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« Reply #1560 on: March 16, 2013 09:18:04 PM »

Finished a quilt, 8 shirt bags and 8 earbud bags for a charity event this evening.  I'm counting the quilt as 2 projects because I spent hours digitizing the shamrock for quilting and ended up learning a bunch of new things. 

Didn't get a picture of the earbud bags. 

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« Reply #1561 on: March 17, 2013 01:54:50 AM »

waggons west - that is one awesome quilt! and the shamrock is gorgeous -  Grin

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« Reply #1562 on: March 17, 2013 02:08:13 AM »

Wagonswest - that is a really cool quilt.  I love how vibrant the colours are.  Cool

Well, I got another thing marked off my list yesterday. I finished the 'Goddess bracelet Bead instruction' leaflet and got it all printed. No photo to show as it's for a workshop I'm teaching in a month. I had hoped to have done it a xmas time but, hey, at least I now have time to properly sort my beads before my bead groups  weekend away in April.  Grin

I am also almost finished my 'Secret Surprise' gift for my sister - I'm hoping to get it posted real soon as it comes under the March challenges "non-fabric" and "nature"

And speaking of the March challenge, when I read through the categories it suddenly reminded me I have a ball of gorgeous green yarn I got in the 'UK Stash busting Swap' of 2010. I received a fantastic box of goodies from BoyceMachine. As I said in the post at the time, normally 100% wool against my skin freaks me out but this ball is so soft I loved it straight away.  I have a pettern from a knitting magazine a freid ripped out and gave to me for a simple cabled headband which I now realise is the perfect use of this yarn. So I made up my 'kit' this morning:

As soon as I have finished my 'Skoosh' shawl for my mum (which could be today) I will get started on this one. Hopefully I can finish it within the month!  Cheesy

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« Reply #1563 on: March 17, 2013 03:21:23 AM »

Bushbaby - I love that green yarn, it is beautiful. I just checked out the skoosh shawl too, now added to my favourites on rav!! Like I'm ever going to get round to doing them all.

Waggonswest - Loving the green quilt too, mine is firmly stuck in the PHD pile. I learnt that acronym yesterday from one of my quilting newsletters, 'projects half done', it makes me happier than ufo's  Wink

I have made a simple necklace from embroidery thread, I shall post it later and make a start on the hat that was supposed to be ready for end of January.

« Reply #1564 on: March 17, 2013 06:07:00 AM »

Every time I stop by this thread, there are great new projects! Love the Potter potions cabinet and the caravan! I wish I had the patience for quilting... Really pretty!

My hand has finally healed enough for me to start crafting again, plus it is Spring Break week, so I'm looking forward to a craft marathon this week!

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« Reply #1565 on: March 17, 2013 09:54:25 AM »

Faux chocolate bunnies for easter!

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« Reply #1566 on: March 17, 2013 10:27:42 AM »

Okay well I finally got the sweater done, I was thinking back to when I actually started it, about 5 and a half years ago.

Ya can see it here.


so another off the list, and I am working on the star throw as well. sooner or later I shall have it done LOL

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« Reply #1567 on: March 17, 2013 11:12:23 AM »

Lovely quilt and sweater!

Those faux chocolate bunnies are awesome, though I wish they were real!  Smiley

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« Reply #1568 on: March 17, 2013 04:16:15 PM »

I made some wallart for myself!


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« Reply #1569 on: March 17, 2013 04:46:25 PM »

kaz, I like that! It's a nifty piece of art.

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