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How To Make A Grunged Primitive Stuffed Pumpkin by Silver RavenWolf

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How To Make a Grunged Primitive Stuffed Magickal Pumpkin — Priscilla/Priscella!
by Silver RavenWolf

Meet Priscilla/Priscella — the Sassy Primitive Pumpkin –– perfect for Halloween/Samhain decor!  Easy to stich!  Simple to paint!  Pattern included in this article.

Copyright Notice:  Primitive Stuffed Pumpkin and instructions are the design of Silver RavenWolf.  Neither the design nor the instructions can be sold in any form (hardcopy or digital) without the author’s permission.  Home crafters are free to make the finished project and sell it; however, mass production rights remain with the author.

Supplies:  To make Priscilla/Priscella you will need —

1 yard of muslin
a neutral color thread (such as beige or ecru)
straight pins (to hold material while sewing)
pencil (to trace pattern on muslin)
sewing machine (or you can hand stitch)
a selection of acrylic paints in several shades of orange and one golden yellow for pumpkin, two browns (raw…

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Calendar day; 16 October, 2013

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World Food Day
October 16, 2013 in the World

World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated on October 16, 2013. The day is observed every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. It is also the Food Engineer day and has been observed in more than 150 countries, raising awareness of the issues behind poverty and hunger.

The day was established by FAO’s Member Countries at the Organization’s 20th General Conference in November 1979. The Hungarian Delegation, led by the former Hungarian Minister of Agriculture and Food, Dr. Pál Romány has played an active role at the 20th Session of the FAO Conference and suggested the idea of celebrating the WFD worldwide. It has since been observed every year in more than 150 countries, raising awareness of the issues behind poverty and hunger.

WFD adopts a different theme every year, in order to highlight areas needed for action and provide a common focus. Most of the themes revolve around agriculture because only investment in agriculture will turn this situation around. The bulk of that investment will have to come from the private sector, with public investment playing a crucial role, especially in view of its facilitating and stimulating effect on private investment.

World Food Day 2013 theme:
http://www.fao.org/getinvolved/worldfoodday/en/

World Food Day USA:
http://www.worldfooddayusa.org/

World Food Day CANADA:
http://www.worldfooddaycanada.ca/

Where is World Food Day?
Worldwide

Boss’s Day 2013
October 16, 2013 in America

Boss’s Day (also known as Bosses Day or National Boss Day) is a secular holiday celebrated on October 16 in the United States and Canada. It has traditionally been a day for employees to thank their boss for being kind and fair throughout the year. The holiday has been the source of some controversy and criticism in the United States, where it is often mocked as a Hallmark Holiday.

Patricia Bays Haroski registered “National Boss’ Day” with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958. She was working as a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Illinois at the time and chose October 16 because she forgot that the birthday of her boss, who was her father, was actually on the 16th. Four years later in 1962, Illinois Governor Otto Kerner backed Haroski’s registration and officially proclaimed the day.

National Boss’ Day has become an international celebration in recent years and now is observed in countries such as Australia, India and South Africa and very recently Ireland and the UK. Hallmark did not offer a Boss’ Day card for sale until 1979. It increased the size of its National Boss Day line by 90 percent in 2007. According to Emily Post, you should not give a gift to your boss unless it is from a group of employees. This will avoid the appearance of currying favor from your boss

Where is Boss’s Day?
United States / Canada

Historical Events:

1384 – Jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, although a woman.

1780 – Royalton, Vermont and Tunbridge, Vermont last major raid of the American Revolutionary War.

1841 – Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, is chartered

1859 – John Brown leads 21 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper’s Ferry, Va

1869 – Hotel in Boston becomes 1st to have indoor plumbing

1916-10-16 – Margaret Sanger opens 1st birth control clinic (46 Amboy St, Bkln)
1916-10-26 – Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)

1923 – Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio founded

1925 – Texas School Board prohibits teaching of evolution

1931 – Trunk murderess Winnie Ruth Judd chops 1st

1945 – UN’s Food & Agriculture Organization comes into existence

1946 – 10 Nazi leaders hanged as war criminals after Nuremberg trials

1952 – Woolworth’s at Powell & Market (SF) opens

1962 – Cuban missile crisis began as JFK becomes aware of missiles in Cuba

1964 – China becomes world’s 5th nuclear power

1968 – Jim Dorey sets Toronto Maple Leaf penalty records (48 mins on 9 penalties in a game & 44 minutes on 7 penalties in a period)

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