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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6647 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6647 Posts

Posted - Aug 11 2011 :  09:10:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

AJ...lovely idea for your daughters. I am sure they will enjoy that! Something handmade from mom's heart to theirs!

This morning I posted a Step-by-Step Tutorial on my Blog Site, on how to make a Heart Shaped YoYo. They are so much
fun and so addicting to make.

blessings,
peggy

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

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

When I was a lonely wallflower, Jesus asked me to dance. Then he asked me to be joyous, to be passionate, and to Be His!
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Marcy
True Blue Farmgirl

2509 Posts

Marcy
Tiverton Rhode Island
USA
2509 Posts

Posted - Aug 11 2011 :  09:55:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am making comfort shawls that I am hoping to send to anyone who might be in need of a hug. I have one done and I am working on another one. They are really soft and comforting.

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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FarmDream
True Blue Farmgirl

1085 Posts

Julie
TX
USA
1085 Posts

Posted - Aug 11 2011 :  10:22:08 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Peggy- it's a free pattern off Lion Brand Yarn. Really simple though. Chain 44 and then do half-double in the back loop only till the piece measures 10 1/2 inches.

I saw that Simplicity patterns were on sale for .99 at Hobby Lobby. Had to get some for some bloomers and found a couple of patterns for bags.

Started sewing together my small beginner quilt piece.

~FarmDream is Farmgirl Sister #3069

Live Today, Cherish Yesterday, Dream Tomorrow

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http://julie-rants.blogspot.com
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tammyknit
True Blue Farmgirl

135 Posts

Tammy
Reedsburg WI
USA
135 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  05:54:56 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Socks, lots of socks - they are addicting and you can buy it in small quantities (yarn is cheap). Also got back to working on a white summer sweater that I bought the yarn for in June. Too many projects started, not enough time - can't wait for winter!

Tammy
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dutchy
True Blue Farmgirl

4427 Posts



4427 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  09:02:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Love comfort shawls....could use some comfort right now . I am not doing anything at the moment, just no oomph. Did finish the dishcloth though so that is done. Not sure what I am going to do.....first see if I can muster up the courage to get off the couch and atually start something.


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Hugs from Marian/Dutchy, a farmgirl from the Netherlands :)

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Almost daily updates on me, my home and my crafts

Farmgirl sister # 2410
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bobbinrobin
True Blue Farmgirl

590 Posts

Sharon
Newman Lake WA
USA
590 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  10:28:15 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Baby steps Dutchy

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

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Dorinda
True Blue Farmgirl

1023 Posts

Dorinda
St. Cloud Florida
USA
1023 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  10:48:31 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am cross stitching a sock monkey on a pillow case right now for my grandson. Even though I do not know if he will ever get it since his mother ran away to Montana with him. I fiqured I would finish it any ways and mail it to him. I pray she will give it to him. Ho-Hum....

Seize The Day!
Dorinda
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bobbinrobin
True Blue Farmgirl

590 Posts

Sharon
Newman Lake WA
USA
590 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  11:00:24 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I picked up several blank wooden signs at a yard sale for 25 cents each. Here is the first one I painted up. Hope it sells in my etsy shop. Its reversible!


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

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

6647 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6647 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  12:08:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Robin...Adorable!!

blessings,
peggy

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

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

When I was a lonely wallflower, Jesus asked me to dance. Then he asked me to be joyous, to be passionate, and to Be His!

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Nana Farmgirl
Farmgirl in Training

28 Posts

Linda
Camden Missouri
USA
28 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  2:48:11 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My first attempt at homemade hamburger buns. They are still in the oven, they smell good, but the feel a little heavy. I don't mind goofy up baked bread stuff, what we don't eat the goats will.

Linda

Make God Laugh, Tell HIM Your Plan.
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Lieberkim
True Blue Farmgirl

839 Posts

Kimberly
Sunnyside WASHINGTON
USA
839 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  7:39:43 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Peggy... when you make your prayer shawls are you knitting or crocheting or ????? I love shawls but I think one dedicated to prayer would be a nice thing.

I'm actually not doing much of anything right now. Busy with the livestock, children and garden but hopefully in the winter I'll have the time. REALLY interested in spinning and weaving. I'm going to join a local guild and see if I can learn how before I spend that kind of money. But I did make homemade tortillas for supper tonight! Does that count??

Excuse the mess & the noise, my children are making happy memories
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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6647 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6647 Posts

Posted - Aug 14 2011 :  11:06:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Kimberly...I knit mine but they can be crocheted too. There are books for making prayer shawls. Can google the words Prayer Shawl
and it will tell you all about them.

Yes, making homemade tortillas definately counts! :+)

blessings,
peggy

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

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

When I was a lonely wallflower, Jesus asked me to dance. Then he asked me to be joyous, to be passionate, and to Be His!

