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« Reply #840 on: April 08, 2013 05:31:49 AM »

Sad sorry to hear that ysmeine!
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« Reply #841 on: April 08, 2013 06:47:33 AM »

Oh ysmeine, that stinks.  Undecided
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« Reply #842 on: April 08, 2013 03:36:30 PM »

Greetings Everyone,

I did manage to use a bit of my fabric woohoo. Been using a bit of clay as well. But I can't post that till swaps are done.

So on to what I can post
 
Two gifts I made for the CNA's at one of the nursing homes where I have clients.
The first is an apron from This Tutorial
http://ana-white.com/2012/03/plans/work-apron

It has a total of five pockets two large in the back and three mid size in the front.  The thing I liked about this apron was the fact it has canvas fabric as the backing. So it will last a while.



Nice wide front, yet not too long



The second item was a Market bag, just a really simple shopping bag. I don't think I really liked the way it came out. Would change a few things if I use the pattern again.

here is where I got it.
http://www.screamingmimisewingroom.blogspot.com/2013/02/free-market-tote-pattern.html

And here is how mine came out. The person I was making it for said what she wanted and it was the closest I could find.  She liked it, so that is what counts.



All in all a bit of fabric gone, People happy with what I made them, so on to the next projects. LOL

I do have a bit more I have been working on. But can't post till SWAPs are done.

well and wonderment
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« Reply #843 on: April 10, 2013 05:08:30 AM »

Project 17 using only items from my stash

Made these for a customer - fabric backed embroidered burp clothes Smiley

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« Reply #844 on: April 10, 2013 06:48:59 AM »

texscrapper--very nice project for babies!  did you embroider on flannel?

carolmb--love the apron...it looks like it would be a good size for actually being practical as well for the CNAs!

jfer007--cute fezmitts!  I see that your Dr. Who projects were featured on the home page!!
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I have missed too much! I just finished a wonderful swap, two crafts made from stash materials were:

Wall art which focused on my swap partners liking of love hearts and thankfully used up quite a bit of yarn, thread and a tiny bit of fabric.

An ice crystal pin which used little of anything up except my time but gave me a ridiculous amount of joy in return.
Now that the swap is over it is time to craft something for myself and reduce that stash and that is why I tore apart every cushion on our couch last night:

If we want to be comfortable again, I just have to use up some fabric stash and make some cushion covers  Grin

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« Reply #846 on: April 11, 2013 04:47:12 AM »

texscrapper--very nice project for babies!  did you embroider on flannel?

I used prefolded cloth diapers. My customer loved the diapers as burp clothes, but wanted to dress them up a bit. I have two more orders for this type of burp cloth, so more stash to be used!
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« Reply #847 on: April 11, 2013 08:24:15 AM »

Thanks for that info, texscrapper! I think I might have to stick to flannel since for some reason, I have about twelve yards of the stuff...I forgot why! Cheesy

I love your little ice crystal pin, Jess!  is it on wool?  The wall art is beautiful....such soothing colors!

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« Reply #848 on: April 11, 2013 08:52:28 AM »

I just pinned the wreath.  I love it!
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« Reply #849 on: April 11, 2013 03:24:04 PM »

jfer, love the Who stuff! Especially the mittens. Do the fez tops fold back or come off?

carol, pretty apron!

tex, i really like the embroidery on the burp cloths. And the fabric backing is a great idea.

Jess, the yarn/heart art hanging is pretty! Love the colors. Super like the art crystal pin.
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