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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6433 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6433 Posts

Posted - Apr 09 2012 :  06:36:52 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow Ladies...so much talent just on this previous page alone! Love it all!!! You gals all do outstanding Work! *she stands and applauses you all*

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 His!

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FieldsofThyme
Farmgirl Guide & Schoolmarm / Chapter Leader

4928 Posts



USA
4928 Posts

Posted - Apr 10 2012 :  07:26:52 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ditto on the bunny basket - adorable!

Farmgirl #800
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http://scrapreusedandrecycledartprojects.blogspot.com/

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From my Camera: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pioneerwomanatheart/
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pinokeeo
True Blue Farmgirl

559 Posts

Phyllis
Oregon
USA
559 Posts

Posted - Apr 10 2012 :  2:30:17 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The bunny basket is really cute. And I love the aprons. I think I need one of those.

Here's my latest. I made a board game for a friend that I went to visit. It's wood, all the holes were drilled out to receive the marbles, and it has a drawer for storage.



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FieldsofThyme
Farmgirl Guide & Schoolmarm / Chapter Leader

4928 Posts



USA
4928 Posts

Posted - Apr 11 2012 :  04:19:09 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow! Nice board game.

I've been making keychains for my store. Here are some of them:






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sunflowercritters
True Blue Farmgirl

1102 Posts

Debra
Springfield Maine
USA
1102 Posts

Posted - Apr 13 2012 :  11:11:21 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm dyeing my wool with Kool-Aid. My first time ever!! This so much fun. Love it and did I say it smells.....so.....good.Getting my supplies together.
This is fruit Kool-Aid.
Lemonade.
Grape.
Pinklemonade..
So excited I can not wait to start spinning these colors up. I also put posted it on my blog.
Deb

I Thessalonians 5:16,17
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Deb-farmgirl sister #462
http://sunflowercritters.blogspot.com/
Be like a Sunflower, Turn your Face to the Son.
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batznthebelfry
True Blue Farmgirl

1257 Posts

Michele
Athol Ma
USA
1257 Posts

Posted - Apr 13 2012 :  11:12:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Do you have to use anything to set the koolade colors?...love the colors!...Michele'

Chickens rule!
The Old Batz Farm
Hen #2622
http://theoldbatzfarm.blogger.com
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country treasure
True Blue Farmgirl

452 Posts

judy
SK
Canada
452 Posts

Posted - Apr 13 2012 :  3:35:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Debra, your wool is outstanding. Wow!!
Is the wool from your own sheep? I'm wondering about setting the dye too?
Judy

country wishes!
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sunflowercritters
True Blue Farmgirl

1102 Posts

Debra
Springfield Maine
USA
1102 Posts

Posted - Apr 13 2012 :  4:28:15 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well all that I have read and seen, they say you could add vinegar in it but it wasn't nessary. But they say you don't need to add vinegar do that Kool aid has acid in it. This is what sets it. Hope so..because it is already done and drying. No this is not my sheep. It is someone sheep:)
I had a blast doing this today. Now I'm so excited about spinning it up. I will post it when done.
Deb

I Thessalonians 5:16,17
Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Deb-farmgirl sister #462
http://sunflowercritters.blogspot.com/
Be like a Sunflower, Turn your Face to the Son.
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LadyInRed
True Blue Farmgirl

6433 Posts

PeggyAnn
Vancouver WA
USA
6433 Posts

Posted - Apr 14 2012 :  02:11:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote


Making an afgan/shawl...just the right size to throw over your lap and legs, or to throw over
your shoulders.

These are my first ever Granny-Squares. Had to watch a tutorial 3 times before I got it. I am
not as use to crocheting as I am knitting. So, 3 down and 125 more to go. But it will be fun!

Debra...wow, love the wool colors! How fun!

Kristiana...your key chains are so cute!

Phyllis...love your Aggrevation Board! One of my all time favorite board games.

Have a great weekend girls!

