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« Reply #10 on: December 09, 2013 07:24:22 PM »

@stillatthetop - I also don't want to put candy in the advent calendar. I've been mostly putting activities to do together written on decorated card stock in the pockets - some of them are: decorate the tree, watch a Christmas movie and have popcorn, color a Christmas picture, decorate a gingerbread house, make a gingerbread boy, have hot cocoa, sing Christmas songs, etc. He is also getting some Hot Wheels cars, a handmade car wallet to put the cars in for traveling, a handmade crayon and coloring pad travel case, and a Christmas coloring book.

Thanks for the tips! I always iron a lot while putting my projects together, and I change my needles often. I didn't try starch though. I'm planning to start buying higher quality fabrics now, but I still have a bunch of fabric I've purchased over the last few years that probably isn't great. Do you just use the regular starch you would use when ironing laundry?
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« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2013 06:39:26 AM »

You did a beautiful job on this!
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« Reply #12 on: December 12, 2013 08:22:01 AM »

Congratulations! This has been chosen as a Featured ProjectSmiley
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« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2013 02:52:31 PM »

@rackycoo - Wow! Thanks for letting me know.  Smiley
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« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2014 08:12:08 PM »

This is so pretty, I love the different Christmas fabrics you used!
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