#MicroblogMonday – I had something

I had a cute/witty/funny title and short blog post for today and then I forgot what it was that I wanted to write. Instead you get a rambling me with nothing really important to say.

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I have several craft projects in the works and not much energy to get them fully started or completed.
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I have enough buttons, bought second hand, to make heaps of cards, bracelets, necklaces or anything else my kids and I desire.
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I’ve got zippers to make flowers.
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Cloth to sew bags and veggie/fruit bags, doll blankets and more.
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I’ve even got a skirt to make (I’ve had the fabric for at least two years) and a dress to take in. I just need to get my behind in gear.

What projects do you have in the works or want to have in the works?

MicroblogMonday For more microposts, go visit Mel’s post at Stirrup Queens.

#MicroblogMonday – cloth letters

Yesterday I started sewing Paxlet some cloth letters.
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I got the idea from Twin Talk, who in turn got it from someone else. They were easy and fun to make. I plan to make the entire alphabet, plus maybe a couple extras of the most used letters. First, I need to buy more of the quilt batting before I can make the rest of the alphabet.
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I realized only after I had made the S that the pretty patterned side isn’t the “right” side. 😦

 

At the request of Paxlet and Mr Siili, I also quickly sewed a blanket and pillow for Paxlet’s Ghost (nightlight), so that it would have a bed of its own and not need to share his blanket at night. He has enough other toys/stuffed animals that share his blanket. (And even more if we would let him.)
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The cloth for these projects is re-purposed clothes and an old Muumi (Moomin) pillow case.

MicroblogMonday For more microposts, go visit Mel’s post at Stirrup Queens.