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5091  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 14 ENTRIES / Re: The Golden Doily on: August 11, 2006 07:25:23 AM
Quote from: RecycleMicol
How funny!  My mom is a collector of all kinds of things and she wants me to collect so badly...she'll bring me something every now and then to see if I'll love them so much that I'll start collecting them. (Thimbles, Tea Strainers, Limoges, etc.) 

I understand totally - if I ever say to my Mom that I am interested in something, she will overwhelm me with that item until I tell her to stop - the latest was mini wind chimes.  She gave me one once and I said it was nice and the next thing I know, I'm collecting them (in her mind).

Now, if she wants to feed my collection of cotton fabric or yarn, I won't complain - but that's doesn't seem to happen  Grin
5092  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Wall Hanging From Bridesmaid Dress on: August 11, 2006 07:12:27 AM
Great idea and a great keepsake.  I really liked reading your blog on how you came up with this idea and how you used so much of the dress (even the ribbons for hanging it!)
5093  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap 12 Gallery on: August 10, 2006 05:57:19 PM
Quote from: witchybelle4u2
old People magazines for me to cut up (I like the shiny people Wink )

Oh my summer cold must be getting to me - I read this and wondered why you wanted pictures of old people - then I realized you meant old copies of People magazine  Grin
5094  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: FOC 4 Gallery on: August 10, 2006 01:35:27 PM
I received my first package today.

In it was a knit dishcloth, some very colorful fabric and some candy (with no chocolate!).  THANKS secret FOC for the wonderful package!!!


5095  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: Quilt Block of the Month Craftalong on: August 10, 2006 01:29:32 PM
I went to pick out my colors for this month's block and told myself NO PINK OR GREEN!!!!!!!!!  Then I found two colors I thought would go well together and came up with this (yes, that's lime green you see - I don't listen to myself very good):



I then decided to lay out all my squares to see what the quilt was going to look like - that's when I realized that I had been using rather muted colors and if I didn't use some bolder colors the rest of the year, August was going to stand out a lot  Grin
5096  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Ongoing Wish Swap 12 Gallery on: August 10, 2006 01:20:00 PM
Correctionowife chose me for a wish list surprise and ever since she made that choice, I've been anxious to see what she was going to make.  Well, yesterday, my surprise arrived and was it worth waiting for!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I had put down that I wanted a cross stitch with a scarecrow theme - and look what I got:



You can't tell from the picture but it's quite large and the amount of work is amazing.  THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  my fall theme has just gotten a major improvement  Grin
5097  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: foc swap 3 gallery! on: August 09, 2006 07:02:55 PM
Very cute!

It's hard to tell from the picture - is it a mouse pad or plate or......
5098  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: FOC 4 Gallery on: August 09, 2006 07:00:26 PM
Sassysword, that pendant is beautiful!

I received a pair of oven mitts in a swap and I think the middle was a teflon insulation material.
5099  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: FOC 4 Gallery on: August 09, 2006 10:02:52 AM
Quote from: bubba*tink
And lasandri, you got dulce de leche shtuff??? gimme gimme!!!

bubba*tink, there's going to be a line up for the dulce de leche and I'm second so be sure to pass it on if she shares!!!!!!

My brother-in-law is from Uruguay and then he and my sister-in-law lived in Argentina for 8 years before coming back to Canada and they make dulce de leche and it's to die for but I haven't had any for a long time......
5100  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Instant Swap Aug 2006 (sign up Aug 6-9; send Aug 14) on: August 08, 2006 05:52:14 PM
I'm in and I can't wait to get started!
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