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Simple Living
True Blue Farmgirl

1214 Posts

Joan
Staten Island NY
USA
1214 Posts

Posted - Jul 31 2013 :  06:10:22 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What a precious baby boy! Congratulations!!

A Friend is Someone who Reaches for your Hand, But Touches your Heart!
Farmgirl #3842
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atkinst2
True Blue Farmgirl

575 Posts

Theresa
Canal Winchester OH
USA
575 Posts

Posted - Jul 31 2013 :  08:35:50 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you all! I could just eat him up!!!! I've already got him a mickey mouse bobber for fishing and am making plans for camping and all kinds of things..... I know I have to wait for a while before he can do any of those things, but a grandma (I understand) can start planning whenever she wants! hahahahaha

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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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6433 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6433 Posts

Posted - Jul 31 2013 :  1:00:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cindy...I can see why you had trouble with that ruffle but it turned out amazing!

CJ...just wanted you to know that Brenda loved the Apron and I told here that you made it for me.
I believe in full disclosure and giving credit where credit is due. Want you to know that I tell
everyone how fabulous your Aprons are and that your attention to detail is beyond belief.
Brenda loved the pansies which I knew she would and is now afraid to wear the Apron because it is
so Awesome that she doesn't want to spill anything on it. LOL I informed her that they wash-up
beautifully!

Love 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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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Jul 31 2013 :  3:18:10 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Thank you Peggy! I appreciate your kind words . . . and for sharing my aprons with your friends and family!

Busy, making more and more for Farmers Market this Saturday and other customers. Had a customer come to the house yesterday for ONE . . she left with THREE!! :D

Thanks again!
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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needy
True Blue Farmgirl

275 Posts

Juanita
Exmore Virginia
USA
275 Posts

Posted - Aug 01 2013 :  03:29:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
To day I will be doing Hair at the beauty shop. I do this once or twice a week just to keep my hand in it. There were a few ladies that just wouldn't let me quit. I have been working on some canning and doing some pickles. Hope to get enough tomatoes for the winter, we eat a lot of soup in winter.

I have been making some aprons also, although I don't think I can keep up with CJ, lol. We are having a craft show soon and My sister an I are going to rent a table or two. Maybe I can make some much needed Money for a change. I have knitted some of those ruffle scarfs and dish cloths, also made some earrings. Any way we will see how it goes. That's about it for now. Oh by the way, did I mention I have my G-daughter and 3 great grands living with us just for awhile. She is a single mother and out of work with no place to go. I am all she has. This is a trying time for us with all the extras, Our house is not quite big enough and when you get old, you can't take it, but we try and trust in God and make things work. Please pray for us. Needy farmsister 1020
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3587 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3587 Posts

Posted - Aug 02 2013 :  3:11:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Let's see if the pic of my very first quilt will come through. Just bought '30's fabric today for my next one.

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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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3587 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3587 Posts

Posted - Aug 02 2013 :  3:14:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The gold print on the quilt is the backing. I can't believe a photo posted for me. Yay!

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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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6433 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6433 Posts

Posted - Aug 02 2013 :  4:26:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Judith...I love your quilt...it turned out so pretty!!! Can't believe it is your first...
it looks like a Pro did it. Nice Job Girl!!!

Can't wait to see what other creations you come up with in the future.

Love 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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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3587 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3587 Posts

Posted - Aug 02 2013 :  5:55:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you so much, Peggy. It was pretty stressful taking a class; but the women were all so nice. I think this next one will be a little more relaxing. (yeah, right.)

Tonight I am doing a little knitting to relax my fingers. Too much crocheting makes them hurt.

Sounds like you had a great time with the gkids again!

Sounds like the apronistas have been really busy again! Needy, my daughter does like you with hair...people just won't let her go.

Atkinst2, What a sweet baby boy! He looks very snugable. Out of 4 new great grandbabies ..One born in May (a girl), one to be in Sept...a girl, One in Oct. ?, One in Dec...a girl. I am knitting and crocheting up a storm!


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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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3587 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3587 Posts

Posted - Aug 07 2013 :  12:54:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Today I am crocheting headbands for my great grandkids to be. So far, we know 3 of 4 are girls. I learned to crochet Irish roses from You tube. I made 3 headbands so far. Each different. Found some cute little sparkly crown/tiara buttons to use as flower centers on the bands. Just having some fun with them I guess.

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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kymomma4
True Blue Farmgirl

516 Posts

RoDonna
Frankfort Kentucky
USA
516 Posts

Posted - Aug 07 2013 :  1:07:13 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I usually make these to sell but right now I'm working on some infant hats for a NICU unit. One of my childhood friends had two children that were both premature and both of them went home to heaven. She tries to do something for a NICU every Christmas. This year she has asked me to make hats. She wants to pay me but I don't feel like it's the right thing to do in receiving payment. So I will make some nurses gift bags with some Mary Kay product in it. If I'm able to book them for a facial then that's payment enough. Anything for a friend.


Farmgirl #2361
"Blessed is the farmgirl who helps make the world a better and healthy place" ~ Me

"For she is clothed with dignity and strength and without fear of the future"-Proverbs 31:25
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Aug 07 2013 :  5:45:09 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Juanita . . . you made me smile. I'm not sure I can keep up with me! I had such great sales at market this past Saturday that I'm going to have to miss this Saturday coming up just so I can get aprons made. I was able to get a lot of cutting down on Sunday and some sewn the past two days. Monday it was major work in the yard day so no sewing got done that day.
And, we're having long overdue repairs and new windshield done on our van over the past week and a half, so we've been making trips to town to take it in and then go get it. It's aging but we just can't look at any new vehicles right now and I don't want a car payment.
Anyway, sewing aprons like crazy to fill orders and be ready for market on the 17th.

