Crafter's Challenge January 2nd---January 8th, 2022

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Miss JoDee

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Jody, yes I would like to do my own cards... but I run out of time. I would like to learn watercolor which is faster (less stuff to take out too!) and maybe do the cards in watercolor.
could you design one and have it printed? Just a thought.
 

sweetpumkinpye

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Lucie, I think that your paintings would make wonderful gifts for your family and friend.
 

DahliaDoll

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Greetings!

I'm nearing completion of the first mermaid tail afghan. In the studio I got distracted with an idea to make "I Found a Quilted Heart" hearts (FIAQH.com). I've made 3 and am planning to present the idea to the Stitched Together goup today. The idea is to leave a quilted heart in a public place for someone to find. It has a tag on it so that the person who found the heart can go to the website and report finding it. Many of the stories are quite touching. The thought just occurred to me that this might be a fun thing for my grandchildren. I could send them some hearts for Valentine's Day that they could take on hikes, etc. and leave for others.

The Advent season is already behind us, and I hven't really done much of my Rudy January crafting yet.
 

Miss JoDee

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I got into the craft room yesterday and put order back into it. I sorted and boxed potential crafting supplies so I can put together kits at a later day. My next project is to sort through DM's jewelry and make plans for how to share it with other family members.
 

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Miss JoDee

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Lana

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I saw a post yesterday on Crafting with Shabby Tree where people did a wreath, an angel, and a cross from jewerly. Then of course the trees have been around. I have some from my great Aunt Millie (died 1-1-21) and was hoping to make something for her 2 grandsons. Saw the cross and thought it was nice and differnet.

I like the ideal of the intial too!
 

DahliaDoll

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Jody ~ Wonderful idea!

After more FB group machine embroidery inspiration, I spent some time yesterday purchasing some designs and altering and combining them to make a nutcracker table runner for DD. She’s got a perfect place to display it. It feels good to have an idea for her. I might/could make it for her October birthday so she’d have it when she starts decorating for Christmas instead of receiving it on Christmas day. So after the Stitched Together meeting yesterday, Kathy and I went to Joanns where I found the fabric to make it. I'd really like to get started on it today ... but I also need to start dismantling my Christmas decor.
 

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I might/could make it for her October birthday so she’d have it when she starts decorating for Christmas instead of receiving it on Christmas day.
Sounds pretty! That's a good idea for her October b-day and then she could have it for the beginning of the Christmas decorating season!