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« Reply #20 on: January 04, 2009 03:19:50 PM »

I've been working on my list of stuff to work on.  I'm up to 60 projects.  So I shouldn't have a problem finding things to work on.  The list isn't in order of how they'll get done.

1. Doctor Who scarf
2. long plaid skirt (no pattern)
3. coral maxi dress (need lining)
4. green t shirt recon
5. Firebush (former USCG cutter) t shirt to pillow
6. build cardboard loom
7. shawl made using loom
8. green pillowcase to top recon
9. dressed up (decorated) canvas grocery bags
10. floppy earred rabbit
11. magazine and felt pictures
12. harness thing for Gracie (Lhasa Poo)
13. pink top from pattern (need lace)
14. 50s-ish sundress from pattern
15. painted box
16. long hair wrap
17. notebooks made from boxes, etc.
18. ribbon and felt bookmarks
19. nest pendant
20. nest earrings

That's the first 20.
Still working on #1.  I don't want to start anything new (big) till it's done.
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« Reply #21 on: January 04, 2009 04:35:55 PM »

I am in again. I don't actually have a planned list yet but I have already made a couple items for swaps. I will post pictures soon.

1. A jester Dotee doll
2. a set of poppet dolls
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« Reply #22 on: January 04, 2009 07:09:32 PM »

Thanks for starting this again!

I hit the ground running today and will have pictures to post soon.

My plans are for stash-busting at every opportunity, both fabric and yarn. Do some good, make some people happy and warm, and clear out my space.  More Morsbags! More baby hats!

I want to make ALL gifts this year unless they were previously purchased and stored for upcoming events.

Mostly, I want to be busy and happy. My crafting partner in crime, my mom, can no longer knit or do crafts due to advanced Alzheimer's. I grieved. Now I will get moving.

Here's to 50!!



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« Reply #23 on: January 04, 2009 07:56:00 PM »

I'm pretty sure I want in on this one. I'm getting... rather bleh with the idea of swaps, and I want to make stuff for me for once. Don't know if I could hit the 50 - but then again, I might surprise myself.

So, here's my list
1) Soundscape embroidery (it will take bloody forever)
2) Knitted praying mantis Finished February 26

3) Skate bag
4) Doctor Horrible T-shirt
5) La Linea skirt
6) Kebaya blouse
7) T-shirt blanket
8) Little embroidery kit bag Finished January 25

9) wrap skirt out of an old bed sheet
10) Roller derby dress
11) Bjork doll
12) Skirt with manga panel on it
13) Geisha girl cross stitch
14) Another yukata
15) Junkmail paper beads
16) More soft rollers for my hair
17) Spats
18) Fridge decoration
19) Refurbish side table
20) Crocheted hyperbolic plane
21) Ephemera bag
22) Shrug for my sister Finished Jan 14 (only 10 days late for her b'day)

23) Phoenix stuffie Finished Feb 1

24) Teardrop swap item Finished Feb 17

25) Smooth swap item Finished Feb 17

26) Orange swap item Finished Feb 17

27) Gym bag for swap Finished March 17

28) Little black skirt with buttons Finished February 24

29) Set of revolutionary napkins Finished April 2

30) 5x pairs of earrings Finished May 1

31) Cosmonaut dress with hat
32) Red derby skirt
33) embroidered jordy bag with hanacaraka
34) Ruffled black derby outfit
35) Collage book
36) napkins for a friend's wedding gift.
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« Reply #24 on: January 04, 2009 08:27:26 PM »

I'm totally in on this!  My new year's resolution was to make at least 52 items this year and destash while I'm at it.  My first item is a felted clutch that's drying right now.  Tomorrow I plan on sewing a zipper into it.

A few of the things I want to make:
1) Crazy 9 patch quilt
2) Black infinity dress (I made a pink one already and the black fabric has been purchased, it's just a matter of making it!)
3) A new shower curtain (have the fabric already)
4) trash bag for my car (have fabric)
5) felt luggage tags
6) fabric coasters
7) throw pillows for my couch (one is 99% done...need to hand sew the opening shut)
Cool 3 jersey skirts that I promised my SIL months ago
9) a quilt for my brother and SIL's new baby (due in May)
10)cloth pads
11) fabric basket
12) birthday presents
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« Reply #25 on: January 04, 2009 08:46:49 PM »

Kitten - wow, songline embroidery would look amazing! and very time consuming and fiddly. do you have a specific song you want to do?
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« Reply #26 on: January 04, 2009 09:03:56 PM »

Wuthering Heights was what got me started on the idea. There's a lot in that song, and I think it would be great to do..... I've just got to start on it!

Songlines might not be exactly the right word (and I'm aware that by using it, I'm probably appropriating Indigenous Australian culture), but it helps me remember the concept I have in mind. A sort of visual song representationy thingy.
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« Reply #27 on: January 05, 2009 07:04:49 AM »



A beret, I started with this pattern and jiggled it slightly  Smiley http://www.coatsandclark.com/NR/rdonlyres/CE7722A2-E2ED-4974-AA35-2F6A5463018F/76166/SB719_002.pdf



 2nd attempt, I added a couple more increases
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« Reply #28 on: January 06, 2009 11:07:43 AM »

I'm in!
I'm gonna include the things I make in the Christmas craft along thing, though, if that's ok. I'm not sure I can manage one craft a month, let alone one a week! But I'll try. =]
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« Reply #29 on: January 06, 2009 06:36:10 PM »

ok, this is the LAST craftalong i'm joining! yeah right. i'm already doing the de-stash-along, the color craft-alond, and the holiday gift one. anywho, i might as well join this one! i just made some bangles with rainbow ribbon from my stash. so i figured that would count for the color craft-along, the de-stash along, and this one. but is that against the rules???
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