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« on: November 18, 2011 06:52:38 AM »

(image is of scarves shipped to the Special Olympics 2012--another great craftalong that motivated me to get these done on time! Cheesy)

Welcome to the 50 Projects 2012 thread!  This is a craftalong that encourages you to try new crafts, hone and expand your current skills, get great ideas, make gifts for family, friends and yourself...get organized and focused...

You can handle your list in any way that will help you stay on track and record your progress...your list can be changed anytime...or you can just add to your list when you get done...cross stuff off...whatever works!

50 is just a random goal...some people will have far less, others far more...there is no score-keeping...you are doing this for yourself and sharing what you want with your fellow craftsters!

We encourage comments, lots of pics, and positive cheering on...we still have to follow craftster rules, so please stay on the topic of crafting as much as you can, but please do not forget that we are a social community so be respectful and kind to each other in bad and good times!  Most of all, have FUN!!!

I have a prize ready for one of the lists that I randomly selected already... Cheesy...so good luck and remember to post to see if you win!!!  You do not have to have a list, but if you want to enter the list random drawing, you will need at least a mini list! Cheesy  Lists must be posted by January 7th to enter!


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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2011 06:53:16 AM »

Latest News:
DECEMBER, rush to finish 2012, CHALLENGE:

Simple Challenge!

Category 1:
There will be a prize drawn from anyone still active in this craftalong that has 1-49 projects done.  You must post a project by January 7 to be eligible.

Category 2:
There will be a prize drawn from anyone still active in this craftalong that has 50 projects done.  Again, you must post by January 7 to be eligible.  Anyone eligible in this category will automatically be eligible for category 1.

Category 3:
Same as above, only 51-99 projects done.

Category 4:
Same as above, only 100 or more projects done.

So, the more projects you have done, the more chances you have to win!

I am going to require that you PM me with how many projects you have done.  That will save me bunches of time.

August Challenge!

Let's regroup!  Please post a mini-list of no more than 5 items that you want to complete in August.  If you have a few WIPS, post those first!  You will get an extra chance for completing a WIP!

Of course, you can make a lot more things, but everyone who reaches his/her goal on the mini list will be entered for the August challenge!

One extra rule:  You cannot change your list once you post it, so make sure you really are going to make those 5 items.  Please post your list no later than August 8--one week.  Of course, you can be making your items starting NOW! Cheesy


June/July Challenge!

1.  Wearable items

2.  More than one (like if you make two hats, you get one chance to win!  two art pieces...two ATC's...two cakes)

3.  Garden crafts

4.  Anything in hot colors: pink, oranges, turquoise, lime green

I am going to go through the lists to see who is active and who is not...there will be another random drawing from the list of actives so be sure to check your status at the end of next week...if you have not commented or made anything for 30 days, I am going to count it as inactive...


MAY 2012 WINNER:  that1girl!!!!!!!!

that1girl has requested fabrics as a prize!


1. Colors: grass (green), sky (blue), sun( yellow/orange), clouds (white/off white)--dreaming of laying out in a field looking at the clouds go by

2. Something for yourself

3. Strictly art...ATC's, paintings, etc.  Think projects that are not necessarily functional...just art...

WINNER April 16-April 30 : Bookstorebabe!

Bookstorebabe requested a gift certificate from one of her favorite websites!

WINNER April 1-April 15  :Meleriffic!

Meleriffic is getting a gift certificate from Spoonflower!


Since I am super busy until April 15th, I will be combining March and April challenges.  Very very simple.

I am going to take the all of the posts between March 1 and April 30 and randomingly select 4 numbers.  If those numbers have a member who has an ACTIVE list, there will be a prize awarded.  So, the posts can be of items you made or a nice comment about something someone else made.  How is that for an easy challenge?

So post post post!

Prizes:  Gift certificates of choice!

WINNER March 16-March 31 : Abbeeroad!

Her prize was a selection of robot and gears fabric, a jar pincushion, and some embroidery threads!

WINNER March 1-March 15: Post #1822--Kookaloo Starr!
Her prize was a pair of circular knitting needles and a skein of handpainted sock yarn! (thanks for the great pic, K-star!)


