free pattern grandma’s a touch of south west afghan

This is one of three afghans that I received for my wedding many years ago.  This one is from my husbands grandmother on his mother's side.  This won her 1st place at the Lincoln County Fair in Nevada one year.

Make starting chain as long as you wish to make the afghan start with a tail and leave a tail at the end of every row when you cut the yarn at the end of every row.

below is the rest of the pattern pretty simple really

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Sugar is Sweet…and so are these

 detail cupcakes

I have been playing with cup cakes, butter-cream frosting and royal icing  as of late.  Here are a few pictures of that playing around.
My kids had fun with all the cupcakes pictured because they got to eat some of them.
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Just a few hats

My daughter is trying to raise funds for a school field trip that happens in June of 2013.  The trip cost $3,000.00.  These are items we are making to try and sell to raise that money as the school will not be doing fund raisers the students have to figure out how to raise the money themselves.  So I am donating my time and supplies to her and she will make some ammigurumi too and add those to this page too.  Most items are one of a kind unless you do a special order which will take a little more time to make but happy to do it.
To learn more go here.

special order  in Any High School monogram AHS or colors
one size fits most adults
please specify stripes or checks

high school Monogram hat #2 stripped backhigh school Monogram hat
OOAK One of a kind  Already made ready to ship
Adult x-large
taxi hat
OOAK one of a kind Already made ready to ship
LOVE hat

One size fits most adults
Love hat

August RPLAL is in the process

august pattern started

I have been working on the August RPLAL too not just revisiting April's pansy doily.
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Pansy Doily all basted

pansy doily all basted
I have the pansy doily all basted and have started to weave in all those tails.
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Day 4 and Day 5 and RPL cord

Day 4
dress with matching slip

I waited 1 day to post the last two items in the heirloom sewing becasue I was working on posting the free lace pattern yesterday.  This would have been a 7 day set but I decided to show the matching sets the dress with matching slips together instead of separate so this is the last post of heirloom baby dresses for  a while.
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