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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6625 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6625 Posts

Posted - Jun 23 2013 :  2:49:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Lori...that is an awesome idea...making Aprons for those at the Bridal Shower to take home. You are one clever
Farmgirl.

Hugs,
Peggy

Farmgirl #1326
http://ladyinredsite.blogspot.com

"Leave Your Cares Behind...Join Us On The Porch"

"I'm only as strong as the caffeine I drink, the hair-spray I use and the Girlfriends that I have."

"Believe in yourself and let the glitter fly! Create what you dream of. Listen to your heart. Have Fun and Just Do It! P.Smith Mail Art Hostess
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atkinst2
True Blue Farmgirl

586 Posts

Theresa
Canal Winchester OH
USA
586 Posts

Posted - Jun 26 2013 :  04:43:02 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow Grace that is a GREAT IDEA and your items are lovely!!!!! Will have to keep all those ideas in mind on my next projects

The road to success is not straight. There is a curb called Failure, a loop called Confusion; speed bumps called Friends; red lights called Enemies;caution lights called Family. You will have flats called jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination; an engine called Perseverance; insurance called Faith, and a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success!!
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crafter
True Blue Farmgirl

2313 Posts

lori
Fort Atkinson Wisconsin
USA
2313 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2013 :  05:40:16 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yesterday I worked on a small pillow..red ticking fabric and then blanket stitched 3 primative fabric stars on it..turned out kinda cute....I was going to paint the bathroom and got distracted by the sewing machine- worked on Christmas tree skirts too!
Fun Fun Fun!!

Lori

God has promised strength for the day, rest for the labor, light for the way, grace for the trials, help from above, unfailing sympathy and undying love.

We are here to love each other, serve each other and uplift each other.
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jan49829
True Blue Farmgirl

2422 Posts

Janet
Winter Haven Florida
USA
2422 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2013 :  7:57:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am still knitting and crocheting hats, scarves, fingerless gloves, mittens, etc. for a craft show in November. I have storage bins filled with items. I keep my fingers going constantly. Just finished some flip flops for my Etsy store.

Janet
Farmgirl Sister #3340

http://hardatworkcrafts.blogspot.com

http://Jan49829.etsy.com
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13543 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13543 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2013 :  9:55:10 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Janet, I LUV those cute flipflops! :>)


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jan49829
True Blue Farmgirl

2422 Posts

Janet
Winter Haven Florida
USA
2422 Posts

Posted - Jul 06 2013 :  06:20:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Grace, I made 24 pairs of them in different colors. They were fun to do.

Janet
Farmgirl Sister #3340

http://hardatworkcrafts.blogspot.com

http://Jan49829.etsy.com
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atkinst2
True Blue Farmgirl

586 Posts

Theresa
Canal Winchester OH
USA
586 Posts

Posted - Jul 06 2013 :  12:39:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What cute flip flops. Are they hard to make?

I've been doing a temp job for the company I retired from so not much getting done at home. This is my last week so hope to get back to the iron caddy I'm working on.

I've missed being able to read all the great stuff going on here at Mary Janes but will be back at it soon.



The road to success is not straight. There is a curb called Failure, a loop called Confusion; speed bumps called Friends; red lights called Enemies;caution lights called Family. You will have flats called jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination; an engine called Perseverance; insurance called Faith, and a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success!!
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RedHoopWoman
True Blue Farmgirl

513 Posts

Kathryn
Yoder Colorado
USA
513 Posts

Posted - Jul 09 2013 :  11:04:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great projects here,Grace I love your aprons and other items made from repurposed materials,you do beautiful work and I'm sure will inspire others to do the same.
The flip flops are really cute!
I have been crocheting a rose Irish crochet doily,not near done yet but I took a break from it and made another redwork chicken apron for my Etsy shop,I started it yesterday and finished it up this morning.
It turned out cute and I'm tempted to keep it but I went ahead and listed it,I can always make another one.
My Daughter Raven is starting to get a little put out doing all of my apron modeling,it's about time I started looking for a dress form!



