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« Reply #1040 on: March 29, 2011 07:16:45 AM »

Oh yeah craftylittlemonkey, I know the kind of quilt you are speaking of. My aunt made one for my cousin and he still has it 10 years later. Loves that thing.
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« Reply #1041 on: March 29, 2011 07:31:17 AM »

I had a patchwork quilt when I was little that I love love loved. No idea where it went to but it was the inspiration for the one I made (that took me over 20 years to complete!). I think quilts are the best heirlooms, even if they are just patchwork and not the fancy pieced together sort.

So, this box of crafting supplies... I'm too late for the givers and needers but I want to trade stuff for Teesha Moore squares from different people. I'm going to work on sorting the bin into cohesive craft stashes then offer them out. Should be good, it's some great stuff.
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« Reply #1042 on: March 29, 2011 09:33:27 AM »

I haven't been doing much destashing lately because I've been working on amigurumi for a swap. But I'm about to start papercrafting for another swap and that ought to help me get rid of some paper stash!
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« Reply #1043 on: March 29, 2011 11:59:00 AM »

aprettymess - All of your skirts are so pretty. And the headband is super cute!

I made this a while ago, and never took pictures...
I usually put two straps on my bags, but this one was made from a child's t-shirt, so it's pretty small... and one strap just seemed a better fit. The shirt is 100% organic cotton, and it says, "I'VE GONE ENVIRONMENTAL"

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« Reply #1044 on: March 29, 2011 04:30:56 PM »

aprettymess - All of your skirts are so pretty. And the headband is super cute!
 "I'VE GONE ENVIRONMENTAL"

thanks banana leg  Grin i loooove that saying! too cute! and soooo funny!
and i love that your purse is reversible... anything double duty is twice as fun
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« Reply #1045 on: March 29, 2011 04:33:12 PM »

So, this box of crafting supplies... I'm too late for the givers and needers but I want to trade stuff for Teesha Moore squares from different people. I'm going to work on sorting the bin into cohesive craft stashes then offer them out. Should be good, it's some great stuff.

Neat! I'm trying to start up a fat quarter exchange swap! I'm bored with my stash, but I'm trying not to buy new stuff. I've put it up in the possible swap boards... there's a link in my sig line below.
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« Reply #1046 on: March 29, 2011 04:40:06 PM »

Speaking of quilts and fat quarters... I have been collecting blue and white fat quarters for years, and I finally did something with them.

It's a lap-sized quilt (36x50 or something like that).  I had to buy two fat quarters to get the variety I wanted, and the binding and batting, but everything else is from stash.  The backing is pieced together with leftovers from a project that's 3 or 4 years old.

So that's most of 7 FQs and about 2 yards of other fabric out of stash.  A much better use of my time than homework.
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« Reply #1047 on: March 29, 2011 05:30:25 PM »

what a lovely quilt!  I should use up my fat quarters---I buy them and then don't want them either...I get addicted to buying them when there is a sale...Cheesy  I have moved on to charm packs... Sad
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« Reply #1048 on: March 29, 2011 06:02:41 PM »

Awesome quilt! and I totally dig that saying environ mental, ha!

I sorted through the tshirt fabric and sure enough, I have about 3 dozen pairs of panties cut out and matched up for stitching, even a few pair stitched up and waiting for elastic! Those have been in a box for about 5 years.
The rest of the shirt fabric is set aside for our quilt. And 2 large totes of fleece and one of sweater remnants. I'm going to fold laundry tonight but tomorrow this stuff meets the scissors.
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« Reply #1049 on: March 29, 2011 06:06:00 PM »

Thanks!  The sad thing is I have enough fat quarters left for a whole other quilt.  I think I know what my mom is getting for Christmas...
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