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Discussion in 'The Creative Spirit' started by sweetpumkinpye, Dec 7, 2019.
We all did incredibly well with crafting in 2019.
Share your crafting plans for 2020 here.
Air clay trinket dishes for Mum and DD ( )
large covered peg for me ( )
large CCS kit for gift closet ( )
knitted wash cloths for me (X)
dog paw ornament (airclay) for DD ( )
embroidery hoop name ornaments for all of us ( )
framed family picture for me ( )
embroidered hanky for DD ( ) this belonged to my dad
knitted socks for family or charity ( )
white, red and green stars ( )
blue and gold felt stars for DrillDance team ( )
These above items were left over from this year, will be sure to add more.
Crocheted Christmas hand towels for work (X)
Knitted coat hangers Mum ( )
Fabric gift bags (X)
Pom Pom Santa for Mum ( )
Net potpourri satchets ( )
Kitchen boa x 2 ( )
Knitted Santa for Mum ( )
Red and white striped knitted cushion ( )
Wooden slices? ( )
Beaded snowmen ( )
Shower melts for Mum and DD ( )
Coathanger snowflake ? ( )
You know me, definitely not the world's little crafter but I have found a design for the MHH 2020 CIJ Ornament Swap and plan to work on it starting in January so I have some finished by the time I find out how many people are participating. Apart from that, Project Life is my only craft (and going back through the last few years to make catch-up December Daily albums because I have SO MANY supplies)!
Good on you. I think if you have an idea grab the material now and go for it. You will be in a good position when it is swap time.
Quilts! 4 for gifts, the pattern is called Winterville I think. 3 others for me. A snowman quilt made from my stash. I couldn’t figure out a pattern but my friend gave me one that she got at her quilt guild. It’s perfect for the large print fabric I have. The other 2 will be from the old clothes my mom saved.
If that’s not enough, I’d like to make more purses and some clothes for me and shirts for my husband. Lap quilts from my stash for the nursing home. I also want to become proficient with my embroidery software.
Not the least overbooked am I?
MM, what a great year of crafting you have planned. Will be interested to follow along.
Can I join you ladies even though what I would like to do isn't a hand craft? It's more like a hobby. I would like to set time aside to write up mini family biographies. I've tried for several years to do this on my own without success. I really need accountability
Mary, sure, the more the merrier. It is great to start the New Year with some plans.
I have an extensive list and it really looks overwhelming …
Valentin’s belated BD gift ~ Growth chart (It's a WIP but doubtful it will be finished this year)
Housewarming gift for friend (January) ~ Chenille wall hanging
Tissue box covers for DD#2 (3)
Hanging basket for DD#2's IKEA organizer
Machine embroidery sample for BDLs
Monthly pillowcases (for Sonja and Julia)
Snowman banner (for Iris to finish with me)
Christmas cards and tuck-ins (hopefully early in the year)
Continue with monthly CCS owls and cats (for Sonja and Julia calendars)
CCS birth record (Valentin)
Knit prayer shawl (for my gift closet)
Valentine’s Day cards (3 minimum)
Valentine’s Day gifts for Sewing Club (12 or more … embellish Pringles cans and put treats in them)
Julia’s BD (February)
*Gift ideas: Chef hat and apron; Superhero cape; or dressKathy’s BD (April) ~ Card
Leslie’s BD (April)
*Gift ideas: Quilted wall hanging (Bears in the window or Iris/Sonja quilt)Iris’ BD (April)
*Gift ideas: ?Susan’s BD (April)
*Gift ideas: Tissue box cover (see her new home colors)Easter cards (April) (4 minimum)
Mother’s Day cards (May) (3)
Karen’s BD (June)
*Gift ideas: scissor fobFather’s Day cards (June) (2)
E&M anniversary card (July)
Matthias' BD card (August)
L&A anniversary card (August)
Emelie’s BD (October)
*Gift ideas: Finish Eugene quiltAnder’s BD card (November)
*Gift ideas: Wood block/machine embroidery nativityShirley’s BD (December 22)
*Gift ideas: Scissor fob; fabric woven basket; knit socksValentin’s BD (December 26)
*Gift ideas: Advent calendar; Floor car quiltFamily Christmas gifts
*Leslie (Elf boots?)
*Sonja ~ pom-pom scarf (purple)
*Emelie (Elf boots?)
*Julia ~ pom-pom scarf (pink … already made)
*Valentin ~ Bedroom décor (woodland animals signs)And maybe even some items for myself along the way (including UFOs) ...
WOW. You ladies are amazing and inspiring. I want to make assorted sizes of rice bags and braided coasters.
DD, another amazing list. I am sure that the folks that you gift to are so thankful, I would be.
I was thinking:
Knit socks (I will try for 4 pairs next year)
40 Christmas ornaments for friends
Scarves with leftover yarn for the homeless
1 shawl for me
A few shawls for gifts
3 felt ornaments for dnieces and nephew
1 crochet rabbit (been saying this for a few years)
Yes! You all are always so inspiring!
I didn't do much this year ... crafting. Last minute crochet hat for DD27 who moved to Vermont in Nov. I made a hat for her boyfriend, as well. I have made things for Etsy, but it's really a hobby to keep me sane dealing with DD16 OCD. My DD said I should try it last year.
Has anyone crocheted socks for gifts?? I was thinking of doing this, starting early .... I have looked at free Lion Brand patterns. Didn't know if someone had a beloved pattern?
the socks I do are knit.
Yeah, I saw that ... but it gave me the idea. Inspiration!
I too am thinking of doing socks. I think I will nit rather than crochet. I will need to find a pattern.
I have done a pair of yoga socks in crochet. the only thing I see is that if knit the cuff is more stretchy. The yoga socks I did the cuff in knit and the rest in crochet.
Love seeing what everyone is planning.
I am adding a matching purse, wallet and cosmetic bag to my list. Will be a gift for a friend.
You guys rock!
All I know is that I'm going to be doing projects with adhesive vinyl and iron-on vinyl - using the Cricut.
I'll make more felt ornaments of course.
The rest is wide open!!!
MM, that sounds like a lovely gift to receive.