Seasonal Centerpiece

Recently I stumbled upon several projects my daughter completed as an Explorer.  To complete the Home Decorating Merit Badge, she created a set of interchangeable Seasonal centerpieces.  

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A Hat For Me

As a knitter, I give away more projects than I keep. Home-made projects make great Christmas gifts.  Since most of the projects I am working on will be gifts, I am not ready to reveal them. But have no fear, my needles have been very busy.

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Family Camp Cup

The weather is cooler. The leaves are starting to fall. It must be camping season.

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Sewing Kits for Operation Christmas Child

American Heritage Girls is proud to support Samaritan’s Purse and Operation Christmas Child in bringing the good news of Christ to children all over the world.

In order to complete the Textile Arts merit badge, my daughter organized a service project, for her unit, to make sewing kits to include in our troop’s OCC boxes. sewing-kit-2 Continue reading

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Hair Ties for Operation Christmas Child

hair-tiesMy daughter and I were excited to find a cute sewing project that she could make to include in our troops Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes.  Using up my stash of scrap fabric she was able to make these adorable hair ties. Continue reading

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Reversible Skirt for a Doll

This month, I am trying to clean out all of my old files.  I often have projects that I have completed, and photographed, but failed to share them on my blog.

My daughter made this reversible doll skirt as an Explorer in order to complete her sewing merit badge.

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Citrus Hat

Now that fall is officially upon us, it is time to start knitting winter hats.  I have had this free pattern lying around for a while.  Needing an easy project to take with me, I dug this pattern out of my pile and grabbed some yarn that was given to me.  Continue reading

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