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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

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Krista
Utah
USA
4150 Posts

Posted - Feb 27 2017 :  1:01:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dena, don't get discouraged. I bet you can figure it out! Can she help you out even if she doesn't donate 2 hours?

Krista
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4150 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4150 Posts

Posted - Mar 01 2017 :  11:42:56 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
These are the slippers I am working on now. I really like the colors my aunt choose. They look great together.



Krista

Edited by - MaryJanesNiece on Mar 01 2017 11:43:24 AM
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sargesproudwife
True Blue Farmgirl

174 Posts

Christine Marie
NY
USA
174 Posts

Posted - Mar 01 2017 :  12:19:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista...colors look great! Those were my school colors. Lol

Christine

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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

569 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
569 Posts

Posted - Mar 02 2017 :  06:24:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Very pretty colors! I'm itching to get back on the wagon with crochet or knitting - will happen soon!

I've been working on cutting out felt circles for a wreath I am making as a gift. I've also been working on a felt ornament that will be a gift this Christmas as well. I finished 4 potholders recently too, I'll be giving 2 each to different people this Christmas and will probably end up knitting some dishcloths to go with and maybe purchasing some kitchen towels in coordinating colors and then adding some embroidery to the corner of each...
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4150 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4150 Posts

Posted - Mar 02 2017 :  10:45:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Christine, that's funny! Your school made a good choice in colors!

Jamie, that is wonderful that you have already started working on Christmas gifts. I would love to start early as well but I need to finish my current projects first before I even think about it! Can't wait to have you back on the crochet and knitting wagon!

Krista
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

14173 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
14173 Posts

Posted - Mar 02 2017 :  12:59:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista.... luv the slippers.... I really need to learn to knit!

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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

569 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
569 Posts

Posted - Mar 03 2017 :  06:24:47 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Normally I do not get started with crafting Christmas gifts until later in the year, but for some reason this year I have been doing really good!

At some point I'll divert some activity to making some decorative items that I want for ME - mostly fall stuff. My goal is to have bulk of all gifts crafted by end of August since that is when I'll start my whole house cleaning plan and a big push of freezer cooking!

Thought I'd share a pic of the potholders I mentioned:



I also finished up a felt ornament yesterday as well:



Pinned all the circles I cut onto wreath form but ran out so working on cutting more!
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4150 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4150 Posts

Posted - Mar 03 2017 :  11:38:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jamie, those turned out nice! I like the pine cone fabric. Those will be nice Christmas gifts.

Krista
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Bridge
True Blue Farmgirl

814 Posts

Bridgette
Southern Indiana
USA
814 Posts

Posted - Mar 05 2017 :  2:05:08 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Hot off the needle

Bridge
Farmgirl Sister #7277
Put your lipstick on & be Happy!
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firecatinc
True Blue Farmgirl

1243 Posts

Lenora
Fulks Run VA
USA
1243 Posts

Posted - Mar 05 2017 :  4:51:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I did a pillowcase apron today.

Nora
Farmgirl Sister #7131
Farmgirl of the Month, January 2017
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dena91
True Blue Farmgirl

181 Posts

Dena
Pennsylvania
USA
181 Posts

Posted - Mar 05 2017 :  5:33:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bridge, just beautiful!

Nora, remind me what a pillowcase apron is again...and good for you!

Dena
Farmgirl 5620
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Bridge
True Blue Farmgirl

814 Posts

Bridgette
Southern Indiana
USA
814 Posts

Posted - Mar 06 2017 :  06:40:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista, love the slippers.
Jaime, Would love to see the felt wreath, sounds interesting. I may do some cross stitch ornaments for Christmas presents. I am picky about who gets handmade gifts, as some do not appreciate them.
I just love that little felt car, it is adorable!
Lenora, what color is your apron.

I started a new cross stitch project, last night. I had a heck of a time. I miscut the fabric, I calculated wrong. Luckily I thought it looked small and rechecked it. I also was a little unsure as the pattern was off of pinterest. However after getting some stitches in I think it will turn out fine.
I also tried stitching over 1 on 28ct linen. I am not sure how others do it. My stitches seemed to slip and it just didn't look good. I may try again after researching it a bit.

Bridge
Farmgirl Sister #7277
Put your lipstick on & be Happy!
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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

569 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
569 Posts

Posted - Mar 06 2017 :  06:54:30 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm having crafting troubles of my own on the felt wreath! Realized I pinned them all wrong so out they will come and I'll start over! It is nice that the circles of felt are just folded and pinned - no glue - so I can fix them! I will be sure to post a pic of this one when I am finished - but here is a photo of the last one I made that hangs in our bedroom.



