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Thread: Laundry Gift for my friend.

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    Laundry Gift for my friend.

    Today I surprised my dear friend with a surprise birthday party at one of her favorite restaurants. She was surprised right up until we went to sit down. Three other friends joined us.

    My friend hangs her clothes outdoors even throughout the winter so I decided to make her a clothespin hanger. She loved it. I also made her a fabric matching card to go along with her present.
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    Linda

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    What a great birthday surprise for your friend! And the gifts you made are just so cute! Lucky friend!

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    ​Very cute!

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    Very cute!!!!

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    I wish I could hang my clothes outside but there is too much agriculture dust here. Your present is so cute.
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    This is so cute! It reminded me of my grandmother's clothespin bag. I'm pretty certain that hers, was a toddler sized dress belonging to one of my aunts. How that must have brought back wonderful memories every time she hung out the clothes on the line. Thanks for sharing!

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    Very cute! Lucky friend!
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    You are an Awesome friend, I think my BD is coming up LOL. It is so great to get not only a gift you will use but one as cute as that is a bonus. Good job.

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    Adorable! The perfect gift.

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    Thank you for your kind comments. I admire my friend so much. She is faithful to hang all of her laundry up. She has 3 different kinds of arthritis and severe back problems yet she doesn't skip a beat when it comes to her laundry.

    Linda

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    Love hanging my sheets and towels outside, but unfortunately we don't have wash lines at our house. I'm trying to convince someone that we could really use them.

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    too cute to be legal

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    That is so CUTE !!
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    What a very nice surprise - all of the way down to the special gifts!

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    I like hanging out bed linens and kitchen towels. Bath towels not so much...prefer the softness of the dryer.
    Some communities around me have municipal codes that prohibit clothes lines!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kathidahl View Post
    I like hanging out bed linens and kitchen towels. Bath towels not so much...prefer the softness of the dryer.
    Some communities around me have municipal codes that prohibit clothes lines!!
    That is sad.

    Linda

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    It's very cute.

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    Such a cute & thoughtful gift

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    Loved the card too. What size needle and what weight card stock do you use for adorable card?
    Mary Jane Flikke

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    I love the clothespin bag. I need to find a pattern and make one for my daughter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flikkem View Post
    Loved the card too. What size needle and what weight card stock do you use for adorable card?
    I will check and get back to you. I just used the needle I had sewn several items with and the card stock was a set of 8 blank cards with envelopes I bought at CraftWarehouse. But, I am sure Michaels, Hobby Lobby and other craft stores have them.

    For a swap in December I made a matching card also. I think I may never buy a card again. I used a glitter gel pen to add to the design... simple and quick.
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    Linda

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    http://sewextremeseams.blogspot.com/

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    Very cute! I am sure she loved it!

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    Really cute and useful! Fun gift!
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    That is adorable...

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