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dakotadee

dakotadee
Date Joined: June 30, 2009
Last Online: March 20, 2019
Birthday: March 31
Country: United States

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I am married with 1 daughter and 1 grand daughter, 4 fur kids..( 2 fat cats ,1 skinny yarn loving cat and one ornery cat ) I retired in 2016 and now just a full time care giver for my hubby. I love swapping but sometimes taking care of my hubby gets in way of my rating,ect. A gentle reminder please when I am late on rating.

With hubby needing more attention, I am limiting how many swaps I do so I can get them out on time. I am open to private swaps.If we talked about one but I didn't get back to you, recontact me. If hubby is being more challenging, I go into survival mode and forget my fun stuff.

About Me

I'm a Christian. I like sewing with fabric creating quilts out of other people's left overs. Most of my quilts go out to local needs. I been in Girl Scouts since 1993. I worked with 2 different troops til they graduated and am now a helper for the Cadette troop where my granddaughter is a member.No more paperwork! Yah!!! I am born and raised in South Dakota growing up on a farm.I still live in SD. I have 5 sisters and 1 brother with 11 nieces and nephews and 2 great nephews.

Favorite Music

I like the music from the 70's, ethic music and christian .

Favorite Television

When I watch TV, it is CSI type shows. Trying to figure out how they do the lab work interest me. Lately, Alaska, the last frontier. It reminds me of my childhood in many ways.

Favorite Crafts

I love work with fabric..creating something of beauty and usefulness from scraps. Most of my quilts go to local needs.

When not sewing, I crochet baby sweaters for preemies to use going home and afghans for future gifts. I also knit loom hats for kids in need.

I like to do crazy quilting with beads, lace & ribbons ect but that is in the summer. The cold here makes my hands hurt too much then.

I love using cotton yarn to make clothes and afghans for myself and family members who can't wear synthetic threads. The leftovers become wash cloths. Any color will work. This winter with being stocked up with rummage sale yarn..I plan to make mutli colored baby sized blankets for foster care kids for them to keep. I took up painting after becoming an empty nester. Most of my paintings are from vacation pictures from National Parks near South Dakota. I'm use film and digital . Love what I can do with a camera .

fun stuff

I love beads, buttons, yarn,ribbons and fabric.

COLLECTIONS: magnets, key chains, recycled bags from national parks

postcards: local color, ethic, maps, paintings, national parks, (love what you send as long as it is not x rated) As traveling gets harder for my husband, armchair travel by postcards is the way I fill my wondering spirit. At times now during respite time..I take bus tours now. I would love to get small coins and canceled stamps from international trades. They would be used for my granddaughter's scout troop.

In fabric swaps...I lean towards brights but can use all colors in my sewing

not wanted stuff

I am allergic to all perfumes, peanut butter, coffee and artificial sweeteners. Also can't eat wheat products now. My allergies...the gift that keeps on giving. :( So please do not send me any of these. Please no Santa Claus's

Ratings

Conni59 rated for Chunk O Cardboard - March 2019 on Mar 18, 2019
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Comment: Fun! I sent out a Girl Scout one as well!
Response: Girl Scout cookies are the best!! :)
MissPaula rated for Chunk O Cardboard - March 2019 on Mar 14, 2019
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Comment: Almond Nut-Thins are great! Hope your snow melts quickly! = )
Response: The snow melted with the rain and flood...now to dry out and spring soon!!!
ChristinaB rated for Your country/state ATC #1-2 on Mar 14, 2019
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Comment: Thank you very much for the ATCs and the extras you enclosed!
shellbede rated for Handmade Art Journal Go Round R41 on Mar 3, 2019
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Comment: Thanks for the extras! :)
micnny rated for Valentine's Day - International! on Feb 20, 2019
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Comment: Hi Dee Chabane how are you?Thank You your greeting card n fabric i like it ...stamp also beautiful ❀️ Happy Sawpping 😊
Response: I am glad you liked everything. I am trying to put interesting stamps on my packages.
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Comment: Thanks!
Momskii rated for Little "Classroom" Valentines Swap on Feb 7, 2019
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Comment: thanks, Happy Valentines Day
Jebico rated for Little "Classroom" Valentines Swap on Feb 6, 2019
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Comment: I feel so guilty...its been in the 70s here. Georgia weather is crazy though, it could freeze tomorrow. Keep warm and thanks!
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Comment: We were down to 8 here the jumped up to 70 back to 30s Saturday. Crazy
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Comment: Thank you for the Valentine and stickers
marinda rated for Little "Classroom" Valentines Swap on Feb 5, 2019
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: Happy Valentines Day, thank you.
Karen07 rated for Little "Classroom" Valentines Swap on Feb 4, 2019
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Comment: Thank you and Happy Valentine's Day!
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Comment: Such a cute Valentine! Thank you! (Also love the dragon stamp!)
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Comment: So cute, I love the googly eyes! Thanks! :)
Sabbe77 rated for Recycled cardboard swap January on Jan 31, 2019
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Comment: Lovely card thank you β™‘
shellbede rated for Mini Handmade Art Journal R40 on Jan 25, 2019
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Comment: What a fun idea to send extras relating to the next round - love it!!
suepier rated for Christmas Card Exchange (USA) on Jan 25, 2019
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Comment: Thank you for the pretty Christmas card.
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Comment: Thank you for all the lovelies! Can't wait to use them next holiday!
Response: Glad you like them. I tried to pick some pretty cards to use. :)
cynaemon rated for 🌎 SAND & EARTH Swap #2! on Jan 22, 2019
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Comment: Thanks. Great Sample.
Response: I'm glad you liked the sample. I have sand from 3 of the Great Lakes. They are all different.

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Comments

manders2280 on Jan 19, 2018:

My favorite simple pizza dough recipe:
http://markbittman.com/dinner-with-bittman-pizza-dough/
I make calzone with this dough too, filled with spinach (10oz. frozen, thawed in a colander, and squeezed dry), ricotta, a little parmesan, and an egg. My husband likes a calzone with spaghetti sauce on the side; I like it plain.

Jenicat on Mar 31, 2017:

Thank you for the card. I hope you have a wonderful birthday!

Jenicat on Mar 31, 2017:
mebanham on Mar 26, 2017:

Thank you for the birthday card. My day didnt start bright but it definatley turned bright when i opened your card. Happy birthday xx

MissPaula on Mar 22, 2017:

Thanks for the sparkleicious birthday card! Hope your day is delightful!

asuayan on Mar 20, 2017:

Thank you for the birthday card!

bjmonroe on Nov 23, 2016:

anrtist on Nov 8, 2016:

There are so many negative things on TV & everywhere you turn,.. esp on this election day!
I want to share this with you lovely ladies today!!!

Blessings, cc

bjmonroe on Sep 23, 2016:

BlueberryLady on Feb 9, 2016:

Love the Potholder Fabric... Reminds me of a print almost like this I used to make a playpen pad and tote bag when I had my first son. Blessings and Hugs from OHIO.

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