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Betty J.
True Blue Farmgirl

1349 Posts

Betty
Pasco WA
USA
1349 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

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 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

5197 Posts

Sharon
Bruce Crossing Michigan
USA
5197 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

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 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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Marcy
True Blue Farmgirl

2487 Posts

Marcy
Tiverton Rhode Island
USA
2487 Posts

Posted - Jul 24 2013 :  10:52:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I just finished my very first one of a kind "art doll" I have made cloth dolls before, mostly rag type dolls with embroidered faces, but I've never done anything that I have drawn and colored a face on. I put off even trying to make one of these for years. I cannot count all of the times that I thought about making one, picked up a book on how to do it, looked through the book and then slipped the book back on the shelf out of fear. This time was different! This time I made myself do it! And I must say that I love how she came out. I name her Sweet Annie. Now I'm off to make a ooak fairy. Will post a pic of her when she is done.

hugs
Marcy




Farmgirl #170

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give...Eleanor Roosevelt

http://marcysworldofcreativity.blogspot.com/

Edited by - Marcy on Jul 24 2013 11:25:40 AM
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3587 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3587 Posts

Posted - Jul 24 2013 :  12:02:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh, Marcy, Sweet Annie is just beautiful....and sweet! You did a wonderful job! I've been just the same with making the leap to soft dolls. Still not confident to do it. Can't wait to see your oak fairy!

Farmgirl sister #3926

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the belief that something is more important than fear." Ambrose Red Moon
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Jul 24 2013 :  7:14:41 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Marcy . . what an adorable cutie!
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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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6424 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6424 Posts

Posted - Jul 25 2013 :  12:08:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Marcy...now once the fear is gone and you have the C.U.T.E.S.T. results to prove yourself more
than capable...I look forward to seeing many more beautiful soft dolls by you. Sweet Annie is
just stunning.

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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naturemaiden
True Blue Farmgirl

2498 Posts

Connie - Farmgirl #673
Cutchogue NY
USA
2498 Posts

Posted - Jul 25 2013 :  02:02:23 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
cute doll

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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Jul 26 2013 :  4:48:22 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Making more and more . . . and more . . . did I say "more" . . . aprons to be ready for Farmers Market tomorrow.
It's amazing how many acres of fabric have gone across my cutting counter and the miles and miles (literally) of trims and thread . .
simply amazing!
Off to Market tomorrow!
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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CindyG
True Blue Farmgirl

293 Posts

Cindy
Fairfax VA
USA
293 Posts

Posted - Jul 28 2013 :  09:01:23 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I finished this rather bright apron yesterday, after battling the ruffle along the hem. I know the picture doesn't really show it off, but that is MJB's glamping fabric in the body of the apron - very fun : )

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yarnmamma
True Blue Farmgirl

4247 Posts

Linda
Clarks Summit PA
USA
4247 Posts

Posted - Jul 28 2013 :  4:10:21 PM  Show Profile  Send yarnmamma a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Marcy

I just finished my very first one of a kind "art doll" I have made cloth dolls before, mostly rag type dolls with embroidered faces, but I've never done anything that I have drawn and colored a face on. I put off even trying to make one of these for years. I cannot count all of the times that I thought about making one, picked up a book on how to do it, looked through the book and then slipped the book back on the shelf out of fear. This time was different! This time I made myself do it! And I must say that I love how she came out. I name her Sweet Annie. Now I'm off to make a ooak fairy. Will post a pic of her when she is done.
she is awesome! good job!!!

hugs
Marcy




Farmgirl #170

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give...Eleanor Roosevelt

http://marcysworldofcreativity.blogspot.com/




Linda in Scranton, PA
Farmgirl #71
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grammytammy
True Blue Farmgirl

585 Posts

Tamara
Binghamton ny
USA
585 Posts

Posted - Jul 28 2013 :  4:30:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cindy, your apron is cute!

FarmGirl 2495
God loved us so much He gave His only son to die in our stead.
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Jul 28 2013 :  6:28:12 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Cindy,
Cute apron. I've made about 55 aprons from Mary Jane's Glamping fabric, in the different colors and combos, for glamper girls all over the country. Fun, fun fabric!
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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levisgrammy
True Blue Farmgirl

6764 Posts

Denise Thompson
NJ
USA
6764 Posts

Posted - Jul 28 2013 :  7:33:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cindy, love that fabric and your apron is adorable!