#388 Eclectic Dreamer


1. Color: Red family--pinks, rose, burgandy, red, purpley red...!
2. New technique or medium for you--you most post in another forum to be eligible...so if you normally sew and you make jewelry, it counts!  If you usually use acrylics and you switch to watercolor, it counts...
3. Swap items...yep, if you swap with another member, it counts; if the swap partner is also a 50 project member, you bet a bonus count! Cheesy
4. Quantity: reasonable: each three projects counts as 1 chance to win

You must post pics to have an eligible project or PM me if you can't post for any reason (swap, etc.)


1. your choice of 1 yard of fabric from SPOONFLOWER!!!(well--a gift card!) or...two skeins of premium yarn ( about $20 worth!!) or comparable supplies for your craft...jewelry findings, paper, etc.
2. Miscellanous supplies and goodies of my choosing
3. $25 gift card from Amazon (or, you can add it to the SPOONFLOWER or I can just get you a regular Visa giftcard--whatever!)

GOOD LUCK and happy crafting!

Eclectic Dreamer chose to get a $50 gift card from Amazon.com to use for whatever she wants!

JANUARY WINNER: dreadlocklove

January 2102 Challenge:

1.  WIPS from 2011.  Please indicate when you post a pic that it is a WIP...
2.  Anything WHITE
3.  Projects for charity or random acts of kindness
4.  Recylced, upcycled, green projects
5.  Projects just for you--after the holidays, we deserve something for ourselves!


Amazon $25 gift card
Craft supplies for your craft-2 skeins organic yarn
Fabric bowl

Pic of Prizes here:
Fabric bowl;

Please post your list and check to see that your link works on POST #1.
I will use the list to randomly select a surprise prize winner on January 9th!

The random winner of the list prize is: cursive_queen!!!

Wow--we have 85 people with lists...


I selected some fat quarters since cursive_queen makes such beautiful and fun quilts!

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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2011 09:12:33 AM »

Here is my list for 2012:

COMPLETED: 125/125

COMPLETED :100/100


1. Mug rug- Jan

2. yo-yo pillow-Jan

3. baby owl hat-Jan

4. crochet baby booties for batgirl-Jan

5. loomed toddler hats for charity-Jan

6. green cloche loomed for charity-Jan
7. black and green hat for me-Jan
8.-9. tychus beanies--one for me one for whomever has a huge head Cheesy -Jan

10. scrappy baby bibs-Jan

11.12.13. knitted Special Olympic scarf-Jan

14. Rewards card holder-Jan

15. Love duck for a special friend-Jan

16. Valentines for Mod Swap-Jan

17. Christmas tissue cover - Feb

18. dishwashing powder using tut link by craftaddchick! - Feb

19. Valentines cards for Random Acts of Kindness February

20. curtains for laundry room door (no pic--they are beige and ugly!)
21. Wicked Vice Altered Tin for Swap-received!

22. More crochet baby cowboy boots (2 pairs for kittykill) - Mar

23. Notecards for sister's friend - Mar

24. 3 jar lid pincushions

25. Prize for dreadlocklove Smiley-fabric bowl

26. Revamped cream sweater
27. Owl pillowcases (2)
28. Striped pillowcases (2)
29. Half Circle Bohemian Crochet scarf

30. 4 dishcloths

31. Cushion cover for HSG--angel - Apr

32. Fabric Bowl for TroubleT in dishcloth swap - Apr

33. 5 dishcloths for TroubleT in dishcloth swap-Apr

34. Cushion Cover for swap

35. Monkey purse

36. Baby pillow for swap

37. & 38. Two Faux pleated pillows using jelly rolls-Apr
39. Orange polka dotted owl pillow for college kid-Apr

40. Scrappy coasters for Mom

41. Altered Dog Tin for Mod Pet Swap

42. Dog biscuits for Mod Pet Swap

43. Dog toys for Mod Pet Swap

44. Dishcloths (six using cotton crochet thread #10)

45. coaster set for Mom's friend Bonnie

46. Craftster Scouts Badge for surreal

47. Craftster Scouts Badges (2) - for jilly beans

48. 4x6 swap art

49. 25 quilt squares for Swap-Jacob's Ladder pattern

50. Scrappy coasters

51. Robot quilt
52. Rainbow Shawl-Swap with LuckDragon

53. Fabric Bowl- Swap with LuckDragon

54. Large Tote Bag- Swap with LuckDragon

55. Teal Patchwork Coaters-Swap with LuckDragon

56. Painted shoes for hubby

57. Wicked Forest Matchbox Swap

58. Hat from possum yarn

59. Fabric bowl made at mod meet up
60. Pendant made at mod meet up
61. Rubber stamp made at mod meet up and notecards using it