Edited by - LadyInRed on Aug 16 2011 01:25:32 AM
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JessieLovesToCraft
True Blue Farmgirl

115 Posts

Jessie
Loxahatchee FL
USA
115 Posts

Posted - Aug 15 2011 :  5:57:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Robin, love your sign! Especially the fact that it's reversible.

Farmgirl Sister #3404
Jessie

A wise girl knows her limits, but a real girl realizes she doesn't have any!
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FarmDream
True Blue Farmgirl

1085 Posts

Julie
TX
USA
1085 Posts

Posted - Aug 18 2011 :  1:39:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Today I finished this apron. I love the fabrics at the quilt shop.



~FarmDream is Farmgirl Sister #3069

Live Today, Cherish Yesterday, Dream Tomorrow

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http://julie-rants.blogspot.com
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Candy C.
True Blue Farmgirl

823 Posts

Candy
Mescal AZ
USA
823 Posts

Posted - Aug 18 2011 :  3:12:39 PM  Show Profile  Send Candy C. a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Julie,

What a great apron! I really like the fabrics you chose! :)

Candy C.
Farmgirl Sister #977
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
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textilelover
True Blue Farmgirl

557 Posts

Dianne
Middletown NY
USA
557 Posts

Posted - Sep 05 2011 :  08:21:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Has it really been 3 weeks since anyone posted? I guess we're all busy harvesting and getting ready for back to school. I've been sewing--skirts for myself (another in progress) plus a new style Kindle sleeve I'm experimenting with (Peggy, do you like this style? I haven't forgotten you!). The laptop case was for my daughter who just went off to the University of NH and the notebook cover says "create". Dianne in the Hudson Valley

Sister #749

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." --Leondardo da Vinci
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bobbinrobin
True Blue Farmgirl

590 Posts

Sharon
Newman Lake WA
USA
590 Posts

Posted - Sep 05 2011 :  08:28:40 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Has been awhile since anyone's posted here Dianne. Love all your sewing projects. Makes me want to go out and buy a Kindle just for one of your pockets! Here's what I've been working on these hot days when I am unable to go outdoors:

New style of collages inspired by a book I recently bought on Amazon. My favorite craft lately . . . doing papercrafts and fancy cutting!

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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grammytammy
True Blue Farmgirl

585 Posts

Tamara
Binghamton ny
USA
585 Posts

Posted - Sep 05 2011 :  08:46:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I made 2 aprons this morning, when I couldn't sleep at 5am. Have been doing deconstruction in the bathroom since.

FarmGirl 2495
God loved us so much He gave His only son to die in our stead.
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sidavis
True Blue Farmgirl

125 Posts

Susan
Vero Beach Fl
USA
125 Posts

Posted - Sep 05 2011 :  12:31:59 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I love all the project shown here. I am still sewing Lizzie Purses.

OK, I'm ready-Let's go.
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sidavis
True Blue Farmgirl

125 Posts

Susan
Vero Beach Fl
USA
125 Posts

Posted - Sep 05 2011 :  12:33:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

And one more.

OK, I'm ready-Let's go.
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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6647 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6647 Posts

Posted - Sep 05 2011 :  7:01:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dianne...yes, I still want another Kindle Pockect. I love love love that Rose one!!! Hope you have
some more material for another one!!!!

blessings,
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."

When I was a lonely wallflower, Jesus asked me to dance. Then he asked me to be joyous, to be passionate, and to Be His!
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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6647 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6647 Posts

Posted - Sep 05 2011 :  7:03:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sharon...Wowsie girl! That is awesome papercrafting! How awesome!!!

blessins,
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."

When I was a lonely wallflower, Jesus asked me to dance. Then he asked me to be joyous, to be passionate, and to Be His!
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textilelover
True Blue Farmgirl

557 Posts

Dianne
Middletown NY
USA
557 Posts

Posted - Sep 08 2011 :  05:11:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sharon, LOVE your paper crafting. You are so multi-talented! A real Renaissance woman (I am reading How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci).
Sidavis, Your Lizzie purses are beautiful. Is that vintage bark cloth you are using on some?
Grammytammy, Pictures, pictures, pictures! We want to see your aprons.
Peggy, Which rose fabric are you referring to? I want to be sure I use the right one.
Dianne in the Hudson Valley

Sister #749

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." --Leondardo da Vinci
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kristin sherrill
True Blue Farmgirl

11303 Posts

kristin
chickamauga ga
USA
11303 Posts

Posted - Sep 08 2011 :  11:27:29 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I just had a little lesson from a friend up the road on how to make a granny square! I need to go practice now.

I love to see all the pictures of all your projects. It inspires me to make some things now.

Kris

Happiness is simple.
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mickib
True Blue Farmgirl

267 Posts

Michele
Coeur d'Alene Idaho
267 Posts

Posted - Sep 08 2011 :  2:08:49 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sharon, I love your collages.
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