Little Prince Elephant Long Pillow Knit
Prince elephant roundThe Little Prince Snake a Elephant Fold Pillow Knit
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The Little Prince Snake Elephant Round Pillow Knit

Minecraft!  9

Hello stitchers! It’s been snowing and getting crazy cold outside. This has given me a great excuse to spend the last few days under the blankets, huddling with puppies, and working on today’s post.

My fantastic friend Christina, has a cute kid and they love watching Minecraft videos. I actually didn’t know about these videos till I made a Stampy Cat post that she requested. For those of you like me, who would rather build things in real life, these videos turn a complicated game based on simple concepts into hilarious entertainment.

My lovely nephew also loves playing Minecraft and asks me if I want to play every time I visit. So I did some research and created a set of Minecraft based charts that cover character “skins”, a couple monsters, and a few specific players that the kids like to watch.

Players: Hero Brian, Steve, and Enderman
Monsters: Skeleton, Zombie
Characters: Superman, Link from Zelda, a Minion, Chewbacca, The Incredible Hulk, Green Lantern

I made these charts in square blocks, so you can use them to add to a knit project (although they might be more squat), add to a crochet project, make them from fused beads, weave them out of glass beads, or even build them from Legos! I have also added cross stitch charts with DMC colors and optional line work. I even added the cross stitch “marks only” charts so you can see the line work.

So if you or a loved one are Minecraft obsessed, or you just want to make a Chewbacca scarf, I hope you find something on this post to make your day happier. Just click on the name below the image to download the PDF chart from Dropbox.

Enjoy!

-Molina

P.S. Don’t forget to share your finished projects, requests, take my Quick and Painless Stitching Survey, and have a great day!

Brian
Hero Brian
Hero Brian Cross Stitch
Hero Brian Cross Stitch Marks

ChewbaccaChewbacca
Chewbacca Cross Stitch
Chewbacca Cross Stitch Marks

EndermanEnderman
Enderman Cross Stitch
Enderman Cross Stitch Marks

Green LanternGreen Lantern
Green Lantern Cross Stitch
Green Lantern Cross Stitch Marks

HulkThe Incredible Hulk
The Incredible Hulk Cross Stitch
The Incredible Hulk Cross Stitch Marks

LinkLink
Link Cross Stitch
Link Cross Stitch Marks

MinionMinion
Minion Cross Stitch
Minion Cross Stitch Marks

SkeletonSkeleton
Skeleton Cross Stitch
Skeleton Cross Stitch Marks

SteveSteve
Steve Cross Stitch
Steve Cross Stitch Marks

SupermanSuperman
Superman Cross Stitch
Superman Cross Stitch Marks

Zombie
Zombie
Zombie Cross Stitch
Zombie Cross Stitch Marks

By The Power of Greyskull, Happy New Year!!!!  6

Hello stitcher! I hope your holidays went well. I spent a long time hanging out with my family and managed not to start the new year sick like usual, even though my mom was sick and had laryngitis which was hilarious for me as I acted as her over-embellishing interpreter. I am also one day away from fulfilling one of my two New Years resolutions, waiting at least a week to eat any of the pickled eggs my dad and I made. It’s been torture. I love pickled eggs.
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While I was back home I retrieved a quilt hanger out of my brother’s old room. While I was in there I found his best childhood Christmas present, the Castle Greyskull my grandparents got him back in the 80s. I was so jealous, I always got Barbies instead of the He-Man and G.I. Joes my brother got, yes I was always a tomboy.

So my first set of charts this year are some of my childhood favorites: He-Man, She-Ra, The Power Sword, the Sorceress, Evil Lyn, and of course everyone’s favorite stinky villain Skeletor. I have them all in two pillow sizes in knit squares.

I also created a quick multiple choice survey for you to take so that I can better fulfill your stitching wishes this year. I promise you will all get an A+ if you take it!
Working Link To Survey

Enjoy, and have a happy new year!

-Molina

He yell large
He-Man Pillow Knit Large

He yell small
He-Man Pillow Knit Small

He por big
He-Man Portrait Pillow Knit Large

He por small
He-Man Portrait Pillow Knit Small

He sword
The Power Sword Pillow Knit

She bimg
She-Ra Pillow Knit Large

She small
She-Ra Pillow Knit Small

Sor Big
Sorceress Pillow Knit Large

Sorceress small
Sorceress Pillow Knit Small

Evil Lyn large
Evil Lyn Pillow Knit Large

Evil lyn small
Evil Lyn Pillow Knit Small

Skeletor big
Skeletor Pillow Knit Large

Skeletor small
Skeletor Pillow Knit Small

Bob’s Burgers and Rivet  11

Hello Stitchers! I seem to have been on a roll lately and you can expect at least a couple more posts in the next few weeks, so you will have plenty to stitch this winter.