Marcy, How cute is she? Oh my goodness you are one talented woman.

CJ, Love your aprons. I especially love red and white myself, so bright and cheery. Hope you enjoyed your Glamping adventure because now it's back to work.

I am getting out some quilt tops to put in the frame tomorrow. I have only ever hand quilted so it will take me some time to do them. I think I have four to get quilted together.

Denise
Farmgirl Sister #43

"Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path."
Psalm 119:105

http://www.ladybugsandlilacs.blogspot.com/
http://www.torisgram.etsy.com
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CindyG
True Blue Farmgirl

293 Posts

Cindy
Fairfax VA
USA
293 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  05:59:22 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I finished this rather bright apron yesterday, after battling the ruffle along the hem. I know the picture doesn't really show it off, but that is MJB's glamping fabric in the body of the apron - very fun : )

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CindyG
True Blue Farmgirl

293 Posts

Cindy
Fairfax VA
USA
293 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  06:01:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
sorry about that extra post - our internet is going whacky and there was a copy of this post waiting in the "pending to be sent", so when I rebooted, it sent it again
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3587 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3587 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  07:00:05 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well, Cindy, that apron in just "two" cute!

Farmgirl sister #3926

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but the belief that something is more important than fear." Ambrose Red Moon
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needy
True Blue Farmgirl

275 Posts

Juanita
Exmore Virginia
USA
275 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  08:21:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well it looks like ;the farmgirls are BUSY. I have been making aprons too for friends, and they lie them. Made one for my sisters birthday in may and she loved it it was reversible. I have been working in the garden and just planted my second crop of green beans. They did real well this year. My hubby made me 4x8 boxes and it is so much better than the plot garden. I have 5 so far. Really easy to keep clean.
Also just picked some greens and have them cooking. I have canned some green beans and make bread and butter pickles. I want to do my Blackberry jelly soon, they are getting ripe. Going to a fruit farm and pick some Blueberries, mine aren't bearing so heavy just yet. Well girls that's about all for now. Keep all of us updated. Juanita Farmsister #1020
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Brandy Patricia
True Blue Farmgirl

57 Posts

Brandy
Sarasota Florida
USA
57 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  08:39:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sheri, that is a beautiful hat box!

I want to get started on making t-shirt yarn when I get home today. My husband has a gazillion old t shirts. I plan on using the yarn to make rugs for my laundry room.

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atkinst2
True Blue Farmgirl

575 Posts

Theresa
Canal Winchester OH
USA
575 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  09:40:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ok, I didn't make this.... but I really wanted to share. This is one of the reasons I've not been around lately....

This is my FIRST Grandbaby. Ain't he cute. I know, it's suppose to be Handsome, but granny can say he's beautiful can't she????? ;-)

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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Marybeth
True Blue Farmgirl

6418 Posts

Mary Beth
Stanwood Wa 98292
USA
6418 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  10:37:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
He is too cute and beautiful--oh even handsome. A doll for sure.

I have been getting my pictures ready for Fair. Gotta take them in today.
MB

http://www.smallcityscenes.blogspot.com
www.day4plus.blogspot.com

"Life may not be the party we hoped for...but while we are here we might as well dance!"
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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6424 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6424 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  11:27:38 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Theresa...He is so Beautiful. And Gorgeous coloring!!!!

If He is your grandchild...then indeed you had a hand in creating HIM!
What a masterpiece!!! Enjoy Him all you can. Grand-kids are our last chance
to get it right!! LOL

Blessings and 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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carolj
True Blue Farmgirl

244 Posts

Carol
Waynesboro Georgia
USA
244 Posts

Posted - Jul 30 2013 :  2:52:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful boy!

I just finished a bag for yoga mats for my daughter, and I'm half way through with the background for a whimsy afghan. I also made hummingbird food and delivered a note to town. I am feeling rather accomplished after spending the past several days taking care of my seriously-down-in-the-back hubby.

Farmgirl 1823

Sow what you want to reap.
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