You girls are doing such beautiful work! Keep it up!
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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ceridwen
True Blue Farmgirl

728 Posts

Carole
Northeast New York
USA
728 Posts

Posted - Aug 08 2013 :  09:56:26 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Lovely quilt Judith! And it's your first - WOW! BTW, quilting is addictive! ;o) Thanks for sharing!

Carole
Farmgirl Sister 3610
http://carole-quiltingadventures.blogspot.com/
http://www.fibrejunction.com
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danyel
True Blue Farmgirl

315 Posts

Danyel
Robertsdale PA
USA
315 Posts

Posted - Aug 09 2013 :  06:24:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
love the quilt, sounds like you ladies are very busy. I am trying to get my canning done, and a quilt top that I started last fall. The hours, days, weeks, months, just fly away. So I picked up a cross stitch table runner that I carry with me everywhere I go, making every minute count, it may actually be done in a couple more days, maybe week.

Danyel
Farmgirl sister 4202
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3587 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3587 Posts

Posted - Aug 09 2013 :  10:34:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
RoDonna, those hats are really neat!
Thank you, ladies, for the comments on my quilt, danyel and ceridwen. You are right Carole! It must be addictive! I signed up for another class beginning Monday. We will make a "Lucky Stars" quilt. If you google that you see a really pretty photo of it. I need more practice on cutting the fabrics. I am using the '30's reprod. fabrics. Excited!

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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Logan Landing Chick
Farmgirl in Training

32 Posts

Catherine
Alpine Alabama
USA
32 Posts

Posted - Aug 12 2013 :  08:07:06 AM  Show Profile  Send Logan Landing Chick an AOL message  Send Logan Landing Chick a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
I am making my second apron for the apron merit badge. It will be my first merit badge.

Happy glamping!!!
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FieldsofThyme
Farmgirl Guide & Schoolmarm / Chapter Leader

4928 Posts



USA
4928 Posts

Posted - Aug 13 2013 :  06:18:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I do not have photos today, but I started stitching cards for part of my mother's Christmas present. I am also crocheting up scarves for the homeless, and working on Christmas ornaments. Farmer's Market is coming to an end next month, and I may add a few items, but for now, using up scrap yarns etc. Of course, that's all in between canning jams, jellies, dehydrating and what not.


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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Yart
True Blue Farmgirl

142 Posts


MI
USA
142 Posts

Posted - Aug 13 2013 :  09:14:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm working on a modified Sunburst granny square pattern. You can see it here. http://urban-eco.blogspot.com/2013/08/wip-stage-4.html It will be my entry into the baby afghan category at the county fair 2014.


FarmGirl Sister #1081

www.mythirtyone.com/224740
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. ~Jim Davis
http://urban-eco.blogspot.com/
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Maryjane Lee
True Blue Farmgirl

2195 Posts

Maryjane
CA
USA
2195 Posts

Posted - Aug 17 2013 :  11:04:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Making pincushions! Will post on my blog when finished!

Hugs,
Maryjane Lee
Sister #44

My Blog: http://thebeehivecottage.blogspot.com/

My Etsy Shop:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/sewmaryjane
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Marcy
True Blue Farmgirl

2487 Posts

Marcy
Tiverton Rhode Island
USA
2487 Posts

Posted - Aug 23 2013 :  09:46:40 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I know that it is not even close to Halloween yet, but I was playing in the clay and this is what I came up with. I just love this little door. I will be putting this into the Halloween swap when our partners are chosen.

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/
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treelady
True Blue Farmgirl

1735 Posts

Julie
Medina ND
USA
1735 Posts

Posted - Aug 23 2013 :  10:13:16 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Marcy, that is so cute. I have been playing with Halloween and fall fabric, so ready for cooler temps!

A little rain can straighten a flower stem. A little love can change a life.

Max Lucado
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jan49829
True Blue Farmgirl

2422 Posts

Janet
Winter Haven Florida
USA
2422 Posts

Posted - Aug 23 2013 :  5:49:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Marcy, that is absolutely adorable!!!!! Your swap partner is so lucky to swap with you!!!!

Janet
Farmgirl Sister #3340

http://hardatworkcrafts.blogspot.com

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

2487 Posts

Marcy
Tiverton Rhode Island
USA
2487 Posts

Posted - Aug 28 2013 :  10:28:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've been playing in the clay again and came up with this Christmas door. This door will be going in the next Christmas swap that I do.

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/
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lovinRchickens
True Blue Farmgirl

2981 Posts

Kelly
Pipe Creek Texas
USA
2981 Posts

Posted - Aug 28 2013 :  10:39:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Marcy.....I LOVE both of your Halloween and Christmas decorations. How fun it must be to make them and how Blessed your partners will be to receive them. I did not win Winnie the witch from your drawing last year but you made me one just like her, and I just adore her so much. I am in such an itch to decorate, that I will have her out on Labor Day. :) You are most creative.

Farmgirl #5111
Blessings
~Kelly~
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crafter
True Blue Farmgirl

2313 Posts

lori
Fort Atkinson Wisconsin
USA
2313 Posts

Posted - Aug 28 2013 :  1:10:24 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Marcy-
you are so talanted- and I love love love to see your creations!! I am still love my snowmen on the ice pond- I was the lucky lucky winner of!! You amaze me!! All I know how to do is copy a pattern!!

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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