There is a cool local toy Gallery called Rivet, that I happen to walk by once or twice a month. They have some awesome chalk signs.
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There is a lovely lady named Laura who co-owns the place and Loves Bob’s Burgers, specifically Tina. As you can see on their Instagram account, she even likes cosplaying her from time to time.

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When Bob’s Burgers came out with a comic book Rivet even got a limited special run with their name on it, which you can read about here.

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So today I bring you a set of Bob’s Burgers, knit squares in pillow size. You can make pillows or sew them together to make a blanket, or even get crafty and sew up six of them, stuff them and make a little footstool. Go crazy.

*Since everyone seems to love  Bob’s Burgers, I decided to add cross stitch and Perler Bead charts as well!

Let me know How they turn out, I love watching my babies grow up. As always, I love hearing your requests, expressions of undying love, and if you find any corrupt links so I can fix them.

Enjoy!

-Molina

P.S.
Take this quick and pain free survey to let me know how you want to stitch in 2015.

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Tina Pillow Knit

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Louise Eyes Pillow Knit
Louise Pillow Knit

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Linda Pillow Knit

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Bob Pillow Knit

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Gene Pillow Knit

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Human Flesh Burger (X eyes) Pillow Knit
Human Flesh Burger (- Eyes) Pillow Knit

Tina Cross
Tina Cross Stitch
Louis Cross
Louise Cross Stitch
Gene Cross Stitch
Gene Cross Stitch
Bob Cross
Bob Cross Stitch
Linda Cross
Linda Cross Stitch
Human Flesh
Human Flesh Cross Stitch

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Louise Perler
Louise Head Perler
Bob Perler
Linda Perler
Gene Perler

Turtle Power!  51

Hello my stitchers! When I was in Middle and High School (in the mid 90s) my brother and I would race home to watch The Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtles .

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Yes we were raised nerd. It was important to get home in time to see the second episode. It was also important to beat each other home so we could get the good seat, the one that let you control the tv. We only had one tv and no remote. There were a few physical altercations that occurred over this, and several bruises. The chair was serious business. We even ran home on Fridays, knowing perfectly well that it was going to be a rerun. If we had a DVR, life would have been way more productive.

Today I bring to you a hand full of charts, all knitting, of our beloved half shelled friends. The individuals are in 3 different sizes so you can make pillows or pot holders or whatever crazy projects you can think of adding them to. I even threw in the outlines in case you wanted to just knit & purl or fill in your own colors.

I have been rather busy lately with life, so July might be a slow month for posts and then again every time I say that I make a slew of them in a row.

As always please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, requests, good puns, or corrupted links.

Enjoy!

-Molina

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Turtle Power Knit
Turtle Power Knit Outline

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Michelangelo Knit Large Outline

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Michelangelo Knit Large

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Michelangelo Knit
Michelangelo Knit Outline

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Michelangelo Knit Small
Michelangelo Knit Small Outline

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Rafael Knit Large
Rafael Knit Large Outline

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Rafael Knit
Rafael Knit Outline

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Rafael Knit Small
Rafael Knit Small Outline

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Donatello Knit Large
Donatello Knit Large Outline

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Donatello Knit
Donatello Knit Outline

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Donatello Knit Small
Donatello Knit Small Outline

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Leonardo Knit Large
Leonardo Knit Large Outline

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Leonardo Knit
Leonardo Knit Outline

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Leonardo Knit Small
Leonardo Knit Small Outline

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TMNT Knit

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I found this sweater someone made using one of my charts. pretty awesome I think.

It’s my birthday, so it’s random stuff I like  0

That’s right, it’s the first day of July. Usually I don’t get to do much on my birthday around here but Canada likes me so much they made it A holiday! I love those guys. Since I’ve made it to 35 alive, I decided to throw up some random charts that might not be entirely understood or popular. There are a handful of you out there that will love them with me and I am cool with that. I will explain each novelty as I go, for those in the dark.

Obviously some of these have had some computer generated help, but it’s my birthday and I can do what I want.

BABACHU! This is a man who’s portrait can be found all over the world in any medium from oil paint to bronze, but you most likely have never seen him, unless that is you have ever visited Columbus, especially durring festival season. He was a great nude model from my college days, interesting features and the ability to hold a pose like a statue, and on the streets he’s got all the right moves and the best Jazz Hands out there! I always run into him at the strangest times. Once It was 5:30am the middle of downtown, no one around and I saw him blocks away and thought I was hallucinating. When he got close we stopped and had a nice chat about how we hadn’t seen each other in awhile. He’s magic I say.

This first chart is from an ancient poster for his dance class that my friend Lisa has some how kept in almost mint condition. It looks a lot darker than it actually is.
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Babachu Jazz Cross Stitch
Babachu Jazz Cross Stitch Marks

This one is from an image I got from ILoveColumbus Tumblr
Who also happens to be my friend Lisa. She finds all the real cultural gems in the city.

