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11  Re: Yet Another TM Patch Swap R3!- Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: November 27, 2014 05:27:03 AM
I received two really cool Firefly patches from CraftADDchick yesterday.  I had so much fun stenciling a few of the patches I made, so I really loved getting the stenciled Blue Sun.  And wow, she painted fabric to make the background of the firefly ship...it's a really cool paperish texture, I'm still checking it out Smiley. I must try some fabric painting soon.  And check out the tiny detail stitching on the ship...that took some patience!  As usual, I love my patches!

Thanks so much craftADDchick!
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12  Re: Shop the Swap Winter Market 2014 - Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: November 17, 2014 08:11:15 AM
CLAIMED by ptarmic wumpus : Lemon Microwave Bowl Holders (2) -- the most awesome kitchen accessory EVER Smiley

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13  Re: Yet Another TM Patch Swap R3!- Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: November 15, 2014 07:24:45 AM
I just received a pile of really cool patches from noodle-bug.  It's funny how small and petite she makes her patches, and mine are like thick monsters in comparison...i always do the stringy/wonky edges, and her patches are finished with a neat fold and stitch.  This is why I love these patches so much....with all the different techniqued TM patches I have collected, they all fit together so awesomely, serious personality in the mix Smiley
So on to bizniz

A few patches inspired by one of my fav movies Fantastic Mr Fox!  The tail is so durn cute and Ever since I saw the movie, I'm always saying what the cuss! Love them

Confession....I'm not actually sure what movie/show the eye patch came from...I'm going to smack myself when you tell me.  It does feel very familiar, either way, I think it is really cool!   Ohhhh and noodle made her other partner a light up tardis and must have felt my jealous desperation because lookie lookie...my very own light up tardis!!  My daughter squealed and tried to run off with it, ummmm no, don't you know I will cut you kid!?  Coolest thing EVA! 

Thank you so much noodle-bug, it was an awesome package to open up!  Very creative, loved them all

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14  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 107, 108, & 109 Gallery & Discussion in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: November 04, 2014 03:11:57 PM
I just received an awesome embroidery pouch from anna.wahnsinn.  I am laid up on the couch with what is starting to feel like the flu, so this was an awesome little treat to get today.  Forgive the pictures, it's nighttime so I had to find a bright spot in the house.

Here it is folded up with an adorable lil owl button.  It's actually double folded, if I had an embroidery hoop in there it would be double the width when closed/folded.

Here it is opened. It has so much storage, I'm giddy!  3 large pockets to fit supplies and hoops...2 button loops to hold extra hoops in the center....and on the right a felt needle holder and awesome pouch.  I really wanted to fill it up and take a picture that way, I'm so excited to organize my embroidery stuff in there...but getting me off the couch to take pictures was about as far as my sickly self can go tonight Sad

Anna, you know I'm a huge fan!  Thank you so much!
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15  Re: STS Winter Market **Shops** (SU to Oct 10; closes Nov 24) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by Watsonc7 on: October 11, 2014 07:18:38 AM
✂️ Christy's Crafties ✂️


Hey! My name is Christy and I live in Maryland with my husband, daughter, and 2 small dogs.  I loooove sewing, so I will mostly have sewing crafts and supplies in my shop.  This is my first STS, so if I'm doing something crazy, feel free to let me know Smiley. Please message me any questions or requests.


Reversible microwave bowl holders -- 2pts per set
(if you would like another color pallette to match your kitchen, just throw me a message and I'll see what I have)

** Claim as bowl holders <lemons or leaves> **
These bowl holders are made with 100% cotton fabric, thread, and double layer batting...so they are safe to use in the microwave. They are perfect for protecting your hands from getting burned on hot bowls!


