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WELCOME TO THE July 2016 USE YOUR STASH GAME!!!

This game will run from July 1-31
***Late entrants are welcome, but without compensation for missing time*** (meaning if you start/sign up on the 6th, you cannot count the first through the fifth)

This month is hosted by: Stevensmom

If you are going to PLAY- post a reply to THIS thread, and THAT IS YOUR SPOT.

If anything is relevant to be added here, I will update this post with things from the Chat Thread.

In your spot- please post:
*A quick intro/hello
*Your Crafting Goals for this month
*Your Points/FO's (list them by project/day and then a grand total)


Prize:
A surprise! I will try and find something lovely/suitable for whomsoever wins this month

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**SEWING POINTS**

+8 per Yard Sewn from Stash

**For Tutu makers- 1 yard is equal to (1) 25 yard roll of precut tulle.

+1 per type of Notion Used in a FO (interfacing, dye, fabric scrap, buttons, snaps, binding, bias tape, ribbing, rick-rak, zippers, stabilizer, batting, etc.) Thread does not count as a notion, and even if you use 100 snaps- it is still only ONE type and counts as +1.

+2 per Diaper Related FO

+1 for Using Tags (works like snaps..doesn't matter if you use 1 tag or 12, its only 1 point)

+2 for Hand Sewing (+2 per hour)

+1 for Using a Treadle Sewing Machine (per item)

+1 per item for Accessorizing (matching hat with dress, etc.)

+1 for Charity FO

+1 per item for Completing a UFO (unfinished object)

+1 per hoop for Machine Embroidery

+1 for Dying Fabric or Yarn (+1 per yard/garment/skein)

+1 for Mending (+1 per garment/elastic replacement/snap conversion...)

+1 for Posting FO Pictures (+1 per FO) post in the chat thread and/or the picture thread**Still only +1 per FO- even if you post in more than one place

+1 for Using Recycled Materials (per FO)

+1 if you make your own pattern

**QUILTING POINTS**
Quilting points for piecing tops and blocks can be gained as listed below, It is NOT necessary to finish the entire quilt this month to be able to earn points for your quilt, nor will quilts in progress count as UFOs, but there is no back-dating points for past projects

Quick-sew Quilt TOPS (made from strips, charm squares, and cakes)
+10 crib/lap size/wall hanging
+15 twin size
+20 double/queen
+25 king

Traditional Piecing and foundation piecing of Blocks
+5 per 12 inch block completed
+5 for joining blocks
+5 for every border

Hand quilting is covered by the hand sewing rule: (+2 per hour)

Machine Quilting points:
+10 crib/lap size/wall hanging
+15 twin size
+20 double/queen
+25 king

Binding is also covered by the +2 per hour for hand sewing rule


**YARN CRAFT POINTS**
+2 per hour for Knitting/Crochet/Spinning
+1 per hour for frogging a project
+2 for completed small project (food, soaker, hat, etc).
+4 for completed large project (longies, blanket, vest, etc).
+4 for each skein used
+1 if you dyed the skein yourself
+4 if you made a diaper related item from the skein/skeins


**STASH BUSTING POINTS** NOTE~ Yarn or fabric that is given as a gift is NOT counted against you... So if you get something for Mother's Day, it's ok...
+4 per yard or skein sold/given/thrown away from stash
-8 per yard bought during stash game
+4 per yard sewn from fabric purchased during stash game
-4 per skein bought during stash game
+2 per skein used from skein purchased during stash game

**selling or donating stash...you can only count as much as you make. Example you sew up 100pts but donate/sell 30 yards/skeins (120pts) you can only count 100pts of that donation

**Trading for Fabric or Yarn counts as purchasing **UNLESS** you traded equal amounts of something from your stash to obtain the new item. (As in: 2 skeins of yarn TRADED for 2 skeins of yarn=NO points awarded or deducted. If you traded used diapers for 2 skeins of yarn=(-8) deduction).


**If you purchased yarn or fabric BEFORE the start of the game and it arrives during the Stash Game Month- it DOES NOT count against you! Only items Purchased/Traded DURING the month count for deductions.

