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Friday, March 12, 2010

Sunbonnet Sue Books of Patterns plus,a Sweet Cake and Cupcake Pattern .... Pink Saturday

I'm also linking to Follow Friday..it's my first time to this party and I think it may be fun. To see what it's all about,either look to my right sidebar..or click here to visit Anne and check it out.FloralShowers.

Hi everyone...it's that time of week again,when everything gets a sweet,warm,rosy glow..it's the color pink time again. Thank you to our fantastic hostess Beverly,for gathering all us pinkies together again, for a day of visiting,tea parties..stops for a coffee and pastry along the way. You will meet so many lovely,sweet people and see so many treasures..so let's go visiting. Simply click on
HowSweetTheSound and you will be taken to all the pink pretties. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do..
Now..let's go visiting....
Today my offerings are some sweet patterns that I want so badly to get started on.
It's not easy to work on a project, I put in some long hours at my store...ummmmmm,
but that's not the only reason for my not crafting.
Simply put !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm,
I have too much stuff.I have so much stuff,that I don't know where to begin. You see, I either need a bigger craft area,somehow..more room squeezed in..
or!!!!!
I need to stop buying stuff. My husband will be so proud of me for saying that. It probably won't happen,but still,it's a good idea.
Now...back to the Sunbonnet Sue and friends patterns. They are the sweetest patterns, and can be appliqued,embroidered, painted,colored,woodburned,needle punched...they're just great bunches of patterns.
Book #1 is
Sunbonnet Iron On Transfers
Designs by:: Barbara Price
and published by The House of White Birches in 1997
It has 112 pages and is a wonderful book of patterns. Little Sue and friends are mostly dressed as they are on the cover. Very simple and easy to applique outfits.The rating for this pattern book would be..as many stars as possible. If you like our girl Sue, you will love this one.

Book #2...
is Sunbonnet Sweatshirts
Designs by:: Barbara Price
and published by: The House of White Birches in 1996
It has 20 pages of patterns and includes an embroidery stitching chart in the very back. The rating for this little book would be high also, there are many sweet patterns to applique,embroidery,paint,color,woodburn..needlepunch..it's a book of many sweet patterns.

Pattern #1 is...
  a 2009 McCall's Craft Pattern...
Little pattern is filled with yummies to make. So many cakes and pastries..yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
Now all I have to do is give myself a pep talk,and begin choosing the fabric fot the projects. And therein lies yet another super pitfall. Apparently,I have so much fabric,that I can't make a decision.
I must confess and stand before you to say..
I am addicted to fabric. I want all the fabric I see. But that's another story for another time.
I hope you like my selection for a Pink Saturday post. I seem to be running low on the color..so,I'm grasping at straws for pink here.

44 comments:

  1. Oh Boy, can I relate to the too much stuff!!! I love to look back at the styles that came and went, they now seem so long ago, but with the blink of an eye, they could return!!! For some things, that's a scary thought, loved it, Happy Pink Saturday, Char

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  2. Your pinks are very sweet, but then I always love your choices for Pink Saturday. I hope you have a wonderful day. Blessings...Mary

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  3. Hi, CC,
    I enjoyed so much seeing your Sunbonnet Sue patterns! Also, the cute cakes! Everything is reminding me of spring which hopefully, is just around the corner. Happy Pink Saturday, dear friend! Vicki

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  4. I love your post! HPS to you! I always love visiting you!

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  5. I have piles and piles of projects, we can only do so much. Problem is everything is soooo cute. Happy Pink Saturday. Thank you for your comments.
    Ann

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  6. Thank you so much for your kind words on my post.
    Love your patterns... those cake patterns are very sweet. I know what you mean about too much stuff. I have that problem... I have decided to do some weeding out during spring cleaning.
    Blessings always!
    Gwen

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  7. Hi there! Just popping in to follow your blog on Friday Follow. Hope you can visit mine!

    Bridgette Groschen
    The Groschen Goblins
    http://www.groschengoblins.com/

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  8. Very Crafty. Thank you for joining Friday Follow. Glad to have you part of the fun. Rita @ One 2 Try.

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  9. Happy Follow Friday

    Following You From...
    http://bizzimommi.blogspot.com

    Hope You Come By!

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  10. Howdy! Thanks for linking up with Friday Follow and so glad you joined in this week! I am now your blog follower.

    ~ Lynn
    http://www.middayescapades.com

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  11. Found your nice blog on Friday Follow, and am following you on Google Friends Connect.

    Check out my blog of inspirational stories and poems on family, faith, kindness and compassion. Feel free to follow me back.

    Ron

    http://inspiredbyron.blogspot.com/

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  12. I'd rather have loads of projects waiting for me than nothing at all to do, eh? Happy Pink Saturday, CC!

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  13. Love the pinks. The patterns are great. I can relate to the "too much stuff". But it's so much fun to thrift and they I just have to buy. Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Pink Saturday.

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  14. I have always loved Sunboonet Sue & her friend Sam but I knew i would never take the time to make the appliques myself so I found a set of vintage blocks on eBay & now I just have to put them together in a quilt & I will have my own Sunbonnet Sue! Your post is all so spring-like but I can't get there yet!

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  15. CC, I had to crack up when you said your husband would enjoy you stop buying stuff..lol MINE too..and like you, its not going to happen either!

    I had no idea Sunbonnet Sue went way back and that there were so many patterns..she is quite a gal, isn't she.

    Thank for stopping by to see me, I always appreciate it so much.

    Happy Saturday!
    hugs
    Barb

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  16. Happy Friday Follow, following you. Hope you can find time to stop by me, maybe enter my give-away! Nice to meet you.

