Mad Scientist Monday #14: Misfits pfffff let me fix 'em up

Day 229  This weekend was all about finishing the unfinished.  All you crafty types and crafty wannabes that for whatever reason have these incomplete kits and projects you started but for some very legitimate reasons just couldn't finish them so you bring them to me...just call me King Moon Razer.  You know you have them in a box, in your closet or garage just waiting for that one day when you will find the inclination and time to finish them.  I went through mine this past Summer and whatever I didn't finish was moved on to better homes.  It is perfectly ok to admit when you can't finish something, I mean heck I still have my daughter's scrap book from Day 1 of her life and its still not finished after 13 years but one day I tell you one day....

Last week I was given this Santa on a chopper stocking that had seen better days.  It needed a good repair shop and it found me.  Poor thing his harley's spokes were coming out, his guitar had upped and git, his glue was showing, the chrome on his sequins had nearly disappeared entirely and his leg was about ready to be fall off entirely.

 After some wire re-bending, cleaning, glue, stitches and some new sparkly sequins he is ready to be stuffed full of goodies Christmas eve.

One of the most thoughtful and creative stockings I have seen in some time.  

 Santa is now officially Bad to the Bone and ready to ride.

Next up was this snowy fellow.  He had been started but it just turned out those kits take a lot of work and time sewing all the little details.  It just couldn't be done before Christmas eve with all the other obligations to a  working mom these days.  And frankly if you don't enjoy it its just not worth it.  Me, I enjoy all those little details, I love it and get into a little sewing groove.

TADA!  He looks so happy.

 I firmly believe that the number of sparkly sequins is directly proportional to a project's cuteness factor.  There has to be some sort of equation somewhere, most likely a horrid fraction.

The third stocking rescue this weekend was this one.  Poor Frostina was bald, had barely any sparkle to speak of, her squirrel friend was missing, someone had used glitter glue and regular glue when they got too frustrated to sew some of the details, no ornaments were up and her pet chihuahua just wasn't feeling the Christmas spirit.  So like a sewing angel I swooped in just in time to save Christmas...like superhero with a cape and maybe a sequined 'M' on the front (for Momtastic of course) no spandex though *shudder*.

My husband apparently lives in Christmas ignorance not knowing the traditional Christmas chihuahua who runs around on stubby little feet, tail in the air, ears perked spreading holiday cheer and eating candy canes throughout the land...or was that the legend of the doberman pinscher?
 These sparkly hanging ornaments and smiling squirrel were my faves.

Ok tons more to sew before Christmas, gotta stitch!  What will you create today?

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