62. Bee Pincushion for MissingWillow

63. Pouches for mod meet-up

64. Revamped rust sweater
65.  Ripple shawl-rusts
66. 4x6 Art
67. Divinity Rainbow Hat-Swap with LuckDragon

68. Crochet Earrings

69. Disguised Fruit felt badges

70. July 2012 birthday for Calluna-fabric bowls set

71. July 2012 birthday for Calluna-wrapped bracelets

72. Grey diagonal stitch knit cowl
73. Fabric bowl for luckdragon

74. Drops scarf (pattern link provided by trekky in WIP Wednesday):

75. & 76. Crochet baby hats for Jenn

77. Dr. Who Tom Baker scarf!!
78: 25 Reversed Jacob's Ladder Quilt Blocks for swap

79. 4x6 Art-purple

80. Tiny house swap project-Tape measure and case


 Box to hold tiny tape measure house:
81. seed and lace stitch cowl and hat set

82. Baby burp cloths and bibs for shower gift (no pic!)
83. get well page for friend

84. August 2012 Birthday gift for Eiseldora-four fabric bowl covers

85. August 2012 Birthday gift for Maremare-four bugs placemats

86. Two vinyl and cloth scrap buckets

87. Organized sewing/fabric room!!!

88. August 2012 Birthday gift for Eiseldora-waves pincushion

89 September 2012 Birthday gift for missingwillow-Fall apron

90. 6x6 art for scarlet_angel

91. Green/blue cowl
92. Dr. Who Tardis hat
93. Surprise for MW-Halloween notecards

94. Bobble shawl
95. Easy crochet scarf for charity
96. Rainbow Fairy Hat for MW--

97. Holiday wall quilt for Limeriot

98. Naughty Hoop for Limeriot

99. Scrappy cards for Limeriot

100. Ridged wristwarmers for me-lime green

101. Shawl cowl -knitted-lime green
102. Skull buttoned leg warmers for swap

103. Purple/black seed stitch mitts for swap

104. Lace Shrug for swap

105. Holiday basket for rackycoo surprise

106. Hohoho swap-large-paperwreath

107. Hohoho swap-small--cupcake liner trees

108. Hohoho swap-small
109. Hohoho swap-extra
110.Bobble crochet hat for niece-D

111. red wristwarmers for batgirl

112. Quilt blocks for swap--made 20 blocks total-sample for MareMare shown

113. ATC for Alpha Stamps 12 Days of Christmas

114. Crochet fairy mitts

115. dark green mitts

116. chocolate owl mitts for missingwillow

117. grey mock cable mitts for bookstorebabe  Grin

118. blue fairy mitts
119. recovered two bar stools for hubby in blue vinyl
120. Dread hat for Geoff

121. Mitts for jb
122. Dr. Who Scarf

123-125. Dr. Who hats made from leftover yarns from the scarf!

mitts for aislynn
mitts for Kittykill
mitts for maremare

tiny knit hat
Hat for Micah
Scarf for Donelle
knit coal
knit spock ears
scarf for Deb
basement curtains

Red tunic
Red fleece caplet
Seed stitch scarf
Suede skirt
kimono robe--wip from 2011
Fusion blanket
jellyroll race quilt-top done

Modern Quilt #1-needs quilting
3 dudes jellyroll quilt-top done
tumbler quilt-top done
April birthday quilt-top done
Furry Friends charity quilt - top done[/b]
Twins Quilts - tops done
green/brown quilt for niece-top done
Mystery Quilt #1