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  17. Happy Pink Saturday, CC! I'm with you with the projects and too much stuff! The way I do it, just pick one and forget the rest. Try anyway! ha!

    Love the darling patterns. Classics are ageless, so no worries there!

    Thanks so much for your visit and your very sweet comments! You're a darling!

    Have a lovely weekend!
    Cheers!
    Tina

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  18. I can definitely understand the "too much stuff" thing! I am running out of room in my new Craft Room already!
    Debbie

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  19. Lovely post...Happy Pink Saturday!PS I am having a pink blog giveaway!

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  20. Hi CC, I know what you mean about TOO MUCH STUFF! I am in the same position, and my husband prays I'll stop spending money too! Ah, it's a blessing and a curse to be creative, ha,ha! Happy Pink saturday! Suzie

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  21. Happy PS!

    In Shoes We Trust,
    Maggie Mae
    "Do these shoes Match this purse?"

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  22. I have WAYY to much stuff too. I love the sunbonnet sue! HPS!

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  23. I REALLY know what you mean, I haven't finished projects I am working on but I am buying for future projects...I think we are addicted to new ideas..hahah..hope you have a wonderful weekend...crafting!!!

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  24. Hi CC,
    Your Sunbonnet Babies are sooo cute! Love your header! Happy Pink Day!

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  25. Hi, I am your latest follower from a late FF. I am so glad i found your blog, its so informative. I hope to read more of it.

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  26. Following you back from Friday Follows!
    Have a great week!
    Don't forget to enter my giveaway for a flexi-8 Hair Barrette!

    http://whodoesntlovecoupons.blogspot.com/2010/03/flexi-8-hair-barrette-reveiw-and.html

    Jenn

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  27. This was a very cute post, I really enjoyed reading it. I think my husband would be happy too if I said I was "done" buying crafts supplies. Happy Pink Saturday and thanks for stoping by for a visit, please come by any time.

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  28. Neat choices for pink Saturday...A lot of us can relate to so much stuff that it overwhelms you and your creativeness....
    Glad I stopped by here today...Have you entered my giveaway for Paula Dean yet..if not you have til April Fools Day
    Maggie

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  29. Love the McCalls cake patterns they would be fun to make! Hope you are having a great weekend and a wonderful Pink Saturday! SHerri : 0

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  30. Hi CC...those cakes and cupcakes look almost good enough to eat. Would love to see you make them. Thank you so much for visiting me at Frosted Petunias and making my first Pink Saturday such a lovely one. I'm so happy to have you following me and Mrs Bunnie on our creative adventures. I already have more ideas for her next one, perhaps a tea party. Have a great weekend!....Anna♥

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  31. I love all your pinks! I'm glad you decided to join Follow Friday, welcome.

    Thanks for following my blog and for your lovely comment. I am currently your newest follower.

    Have a great weekend.

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  32. HI CC

    I think we can let you off re pink things, being as your background and header are pink. My post this week is coffee (can't get pinker than that... not... lol).

    Well, which project to choose first? A lovely dilemma!

    Happy Pink Saturday, sweetie.

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  33. Hi, thanks for visiting on FF and for your kind words! Your blog is beautiful, I don't know a needle from a haystack but I'd love to learn!

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  34. Stopping by to say hi. Thanks for popping over to see me, and now I am following you.

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  35. Looking at your patterns reminds me of yesteryear when I used to sew everything. Lovely post. Happy belated Pink Saturday.
    Hugs and blessings,

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  36. Thanks for stopping by 504 Main. I will following you too! I have to tell you I {heart} Sunbonnet Sue. I have a quilt made by my great grandmother, added on to by my grandmother and my mother too of Sunbonnet Sue! Really looking forward to reading more of your blog!

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  37. Very nice - I love anything Sunbonnet Sue - Happy late Pink Saturday!

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  38. Cleaning out stuff as I type! Way too much stuff over here! Following from FF!

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  39. Thanks for visiting my blog and following. I am following back. Good luck on the cup cake pan giveaway. And thanks for the nice comments about my header. Just put it on recently after some advice from a fellow blogger.

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  40. hi sue,
    thanks so much for stopping by my blog the other day & leaving a comment! you enjoy genealogy, too?! someday we just might find that we're related somewhere down the line... so many of our interests are the same!!! one thing that i chuckled about on your profile is that you don't do well to sit thru movies, either. (o: am still using dial-up here at home (grrrr!) but what i was able to see of your blog looks like so much FUN!! i am such a big fan of sunbonnet sue. (am often looking for rubber stamps with 'just the right' sue on them -- to make greeting cards.) the ones on your blog are SO sweet -- i signed up to follow you & hope to check back often! the embroidered bird dish towels are SO sweet! there's just so much i enjoy on your blog. (o:
    it sounds like springtime is coming quite a bit sooner to you (in texas) than to us here in iowa -- please send some of your mild temps up our way! bet you're enjoying beautiful flowers already! thanks again for your comments, sue -- they make me smile. (o: have a great day!

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  41. cc -- i think i called you 'sue' in one of the comments i just left (i thought of it as your first name when i saw "sue's kitchen"). i apologize if that's not your name! it will be 'cc' from now on! (o: have a great day.

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  42. Hi CC!
    Sunbonnet Sue always putsa smile on my face :)
    I love all of the patterns.
    Thank you for stopping by to enter my giveaway, and for posting it on your sidebar! Good Luck, sweetie!!
    Happy Pink Saturday!
    Hugs, Mary

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  43. It is so lucky that i come here accidently, the aundant resources makes me excited,thank you!
    By Jordan Sneaker

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  44. Thanks for posting, I really enjoyed your most recent post. I think you should post more often, you obviously have natural ability for blogging!

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