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« on: July 18, 2011 12:53:44 PM »

Well, i dont know about anyone else, but money is tight so i think most of my gifts this year will be lovingly handmade!
So...then it hit me..why not have a christmas gift craftalong? So we can share what our plans are and our accomplishments along the way to Dec 25th?
We can put a list of what we plan/hope to make, and update with pics that are in progress or completed and mark out when done?

Here is my list for this Christmas season (so far):

#dolly clothes for my kiddos' babies

#crochet and sewn combination quilt for my parents in colors of reds

# Embroidered hand towels for Eliz

# rag rug for Holli

# polymer figurine for Marie

# Magnolia painting for Holli

# Apron for Charla

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so that is my start! what about you?  Wink
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« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2011 05:55:19 AM »

I have a lot of birthdaygifts to think about bbefore I can even think about Christmas, for me Christmas doesn't exist yet Tongue  I'll write a list as soon as I have anything planned.
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« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2011 07:11:15 AM »

There is this: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=368719.0
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« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2011 10:22:49 AM »

hey there, yeah i saw that and read it over too Smiley it does look interesting.

I was thinking this one could be just gifts we plan to give away and there isnt a limit/rule or anything where you have to post a completed gift with photo per month or anything, in progress would be good if possible as i know some will take way longer than others to make (like a quilt i have in mind).
ANyway, i will be watching the other thread too, but if anyone would like to join me on here they are more than welcome to craft along with me Smiley

Imera~ I will be looking forward to seeing what crafty gifts you have in mind! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2011 01:24:22 AM »

Well I might give this a try.I already made 2 gifts for my mother.Started a gift for my dh and ended up a total fail .So now I got to figure out what I can make him instead of the disaster.I have several ideas for gifts.My problem is time. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2011 11:36:01 AM »

No one has posted since July, but I thought I'd post anyway. Now that Halloween is over I can work on Christmas.

Little Bean
-Crayon Roll
-Wallet (Star Wars or Thomas the Tank)
-Cars blanket
-Cookie Robot
-Care Bear pillow (My Mom made me a Cheer Bear one when I was a kid. I lucked out and found a vintage Bedtime Bear one on Ebay)

Dad
-Bird seed ornaments
-Dishcloths

Grandma
-Dishcloths

In-laws
-Dishcloths
-Memory wire bracelet

SIL
-Dishcloths
-Memory wire bracelet

Neice and Nephew
-Crayon roll?
-Wallet?
-Animal hats?
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