NOTE: Some fabric has uneven cuts, so these measurements are taken using the smallest width and length...so you may end up with a bit more

Whimsical cotton fabrics -- each 45" x 37" -- 1 pt each
** Claim as "whimsical fabric <chicks, watermelon, and/or bunnies>" **

Striped fabric -- 1 pt each
** Claim as "Stripe fabric <descriptive name below>" **
Purple stripe 45"x46" cotton
Green stripe 41"x37" cotton
Pink/green 43"x36" cotton

Amelie's Attic fabric -- each 44"x38" -- each 1 point
** Claim as "Amelie <big flower, circles, and/or small flower>" **

Pink cotton fabrics -- 1 pt each
** Claim as "Pink fabric <descriptive name below>" **
Flower 44"x36" (or the full 44"x76" piece for 2 points)
Pink doodles 45"x62" (this piece is cut on a few ends, uneven, so it was hard to measure)
Multi squiggles 44"x36"
Pink with dots 42"x26"
Colored rocks 36"x22"

Suzie Q the Curious Cow tote bag panel -- 1 pt
 Cut out the pattern pieces and sew it up Smiley. I tried to show the directions a bit, but message me if you have any questions.


watsonc7 --> ptarmic wumpus : set of lemon microwave bowl holders (2)

SheepBlue --> watsonc7 for : Halloween 2 & Valentine bags (1)
Artsycandice --> watsonc7 for : painted wold pendant and goldfinch head (1)



Started with:  3 (sold 2, bought 2)
Pending:        2  (not sent)
Spent:           2
Current:         3 (spendable points--sent)

TOTAL:      5 (pending + current)

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16  Re: Movie/TV Show Swap round 2 gallery in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: September 27, 2014 04:23:18 PM
I just received an awesome box of funny from my partner DaphadillyArt today...yeeeee!

First, I almost fell over when I saw this awesome felt hoop of Ritchie from the Royal Tenenbaums...loooove him, poor adorable thang

Next, ohh this cracked me up...a Brick Tamland (Anchorman) quote mini hoop.   I was so excited to get Anchorman stuff...I didn't have it on my list so Daphadilly really dug around and paid attention to what I wrote in my pinterest...I'm a lucky gal Wink

YES!  TM patches that are rocking my world!  From Orange is the New Black, Anchorman, and
Arrested Development.  I can't stop laughing!

Finally, my very own analrapist mug, which I will be using every morning from now until eternity.  Tobias was an analyst and therapist...voila

Daph, you really made my day, thank you so much!  I love every bit of it!  Off to hang my hoops Wink
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17  Re: Yet Another TM Patch Swap R2- Gallery! in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: August 21, 2014 05:29:27 AM
 I received the coolest Firefly inspired patches from my partner craftADDchick ,  check these out...

A Jayne hat patch!!  Ohhhh the Pom hat is so perfect, I love the tiny hat strings too...so creative!

And a "Shiny" patch with beading.  I am so in love with the colors in this one, I told craftADDchick that I was going to do my bedroom in these colors lol.  No....seriously!  The details are so awesome!

So thrilled to be able to add these to my fandom TM patch collection, thank you so much craftADDchick!
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18  Re: Yet Another TM Patch Swap R2- Gallery! in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: August 13, 2014 06:59:14 PM
I am loving this gallery, so many patches to oogle over!  I've got a few more awesome patches to add to the pile, from one of my partners Cabaute

First, check out this cool packaging, I love the little fabric scrap bow

Ok, so my partner was a little nervous about making me patches because she hadn't seen many of the shows I had in my list but man, I was squealing happy, you did an awesome job!
I got two Arrested Development inspired patches
First, a Gob patch.  I love looking at that man's hilarious face and the quote is hilarious!

And then, a Tobias "I just blue myself" patch that cracks me up!  How creative to use a blue fabric silhouette and metal circles for glasses.  Are those snap buttons or grommets or something else?  Love!

Thanks for the hilarious patches, I love them!
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19  Re: A Game of Thrones Swap S/O aug 9 GALLERY! in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: August 09, 2014 09:37:47 PM
Ok so I am currently out of town visiting family and I received an awesome package from our wonderful organizer Audania1. It was so cool opening this swap in front of my family and explaining what I have been actually doing when I talk about craftster Smiley
Audania and I have so much in common, it really was a perfect match!

The first thing I saw was this gorgeous purse.  This was perfect timing because I only brought my wallet with me and had planned on getting a purse here because I didn't realize how much I need to carry around on this visit.....so BAM, I've got an awesome purse to run the Austin roads with!  Audania actually customized it as an embroidery bag (which I will totally use it as when I get home to my usual purse) that will fit a 12" hoop, scissors, needle, threads, and anything else I want to stuff in there...which will be a lot!

