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5111  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Swap a yard of fabric swap - February on: February 01, 2007 07:29:47 AM
I'm not sure if I've stalled this or if this swap is just running slowly.  I've added 4 more pieces of material to my list (see above) and I hope someone can find something because these 12 pieces are about all I have in my stash right now that is large enough to offer in this swap!
5112  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Craftalongs / Re: 2007 Color Craft-A-Long on: February 01, 2007 07:20:53 AM
Giff great job on that sweater - I love it!  Silver Ilix I really like the baby blanket, too.  I would love to live in a world of rainbow colored items  Grin

I haven't even given February a thought yet - red is not a color I usually use to craft so it's going to be interesting to see what I can come up with - maybe something to give away.
5113  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: 12" Crochet Square of the Month Craftalong - FEBRUARY on: February 01, 2007 07:16:34 AM
Good for you to get it done within the month  Grin
5114  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Pink and Green Lap Quilt on: February 01, 2007 07:11:03 AM
Very beautiful!

I'm in awe of quilters who are brave enough to try free motion quilting - I did once on a very small part of a quilt and ripped the whole thing out when I didn't like the look of it and now I'm not brave enough to try again.

One question - what you do put on the label on the back that is shown in the first picture?
5115  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Quilt Challenge #1 Mini Garden Steps on: February 01, 2007 07:07:15 AM
Looks good to me!  How big (or little) is it?
5116  CROCHET / Crochetalongs / Re: 12" Crochet Square of the Month Craftalong - FEBRUARY on: January 31, 2007 06:01:02 PM
In some place in the world it is February 1st (even if it's still January 31st here) so I am going to go ahead and post this month's squares.

I wanted to go with a heart theme this month and hopefully the people trying the easy square won't find it difficult and those making the experienced won't find it too easy.

I made the easy square exactly as the instructions say and it worked out to 12" for me.  I used a size 5.0 hook.


I used a size 5.0 hook for the experienced square but found that I had to add an additional row of hdc to get it to 12".

5117  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Swap a yard of fabric swap - February on: January 31, 2007 08:47:05 AM
I have now been approved for this swap and so I'm ready to make my first claim.  Hopefully I do this right!  I would like the following from ShaynaYasha:

A FQ of Tropical Rain Forest
A FQ of Colorful Starburst
A 1/2 yard of Soft Pastel Baby

This is what I have to offer:

Orange and purple flowers (it looks vintage but it's brand new) - cotton - FQ
Yellow and white stripes with blue flowers - I believe this is cotton - I have 2 FQ of this (not a 1/2 yard - they are 2 seperate pieces)
Medium green with dark green fuzzy designs - I don't know what kind of fabric this is as I received it in another swap and the
sender didn't know what it was.  It's smooth on the back and the dark green designs are raised on the front.  PM me if you want more details.  FQ

White with blue polka dots - cotton - 1/2 yard or FQ
White with blue stripes - cotton - 1 yard (I will divide this up so if you only want a FQ or 1/2 yard, that is fine)

Multi colored stripes - cotton - FQ
Crayon material - cotton - FQ
White flowers on a green background - cotton - 1/2 yard or FQ

Lime green with lines and flowers - cotton - FQ
Black with white and red flowers - cotton - FQ

Grey fabric with game pieces - t-shirt fabric - the main part of this fabric measures 17.5" x 27" (we will call it a FQ) and then there is a little extra that is 13" x 9" (if you can see the little yellow paper on the fabric, you can see the shape of the fabric - the FQ is the large part and the extra is the part sticking up)
Grey waffle material - t-shirt fabric - 30" wide tube x 1 yard long (so if you cut the tube open, it would be 60" wide fabric)

5118  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / Talk About The Swap Process / Re: Newbie Questions on: January 30, 2007 06:29:28 PM
I think you are misunderstanding the qualifications.  This is what the swaps say:

Has completed one swap successfully before signing up for multiple swaps at a time:

This means that if you are a first time swapper, you can only join one swap.  So, pick the swap you want, join it and when you are finished it, you can join more (up to 5 at a time.)

5119  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: OTT 10 Gallery on: January 30, 2007 02:56:10 PM
Quote from: yamwam
Love that quilted magnet by Homerof2! Great mix of colours--and textures too, it looks like.

The textures is an optical illusion - it's all flat cotton  Smiley
5120  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Tie-Dye Impressionistic Quilt on: January 30, 2007 01:28:17 PM
Great quilt!

I looked it over before reading your message underneath and I too saw mountains and a sunset but the first thing that jumped out at me was the yellow in the center just above the mountains - I thought it looked like a bird (either an eagle or a dove) flying up out of the mountains  Smiley
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