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 His!

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Cherime
True Blue Farmgirl

1222 Posts

Cherime
Wasilla Alaska
USA
1222 Posts

Posted - Apr 14 2012 :  8:04:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
A couple of new mitts. The pink one is made a a really stretchy yarn. I had no idea who made it but Bunny, bless our yarn guru, gave me a couple of place to look for more.



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GirlwithHook
True Blue Farmgirl

922 Posts

Alyce
Madison WI
USA
922 Posts

Posted - Apr 15 2012 :  08:54:07 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Finishing a coat for Ric, then giving him a sewing lesson.



A hook, a book, and a good cup of coffee....
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Bearclover
True Blue Farmgirl

2376 Posts

Bunny
The Dalles OR
USA
2376 Posts

Posted - Apr 15 2012 :  09:49:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Debra, Love the Kool-aid dying... so cool. I wanted to learn spinning a long time ago, but couldn't afford the equipment. I do so many other things just don't need another to keep me busy.

Cherime as usual love the mitts. Maybe some day I'll give it a try. I'm working on knitting a rose.. not something I'll make for sale. I'm in it for over 5 hours so far.

Peggy, love the granny squares. Hope you can check out the link I gave you on our other thread. I have lots more if you ever need ideas. Just let me know.

I picked out fabric for more aprons yesterday. I've decided to just line them instead of making them reversible. It will cut down on the time to put them together big time. I figure I can't charge much more for a reversible apron. Maybe someday I'll have some pictures. I'm using some of my "off" fabrics. Fabrics I don't really like all that much. I have this theory. If I think it is really ugly, or won't sell... that's what sells. The cool stuff... just sits. I have actually tested it and it works. I had a craft show one time and got tired of everyone buying the simple stuff for lots of money. So I took this tired dusty moss wreath I had had hanging in my house and glued tiny teddy bears and some other really funky old stuff to it. guess what sold first. I even put a ridiculous price on it... no questions asked. So I figure if I use fabric I don't like and want to get rid of..do the opposite of what I think is cool.. It will sell. Sad but true.



Farmgirl number 3738

My blog: www.bunnyrose.com
My shop: www.bunnyroseco.com

Not all who wander are lost.../
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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Apr 15 2012 :  1:17:46 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
As always . . . GORGEOUS THINGS!!!!

Bunny, I know what you mean . . . I had a garden hat I had used to decorate a room for a short while. Decided to clean it, add a few more decorations and sell it . . . could have sold more.

Wishing you the best with your aprons . . . as in our email conversations. I'm busy making mine and selling them here and there and getting ready for Farmers Market.

Hope you have some pleasant surprises!!
CJ

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

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

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

the "Purple Thistle" http://www.ceejay48.etsy.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com[IMG]


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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Apr 15 2012 :  1:29:47 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
I've been working on train cases . . .gluing and decoupaging.

This first case is one for my daughter. The inside was in terrible shape with lining, etc. ripped out and was very UGLY!!! That goes for the bottom and the lid. So I tore/ripped out anything that was left and lined it with upholstery weight fabric, lace around the top edge of the bottom. The piece in the bottom has a quilted back and is removable so that it can be washed if there is anything spilled in there. The lid had to have a new mirror with a padded back and trimmed with lace and ribbon. Anyway, this was quite the project and I'm pleased with the result. I hope my daughter is!









This case is one I got from "katmom" and it was in EXCELLENT condition inside and outside. This is a wonderful case with pockets on all sides and had the mirror. But I wanted to "cutesify" it some so I decoupaged different pieces of lace on the lid. The floral applique with the dark green is something very antique that was in things from my mother-in-law. Added a few ribbon flowers and ribbon. I'm happy with this too. For now, I'm just doing the lid . . . I may do the sides as well at some point.









