Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Revenge of the Sushi...With Yarn!

Happy Wednesday everyone!

I am SO excited because my entry for the Threadknits.com contest is FINALLY finished and submitted! The contest is open to knitters and crocheters and you have to make something based on a t-shirt design from Threadless.com (some of the coolest t-shirts around FYI). Here's the design I chose, "Revenge of the Sushi":
(Photo from Threadless.com)

The one thing that concerned me about this project was how I was going to get these little guys to actually hold each other up but in the end it hit me: Make a sushi mobile!


So what do you think?

There are so many amazing entries already submitted but I sure would love to have a shot at the prizes. lol But even if I don't win anything, this was a lot of fun to do and I've been wanting to enter some creative type contests and really push myself out of my comfort zone this year so here's one thing I can mark off my list! :D If you would like to see my entry along with the other entries, you can check out my entry on the Threadknits site! Wish me luck y'all! :D

Have a great day everyone and I'll see you soon for another Friday Night Fab Five! :D

34 comments:

  1. you did a fabulous job Maggi! I sure hope you win because your sushi mobile is spot on with that t-shirt design! And I totally love the pic of you eating that poor lil sushi guy! LOL! This is soo much fun! good luck to you!

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  2. Oh WOW, Maggi! That is the coolest thing ever!!! I LOVE it. They do look too good to eat - maybe that's why the little roll looks so angry that you might be chomping on him soon. Can anyone vote for you? I think this is too clever. :) Congrats on a job well done!!!
    Theresa :)

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  3. OMG!!!!!
    It is amazing!!!
    I absolutely love it.

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  4. You clever girl! It's fabulous and spot on Maggi! Love the photo of you...I'm hungry now!


    Hugs,
    Karyn

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  5. Wow! This is totally fabulous. You are so creative. I would never have thought to try and crochet/knit such a thing. LOL You really did a great jo.

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  6. that is fantastic - you should totally win!!!

    LUCK :D

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  7. Holy Crap *chuckle*

    When I saw this link on Twitter I went and looked at all the others too and can safely say, hand on heart yours is without a doubt the best entry on there. If you don't win it will be a travesty. I'm still amazed and gobsmacked that you did this all just from a t-shirt picture. It's like my brain wont comprehend it! A.MAY.ZIIIIIING!

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  8. Um, did u ever know ur my hero?!?!

    This is flippin FAB-u-LOUS! Out of sight, all right, fantastico! WHOOOOA

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  9. Wow! you did an amazing job on that mobile! I LOVE it! Good luck you so deserve to win:)

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  10. OMG Maggi!!!! This is the coolest, CUTEST idea! A sushi mobile!!!! I LOVE it!!!!!! Look at their adorable faces!!! You really did an outstanding job!!! I am crossing my fingers for you and hoping that you win! And you are too cute btw!!! XoXo

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  11. awesomely delicious and major too.

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  12. Oh my gosh, that is awesome! I had a spicy tuna roll for lunch. Love, love, love the sushi!

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  13. This is fantabulous Maggi! It looks totally delicious! I hope you win something for your effort! :)

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  14. Wow, that is so awesome it's ridiculous! So incredibly cool, well done! :)

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  15. omg!!!! this is soooooooooooooooooooo incredible maggi!!! wow wow wow......and loving the photo with the chopsticks!!!!!! tooooooooooooooo stinkin' cute!!!!! good luck with your entry! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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  16. Maggi, you are a crack-up! This is the cutest thing I have ever seen. Can you imagine what future generations will make of it when it is discovered in a vault somewhere? I love the contrast. I hope you win!

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  17. Holy moly!!! It ROCKS!! I love it so so much- best of luck, i hope you win!!!

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  18. omigosh, it's sooooo freaking cool! how talented you are!! i love it! best of luck to you!!!!

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  19. I am SO impressed! I mean, I know how to crochet, but I couldn't even imagine doing something like that with yarn. Great job, Maggi!

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  20. That is totally awesome. I love the little faces on them!! These kinds of things always make me wish I knew how to make things. :)

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  21. That's cool!
    Stopping by from SITS!
    Please stop by!
    http://extremepersonalmeasures.blogspot.com/

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  22. That is amazing and too cute for words.

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  23. wow the sushi look so great. hahahaha. looks edible too. hahahaha.



    I am Denise Katipunera

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  24. Oh too funny Maggi, I really feel like some now!
    xoxo

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  25. Maggi, This is amazing! You are so talented. I wish I could even knit or crochette the simplest thing. Good luck and I hope you win something! Angela

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  26. That is completely awesome. I hope you win! You definitely deserve to!

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  27. hi maggi!

    I thought of you when I saw this on ebay. I think you mentioned liking the headband on a girl on the Bachelor. I don't think this is just like it, but it might be similar:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Black-Wire-Rhinestone-Crystal-Headband-Evening-Prom-NEW_W0QQitemZ160400277248QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item255899ff00

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  28. SO CUTE! I wish I was crafty and could knit and be that creative! Awesome.

    Maria @BOREDmommy

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  29. This is just fantastic!!!! You really out did yourself on this one! BRAVO!!!!!! STANDING OVATION!!!!!!

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  30. AWESOME JOB!! I love your the best from all the other entrys!!!!
    Lovin' that picture of you!!!
    hugs
    Brenda

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  31. WOW...this is fantastic and so funny!!!

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  32. Maggie, that is so cool!!! I am off to check out the link :)

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