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ruthie218
True Blue Farmgirl

1187 Posts

Ruthie Ann
Indiana
USA
1187 Posts

Posted - Jun 30 2017 :  2:17:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The rail fence pattern I am using say sew 3- 2 1/2 strips by the length of the fabric then cut into 6 by 6 squares. Then you sew one square vertical and one square horizontal . You keep sewing the squares that way until reach the size of quilt you want . Hope this helps .
Ruthie Ann



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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12465 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12465 Posts

Posted - Jun 30 2017 :  2:37:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh Duh!!! I-R-A-Blond.... no really... I am....pretending to be a grey haired old lady... lolol!
Thanks Krista....

Judy...cute baby blanket...

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Edited by - katmom on Jun 30 2017 2:38:32 PM
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cyndieparz72
True Blue Farmgirl

108 Posts

Cyndie
Port Vue PA
USA
108 Posts

Posted - Jul 02 2017 :  6:35:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Finished up the homemade part of my Christmas In July swap gift.


Farmgirl #7407
“I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.” Hippolyte Taine
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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

556 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
556 Posts

Posted - Jul 03 2017 :  06:55:40 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
After a lull in crafting, I'm starting to jump back in there again! Cut out felt to make a slip-on slip-off cover for Meade notebooks which I will applique and embroider. Also cut pieces for two small felt purses - will be using embroidery, beads, etc. to decorate them.
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12465 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12465 Posts

Posted - Jul 03 2017 :  3:16:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
ok,,, Jaime,,, lookie what I stitched up today,,,
using bits-n-pieces of wool scraps...


I have several Shirley Hudson woolie patterns.. but I always like to put my own spin on things sew instead of making it into a 'pin'.. I added a loop of lace so I can hang it...


Jaime,,, I still want to make the 'Wine in a box' pin like you made... just to darn cute & funny!

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3366 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3366 Posts

Posted - Jul 03 2017 :  8:30:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Super cute Grace. Do you plan to use it as an ornament? Love the stork scissors! I have the exact same pair! I use them when I do nails since they are so tiny and cut nice and small.

I have started up another pair of hot pads. They will be similar to the last set I made. They requested red instead of blue though.

Krista
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12465 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12465 Posts

Posted - Jul 03 2017 :  9:13:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I made it as a little gift for a elderly friend who loves kitties.

and while I was puttering I whipped up this little hangy thingy.. ( thanx Julie for the idea)...

I was able to find the 'verse' on pintrest, printed it up, decorated it and then laminated it.. and then trimmed it with bits of ribbon and lace.



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Needle
True Blue Farmgirl

287 Posts

Judy
Kissimmee Florida
USA
287 Posts

Posted - Jul 04 2017 :  02:40:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Grace, love the kitty, and the sewing rules. Super cute!!
Spent the weekend sewing with my granddaughter. Had so much fun!

Farm Girl Sister #6566

The road of life is made smoother when traveled with someone you love.
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MailLady
Farmgirl in Training

49 Posts



USA
49 Posts

Posted - Jul 04 2017 :  4:40:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Grace, those kitties are adorable! I didn't realize there were patterns for such things. I always wondered how people came up with their ideas. I've made some felty ornaments using gingerbread man and woman cookie cutters. That was a few years ago though.

The sewing rules are funny too.

Christine #7397
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12465 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12465 Posts

Posted - Jul 04 2017 :  10:30:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Chris,,, they are 'sew; easy to make... I don't follow the pattern but rather embellish it to my liking like using sequins and beads.

We did a 'felt pin swap' about 7 years ago,,, it was fun to see what every one came up with... maybe in the Fall I will hostess another one...

Oh Judy, lucky toy,,, I wish my grandkiddos were closer to craft with.


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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12465 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12465 Posts

Posted - Jul 04 2017 :  10:35:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I saw this idea in an old 2005 Better Homes & Garden magazine... "Mini Stick Horses"
so I needed to stitch up a few...

sew,,, here are mine....

great straw holders...