Summer top
light box
cathedral pincushion
Craftster Scout badges
Drawer sachet
Owl for Violet
wallet for devilninny
 Fleece bed cover for my new dog
Tardis stamped fabric bag to hold my DW scarf!--need the perfect blue ink!
Owl pillows--54-just because
Teesha more patches for Fake Swap craftalong
white table runner
ATCs (3/10)
linen stitch scarf-WIP
arrow quilt--ModaBake Pattern
colorblock quilt like the one kwiltykate did
rainbow zig zag quilt - WIP-red and orange done
solid graphic quilt
circle FMQ like the one kwiltykate made!
 Baby taggy blanket for niece - due June
 Noni bag for batgirl--wip from 2011
 half apron for best friend
 revamp sweaters (1 )
 bedroom pillows
 reupholster studio chair
 table runner-quilted
 labels for projects
 paper bead tree ornaments like rlynn made
 long paper bead necklace
 shawl from amazing yarn
Long triangle shawl--need yarn
Crochet shawl--need yarn
 dead fly cross stitch pillows
 jar pincushion
 candle holder pincushion
 Christmas card bowls
 bitten gingerbread ornaments
 crockpot yogurt
 wee house #1-WIP from 2011
 blue and white quilt
 Nook color cover/case
 felted recycled sweater hat
 at least one thing from five new craft books
 direwolf anything!
 batik bag for me
 Crochet/knit flowers that I am doing in the craftalong
(no pics will be posted here)
 scrappy pillow
 Moon socks
 crocheted wristwarmers -- WIP
  tons of baby things for niece
Crochet baby boots--black to match hat!
Summer skirt-orange mums
notecards to use in swaps 2013
sheep slippers and hat

more to come
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2011 09:18:40 AM »

50 Projects

Completed 15/50

‎01 Quilt and sheet set for Reiki table
02 Yarn bomb Timmins!
03 Landscape
     Pallet Garden (http://lifeonthebalcony.com/how-to-turn-a-pallet-into-a-garden/)

04 Surprises for Ava and Brahmi

05 Clothing for myself

06 Surprises for Barnabas
07 Pendulums

08 Spin fiber

09 Add to the herbal medicine chest
10 Crochet a rag rug

11 Birthday gifts

12 Donation packages

13 Soap molds
14 Crocheted poi sets
15 Renovate the kids' rooms

16 New (/postworthy) vegan dishes

17 Bath and body products


19 Eye pillows
20 Hoop carrying bag
21 Have another go at learning to knit WIP
22 Dream Journal

23 Marketing materials for my business Gathered Roots

     Website - www.gathered-roots.com

24 Beeswax candles or melts
25 Loaf of bread from scratch
26 T-shirt quilt
27 Tile mosaic
28 Crocheted maryjanes
29 Herbal incense
30 Windchime
31 Hemp necklace
32 Meditation mat
33 Double staff
34 Wallhanging
35 Coat rack
36 Mug rugs
37 Handmade stamp
38 Reusable shopping bags
39 Curtains
40 Baskets

41 Laundry soap

42 Wood buttons

43 Dishcloths

44 Outdoor weaving loom
45 Set up Yudu machine and USE it!
46 Host a craft event

47 Open an Etsy shop WIP
     - Create product labels
     - Take product photos
     - Determine shipping costs

48 Try beading
49 Herbal paper
50 Learn canning
51 Spirit doll
52 Write a crochet pattern
53 Miniature house WIP
54 Renovate the treatment room WIP
55 Pay it forward
     Tina W.
56 Festival decos
     30 foot diameter 5v dome
     (http://blog.freepeople.com/2010/11/wednes-diy-49/) but with UV fabrics
57 Reiki Burning Bowl
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« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2011 09:24:53 AM »

(ONGOING) projects with no specific amount to get finished such as Art Journaling
%%% = upcycled

All of these projects are finished or have at least one of the item finished

1.   Vodka and wine soaked gummy worms (NEVER AGAIN)

2.    Rose Queen/Thorn King Costume wire and bead Crown for me and Alex  %%% (2/2) (Jan '12)

3.   Wet Wipe board using large picture frame, collaged photos and white tissue paper to lighten image  %%% (Jan '12)

4.   Prep all pages for Quotes/thoughts long thin journal Art Journal pages (Feb '12)

5.   Wired vials with little Garnets for B-day gift (Jan '12) http://artinmybag.wordpress.com/2012/01/01/first-2-projects-done-from-my-list-of-50-in-202/