Thanks for letting me share!
CJ

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

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

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

the "Purple Thistle" http://www.ceejay48.etsy.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

from my hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com


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bobbinrobin
True Blue Farmgirl

590 Posts

Sharon
Newman Lake WA
USA
590 Posts

Posted - Apr 15 2012 :  1:47:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good job Ceejay. Your daughter will love it!!

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

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Cherime
True Blue Farmgirl

1222 Posts

Cherime
Wasilla Alaska
USA
1222 Posts

Posted - Apr 15 2012 :  2:33:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bunny, I know that one. Funny part is that things that I think are cool are usually bought by other vendors. The stuff I think has no chance goes right away. those mitts are really trial and error Just start with a chain that goes around your hand at it's widest part, join the chain and experiment from there.
Great Ceejay. That looks really good.

CMF
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Bearclover
True Blue Farmgirl

2376 Posts

Bunny
The Dalles OR
USA
2376 Posts

Posted - Apr 15 2012 :  3:54:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
CeeJay, so cool! You did a wonderful job.


Farmgirl number 3738

My blog: www.bunnyrose.com
My shop: www.bunnyroseco.com

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treelady
True Blue Farmgirl

1735 Posts

Julie
Medina ND
USA
1735 Posts

Posted - Apr 16 2012 :  3:57:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
CeeJay, your train case is so beautiful!

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

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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Apr 17 2012 :  05:46:36 AM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Thank you girls! Fun project . . .
The initials aren't mine and I'll probably find a way to "camoflauge" them too. Has to be something fairly flat, but I haven't really pursued that yet.
THANK YOU AGAIN!
CJ

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

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

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

the "Purple Thistle" http://www.ceejay48.etsy.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

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

685 Posts

Emily
Thomasville PA
USA
685 Posts

Posted - Apr 17 2012 :  4:18:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow, I love that lace box, so pretty.

I had two things today... My sewing student made these for William today


I then got inspiration to make another nursing maternity gown. I was not paying attention while cutting and messed up the direction... sigh, it is on SALE in my etsy shop now.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/97795393/maternity-hospital-dress-size-extra?listing_id=97795393&listing_slug=maternity-hospital-dress-size-extra


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No longer renting, offical farmgirl.
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

12684 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
12684 Posts

Posted - Apr 19 2012 :  9:34:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I finished up this little towel,,, well unless I decide to make an apron out of it,, or a banner or valance for my FarmGirl trailer... :>)

Now I am working on another lil trailer image like the red & blue ones I stitched up last month.

>^..^<
Happiness is being a katmom.
"Is it time for my Dirt Manicure yet!"

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

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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Apr 20 2012 :  1:14:53 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
As always, everyone doing WONDERFUL STUFF!!!!

I'm making aprons, aprons and aprons!!
Did I say aprons . . . :D
CJ

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

living life - www.snippetscja.blogspot.com

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

the "Purple Thistle" http://www.ceejay48.etsy.com

from my heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

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

685 Posts

Emily
Thomasville PA
USA
685 Posts

Posted - Apr 20 2012 :  4:05:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I just finished up my DD birthday dress, she is turning 5. It was hours and hours of work, but worth all the time in cutting and stitching. It is made of satin with an organza overlay that has Disney Princesses all over it. I had made the skirt for myself for a costume... and never wore it, but before I threw it to donations, I figured out to do this.



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Farmgirl #2951
No longer renting, offical farmgirl.
Check out my new blog at http://featheredhattrading.blogspot.com/
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jan49829
True Blue Farmgirl

2422 Posts

Janet
Winter Haven Florida
USA
2422 Posts

Posted - Apr 20 2012 :  6:47:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Such a pretty dress!!!! I am sure DD will look like a princess. Share a picture in her new dress!!!

Janet
Farmgirl Sister #3340

http://hardatworkcrafts.blogspot.com

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

1222 Posts

Cherime
Wasilla Alaska
USA
1222 Posts

Posted - Apr 20 2012 :  6:55:57 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Lovely Emily, great redo.


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