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FO DEFINITIONS:

Finished Object: Threads snipped, Ends woven in! **See below for smaller objects and their FO Value**

**Please note. These are examples of what items would be considered an FO. It is not an extensive list. Any small/quick items should be confirmed before counting up points**

12 serged wipes/unpaper towels/family cloth= 1 FO
6 t&t wipes/uppaper towels/family cloth= 1 FO
4 soakers/doublers= 1 FO
2 pairs of nursing pads= 1FO
2 momma cloth= 1 FO
2 mittens (a pair)= 1 FO
2 baby shoes (a pair)= 1 FO
2 leg warmers (a pair)= 1 FO
**if something should come in pairs- it needs to, to count as a FO**


DIAPERS YARDAGE ESTIMATES

Fitteds/AIO's/AI2s - SOAKERS INCLUDED
NB = 1/2 yard
Small = 3/4 yard
Medium = 1 yard
Large = 1 1/4 yard
One Size = 1 1/4 yard
XLarge = 1 1/2 yard

Pockets/Lined covers SOAKERS NOT INCLUDED

NB- 1/8 yard= 0.125= 1 point
Small- 1/4 yard = 0.25= 2/8 so 2 points
Medium-3/8 yard=0.375= 3 points
OS/ Large-1/2 yard= 0.5= 4/8 so 4 points

Scoring Example:
FO- NB Fitted w/ recycled T-Shirt Outer= +11 Points
1/2 yard fabric +4
Diaper Related FO +2
Recycled Material +1
Notions +2 (elastic & snaps)
Size Tag +1
S&S Pic +1

A NOTE ABOUT FO POINTS: They do not exist. Please don't count points just for finishing something (unless it's a yarn craft). Diaper Related FO's get points, as do UFO's... but not FO's in general. The list for how many smaller items equals a FO is for people who are counting diaper related or UFO items. Keep counting yardages and any other categories that your FO's fit into THANKS!
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Weekly challenges:

July 1-4 Fourth of July celebration Make anything with red, white, and blue to score 5pts. 1pt additional item. Item must have 75% red, white, blue to count
Bonus 7.4 only. Post a picture of your family celebrating today (or this weekend) and get 4pts. Photos must be posted by midnight pst to count. You can also pm me the picture if you don't want it up on the thread.


July 5-11 Love is in the air Wedding season is upon us. Create something for your significant other or something with a wedding theme this week and earn 5 bonus points for the first and 1 point for each additional.

July 12-18 One Yard Wonders this week create something that uses one yard (or one skein) and one yard only of fabric. No more no less. Needs to be exactly one yard. First project scores you 3 extra points. Each additional project gets 1 bonus point each.

July 19-25 Christmas in July winter holidays are coming. Have you gotten a start on your gifts? Create items this week that are gifts to be given at Christmas (or other winter holiday) and not before. Each gift gets 2 bonus points.

July 26-31 find the bottom of the stash get that stash down the end of this month. For every 5 yards of fabric you use this week you get 10 extra points!!!



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Jul 1 Friday International Joke Day
Jul 2 Saturday I Forgot Day
Jul 2 Saturday World UFO Day
Jul 3 Sunday Compliment Your Mirror Day
Jul 3 Sunday International Plastic Bag Free Day
Jul 4 Monday Sidewalk Egg Frying Day
Jul 5 Tuesday Workaholics Day
Jul 6 Wednesday World Kissing Day
Jul 7 Thursday Tell the Truth Day
Jul 8 Friday Video Games Day
Jul 8 Friday Math 2.0 Day
Jul 9 Saturday Sugar Cookie Day
Jul 10 Sunday Teddy Bears' Picnic Day
Jul 10 Sunday Clerihew Day
Jul 11 Monday Cheer Up the Lonely Day
Jul 12 Tuesday Simplicity Day
Jul 13 Wednesday Embrace Your Geekness Day
Jul 14 Thursday Pandemonium Day
Jul 15 Friday Gummi Worm Day
Jul 16 Saturday Corn Fritters Day
Jul 17 Sunday Yellow Pig Day
Jul 18 Monday Caviar Day
Jul 19 Tuesday Stick Out Your Tongue Day
Jul 20 Wednesday Space Exploration Day
Jul 21 Thursday Junk Food Day
Jul 22 Friday Pi Approximation Day
Jul 23 Saturday Vanilla Ice Cream Day
Jul 24 Sunday Ice Cream Day
Jul 24 Sunday Cousins Day
Jul 25 Monday Culinarians Day
Jul 26 Tuesday Uncle and Aunt Day
Jul 27 Wednesday Take your Pants for a Walk Day
Jul 28 Thursday Milk Chocolate Day
Jul 29 Friday Lasagna Day
Jul 30 Saturday National Cheesecake Day
Jul 31 Sunday Uncommon Musical Instrument Day

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Let's get some competition going this month...please