I'm usually really good at taking great pics, but with all the craziness during the day here I only get late night time alone so pleeeaaasseee Audania, if you have better pics put them up.  I'm pretty sure this one is blurry, it's hard to see on my phone and they are uploading weird for some reason Sad
The left side has patches for Winterfel, Jaqen H'Ghar, and Tyrion.  The stitching is so delicate and all different fonts, so cool.  Super funny that we both made Tyrion patches from the same material!!

The center has patches for Daenerys, Ygritte and Jon, and the Lanister motto.  There is also a horse button for Khal Drogo, looooove

The right side has patches for Syrio, Arya's Needle, and 7 Hells! 

The inside of the purse has embroidery accessory pockets and is lined with a really neat brown fabric (the same as the strap), it gives it a comfy feel

The back is made of this super awesome brown scaly leather-ish material, representing Daenery's dragons.  I know it's a super awesome material because I totally have this material too, and I absolutely looooove it!!  Yup, twinsies Smiley

Next, I got an awesome Arya hoop, I can't wait to hang this!

Finally, I got a wine cork trivet...yeeeee!  It represents Tyrion of course Smiley.  I laughed when Audania mentioned that she didn't drink all the wine to make this trivet....but I totally wouldn't have judged, I love me some wine.  Even better....the center cork is a moscato, which is one if my favs

Ya, too bad we live on opposite sides of the states, we could have been dangerous together!  You were really easy to craft for too, I love these swaps...ready for round two!   Thanks for hosting Audania, and bigger thanks for making me such an awesome package!
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20  Re: GALLERY: Craft My Pet For Me in The Swap Gallery by Watsonc7 on: July 26, 2014 08:13:18 PM
I got an insanely awesome package today from Rockmygypsysoul!  I signed up for this swap for my daughter and her boo Bay Bay, they are two peas in a pod, and I am soooo glad I did because my daughter was completely thrilled. Seriously, she's never even been this excited opening Christmas gifts...really is making me think we will be having more of a crafty Christmas this year, Jada really loved how personal it was.  Everything was individually wrapped and labelled, but neither one of us could hold off long enough to take a picture of that lol.
Ok guys, prepare yourselves for some serious spoilage!

First, here is a pic of my daughter and her BFF Bay Bay (they are always snuggling)

And RMGS painted this (one of my favorite techniques from her!)

Jada was squealing all over the place over this....she jumped up and down and was just so in love with you at that moment RMGS, it was awesome!

Next, the cutest stamped metal best friends necklace...check out the tiny bone and heart bead...oooohhhh!  Jada said I have to make Bay a matching one for his collar Smiley

 Jada took a pic of Bay Bay watching her open all her goodies

And then, oh my gosh, Stamped (or individual painted?) notecards with Bay on them!  Jada looooves writing and drawing so she snatched these up quick.  I had to calm her down and beg for one to frame

Still not done y'all!  Then Jada got a big piece of adorable stamped dachshund fabric that we can use as a hanky or sew into something else. Jada loves dressing up Bay so she wants to put it on him, but I really want to sew it into something more special for Jada so we will discuss that more later lol. Also, Jada got a stamped bookmark (we loooove bookmarks in this house!) and the card was stamped as well.

Ok, this one is still making us laugh....Bay in a top hat and suit!!  YES!  I mean really, who doesn't love dogs dressed as people.  Jada always says "Bay Bay is sitting like a gentleman" and she wants me to sew up a bow tie for him so this was huge on my wishlist for her and RMGS totally hooked us up.  I can't stand it, it's so awesome.

Ok, so I joined the swap for Jada but I really hoped for a little something of my snuggle buddy Chi Chi

And yet again, I got my wish

Nobody but me loves my Chi (because Chi loves nobody but me lol) and now I get to display my little nugget anywhere I want, I am so in love with this I have no other words.

Rockmygypsysoul you totally spoiled my girl and I'm running out of ways to tell you how much we are in love with your skills and how much thought you put into this package!  Thank you so much for making these kind of memories that we will actually be able to keep for a lifetime, absolutely LOVE every single bit of it.  I hope to see you in the ongoing swaps in the next few months Smiley
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