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Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-28-2014, 11:40 AM
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Posted By iowaorganic
I am not vegetarian- but I have a son who is...

I am not vegetarian- but I have a son who is gluten and sugar free- basically low glycemic.  I have started cooking for him using Trim Healthy Mama recipes.  They are great recipes and I think many...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-21-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
I have never knit in intarsia.  I am not sure I...

I have never knit in intarsia.  I am not sure I even spelled it correctly.  It is a beautiful sweater though.  I am sewing today!  Well in-between nursing the baby and breaking up fights over which...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   05-15-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
21/52- pillowcases.     Angelorum- WOW!  I...

21/52- pillowcases.  
 
Angelorum- WOW!  I love the pink floral dress!  You look amazing in it :)  It is girly fun and classy- great job.  
 
Okimom!  Congratulations on the baby!  
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Forum: Arts & Crafts   04-15-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
19/52- made myself the easiest a line skirt...

19/52- made myself the easiest a line skirt ever.  It is seriously 2 pieces with an elastic waist- but if doesn't look like that on.
 
20/52- made myself another because I love it.
 
Ok.  So I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-25-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
17/52- I made myself a matching sewing machine...

17/52- I made myself a matching sewing machine cover.
18/52- made 3 oil zippered pouches to give away.
 
I had high hopes for today- they just didn't materialize.  But a really great phonics...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-12-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
16/52 Made myself a cute cross body grey and...

16/52
Made myself a cute cross body grey and white chevron bag.  It is perfect but I need to make a cool flower embellishment.  I also made several little zippered pouches- one for my oils to keep...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-08-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
Angelorum! I love those- post the pattern...

Angelorum! I love those- post the pattern please!!!  They look like sport or worsted- which is the only possible way I will do socks in the future :)
 
Springshowers- how awesome on the serger! I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-06-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
14/52- made myself a cute serger cover.  

14/52- made myself a cute serger cover.  
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-04-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
Angleorum- Is that the central park hoodie?  I...

Angleorum- Is that the central park hoodie?  I knit two of them and hate how my button holes are.  I knit them in the button band and they stretch out weird and I just hate hate hate them.  My...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-03-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
13/52  finished the boxes and filled 3 of them...

13/52  finished the boxes and filled 3 of them with dvds to keep them away from my overly destructive children.  I am sooooo sick of finding them all over the house.    I filled the other box with...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
I am hoping that this weekend I can get a lot of...

I am hoping that this weekend I can get a lot of crafting done. I need to finish up some things that are just sitting there mocking me.  I have a patio scrap skirt that needs to be lengthened since...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-21-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
9/52 I made a cute little baby dress and one...

9/52
I made a cute little baby dress and one for my oldest daughters doll Molly.  
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-19-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
8/52  I replaced the zippers in two hoodies for...

8/52  I replaced the zippers in two hoodies for my kids ($6 in freaking zippers- geez) and I patched the stupid crotches in 3 pairs of jeans.  Not pretty but no more man parts showing.  Can you tell...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-16-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by lilacvioletiris http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-13-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
lilac- I love that fairytale dress!  Going on my...

lilac- I love that fairytale dress!  Going on my list for my little girls :)
 
7/52.  not super exciting- but yesterday we had 2 girls over to play and one wanted to play outside and the other and...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-10-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by zebra15 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-09-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
AfricanQueen- YES!  I love it!  I think the...

AfricanQueen- YES!  I love it!  I think the homeschool group would love my quilting scraps :)  
 
5/52- new curtains for my sewing room :)  because....
6/52- it is clean!  Still needs more things...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-08-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
OK. I have crossed the line to hoarder....

OK. I have crossed the line to hoarder.  Seriously.  I have been working on it all day and it is awful!  I have 4 huge bins of scrap fabric!  It is absurd!  I think I am going make DD a new quilt...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-07-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
So. If you love repurposing in your crafting-...

So. If you love repurposing in your crafting- where do you draw the line?  That illusive line of being a freaking hoarder vs. saving/being frugal?  some things are easy- others are hard.  That is...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By iowaorganic
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by WaywardLady http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1395252/anyone-knit-or-do-counted-cross-stitch#post_17563342)...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   02-03-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
Ohhh no.  My friend who borrowed the upholstery...

Ohhh no.  My friend who borrowed the upholstery machine wants to come organize my sewing room on Friday.  I really don't want help...  She is super organized and I am just embarrassed...  So I shall...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   02-03-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By iowaorganic
Baby clothes seem to accumulate.  I have 6 kids....

Baby clothes seem to accumulate.  I have 6 kids.  I have never NOT been given plenty of little sleepers and outfits.  I finally purged all my baby clothes after #4 because it had reached a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   02-02-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 356
Posted By iowaorganic
OP-  I agree not to over complicate things.  In...

OP-  I agree not to over complicate things.  In Iowa compulsory age is 6-16.  I wouldn't worry before then- real life is  going to teach them a lot by that time.  We do a LOT of read alouds at our...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-30-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
Cute baby!  Cute sweater as well!   4/52....

Cute baby!  Cute sweater as well!
 
4/52.  DD and I painted some onsies for my baby and one for my friends baby.  We used paint pens and it was just fun- though not a big project by any means :)...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-19-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 3,796
Posted By iowaorganic
3/52   Gave birth :)  

3/52  
Gave birth :)  
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