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rainylady

rainylady
Date Joined: May 15, 2008
Last Online: November 25, 2011
Birthday: February 21
Country: United States

About Me

I have started a new group for us Hot chicks over 50! Check it out. It's called OVER 50 AND PROUD

I'm really enjoying Fabric Art Divas, come see our group.

Favorite Movies

Watched Changeling last night. Not an Angelina fan but this was a very good movie!

Saw Juno the other night. What a really sweet movie! recommend all mom's of teenage girls see it.

Fried Green Tomatoes

Dan in Real Life

Anne of Green Gables

Favorite Television

Boston Legal but have a hard time staying awake for it.

The Office because I was one once.

The Simpsons who doesn't like them?

Southpark they're always on when I can't sleep. Such naughty boys.

Grey's Anatomy I have to it has Seattle scenery.

Any quilt or craft show I haven't seen 10 times before.

Big Love

Mad Men

Favorite Crafts

Sewing, quilting and redec crafts and most of all THINKING. I love making things for little girls in sets such as quilt apron and little dish towel to match. Little coin purses and handbags have me buzzing at my machine right now.

About Me

Live in the beautiful Northwest. I'm an indoor person. Love to create cool stuff. I'm 58 and do in home care for the elderly. Love it but it keeps me from my little lake front condo where I spend every momemt sewing or enjoying a gin tonic on the deck with my odd friends, I collect people and good conversation. Love laughing and lifes irony. Rather shop in athrift shop than a dept store any day.

Favorite Books

Read lots don't remember the titles.

Favorite Sayings

Things change. Never do today what you can put off untill tomorrow. Be nice, it's free. Smile it makes people wonder what you're thinking about.

My favorite...To much of a good thing IS WONDERFUL..Mae West

I like

Bar paraphanelia..swizel sticks matchbooks with bar names ashtrays dishtowels with bottles or drinks on them etc.

anyhing for sewing

Fabric especially 50's and 60's geometrics and small bright prints with little animals or whimsical things.

Retro advertisings

Asian art not kawaii but I do like it for note cards etc

Strong good coffee

Designer tags taken from ties clothing etc.

Avon skin so soft shower gel

A good laugh

colors

aqua... red... any dots with dark background... hot pink... lime green.. all the new in fashion combos

Decorate home with:

bathroom is retro Hawaiin theme old woody station wagon hula girls palm trees..colors turquiose black green brown

Bedroom is asian art Japanese in blacks terra cotta and a little turquiose Think Flower Drum Song

Livingroom is also asian but more 50's retro I collect figurine pairs made in the 50's out of plaster of Paris (well crumble in mail please don't try to send)

Kitchen is kinda Tuscan gold rooster chicken sunflower anything goes if it's retro.