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Meta Babachu Cross Stitch
Meta Babachu Cross Stitch Marks

Bea Arthur, really do I have to say more about this classic Golden Girl?

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Bea Golden Cross Stitch
Bea Golden Cross Stitch Marks

Harrison Ford, he knows you love him.

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Harrison Ford Knit

If you don’t know who Dean Winchester is yet, then you probably haven’t visited this site much. He kills demons, vampires, and all kinds of mooks. He also happens to be a smart ass. One time they caught him and threw him in jail for murder, so he threw out his best Blue Steal for the mugshot. It’s a classic Supernatural moment.

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Dean Blue Steal Knit
Dean Blue Steal Knit – No Background Lines

This leads us to the last and best section of my Birthday Love extravaganza, the Patrick Gilmore section. If you don’t already know about Patrick you should check out my Patrick Gilmore page, it will fill you in on all his actor type stuff. When in doubt I make charts of this goofy guy or tweet him strange messages. What can I say, he gives me lots to work with.

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Evil Gilmore Knit
*via his website

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Thug Gilmore Knit
*via his website

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Patrick Loves Snow Cross Stitch
Patrick Loves Snow Cross Stitch Marks
*via his Instagram

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Trennan Cross Stitch
Trennan Cross Stitch Marks
*Still from Riese

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Crazy Gilmore Knit

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Crazy Gilmore Cross Stitch
Crazy Gilmore Cross Stitch Marks
*via a concept poster for Alien Abduction
This is the face I imagine he makes after every take.

This last Patrick chart I am bombarding you with is my favorite pic of him these days. He took it at an award show I think. One of these days I am going to spend an eternity stitching this.

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Classy Gilmore Cross Stitch
Classy Gilmore Cross Stitch Marks

That’s the end of my mixed bag of odd little loves. If you made it this far I applaud you and thank you for sharing in my wacky world. It is the best present ever to be able to introduce you to these people and help you stitch those things you never thought you wanted to.

Enjoy!

-Molina

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TAKEI PRIDE!  0

Hello stitchers! It’s almost Pride week. There is something that will make this year’s Columbus Pride Festival greater than ever
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that’s right, good old Uncle George is going to be the grand marshal of this year’s Pride Parade!

You don’t have to be Takei in order to have fun at Pride. Columbus is a pretty Takei friendly city, and I couldn’t imagine why anyone would live here if they were homophobic (not saying that they don’t, or why they would be in the first place). When I was in college I lived in The Short North, or “The Short” as they cool kids say. It has traditionally been the most rainbow covered area of the city. Therefore I started going to the Pride Parade when I moved there. To tell you the truth, my first pride parade was an excursion originally planned to keep my friend’s mom busy while she visited. We had a great time, said mom got a blow up sun from the male stripper float and I got a sunburn and broke my toe. It was very memorable.

In honor of this most festive of local occasions I have a hand full of Pride & Equality charts. There is a little bit of something for everyone :)

Have a safe and happy Pride!

-Molina

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Electric Houndstooth Pride Knit Scarf Just repeat pattern till you get the length you want
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Electric Houndstooth Pride Knit Pillow

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Equality Patch Cross Stitch

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Equality Rainbow Patch Cross Stitch

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Live and Let Love Cross Stitch

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Live and Let Love Rainbow Cross Stitch

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Rainbow Takei Patch Cross Stitch

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Takei Patch Cross Stitch

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It’s Ok Knit Pillow

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It’s Ok Uniform Knit Pillow

Mr. Stampy Cat!  5

A little while ago a good Internet friend of mine asked me if I could make a chart for her. She is just starting out with cross stitch and I was trying to help her. She got one of those horrible kits that quickly lost her attention. I told her to try a pattern that was more fun. A few days later she sends me this weird cartoon of a cat and says that this is what she wants:

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Now I just got to work on it without thinking about it too much. Then one day I just Googled Mr Stampy Cat, on a whim. I am sure glad I did, because he‘s hilarious.

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As you know I’m not a big video game player, but Mr Stampy Cat makes videos of his Minecraft games. He has other players come over and play games and have adventures with him. You can listen to his delightful accent and watch him eat cake off a camel’s back here!

I have three cross stitch versions (and a bonus pixel set) of Mr Stampy Cat, each with varying degrees of complexity, so you can stitch one if you are a newbie or if you have a house full of floss.

Let me know what other characters You might want to stitch, or just tell me how cute your cat is.

Enjoy!