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buzzn bee
True Blue Farmgirl

1061 Posts

Deborah
Muncie Indiana
USA
1061 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2017 :  04:07:13 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Grace, girlfriend you have been "sew" busy. All are so cute! Love the Sewing Rules!! Like you, I will not loan out my sewing scissors.
In the past hubby and son have managed to ruin several pairs of scissors. No more. I broke hubby. The last time he did that, I broke out the checkbook and purchased the most expensive pair of scissors I could find. LOL! Yep! I broke his checkbook. LOL! But it worked.

A little tip for my sewing farmsisters.. When you purchase a new pair of scissors, hide them. Keep the old pair hubby and kids sneak and use in the same place. They will always go back to get them. Trust me, this little tip works. Also it is funny to hear grown men whine about how dull my scissors are. They should know by now they are not for cutting cardboard or trying to snip wire. The second tip is to grab the checkbook, run to purchase a new pair of expensive scissors. Expensive being the key word here. LOL! Like I told my hubby, He buys quality grade tools for himself, I too need quality tools for my trade. LOL!

Grace keep sewing! I enjoy looking at all of your keepsakes.

Hugs and Giggles!
Buzzn Bee
Deborah Horn
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ruthie218
True Blue Farmgirl

1187 Posts

Ruthie Ann
Indiana
USA
1187 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2017 :  04:58:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am going to find my dinning / craft room



Farmgirl sister#4072
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12465 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12465 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2017 :  10:10:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Deb...aka '2peas in a pod'... sooo true about the scissors ... I have a basket of 'craft ' scissors on my desk and my good (fabric) shears in my drawer of my sewing table...
Hubby ' borrows ' my scissors way to often... even when we have an assortment (dollar store ones) in the junk drawer in the kitchen!!!!
Thank goodness he has no need for my pinking shears!!!! Lol!

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Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12465 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12465 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2017 :  10:12:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ruthie... Good Luck! Lol!
Every time I find my craft/sewing room.... it implodes with projects!
try as I might... it always looks chaotic! !!!


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Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3366 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3366 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2017 :  11:46:44 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You have been way busy with crafting. Grace, your straw holders look amazing! They look better then the ones pictured. Nice job.
Good luck, Ruthie Ann.

Krista
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ruthie218
True Blue Farmgirl

1187 Posts

Ruthie Ann
Indiana
USA
1187 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2017 :  1:47:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So happy to see and hear about all the wonderful creations. I love them all. As for me I throw away 2 trash bags of junk. Have everything sorted into sewing office general crafts and preschool. Oh almost forgot card making. Now to rearrange the room to make it all fit.



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NikisMom
True Blue Farmgirl

140 Posts

Julie
Framingham MA
140 Posts

Posted - Jul 05 2017 :  6:22:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have several projects going at once, naturally, finishing a table topper, starting my first machine applique door hanging, started a new cross stitch project AND put shelves/organized my fabric cabinet.
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3366 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3366 Posts

Posted - Jul 06 2017 :  11:00:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh Julie! Love your table topper! It's very pleasing to look at. The colors would match the pot holder that I am working on.

You have been busy, Ruthie Ann. Wish I could say the same about my craft room.

Krista
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3366 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3366 Posts

Posted - Jul 10 2017 :  11:32:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I finally purchased my fabric and ribbon for my taggie blanket. I'm hoping to get started soon!

Krista
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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

556 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
556 Posts

Posted - Jul 11 2017 :  07:18:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful work by all!!!!

All I've been able to finish recently are these two birthday cards - but it's something crossed off my list at least!

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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12465 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12465 Posts

Posted - Jul 11 2017 :  08:26:48 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jaime... your cards are do cute!

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Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

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

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

3366 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
3366 Posts

Posted - Jul 11 2017 :  5:37:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jamie, your cards always turn out fabulous! Your so talented.

Krista
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ruthie218
True Blue Farmgirl

1187 Posts

Ruthie Ann
Indiana
USA
1187 Posts

Posted - Jul 11 2017 :  7:14:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very cute cards.



Farmgirl sister#4072
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buzzn bee
True Blue Farmgirl

1061 Posts

Deborah
Muncie Indiana
USA
1061 Posts

Posted - Jul 12 2017 :  09:38:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jamie, Awesome Cards!

Buzzn Bee
Deborah Horn #1185
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