My grand daughters are 10, 7 and 6. They are all in Girl Scouts. 10 is a Junior, 7 is Brownie and 6 is a Daisy. That means green, brown and blue colors! They are currently in Cookie Booth time selling Girl Scout cookies! Their favorite place is in front of Lowe's Home Improvement store! Yes, they sell about 200 every time there! I am the "second in command"...the leader is their mother. They little ones do so well selling and not getting mad when people are rude to them. I had mentioned to them to speak up and talk louder cause the traffic from the street and the sound the carts make on the concrete..it is hard to hear over that! Next thing I know, I hear the 7 year old one talking to the 10 year old one, saying.."We have to talk loud so we can sell. Cute sells, and we are cute, so now we just have to talk loud!". I had to walk away so they didn't catch me laughing! But how true it is! Those little faces and happy voices, get those grumpy old grandpas every time! They'd ask and the grumpy grandpa either ignores and walks by or says something grumpy to them and walks on... literally 9 out of 10 times...they will turn around and come back and buy a box! Some times they just give them $5 and tell them to buy themselves a box! But they got those old codgers every time!
Long story short.. I finally finished them last week! They loved them! I made them reversible... the one side fleece in their Girl Scout color to wear when they are doing anything girl scout related, and the other side is a "ty-dyed" flannel print. The buttons are large so easy to button, but they look like gems so they think that is just the best! So.. here are two of them (the third one was sick this day)
I am sorry they are sideways. I took them with my cell phone vertically, the right way, but when they showed up in the gallery (later at home!) they were like this and my photo editor won't rotate them without cutting the taller ones head off! It was VERY cold this day!
Good memories here. And.. I will remember this too.. IF I EVER work with stretchy fleece again, it will not be reversible! Boy howdy, did I have a time with it! I looked at it, and it stretched! Now that I have calmed down, I might work with it again, but... lined with a thin broadcloth only!!!
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