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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3602 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3602 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  07:41:31 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Still working on the Valentine quilt. Also, will cut squares for the cat/dog swap.

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

3602 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3602 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  07:45:19 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bridgette, yes many craft supply stores carry those thread spool holders. I have two of them and find the spindles very dilicate and easily broken off. I did find a vintage spool holder a couple of years ago. The little spokes seem so much stronger. I'll bet your DH could make you a strong holder.

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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quiltee
True Blue Farmgirl

5685 Posts

Linda
Terrell TX
USA
5685 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  08:02:48 AM  Show Profile  Send quiltee a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Toady I hope to
1. cut out squares for the latest 10" square swap to get in the mail today; DONE
2. add trim to mini-aprons for the mini-apron swap; DONE
3. cut out sashing strips and star cornerstone pieces for my 10" music squares;
4.and somehow squeeze in cleaning the house up a bit. LOL!

Farmgirl hugs,
Farmgirl #1919
Farm Girl of the Month August 2015
Linda O
Lone Oak, TX

"Women are Angels, and when someone breaks our wings, we simply continue to fly . . . on a broomstick - we're flexible, like that."

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Needle
True Blue Farmgirl

287 Posts

Judy
Kissimmee Florida
USA
287 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  08:43:23 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rachel, your hutch makes me want to declutter my sewing room! Won't look as nice as yours, but maybe a bit more functional. :)

Farm Girl Sister #6566

The road of life is made smoother when traveled with someone you love.
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3602 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3602 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  08:45:47 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rachel, I love your hutch/table. It's displayed magazine layout perfect!

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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sargesproudwife
True Blue Farmgirl

174 Posts

Christine Marie
NY
USA
174 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  09:12:17 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Rachel...I want your sewing hutch! It looks gorgeous!!

Christine

Sister #7295
"Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails." 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

"Live each day like he's deploying tomorrow"
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4085 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4085 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  11:10:27 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a question for you ladies. What is the best gift to make for a baby for a baby shower? I have 2 cousins pregnant right now and due in June. I would like to make them something but not sure what would be the best thing. I ask you all because many of you make baby items!! Thanks.

Krista
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sargesproudwife
True Blue Farmgirl

174 Posts

Christine Marie
NY
USA
174 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  11:15:26 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Burp cloths!!! You never have enough to clean, wipe up, etc. I also cloth diapers, so if you can make those if they are going to cloth diaper. And diaper covers. Too cute.
Christine

Sister #7295
"Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails." 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

"Live each day like he's deploying tomorrow"
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3602 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3602 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  11:20:30 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I agree. Burp cloths or bibs.

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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ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13368 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13368 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  1:22:53 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Got two separate orders for aprons, which I finished along with some extras to sell on my Facebook page. Haven't posted then yet as the last one still needs a finishing touch!
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 heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

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

1356 Posts

Betty
Pasco WA
USA
1356 Posts

Posted - Feb 14 2017 :  3:09:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
There are patterns for bibs and burp cloths on the web site sew4home.com. It's a magical site.
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Needle
True Blue Farmgirl

287 Posts

Judy
Kissimmee Florida
USA
287 Posts

Posted - Feb 15 2017 :  03:38:42 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
If they are going to nurse, I have a patter for a reversable nursing cover, or jug jacket as I like to call them. Also, if you want to get them a great book, " Feed me I'm yours " has some great information in it. I used it when my girls were babies and it's been updated several times since.

Farm Girl Sister #6566

The road of life is made smoother when traveled with someone you love.
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sargesproudwife
True Blue Farmgirl

174 Posts

Christine Marie
NY
USA
174 Posts

Posted - Feb 15 2017 :  08:40:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Betty...I just went on that site you mentioned....it's great! Thank you for sharing.

Christine

Sister #7295
www.etsy.com/theginghambow
www.theginghambow.wordpress.com
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Betty J.
True Blue Farmgirl

1356 Posts

Betty
Pasco WA
USA
1356 Posts

Posted - Feb 15 2017 :  09:57:00 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Glad you liked the site. They present new ideas 5 days a week.

Betty in Pasco
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4085 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4085 Posts

Posted - Feb 15 2017 :  3:48:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for the ideas. I'm not a talented sewer, but we will see what I can pull off. Thank you Betty for the website. Judy if I find out that they will be nursing I'll get with you on your pattern. Thank you so much!

Krista
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3602 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3602 Posts

Posted - Feb 15 2017 :  4:16:10 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I checked out the site you mentioned, Betty. Its pretty cool! 5 new ideas a week...whew. Not sure I could keep up on checking them out. Do you sew with a Janome? One of my fave fabric shops has that brand. They also make kits and have long arm machines. I've got a long way to go learning my Brother though. Thanks for the tip.

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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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4085 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4085 Posts

Posted - Feb 16 2017 :  12:05:24 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I will be finishing a pair of crochet slippers today. All I have left is to sew in my ends. This will be another UFO done and then I will start the next pair of crochet slippers. I have 5 more pairs to make for friends and family and then I can move onto the baby items.

Krista
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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

569 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
569 Posts

Posted - Feb 17 2017 :  07:20:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Finally did some crafting! Finished my Easter Egg Candle Mat! :)

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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

3318 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
3318 Posts

Posted - Feb 17 2017 :  09:49:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
WOW!!! That is really nice Jaime.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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MaryJanesNiece
True Blue Farmgirl

4085 Posts

Krista
Utah
USA
4085 Posts

Posted - Feb 17 2017 :  12:13:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jamie, that is way cute! I like how the eggs stand out on the black background.

Krista
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forgetmenot
True Blue Farmgirl

3602 Posts

Judith
Nora Springs IA
USA
3602 Posts

Posted - Feb 17 2017 :  5:20:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Really pretty, Jamie!

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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Needle
True Blue Farmgirl

287 Posts

Judy
Kissimmee Florida
USA
287 Posts

Posted - Feb 17 2017 :  6:01:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
How cute is that! Jamie your really on the ball. I haven't even started to think about Easter.

Farm Girl Sister #6566

The road of life is made smoother when traveled with someone you love.
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katmom
True Blue Farmgirl

14045 Posts

Grace
WACAL Gal WashCalif.
USA
14045 Posts

Posted - Feb 19 2017 :  8:40:27 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jamie,,, luv your wool felt candle mat... aren't they fun to make....
'pintrest' has a gazillion ideas for all types of wool/felt mats if you want to make a gazillion of them! lol!...

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

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

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AuntJamelle
True Blue Farmgirl

569 Posts

Jaime
South Bend Indiana
USA
569 Posts

Posted - Feb 20 2017 :  07:26:38 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks!

I have to admit though, this project was started for LAST Easter!



And yes, katmom, I have pinned SO many ideas on Pinterest! I want to make ALL the pins!!!

Edited by - AuntJamelle on Feb 20 2017 07:27:43 AM
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Bridge
True Blue Farmgirl

814 Posts

Bridgette
Southern Indiana
USA
814 Posts

Posted - Feb 20 2017 :  11:50:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This was a finish I had over the weekend! I think I will make it into a flat-fold



I also worked on some greeting cards and started another stitching project. I had planned to look into starting a nightgown but time vanished and now I get to go to my big-girl job. But I guess I need $$ to spend on my hobbies, LOL!

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

Edited by - Bridge on Feb 20 2017 11:57:26 AM
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