– Molina

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Mr Stampy Cat Super Simple – Colors
Mr Stampy Cat Super Simple – Marks

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Mr Stampy Cat Simple – Just Colors
Mr Stampy Cat Simple – Marks
Mr Stampy Cat Simple – Just Outlines Colored

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Mr Stampy Cat – Just Colors
Mr Stampy Cat – Just Marks
Mr Stampy Cat – Just Outlines Colored

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Pixel Stampy
Pixel Stampy – Marks
Pixel Stampy – Just Outlines Colored
Pixel Stampy Simplified
Pixel Stampy Simplified – Marks
Pixel Stampy Simplified – Just Outlines Colored

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IBallisticSquid Pillow Knit

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IBallisticSquid Large Cross Stitch

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IBallisticSquid Tux Cross Stitch

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IBallisticSquid Tiny Cross Stitch

I Wuv Supernatural  0

Hello my stitchers! I have been working on a hand full exciting projects…that sadly I won’t be able to share with you for quite some time. I know, I’m a bit of a tease, but hopefully it will be worth it.

In Patrick Gilmore news, they finally put out a trailer for the new show he will be on Gracepoint. I’m happy to see my boyfriend David Tennant, on tv again, but his American accent kinda messes with my head. It’s a remake of a BBC show called Broadchurch. Are you guys going to watch? Let me know and we can get nerdy together. Patrick isn’t in the trail and I don’t know what kind of character he will be playing yet, but I’m still excited.

Another exciting thing that happened last week was the Season 9 finale of Supernatural. I totally saw it coming but I still haven’t recovered. I think I’m a bit in denial. I’m not going to spoil anything for you who haven’t seen it, but I will weep with those who have.

I have been working on this cross stitch for some time now, but after that finale it was perfect timing to finish it. Remember everyone’s favorite bi-polar nut-job of a giant teddy bear, T. Bear? Well I mashed him with Dean’s “I Wuv Hugz” teddy bear shirt. Yes now you can sum up all of your post season angst with a nice relaxing cross stitch that feels your pain.

It’s rare but all I have is a cross stitch for you, don’t get too used to it. I did make a large print version of the chart and also one that just has the marks (for you fickle stitchers that do whatever it is you do with those). I do plan on making a version with all the outlines done, but it takes ages for me to do all of that on my phone. *I updated with outlines* Unless I get a visit from the iPad fairy (a girl can dream).

Enjoy your long Memorial Day weekend! Be safe, be thankful, and enjoy!

-Molina

P.S.
Don’t forget to let me know what you want to stitch next!

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I Wuv T Bear – Color
I Wuv T Bear – Colored Outlines Only
I Wuv T Bear – Marks

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I don’t know what happened but I seem to have missed the lines on the right paw. That’s what I get for charting past my bead time. I’ll fix it soon.

I need a life….potion  0

Last weekend was MarCon! I had a great time and think I have recovered. If you are into cosplay or multiple fandoms, then this con is for you. This year was a bit of a rebuilding year so the crowd wasn’t as large, but still tons of fun.

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Behind those awesome 100% home made costumes are my friends Rain & Todd. They did such a fantastic job. I spent most of the day making sure they didn’t bump into walls, and cutting strings off their costumes. Who knew, Tusken Raiders shed. What’s super awesome about the whole day, was that not only did they win the Journeymen category of the big Masquerade, but they won best of show! Even better, you can see how to make your own Lady Tusken from Rain herself Here. No, once again I don’t get paid to say these nice things, they are just amazing.

I wish I had gotten more pics from MarCon, but I was having fun, using other peoples cameras, and mothering Tuskens most of the time. I did get a few on my phone, one which made my day, because he gave me a Jelly Baby!

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Mark is my favorite 4!

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The Fly!

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This guy was super nice, his friend built this awesome suit for him, but I can’t remember the name of the video game.

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This guy was great as Rick from The Walking Dead, he had the moves down pat! The pic is red because we were at Barfleet and he was having an in-depth conversation with Todd about the comic books vs show.

There are some much better and pretty cool green screen photos over at The Sci-Fi Photo Guys.

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After all that excitement it was time to recharge my hermit batteries, so I cranked out some potion charts for you. These are based off of a game I have been playing since Android was new, Zenonia! It’s more like old school Zelda than any phone game I could find, and I’m addicted. I’m currently playing the 5th installment and it’s killing my sleep patterns. I’m not a big gamer so it holds a special spot in my nerd life.

I’ve got Mana & Life Potions; square with DMC colors and knit blocks, and simplified versions.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, requests, or link glitches via:
Twitter @FPMolina,
on Tumblr FPMolina,
email: YourFPMolina@Gmail.com (I try to check it once a week),
or simply comment.

Enjoy!

-Molina

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Life Potion DMC
Life Potion Simple DMC
Mana Potion DMC
Mana Potion Simple DMC

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Life Potion Knit Pillow
Life Potion Knit Pillow Simplified

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Mana Potion Knit Pillow
Mana Potion Knit Pillow Simplified


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