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    • nimbo
    • By nimbo 2nd Jan 17, 8:29 PM
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    Stash Busting 2017 - I WILL use my mountains of craftstash before buying more!
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    • 2nd Jan 17, 8:29 PM
    Stash Busting 2017 - I WILL use my mountains of craftstash before buying more! 2nd Jan 17 at 8:29 PM
    Hi crafters,

    Using the concept from the 2016 thread (and goingback as far as 2014 I think...) - originally set up by 'Crafting Mad' - this is hopefully to keep us all on track - and to help us all plough through our crazy big stashes...

    Welcome to the new 2017 stash busters thread.

    You can find the 2016 thread here:-
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5386359

    Well done to all the crafters who took part in 2016. Everyone was amazing and the thread helped so many people that hopefully 2017 can be the same.

    For those of you who are new here are a quick recap of the (very loose) rules:-

    The rules of the challenge are simple.

    You can make anything you like but everything you make must be made using items from your current stash.

    You are allowed to print things from cds etc and print any photos etc which may be needed for scrap booking pages but you must not buy any new stash until your target has been met (except for if it is something to enable you to finish of a project such as adhesive etc).

    However this challenge is just for fun so if you do sin (and I'm sure there will be many - with me at the top of the list!!) then post for forgiveness and keep creating and having fun xxx

    So who's with me this year? Tell me your target and you'll be added to the list Old and new members are welcomed alike

    Anyone can join in at any time

    Happy stash busting

    Stashbuster - 2014 98/100 - 2015 175/200 - 2016 501 / 500 2017 - 3 / 500
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    • rosie51
    • By rosie51 23rd Jul 17, 2:20 PM
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    rosie51
    Loving the cards cakes and the quilt and glad to hear teddy survived his surgery and is well recovered.
    Sewed up 7 little knitted hats last night for the local scbu, I'll add them to my bag and deliver when I'm next passing.
    Hope everyone is well.
    Originally posted by mrs-moneypenny
    You always sound so busy, do you sew/knit for your self.
    Last edited by rosie51; 23-07-2017 at 6:54 PM. Reason: spelling
    No money, no worry. I am alive and that is all that matters

    2017 Makes from stash
    7/100
    • magical
    • By magical 26th Jul 17, 9:04 PM
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    magical
    Made another makeup bag today. I'm taking them to MIND tomorrow so they can hopefully sell them. New total 16/20 that means I'm nearly at my target. Yippee x
    Comping for christmas x
    Thankyou to all posters
    • nimbo
    • By nimbo 26th Jul 17, 9:16 PM
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    nimbo
    Congratulations on the makes.

    And nearly meeting your target I hope the sale goes well.

    I have managed to cut I *think* 104 15cm squares. Some of one fabric and other of three strips sewn together then cut down.

    I've sewn 7 strips of 8 squares together. There's another 5 to sew. In my head this quilt was going to be much bigger. Haha.

    Stashbuster - 2014 98/100 - 2015 175/200 - 2016 501 / 500 2017 - 3 / 500
    • butterfly2001
    • By butterfly2001 28th Jul 17, 7:18 PM
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    my attempt at a bit of crafting http://s1175.photobucket.com/user/butterfly_2008/media/20245624_885350266650_6233256172544844898_n_zpso91 vk3xe.jpg.html
    A big thank you to all those who post on the forum and make it a worthwhile place!!!

    • greentiger
    • By greentiger 5th Aug 17, 10:49 PM
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    Today I rescued a school badge from one school pinafore and sewed it onto another for my granddaughter.

    This week I got 2 cards made.

    This one for a birthday
    Ethan by Bobbie Doctor, on Flickr

    And this one for my husband for our wedding anniversary (no 46, eek!)
    2.8.17 by Bobbie Doctor, on Flickr
    Stashbusting 125/200
    17 in 17 Challenge 11/17
    Reading Challenge 16/40
    Film Challenge 27/52
    • rosie51
    • By rosie51 6th Aug 17, 7:45 PM
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    They are lovely well done.
    No money, no worry. I am alive and that is all that matters

    2017 Makes from stash
    7/100
    • rosie51
    • By rosie51 6th Aug 17, 7:46 PM
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    rosie51
    Lovely cards.
    No money, no worry. I am alive and that is all that matters

    2017 Makes from stash
    7/100
    • nimbo
    • By nimbo 7th Aug 17, 8:45 AM
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    All of the cards look lovely.

    I've managed to stay busy. I've finished the quilt. If is smaller than I thought bur it looks good. The binding is a little messy. But it was a lesson for next time.

    I hope you're feeling better magical.

    I'm off today. But am on call for a session - while secretly hoping they don't call in so I can enjoy my day of holiday. Haha

    Stashbuster - 2014 98/100 - 2015 175/200 - 2016 501 / 500 2017 - 3 / 500
    • greentiger
    • By greentiger 9th Aug 17, 8:52 PM
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    greentiger
    Cards again.
    9.8.17 by Bobbie Doctor, on Flickr

    and I mended DH's trousers.
    Stashbusting 125/200
    17 in 17 Challenge 11/17
    Reading Challenge 16/40
    Film Challenge 27/52
    • greentiger
    • By greentiger 13th Aug 17, 9:39 PM
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    greentiger
    3 more badges reclaimed from last year's uniforms and reused on this year's.

    Hope you are all well and busy crafting.
    Stashbusting 125/200
    17 in 17 Challenge 11/17
    Reading Challenge 16/40
    Film Challenge 27/52
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