don't care for neutrals

not fond of pastels

I need

all things for my second sewing room I'm putting together at work

fabric

lots of thread

sewing machine needles

Ratings

TerryF rated for The Grand 100 Member Swap on Jul 7, 2009
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Comment: Sorry to do this to you dear, but you have not logged in for ages nor have you marked this swap as sent. I hope you are ok. Will gladly re-rate if I receive anything/hear from you. Hugs, Terry
JacquiMcR rated for Just The Scraps Ma'm on Mar 27, 2009
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Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely pillow cover. The colours were lovely and my daughter is hoping to have it for her new bedroom. Have a lovely evening - jacqui x
timmetje rated for Handmade By Me on Mar 27, 2009
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Comment: Hello Carol Your hand made package just came and wow what a surprise! I really love the bag you have made! I think lovely colures Thank you so much for making that super bag! Ans also such a nice card to! Kind regards Martha
annabel52 rated for Sewing Room Spring Cleaning on Mar 23, 2009
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Comment: Oh, My.......such wonderful goodies. I am excited to get the ruffler. I have one and have actually used it. Now I can give this one to my daughter so she can stop borrowing mine!! And by the way, there is no such thing as ugly fabric, some is just not as pretty as others!! Thanks so much for the swap and the goodies. I know I will come up with something to do with all of the lovelies.
TerryF rated for OFAP: Theme Challenge #2 - Emotions on Mar 23, 2009
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Comment: What a lovely travel toiletry bag of palm tree fabric, one of my favourites! Thank you, too, for the green extras - great interpretation of "calm". Hugs, Terry
Response: now you have something that matches my shower since I made it with left over fabric.
Cakers rated for Another Fat Quarter Sewing Challenge on Mar 16, 2009
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Comment: What a lovely surprise, you're my partner in this swap! I absolutely LOVE the bag, thank you so much - it will be my new sock project bag. Can you share the pattern with me? Or are you just that clever that you made it up?? Seriously, I'd love to know where to get it. Thank you again!!
Response: I'll mail the pattern to you. I love that bag it's so easy to use up fabric making it. I'm glad you liked it.
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Comment: Carol, thank you for the beautiful green fabric and the ribbon. I really love the fabric you sent. Mary
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Comment: Thanks for the cute green kitty fabric.
tammyr rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap #3 on Mar 10, 2009
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Comment: Wow, you were early. Thank you so much. I loved my goodies.
clkea rated for Fat Quarters and Friends - Green on Mar 5, 2009
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Comment: Carol - Thanks so much for the very pretty FQ! I love the colors. The pink buttons are really cute. Connie
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wenot rated for Fat Quarters and Friends - Yellow on Feb 17, 2009
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Comment: Hi Carol, thanks so much for the lovely dragonfly fabric, and those heart pins where on my wishlist forever, many thanks!!
julijul rated for Fat Quarter Sewing Challenge on Feb 15, 2009
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Comment: Oh my GOSH! What a LOVELY bag you created for me! I'm in shock! and AWE! It is so cleverly and skillfully sewn! I'm planning on keeping by my bed to house my reading collection in so that it will make that area look pretty. I just LOVE IT!!! Thank you so much! HEARTS HEARTS HEARTS
Response: I'm very glad you like it as I hoped. It was hard to make it with 4 fat quarters!
shellipw rated for Sewing Colour Hunt Swap #2 on Feb 12, 2009
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Comment: recived your package today. Yes it is the green that I like, thank you so much and I will enjoy using the origami paper as well, nice package :)
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Comment: Love the cheery yellow print FQ and the notions. Thanks for a great swap package.
dizzyfromthis rated for OFAP: Theme Challenge on Feb 10, 2009
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Comment: Thank you so much for hook holder you made for me with the beautiful tulip fabric. Love it.
Response: I loved it also, it turned out nice and I was proud to send it to you.
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Comment: Thanks, Rainy, for the fab fat quarter and the additional goodies you sent.
tomosia rated for Scavenger Hunt Fabric / Sewing Swap on Jan 31, 2009
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Comment: Thanks for the great package. I loved the sharpies!!!
Response: Something sharp was hard when I hate to give away my needles. LOL
Handmadeoholic rated for Foodie Fabric Swap on Jan 27, 2009
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Comment: A whole bunch of goodies included in my swap package. Thank You!!!
Response: couldn't send you lemons without all the great yellow things that go with it.
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Comment: Thank you so much for the adorable bag!
Response: I had to go get some skull fabric and lace after reading your profile!

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Comments

choke on Dec 28, 2016:

As it's Christmastime I was using my fabulous shopping bag that you made for me when I was still basically a newbie here. Will you ever come back? I sure hope so. I hope you're doing well and have a fabulous New Year! I really miss you!!

choke on Mar 28, 2013:

Much <3 to you friend!

choke on May 15, 2012:

I need a new shopping bag...and I have Twizzlers!! Will you come back pleeeeeeeeeease?

marquettegirl on Feb 17, 2012:

Carol, As you can see you are missed in the OFAP group. I see you checked in in November, so I hope you see all these messages of good will and concern for you. You set off a stick of dynamite when you started this group, girl. It is the best.

hoppyloo on Jan 26, 2012:

What @choke said!

choke on Jan 5, 2012:

Ok! I'm ready for you to be back now :) I hope you're doing well and think of you often!

choke on Dec 29, 2010:

I miss you!! Come baaaaaaack!!

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biasbabe on Feb 20, 2010:

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wenot on Jul 1, 2009:

Hi Carol, hope everything is ok with you? hugs, your friend Wendy

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