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Topic: 50 Projects 2014--Let's continue the craftiness!  (Read 112489 times)
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« Reply #100 on: January 01, 2014 03:35:04 AM »

I decided to start working on the horror that is my craft room.  It quite often gets used as "hurry up and hide that, company is coming!"  So it is nearly always someplace FEMA should be visiting.  Tongue

In working on the one tiny corner, I got rid of a whole bag full of "what on earth is this here for???" junk, and...5 WIP hooplas.  Adding them to my list now.  Then making more coffee and going back in. 
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« Reply #101 on: January 01, 2014 04:57:28 AM »

I feel almost guilty about posting this as a completed project.  But, I was working on my craft room, and found it.  Half-finished, and it emptied out a small crafting tote by finishing it up. 

I call it a win, because it's "done" and because it gave me an empty plastic storage thingy to help organize.

It's from my experimental period of "attempting to learn to crochet".  I successfully learned to make long skinny crochet strings.  I have yet to successfully pass that stage.  So I took a bunch of them, and braided a couple together.  then I took the whole bunch of them, and knotted them together, and made this "infinity scarf". 


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« Reply #102 on: January 01, 2014 06:35:01 AM »

that is a great start to the year dewshinesdopp  Smiley if you can crochet chains you can master the other stitches  Cheesy

I have more WIPS to add to my list as I found unfinishednPIGS* in Yarnia when I was organising. I found two knit sweaters for hubby and two crochet blankets  Roll Eyes

*Projects In Grocery Sacks  Wink
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« Reply #103 on: January 01, 2014 07:52:44 AM »

I have also started on my list.  I couldn't sleep in this morning for some reason, so I started carving spoons.  I've finished the bowl portion for three spoons.

Your chocolate scones look delicious.  I also don't count cooking and baking as projects, simply because I never think about it.  Smiley
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« Reply #104 on: January 01, 2014 07:53:37 AM »

I'm knitting a pair of socks. I finished the first sock on Saturday, and the second should hopefully done by the weekend. Today I'm trying a new recipe, I'll count it as a project because I'm going to be tweaking the recipe a bit.
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« Reply #105 on: January 01, 2014 09:00:53 AM »

that is a great start to the year dewshinesdopp  Smiley if you can crochet chains you can master the other stitches  Cheesy



LOL!  People have been telling me that since I was 5 years old and learning with my grandmother.  I'm 42 now, and have had multiple people try to teach me.  I'm pretty sure ineptitude is where I shall remain.  Smiley
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« Reply #106 on: January 01, 2014 09:37:59 AM »

whoo hoo!  What better way to start the new year?!  By ignoring the WIPs and starting a new project!  Cheesy  And learning a new technique!  woot!  I'm starting an entrelac scarf!  Been meaning to learn this for a few years and today is the day.  So far...  not as hard as I thought it would be.  Cheesy
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« Reply #107 on: January 01, 2014 10:13:00 AM »

You guys are amazing...and I am adding myself to the list because I am almost done making my "suede" skirt that has been in my fabric bin for at least ten years... Hemming it up as I watch Boardwalk Empire all day! Grin

I hope to wear it tomorrow if I can find my brown boots!  They are lost in craft room clutter...
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« Reply #108 on: January 01, 2014 11:59:52 AM »

Oh boy...I totally FAILED last year!  Embarrassed There was soo much going on, or going wrong it was just...gone before I could blink!   :'
So....Im going to copy over my original list (Which I got not a dern thing done!)  Huh then add to it as see if maybe this year will be luckier for me!

Ok here is my 2013 list......

DOLL HOUSE PROJECTS
1. Finish Mouse House.
2. Make Kitty cat Dollhouse
3. Finish "Queen of Hearts" house.
4. make templates of all "HOUSES" so can reproduce them.
5. Figure out floor plans for "Grimaulde Place"
6. "..." for "Shell Cottage"
7. "..." for house used in "The Woman in Black"
8. Dis-assemble the 4 crash computers and turn into DH's.

SEWING?CROCHETING PROJECTS
8. Finish Lily's (GD) afghan.
9. Make Brooklin's (S-GD)
10. ".." Rily's (GS)
11. ".." Max's (GS)
12. ".." Gavins (S-GS)
13. ".." Aarons (Son)
15. '.." Sharra a 3rd one (She paid for 1st 2) I promise I dont favor  
14. make DH another one.
15. Repair quilt I made DH 25yrs ago.....
16. Make leather tooled holster and kife sheaths for DH I promised!
17. Sew DH old jean legs into window quilts (10)
18 ".." for cupboard.
19. Make 2 dog beds. 1 X-lard, 1 large.
20. make 2 cat ones!
21. Make Bellydancing belt & halter.
22. Finish Goddess crocheted dolls.
23. make Gundam wing boys animugumi.
24. make 12 more for the animugurmi craft-along I've joined.
25. Make a crocheted Poppet.
26. Make crocheted "dont blink" angel.
27. make the "Mary-Janes" slippers for all family.
28. Finish animugumi Goddess Dolls WIP
29. Make belly dancing outfit and shimmy belt. (Non crocheted version)
30. Make crocheted shawl.
21. make bed doll.
22. make undies for 140 +? barbie dolls. (your to old for dolls says family)
23. make slips for said dolls says I!    
24. make cat aghan (cat faced one) will post link later.
25. Make crocheted yo-yo aghan.
26. Make Harry Potter face one..
27. VOIDED
28. "  " Barbie-doll Dont blink angel! (several!) shivers  
29. Make: cuttlefish, squid and octopuss for bathroom.
30. Make crocheted poptab purse.
31. "  " plarn bag.

PAPER  PARAPHINELIA
32. Make the 52 Reasons why I love you deck for DH.
33. make list of books for insurance purposes.
34. Make a tree of life pendent for x-Mas prezzies
35. Put together all the geneo stuff per surname.
(Got back to 900 AD for some! Crests and all!)
36. go thru all the box's of photos and copy.
37. make copies of BC's, DC's and wills, lists of what we have and what goes were.
38. Finish all the letters for all the kids...(kinda like journals)
39. Type up and illustrate grand'dad's pharmacopia from 1850's and maybe try to republish.
40. Write letter to both aunts and both uncles and send some pics.
41. Try to get past the brick walls on the geneo trails.
42. Same for the story prompts!

 2014 ITEMS TO DO!
43. Crocheted a block a month...(a old CAL on this site)
44. Make bead dolls after some of the new anime I like (got 14 ideas so far)
45. "  " a crochet sack boy (and diff version based off the main pattern)
46. "  " paper bowls with magazine pages.
47. "  " hot pads for 2014 X-mas prezzies.
48. "  " wigs for the ebay 18" dolls I have won. (7)
49. "  " a leather purse for me!
50. "  " for each of the SIL's

(Will add more as I think of things! LOL)




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« Reply #109 on: January 01, 2014 12:10:36 PM »

Great projects so far everyone:) 

Bushbaby I'm going to count baking as long as it's a gift for someone else. Hence the picture of my vegan banana chocolate chip muffins below! (I made them for some friends we visited on New Year's Eve). Your scones look tasty.

Dewshinedopp I think your infinity scarf is lovely - I'd be happy if I made that.

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