6.   Handmade charms for bracelet/magnets (printed image on plastic crystals) (20)

7.   Make a beaded curtain out of crayon and wax paper stain glass for Dining room window (Jan '12)

8.   Upcycled Coasters %%%  (Jan '12) (6/6

9.   Painted and decorated Jars and vases for the Bohemian front room (7) %%% (Jan '12)

10.   Make Alcohol ink from old Sharpie markers %%% (Feb '12)

11.   Make stained glass Lightbulbs for Lanterns %%%  (Feb '12) (5/5)

12.   Decorated Blank Journal as gift  (Vintage Nudes) (Jan '12) http://artinmybag.wordpress.com/2012/01/01/first-2-projects-done-from-my-list-of-50-in-202/

13.   Sculpy Game Pieces for Role Playing Game Map Painted with Nail Enamel (10) [/b] (Jan '12)

14.   Beaded Valentine wire Heart %%% (Jan '12) http://artinmybag.wordpress.com/2012/01/13/wire-and-bead-valentine-decoration/)[/color]

15.   Cardboard and Paint Sacred Heart wall piece (Now faux clock) %%% (Jan '12)

16.   6 wall art pieces (glue, puffy paint and acrylic on canvas) (Jan-Feb '12) (6/6)

17.   Phoenix For a friend painting (glue and acrylic on canvas) (Jan '12)

18.    Be Kind Painting (art journal styled writing in puffy paint then painted over with acrylics) (Feb '12)

19.   12x12 marker over old geography book pages on canvas %%% (Feb '12)

20.   Coffee filter flower holiday light mini string (Feb '12)

21.   Decorate (paint/collage/decoupage) small bookcase  %%% (Mar '12)

22.   Zentangle sampler book (ONGOING)

23.   Spray Painted and detailed a metal cash box for when I work the door at events (May '12)

24.   Try and blog 12 new and different weight loss surgery friendly recipes (1 a month) (5/12) (links at bottom of list)

25.    Arabic Lanterns (made from a cut apart BBQ rotisserie cage and an old sweater) (Mar '12) (2/2)

26.   Painting ... GREEN FAIRY ON SKULL  (Feb '12)

27.   Painting ... Map of the Heart  (Feb '12)

28.  Bleach Pen T-shirt and scarf design for Snakes Day (St Pats) (March '12) (2/2)

29.   Made a clock with cheap clock insides and a 12x12 canvas and alcohol inks that I splattered as I was rebottling them. (Feb '12)

30.   Make Post-it TO-DO LIST posters (2/4) (Apr '12)

31.   Sculpy tiles for a mosaic-clock maybe  (11/?)

32.   Decorate the Front room in my own Bohemian/gothic style and crafts (ONGOING)

33.    Dye bamboo tiles with homemade Alcohol ink (Mar '12) (250+)

34.    Pounds Lost (to lose) Jars painted and filled with Alcohol ink dyed bamboo tiles

35.   Zentangled insert for Doodle Coffee mug

36.   Added lace to the bottom of a package of mens A-shirts (A line tank tops) to make dresses

37.   Altered and Paint Splattered Air force shirt with Gears sewn on (costume)(May '12)

38.    beaded curtain out of metallic and collaged cut out paisleys sewn on the sewing machine like a garland with plastic crystals at the bottom to keep them from tangling in the breeze(Apr '12)

39.   8x8 Art Journals pages (2/?) (ONGOING)

40.   Challenge pages from Art Journaling on NING (5/?) (ONGOING)

41.   Weight Loss Surgery Art Journal Pages (8/?) (ONGOING)

42.   Challenges from Inspiration Avenue (3/?) (ONGOING)

43.   Use samples of Vinyl wall coverings to cover cheap journals and paint (2/10)

44.    Blog/document at least 12 of these projects (5/12) http://artinmybag.wordpress.com/

45.    Wired and beaded and inlaid Spoonie Spoons (7/?)  (Apr '12)

46.     Large long strapped bookbag for Alex made from a air of Air Force Camo Pants and a thrift store belt  %%% (Apr '12)