I do love that pinecone fabric I used for potholders too! You can't see it in the photo but the print is accented with silvery glitter - it is really pretty!
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4150 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4150 Posts

Posted - Mar 06 2017 :  11:02:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jamie, I still love that wreath! Can't wait to see what the next one looks like!

Bridge, looks great!

This weekend I finished up 2 pairs of slippers and made something special for my swap partner. I don't want to share since I want her to still be surprised. I will share my special project once she gets my package.



Krista

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Bridge
True Blue Farmgirl

814 Posts

Bridgette
Southern Indiana
USA
814 Posts

Posted - Mar 06 2017 :  3:36:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jaime, I love that wreath!!! Ideas are just bouncing in my head. Is it on a foam wreath form?
Krista, those slippers are adorable!! The purple are my fave (of course, I like purple)

After dinner I hope to stitch the evening away. I have tomorrow off work. I want to stitch, but I have some swaps to finish so I will be making ATC and cards. Hopefully I can get those done and then stitch my day away!!

Bridge
Farmgirl Sister #7277
Put your lipstick on & be Happy!
http://stitchthrifty.blogspot.com/
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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

569 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
569 Posts

Posted - Mar 07 2017 :  06:25:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista - Love the slippers!!!

Bridge - Yes, the wreath is made using a foam wreath form and pins. You just fold 3 inch circles of felt in half and then in half again and pin to the form. Then you make a handful of felt flowers using design of choice - I just look on Pinterest - and hot glue them onto the wreath for an accent.

I got the wreath in progress all taken apart yesterday and I'm almost completely done pinning the "ruffles" back on. Just need to finish around the outside edge which won't take long!

I'm getting my oil changed this afternoon so I've brought along a workbag with kits for a few different felt ornaments. I'll use the time while waiting on my car to work on one of those!

Edited by - AuntJamelle on Mar 07 2017 06:25:56 AM
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

14173 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
14173 Posts

Posted - Mar 07 2017 :  09:11:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jaime... I luv your cute lil feltie....

I have a pattern (borrowed from pintresr) of a vtg.trailer..... now i just need to make time to work on it!


>^..^<
Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

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

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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4150 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4150 Posts

Posted - Mar 07 2017 :  11:59:51 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Same here, Bridge. I need to box up my swap partners things and then I can work on some more projects. Hope you and Jamie can get some things done today!

Krista
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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

569 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
569 Posts

Posted - Mar 13 2017 :  06:23:50 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Have my first potholder knitted about 3/4 of the way - I've been using YouTube videos to help me remember how to do it! lol

Worked on cutting out felt pieces for another ornament kit! And I got two kits put together for making felt sachets - will fill them with Epsom salts mixed with a few drops of essential oils. They will make nice gifts for putting in drawers to make clothes/linens smell nice.
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Bridge
True Blue Farmgirl

814 Posts

Bridgette
Southern Indiana
USA
814 Posts

Posted - Mar 13 2017 :  11:27:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sneek peek of my stitching update on the blog! Also pondering attempting to sketch a drawing :O for the Make it Pretty badge.

Bridge
Farmgirl Sister #7277
Put your lipstick on & be Happy!
http://stitchthrifty.blogspot.com/
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4150 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4150 Posts

Posted - Mar 13 2017 :  12:24:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My swap partner finally got her box so I wanted to share what I made! I made a flower pot holder.



I can't wait to see your potime holder, Jamie!

Beautiful sheep, Bridge!

Krista
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Bridge
True Blue Farmgirl

814 Posts

Bridgette
Southern Indiana
USA
814 Posts

Posted - Mar 13 2017 :  2:42:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Krista- That is beautiful! I love how it weaves into the knot/flower!!

Bridge
Farmgirl Sister #7277
Put your lipstick on & be Happy!
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

14173 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
14173 Posts

Posted - Mar 13 2017 :  9:05:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bridge,,, just peek into your blog,,, love your stitchery....

>^..^<
Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva!

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

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Ladybek9756
True Blue Farmgirl

881 Posts

Rebecca
Linneus Maine
USA
881 Posts

Posted - Mar 14 2017 :  04:44:10 AM  Show Profile  Click to see Ladybek9756's MSN Messenger address  Send Ladybek9756 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Krista,
The potholder is really beautiful. Do you have a pattern that I can have. I would like to make some of these.
Becky

May the stars carry your sadness away. May the flowers fill your heart with beauty, and may hope forever wipe away your tears.
Farm Girl of the Month December 2016
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4150 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4150 Posts

Posted - Mar 14 2017 :  11:16:48 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Bridge and Becky.
Yes Becky. Here is the link. It's from Pinterest so I hope I copied it right. Let me know if it doesn't work and I get it to you another way! http://pin.it/Ihl8YUD

Krista
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