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post #41 of 183

The scarf turned out great, Iowa.  Love the idea for the baby hat too.  I made a few baby things out of cream colored wool when I was pregnant with ds1, and then I dyed them boy colors once he came out and I knew he was a he. 

post #42 of 183
Great scarf, Iowa. I love the flowers. And they would look great on a baby girl's beanie.

Are you familiar with this blog www.sandra-cherryheart.blogspot.com
She does some lovely things with crocheted flowers. I love the shawl with cherry edging.
post #43 of 183

Thanks Ladies!  I love it.  

 

Katelove- that blog makes me wish I could crochet.  However somethings in life are just not meant to be lol.  

post #44 of 183
Lovethe scarf!
post #45 of 183
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Originally Posted by iowaorganic View Post

Thanks Ladies!  I love it.  

Katelove- that blog makes me wish I could crochet.  However somethings in life are just not meant to be lol.  

Ugh, I know what you mean. I'm trying to learn but it really doesn't seem to be my thing.
post #46 of 183

Wow, you ladies are so inspired, and inspiring! I'm ready to jump in, too. Like bohemianmama a lot of what I do is try to make my house prettier/more functional, but my ambitions are all over the place. I'm going to track the things I do that qualify as "projects" in my mind, even though they won't all be crafty/photogenic. Here is what I'm working on so far this year:

  1. Make a new baby

  2. Basic cozy blanket for J

  3. Join Herd share

  4. Basic curtains for J's room

  5. MG planting plan

  6. MG master plan

  7. MG contract

  8. Recover dining room chairs

  9. Make cheese: queso fresca & chevre

  10. Parental planning summit & result mapping

  11. Start sourdough starter

  12. New Year's cards (/valentines?)

  13. Business plan

  14. Plan garden expansion/go thru seeds/order seeds

  15. File taxes

post #47 of 183
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Originally Posted by Invierna View Post
 

Wow, you ladies are so inspired, and inspiring! I'm ready to jump in, too. Like bohemianmama a lot of what I do is try to make my house prettier/more functional, but my ambitions are all over the place. I'm going to track the things I do that qualify as "projects" in my mind, even though they won't all be crafty/photogenic. Here is what I'm working on so far this year:

  1. Make a new baby

  2. Basic cozy blanket for J

  3. Join Herd share

  4. Basic curtains for J's room

  5. MG planting plan

  6. MG master plan

  7. MG contract

  8. Recover dining room chairs

  9. Make cheese: queso fresca & chevre

  10. Parental planning summit & result mapping

  11. Start sourdough starter

  12. New Year's cards (/valentines?)

  13. Business plan

  14. Plan garden expansion/go thru seeds/order seeds

  15. File taxes

Good list!  I am expanding our garden as well this year and that will be a lot of projects right there :)

post #48 of 183

2 dishcloths knitted up

 

2/52

 

I still have so much on my list to get done and my kids are really not giving me much time to work on them.

 

-finish DD3's hobby horse

-repair DD1 and DD2's hobby horses (they both broke their sticks, need to replace them)

-make 2 more gnomes to complete DD4's set

-make Waldorf doll for DD4's 1st b-day

-sew upcycled sweater throw pillow

-sew upcycled dress shirt throw pillow

-sew at least 50 sets of diapers for Teeny Tears (100 diapers total, this is a service project to work on w/ DD1)

-sew 3 walker caddies for local retirement home (service project to work on w/ DD)

post #49 of 183
Iowaorganic, fx'd your turn is soon for project #1!!! I had DS at 41+1 (induction for IUGR).

The transition to three kids is so far much less stressful than from #1 to #2. Probably because I have such low expectations, lol. On the other hand, I have had lots of great ideas for projects because I'm not stressing about the kids. I will come back with a few ideas later, when I'm at a computer. Been stalking pinterest and blogs while nursing/rocking baby, lol! We are also going to expand our garden this spring to grow vegetables.
post #50 of 183

Been looking at pinterest for a few ideas for my next project. My twins are sleeping right now, but I got to figure out how to get the rest I need and still do some creating things. Granted these babies are almost 4 weeks old so I need to keep my expectations low. Their sleep allowed me to eat supper with my husband without holding the babies at the same time.  I need to find some cute little boy creations. I know someone recommend Ottobre but I haven't looked into it yet.

post #51 of 183

3/52  

Gave birth :)  

post #52 of 183
Congratulations!
post #53 of 183
Yay Iowa!
post #54 of 183

hooray @iowaorganic! congratulations!

post #55 of 183

Hooray!  Congrats, Iowa!

post #56 of 183
Thread Starter 

WTG IOWA!

post #57 of 183
Thread Starter 

#1 piece of advice to my future self.....FINISH YOUR UFOs LADY! Quit cutting out more things until you sew up what you've got cut out!!! Hear me? Otherwise known as STOP BUYING YARN??

 

1. ruffle scarf (made from the most horrible scratchy yarn ever - but that is what the  reciepitent chose

2. shawl (MINE!)  monets garden shawl

3.queen annes lace scarf

4. bucket hat

5. Ribbon Candy Shawl/Scarf

6. Shawl - covered in lettuce

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8.

9.

10.

 

 

I love love LOVE malabrigo silky merino yarn and even though  both shawls yarn is fromt he same dye lot I love how the dye adhers to the yarn differently.  Art is beautiful!

post #58 of 183
Congratulations, Iowa!! Welcome little one.

This is my list as it stands at the moment. It's going to be a big year for babies it seems. Not mine but several close friends and family members.

1. Kindy shorts for DD1 x3 pairs
2. Kindy backpack for DD1 (Jan) This is what I'm working on at the moment. I'm using the Birch fabrics "Little Hitchhiker's" tutorial but I've enlarged it slightly.
3. A couple of totes for me to keep sewing projects in.
4. Storybook Toys "cottontail rabbit" x2. Easter presents for DD1 & DD2 (April)
5. Lap quilt and pillow x2 for DD1 & DD2. I've had the fabric for this for nearly two years.
6. Quilt for my nephew/niece (May)
7. Notebook cover. DH has asked me to do this for his work notebooks.
8. Trousers for me x2 pairs.
9. Knit shirts for me x2.
10. Teacup pincushion
11. Cushion for playroom
12. Rectangular casserole dish carrier
13. Round casserole dish carrier
14. Felt Christmas decorations. I have a magazine with patterns for some folk art-style birds, reindeer etc and I also want to do the pointsettia on nana-company blog's Christmas label-a-thon from last year.
15. Baby quilt (June)
16. Baby quilt (August)

That's all on my list for now. I'm currently working on the backpack which needs to be finished by next Tuesday when DD1 starts kindy.
post #59 of 183

Made a quickie crochet hat yesterday/today

 


5/52

post #60 of 183

I know this is cheating because I would have to do it anyway, but I'm totally counting the science fair project we worked on all day yesterday and today.  Holy crap - it was a LOT of work!  And she's only 7!

 

3/52

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