47.     Zentangles (ONGOING)

48.   Mini Art journal Pages  (ONGOING)

49.   Set of wrist cuffs and choker made from an Air Force Uniform sleeves for a themed party (May '12)

a.         Air force stripes and red skull Barrette (2)

b.         Black silk leaves and mesh Black and Silver Butterflies (2)
c.         Cloth Sculpy Bat Hair Bows (2) (Apr '12)

d.         Keyboard key Hair bows (4) (April '12)

e.         Layered Paper Butterfly Hairbows (2)

f.         Black Measuring Tape Hair Bows with Skulls (3) (Apr '12)

g.         Black Skully Ribbon Hair clips (1/2) (Apr '12)

h.         All Snakes Day Hair clip, sculpy snake on faux leather (1)

i.         Steampunk inspired Camo bow

51.    Made 18 rainbow t-shirt scarves for PRIDE (never again!!!) (May/June '12)

52.    Made 30 paper flower Magnets, Hair clips and pins for PRIDE (June '12)

53.    Covered 6 journals with glittery rainbow paper for PRIDE  (June '12)

54.    Covered 4 Journals with Leatherette (June '12)

55.    Made 7 rainbow ribbon necklaces using vintage rainbow lucite beads for PRIDE (June  12')

56.    Made 2 Rainbow Ribbon hair clips For PRIDE  (June '12)

57.    Made 6 small handmade book necklaces with different papers and binding techniques and leatherette (June '12)

58.    12 melted bead suncatchers (June '12)

59.    5 Wired Key Pendants

60.    Made 2 huge Tamale Pies (1 vegetarian) 2 quinoa meat pies, 6 quiches (2 vegetarian) a batch of roasted Green beans and a huge batch of Swedish style meatballs for my Dad's wake .... all from imagination since I really dont use other people's recipes much  (June '12) http://trinaxxl.wordpress.com/2012/06/23/amazing-roasted-green-beans/

61.    Designed and created the invitations to my Dad's wake using one of his photos of his coral he raised (June '12)

62.     Gel Air Fresheners  http://trinaxxl.wordpress.com/2012/08/26/smoky-walls-no-more/ (Aug '12) (6 of 6)

63.      Purple Mesh curtains  (Aug '12)

64.      Black and Blue lace "fringe" curtains (Aug '12)


Cream of Mushroom soup/high protein http://mydsjourney.wordpress.com/2011/12/29/cream-of-mushroom-saucesoup/

quinoa crab or salmon loaf /High Protein - low carbhttp://mydsjourney.wordpress.com/2012/02/22/quinoa-crab-or-salmon-loaf/

Two Pies for Pi day http://mydsjourney.wordpress.com/2012/03/14/pi-day-ds-healthy-protein-cheesecake-pie/

Super simple Cheesy chicken and broccoli  http://mydsjourney.wordpress.com/2012/03/04/super-simple-cheesy-chicken-and-broccoli/

Amazing Roasted Green Beans   http://trinaxxl.wordpress.com/2012/06/23/amazing-roasted-green-beans/

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50 projects for 2015 ... 1/50  (Individual items finished 2)
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2011 09:41:33 AM »

Instead of a list of 50 projects to do I'm going to list 50 projects that I complete. I have the attention span of a gnat. What's on the list I make today probably won't be on a list 6 months from now.

1. Rough Cut Diamond Ring
2. 3 Dishcloths
3. Red/Pink/Black/White Scarf
4. Blythe Hat
5. 6 Teesha Moore Halloween Pillows
6. 4 Teesha Moore Halloween Pillows
7. red/pink/black/white Blythe hat
8. Phoenix Necklace
9. North Carolina Dishcloth
10. Yellow and orange tote bag
11. Owl Tote Bag
12. Halloween felt brooches
13. Halloween fabric banner
14. Haunted Bird House
15. Eyeball Garland
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« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2011 09:46:47 AM »

Finished Projects!

1. Button-down shirt to apron
2. Jump drive tassels
3. Crocheted walrus (WIP from last year)
4. Recycled t-shirt bags
5. 3 Dotees for swap
6. Teapot Cross-Stitch (sent off as-is!)