Keeping track of my points just for fun

July 1-4 Fourth of July celebration Make anything with red, white, and blue to score 5pts. 1pt additional item. Item must have 75% red, white, blue to count
1. Knit 4hrs = 8pts
2. Sloppy shawl: large project (4pts) + skein (4pts) + picture (1pts) = 9pts
Knit 7hrs = 14pts
2 washcloths: small project (2pts*2) + .5 skein (2pts) + picture (1pts*2) = 8pts
3. Knit 6hrs = 12pts
3 washcloths: small project (2pts*3) + 1 skein (4pts) + picture (1pts*3) = 13pts
4. Mend shirt = 1pts
Celebration pictures = 4pts

Weekly total: 69pts

July 5-11 Love is in the air Wedding season is upon us. Create something for your significant other or something with a wedding theme this week and earn 5 bonus points for the first and 1 point for each additional.
5. Knit 2hrs = 4pts
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July 12-18 One Yard Wonders this week create something that uses one yard (or one skein) and one yard only of fabric. No more no less. Needs to be exactly one yard. First project scores you 3 extra points. Each additional project gets 1 bonus point each.

July 19-25 Christmas in July winter holidays are coming. Have you gotten a start on your gifts? Create items this week that are gifts to be given at Christmas (or other winter holiday) and not before. Each gift gets 2 bonus points.

July 26-31 find the bottom of the stash get that stash down the end of this month. For every 5 yards of fabric you use this week you get 10 extra points!!!
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July 2nd- shirt- 3/4 yard fabric, +1 pic= 7pts
Banner- 3 yards fabric=24pts, +1 pic, +5 bonus=30pts
Shirt- 7/8= 7, +1 pic, +1 scrap= 9pts
Bean bags (10 per FO) 3/8 yard- 3pts, +1 pic, +1 bonus= 5pts x3=15pts

Dress- 1/4 yard-2pts, +1 scrap, +1 pic, +1 bonus= 5pts

+5 daily bonus pic

71 pts

July 5th-
Boxers- 7/8-7, +1 pic , +1 scrap, +5 bonus- 14pts

Dress- 1 1/8- 9pts, +1 pic, +1 elastic- 11pts

Skirt- 1 yard/ 8pts, +1 pic= 9pt

Shirt- 1 yard- 7pts, +1 pic, +1 elastic= 9pts

Banner- scrap +1, +1 twill, +2 video game bonus, +1 pic= 5ptsx2= 10pts

Baby dress- 1/8 yard- 1pt, +1 pic, +1 scrap= 3pts

Shorts- 1/4 yard +1 pic, +1 scrap- 4ptS


Chair is going to just be a pt an hour- that includes picture, scraps, etc. id rather down point So 3 hours so far-3pts

Bought 2.5 yards- -20

Sold 1 yard +4

Shorts- 1/4 yard +1 pic, +1 scrap- 4pts

Dress- 2.5 yards- 20pts, *1 pic= 21pts

Bought 8 yards- -64

Dress #1- 1 yard- 8pts, +1 pic +1 button= 10pts

Dress #2- 1 yard- 8pts, +1 pic +1 button= 10pts

Dress #3- 3/8= 3pts, +1 scrap, +1 lace, +1 elastic +1 pic= 7pts

Dress #4- 3/8= 3pts, +1 scrap, +1 lace, +1 ric rac +1 pic= 7pts

Dress #5- 3/8= 3pts, +1 scrap, +1 lace, +1 elastic+1 pic= 7pts

Baby Jeggings- 3/8 yard- 3pts, +1 pic= 4pt

Dress- 1/2 yard- 4pts, +1 snap, +1 scrap, +1 ric rac (no pic)= 7pts

Bought two yards- -16pts

Shirt 1 yard- 4pts, +1 pic= 5ts
+10 bonus for using 5 yards this week

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July Use Your Stash Game thread

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My goal this month are to sew all the fabric and NOT buy all the fabric!

July 1-4 Fourth of July celebration Make anything with red, white, and blue to score 5pts. 1pt additional item. Item must have 75% red, white, blue to count
1://
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4: +4 celebration pics
Total = +4

July 5-11 Love is in the air Wedding season is upon us. Create something for your significant other or something with a wedding theme this week and earn 5 bonus points for the first and 1 point for each additional.
5:
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July 12-18 One Yard Wonders this week create something that uses one yard (or one skein) and one yard only of fabric. No more no less. Needs to be exactly one yard. First project scores you 3 extra points. Each additional project gets 1 bonus point each.

July 19-25 Christmas in July winter holidays are coming. Have you gotten a start on your gifts? Create items this week that are gifts to be given at Christmas (or other winter holiday) and not before. Each gift gets 2 bonus points.

July 26-31 find the bottom of the stash get that stash down the end of this month. For every 5 yards of fabric you use this week you get 10 extra points!!!
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