"Today's Mighty Oak is just Yesterday's Nut"
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atkinst2
True Blue Farmgirl

586 Posts

Theresa
Canal Winchester OH
USA
586 Posts

Posted - Jul 09 2013 :  1:00:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Love the apron Kathryn. Hope you post the doily when it's done.


The road to success is not straight. There is a curb called Failure, a loop called Confusion; speed bumps called Friends; red lights called Enemies;caution lights called Family. You will have flats called jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination; an engine called Perseverance; insurance called Faith, and a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success!!
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

13543 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
13543 Posts

Posted - Jul 10 2013 :  3:27:18 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ditto! the red work Hen on your apron is adorable!


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www.katmom4.blogspot.com & http://graciesvictorianrose.blogspot.com

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FieldsofThyme
Farmgirl Guide & Schoolmarm / Chapter Leader

4928 Posts



USA
4928 Posts

Posted - Jul 16 2013 :  06:16:05 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Janet, I love the flip flops. We make them by cutting strips of fabric and knotting them around the straps.

Farmgirl Sister #800

My Life: http://pioneerwomanatheart.blogspot.com/
Recycle Ideas: http://scrapreusedandrecycledartprojects.blogspot.com/
Our Family Store: http://roosterscrowfarm.blogspot.com/
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FieldsofThyme
Farmgirl Guide & Schoolmarm / Chapter Leader

4928 Posts



USA
4928 Posts

Posted - Jul 16 2013 :  06:17:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Grace, I didn't know you worked in a thrift store. How can you contain yourself? Ha ha ha! Love the wall idea. Very inspiring.

Farmgirl Sister #800

My Life: http://pioneerwomanatheart.blogspot.com/
Recycle Ideas: http://scrapreusedandrecycledartprojects.blogspot.com/
Our Family Store: http://roosterscrowfarm.blogspot.com/
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Betty J.
True Blue Farmgirl

1350 Posts

Betty
Pasco WA
USA
1350 Posts

Posted - Jul 16 2013 :  09:20:31 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm leaving shortly to pick donut peaches. I think I will pick enough to freeze also and maybe a peach pie. That will take quite a bit of work because the peaches are relatively small. Maybe a cobbler would be better.

My tomatoes aren't doing well either. I had them out on time, but I think some have been attacked by wilt. Then the weather has been cool and warm, cool and extra hot. They probably don't know what to make of it. I remember living in Portland, OR one year in the 60's and my tomatoes did not even ripen because it was so cool and wet.

Betty in Pasco
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atkinst2
True Blue Farmgirl

586 Posts

Theresa
Canal Winchester OH
USA
586 Posts

Posted - Jul 16 2013 :  10:18:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just finished making some canning jar solar lights for my herb garden.



I love the pattern it leaves on the concrete



The road to success is not straight. There is a curb called Failure, a loop called Confusion; speed bumps called Friends; red lights called Enemies;caution lights called Family. You will have flats called jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination; an engine called Perseverance; insurance called Faith, and a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success!!
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bobbinrobin
True Blue Farmgirl

590 Posts

Sharon
Newman Lake WA
USA
590 Posts

Posted - Jul 16 2013 :  10:34:28 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Can you post a tutorial on how to make those jar solar lights please?

How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it. -G. Elliston

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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6625 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6625 Posts

Posted - Jul 16 2013 :  1:42:59 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Theresa...Love the Solar Lights and I am emailing you!

Hugs,
Peggy

Farmgirl #1326
http://ladyinredsite.blogspot.com

"Leave Your Cares Behind...Join Us On The Porch"

"I'm only as strong as the caffeine I drink, the hair-spray I use and the Girlfriends that I have."

