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    • Rummer
    • By Rummer 25th Dec 09, 10:10 AM
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    Crafting for Christmas 2010, lets begin again......
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    • 25th Dec 09, 10:10 AM
    Crafting for Christmas 2010, lets begin again...... 25th Dec 09 at 10:10 AM
    Not that I am keen ! I just thought it would be good to start early! Since my boiler has died I have decided to make quilts for the family for next year so that we have fabulous warm things to snuggle up to!
    Taking responsibility one penny at a time!
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  • Sallys Savings
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    • 25th Dec 09, 12:13 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 12:13 PM
    Really want to start early...and quilts are top of my list too

    I had stalls at a few craft fayres this year but want to make everything up soooo much earlier than I did. It was all such a rush so I'm going to be making christmasy things straight after boxing day.
    • nuttybabe
    • By nuttybabe 25th Dec 09, 12:32 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 12:32 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 12:32 PM
    I would like to join this year as before xmas I was up till 2am several nights trying to finish sock monkeys!!!!!

    I will definatly be starting shortly after boxing day!
    • thriftyscotslass
    • By thriftyscotslass 25th Dec 09, 1:32 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 1:32 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 1:32 PM
    Yip - I'm in for Xmas 2010.

    Next year, I WILL be a crafting, homemade Goddess - watch out Kirstie.

    Have a fantastic day everyone,
    Thriftyxxx

    • ocemeer
    • By ocemeer 25th Dec 09, 2:25 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 2:25 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 2:25 PM
    Me too, though accidently posted on last years thread - doh ! I loved the roses she made but am more a HM cooking expert so want to try my hand at other things, aim is to crack crochet this year. Looking for a gecko stamp for my labels - I would like the gifts to look a bit more polished this year !!! Anway off to continue with a stocking for next year.
    • msgnomey
    • By msgnomey 25th Dec 09, 3:21 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 3:21 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 3:21 PM
    last year I knitted dishcloths for my mum and gran, they were disappointed not to get them this year as i left it too late, so I will start now for next year lol
    Go hopefully into each new day, enjoy something from every day no matter how small, you never know when it will be your last
  • Gina of course!
    • #7
    • 25th Dec 09, 3:38 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 3:38 PM
    I'm definitely up for this :-)
    • loupoppins
    • By loupoppins 25th Dec 09, 3:52 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 3:52 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 3:52 PM
    ohhhh...meeee

    Very much a craft novice, but managed 7 sock monkeys this year...and lots of home baked stuff!

    Have already started on knitting a bag for DD bday on Jan 14 th.... then will start o Christmas 2010!

    Happy Christmas all!
  • Lelc
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    • 25th Dec 09, 9:28 PM
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    • 25th Dec 09, 9:28 PM
    I'd like to give this a go. I must admit I'm not very crafty but I do like cross stitch. This year I did a picture for my granddaughter but I thought I'd like to do one for my mum and my daughter for next year.
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    • nikki2804
    • By nikki2804 25th Dec 09, 9:41 PM
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    Well after my hampers went down a treat this year I'm definetely in for getting crafty for next year.

    I love getting crafty
    SPC no 046
    Now a MFW!
  • alyssa_liss
    everyone liked my hampers and snowman soup this year , so lets try again next year

  • wanna-b-rich
    Count me in. Had loads of fun, but like many started a little late in the year and ended up with some very late nights!! Going to make a list of things I want to do and then make them throughout the year.
    • CandyB101
    • By CandyB101 25th Dec 09, 11:18 PM
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    nikki2804
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  • janeym8
    yep count me in as well hoping the run up to christmas is better next year than this year-i was making record bowls at 11pm last night but all i made went down well
    this was the first year i have given anything crafty as pressiues and didnt realise how organised i would have to be and how much time things would take but I KNOW FOR NEXT YEAR LOL


    janey xxx
    LIFE IS FOR LIVING-I`VE LEARNT THAT THE HARD WAY
  • elysia2003
    I'd like to join if I may. I love anything crafty (although not very good)! Snowman soups, pots of gold, flannel cakes/muffins and the sweets I made went down brilliantly, and that was only after finding the thread 4 weeks ago - imagine what they would be like after a whole year to plan!!!
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    • CandyB101
    • By CandyB101 26th Dec 09, 12:44 AM
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    I plan on hitting the shops this week to make these for ME NOW, and if successfull will be on the 'to do list' for next years prezzies

    Handwarmers
    http://craftsanity.com/?p=1551

    Feet Warmer Pad (Bed)
    http://sabbespot.blogspot.com/2008/10/feet-warmer-tutorial.html

    Blanket with sleeves
    http://www.sissonfamily.com/Sewingroom/images/2006projects/thesnuglet.pdf
    I'm pretty sure I could find a large cheap fleece throw for much less than buying the real thing.
    Last edited by CandyB101; 26-12-2009 at 12:55 AM.
    • Rummer
    • By Rummer 26th Dec 09, 11:58 AM
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    Ooohhh there are lots of people keen to get crafty! I am looking forward to hearing and seeing all your ideas!
    Taking responsibility one penny at a time!
  • Curlytop40
    I'd like to join if I may? I've just joined the cross stitch thread as well-looks like I'm going to be busy this year! My only idea of something I'd like to make is a garland of stuffed fabric christmas trees as a decoration for next year. Like the idea of the hand warmers as gifts too.
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    • jamtart6
    • By jamtart6 26th Dec 09, 12:49 PM
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    I'm in! I got a sewing machine as a surprise so I'm going to craft all sorts of things next year!

    Being Thrifty Gifty again this year


    • karren
    • By karren 26th Dec 09, 12:59 PM
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    Yippee, im going to start early this year, rendeer food was massive hit and raised loads for the school, and this year Im going to make snowman kisses and suchlike to sell on my stall and make some money for the family too x
    So ill be on here throughout the year xxxxx
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