7. Pink and black hip scarf
8. Red hip scarf
9. Ice blue hip scarf
10. Turquoise hip scarf
11. Brown and burgundy hip scarf

12. Brown and burgundy hip scarf II
13. Ice blue hip scarf II
14. Dark blue hip scarf
15. Red hip scarf II
16. Green hip scarf
17. Green hip scarf II

18. Bookmarks for bookmark swap!
19. Postcard Project

20. Bob the Blood Drop
21. Blood Drop Necklace
22. Skeleton Bride and Groom
23. Yaaaarn containers
24. Zendoodled Boxes

25. Fox Hoop
26. Gnome Needlebook
27. LV hip scarf
28. Spirited Away Bag

29.  Teapot Cross Stitch II
30. TTMT bookmarks
31. Blue 3-tone hipscarf
32. Piranha pouch
33. The Birds Hoop
34. Bird needlebook
35. Notes tea wallet
36. Poodle skirt
37. Purple beaded crown
38. Blue beaded crown
39. Chicken Hat

40. Rainbow bellydance skirts

41, 42, 43 - Dice Bags
44 - My Little Two Hearts
45 - Pink Beaded Crown
46 - Drop Stitch Scarf
47 - Felt Dice Bag
48 - White Dice Bag
49 - Ruffle Butt Cover
50 - Blue Tassel Belt

51 - Zombie Cross Stitch Hoop
52 - Veil and Yarn Dying
53 - Fish Hoop
54 - Repaired coin belt
55 - Champagne Cork Mice and Chairs
56 - Fish Hat
57 - Blue Crown
58 - Red Crown
59 - Multicolored Crown

60 - Reupholster Dog's bench
61 - Red Crown
62 - Pink Bracelet
63 - Green Bracelet
64 - Blue Bracelet
65 - LV Knitting Needles and Scarf
66 - LV crown
67 - Multi-colored bracelet
68 - Green bracelet
69 - Pink Bracelets (made 7 of these)
70 - Amber Bracelet
71 - Purple bracelet

72 - Pink Crown
73-74 - More of those bracelets
75-79 - Shimmy for the Cure costume.  
-Polka Dot vest
-Pink and Black skirt
-Pink and Polka Dot bloomers
-Crocheted Rose necklace and hair clip  
-Crocheted Hip scarf
80-81 - Oh, hey, more bracelets.
82-85 - Harry Potter swap items.  
-Runes and bag
-Cupcake Needlebook
-Stitch Markers
-Mandrake Painting
86 - Yellow and grey dice bag
87-89 Oh, hey, look, even MORE bracelets...
90-91 Lace bellydance outfit
92 - Mini pirate hat
93 - Silver and purple Zill bag
94-95 - White and silver sparkle snowflakes
96 - Black and White bracelet
97 - Two polka dot shopping bags
98 - Red and Black Crown
99 - Blue Crown
100 - Cupcake Needlebook 2

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« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2011 09:53:43 AM »

yay! I'm super excited to get started, but in all honesty... I'll be happy if I can get at least 12 done.  (new baby, due any day now lol)

Knitting Projects:
1) Fair Isle Cowl   finished 01/06/12
2) Learn double knitting
3) Learn how to read knitting charts
4) N's 2nd Bday sweater
5) Lace Shawlette
6) Wool Soakers
7) Sheep fingerless mitts (pattern: http://www.thepurldistrict.com/catalog.php?item=215)
8 ) Cabled throw (VERY ambitious, not sure if I would get it finished, but started would be nice)
9) Finish yellow baby blanket - WIP  finished: 01/02/12
10) Learn to knit socks toe up, two at a time
11) Dishcloths x 1 million (you can never have too many, and they make good presents)

Sewing Projects:
15) Ribbon/tag blanket for wee one (tutorial: http://momscraftyspace.blogspot.com/2011/05/baby-ribbon-tag-blanket-tutorial.html)
16) Project Bag - box style (tutorial: http://modernquiltlove.wordpress.com/2009/07/14/perfect-box-pouch-tutorial/)
17) Cloth Diapers for wee one
18) Ruffle couch cushions
19) Fabric "wet wipes" - WIP
20) fabric triangle bunting banner
21) Sewing machine cover w/ pocket for peddle x2
22) cover for "coffee table"
23) laundry hamper bag
24) Mug Rug
25) Braided Scarf (tutorial: http://www.putapuredukes.com/2011/09/braided-scarf-tutorial.html)
26) Nursing Pillow cover finished 01/12/12
27) Slipcover for couch