"Believe in yourself and let the glitter fly!" P.Smith Mail Art Hostess
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atkinst2
True Blue Farmgirl

586 Posts

Theresa
Canal Winchester OH
USA
586 Posts

Posted - Jul 17 2013 :  2:56:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Sharon, Here is the url for the solar lights. They were a lot of fun to make and EASY EASY EASY

Just happened on this website and it is GREAT

http://gardentherapy.ca/mason-jar-solar-lights/

The road to success is not straight. There is a curb called Failure, a loop called Confusion; speed bumps called Friends; red lights called Enemies;caution lights called Family. You will have flats called jobs. But, if you have a spare called Determination; an engine called Perseverance; insurance called Faith, and a driver called Jesus, you will make it to a place called Success!!
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bobbinrobin
True Blue Farmgirl

590 Posts

Sharon
Newman Lake WA
USA
590 Posts

Posted - Jul 17 2013 :  3:24:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Theresa

How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it. -G. Elliston

www.sharnymcclarny.etsy.com
www.bobbinrobin.etsy.com
www.sharnymcclarny.blogspot.com
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alterationsbyemily
True Blue Farmgirl

685 Posts

Emily
Thomasville PA
USA
685 Posts

Posted - Jul 20 2013 :  5:43:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Flip flops, canning jars, and aprons ohh my! Everyone is doing so many wonderful things.

Last week was my sons Baptism at my church, here are the cakes


My older son's Birthday cake for his second birthday


I made my son this quilt for his birthday

Still in a quilting mood I finished this.


I might start to tackle a T-shirt Quilt for my husband, this is being done rag style so it should go quick.

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Farmgirl #2951
2012 Farmgirl of the Year
http://simpileeliving.blogspot.com/
And my new Etsy listings http://www.etsy.com/shop/alterationsbyemily
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jean2217
Farmgirl in Training

12 Posts

Jean
Las Vegas NV
USA
12 Posts

Posted - Jul 21 2013 :  1:12:24 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh my! I have never met a more energetic and talented group of people. I have way to many ideas to ever complete them all in my lifetime. You all are such an inspiration to me.

I am getting the knitting, crocheting and x-stitching bug again. Just finished several classes at the local quilt shop and have many beautiful projects going on the sewing machine.

Emily, your quilts and cakes are beautiful. I don't know how you do it with little people to care for, but keep up the good work.

Blessings,

Las Vegas Jean
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Betty J.
True Blue Farmgirl

1350 Posts

Betty
Pasco WA
USA
1350 Posts

Posted - Jul 21 2013 :  1:32:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm peeling donut peaches for freezing--little single servings just for me. And, I'm just about finished. Peaches will be coming next and also nectarines. I have borders to put on a friendship quilt that I have had around since 2000 and hope to get the top done this week.

Betty in Pasco
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13368 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13368 Posts

Posted - Jul 21 2013 :  7:17:12 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Well, you girls have just kept yourselves creatively busy . . .WOW!!!
I've been trying to catch up after being gone for a month . . . on a Glamping Road Trip with my daughter!

BUT, once I got back I've been up and over my ears in sewing aprons. Getting ready for Farmers Market and missed the entire month of June!
Apron orders like crazy and I had to miss market yesterday because sales have been so good that my inventory was so low.
This week, this apronista's gotta sew, sew, sew!!!!

This is a pile of 15 aprons, all alike, a custom order for a local womens organization called the Southwest Cowbelles. Red apron body with row of cow fabric divided into 4 pockets and with polka dotted ties.
CJ


..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my hands - www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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Calicogirl
True Blue Farmgirl

5198 Posts

Sharon
Bruce Crossing Michigan
USA
5198 Posts

Posted - Jul 22 2013 :  7:31:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
CJ, those are so cute! I think you should be a Cowbelle too :)

By His Grace, For His Glory
~Sharon
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13368 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13368 Posts

Posted - Jul 23 2013 :  09:21:38 AM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Sharon,
I am already a "cowbelle" of sorts, but I don't really want to belong to another organization. . . :D
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
2010 Farmgirl Sister of the Year
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

my aprons - http://www.facebook.com/FarmFreshAprons

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

from my hands - www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
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Dorinda
True Blue Farmgirl

1023 Posts

Dorinda
St. Cloud Florida
USA
1023 Posts

Posted - Jul 23 2013 :  09:57:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cute aprons CJ..Your a good seamstress.

Seize The Day!
Dorinda
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