Spinning Projects:
30) Participate in "Tour de Fleece" (Ravelry)
31) Spin 2oz of fiber on spindle only
32) 12lbs in 2012 (Ravlery) - in progress  completed: 8.5oz of 192oz (12lbs) flickr photos
33) Try core spinning

34) Cross stitch sampler
35) French knot sheep hoopla
36) Learn to make lace (needle lace?)
37) Embroidery pillows
38) Embroidery Sampler - for baby (inspiration - www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=281423.0)
39) Feather cross stitch - WIP   finished: 01/04/12

42) Homemade Bread
43) Painted decorations for wee one's room
44) Learn to make soap
45) Spring decorations
46) Summer decorations
47) Fall decorations
48) Winter decorations
49) Learn Canning
50) Baby Scrapbook (ongoing)
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« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2011 10:22:12 AM »

first time I've done this, and so hope I can actually do 50!

changing this around so I can work out just how many I *have* done!

1   Sew swimming badges on Scotts blanket

2 - 4.   Newborn/toddler/pregnant mum swap
       a)  Item 1 & 2 - finished 22/1  

       b) Item 3 - Finished 18/1    

5.   Stuff an envelope swap x 3 sent 30/1 (no crafts)
6.   Ongoing inchie swap - nov/dec - all done!    
7. finish DH's smash book christmas pressie
8.  magazine art (didnt like it though so might have to try again)
9 & 10.  try dyeing the cops of thread I was given - no idea what the thread content is
      a) used blue, turned out green!
      b) done another batch with food colouring - used green, turned out yellow!
11. Teesha Moore Swap - several patches done, more to go!  
12 - 15. Terribly Important SOB swap - 4 items done,
16 - 19. Terribly Important personal swap - 4 items done  
20. TM Patch Personal swap
21. Re-do neck on jumper for Miles
22. Art Journal Page swap - IdlersDesign  
23. Art Journal Page Swap - Pinoneer9
24. 4X6 Art swap    
25. Hexi-puffs mini skein swap - 18 mini skeins
26 30. UK Only swap - 5 amigurami monsters
31. Ongoing ATC Swap April 2012 - 6 ATC's (plus one from Miles)
32 & 33 Ongoing Holiday List Swap 4 - bookmarks and mini stockings (2 partners)
34 36 Stuff an Envelope Swap (INTERNATIONAL) rd 2 - 3 partners, 3 lots of crafting  
37 41 Christmas in July - 4 knitted/crocheted items
42 Surprise Halloween ATC swap 2012 - 3 ATC's (sent 6!)
43 knit jumper for Scott

44 - 49 UK only swap
50 altered tote bag (a first!)
51  Copic stitch book Smiley (first book I've made)
52  Cloak (was a UFO - since 2010!)
53  Jumper - was supposed to be for Miles, but will now fit Scott!
54 - 60 Christmas Stocking Swap - pics can be posted when received
61 altered book ready to be used
62 - 65 preg, baby or toddler swap http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=416927.msg4942067#msg4942067
66 & 67 crocheters v's knitters swap - yoga leg warmers and skull snowflake dec (no pics Sad)
68 'Embrace the day' art journal - ongoing

On going items/project
 knit jumper for Miles - WIP
 Knit jumper/shrug/something for ME!!! - started  
 personal swap - crochet dragon for TM patches WIP


30/1/12: 10 of 50 done  wow - I'm impressed with myself  
1/4/12: 12 of 50 done  
12/09/12 = I make it 40 - might actually make the 50 before the end of the year at this rate
WOW - 49!!! and I might have missed a few, so I'm really impressed with myself Cheesy

21/10/12  Grin Grin Grin more than hit the 50!! (55 plus 3 wips for swaps)

1/1/13 - final count: 68 Grin
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« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2011 10:37:55 AM »

Great lists!  Remember that you can do your list however you want...whatever works for YOU!  I love looking at lists but I confess, I then add so much more to my own list! Cheesy

You can edit and delete and change your list all you want...I am again going to add thumbnails of pics as I complete each item since I like to print it out and save it on a CD...it does give a sense of accomplishment when I feel like I have been doing "nothing"..ha ha

Great start!

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