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« Reply #200 on: October 02, 2006 05:03:08 PM »

I did a personal swap with the lovely Melesse in September Smiley  She requested a couple of pantas, and in return, she sent me a surprise!!  Check out the gorgeous crocheted bags.  The blue bag is a drawstring pouch, while the colourful bobble stitch number is a zippered pouch!  To top it off, she also fed my fabric addiction Shocked  I love the lush burgundy velvet and gold brocade pieces!  Melesse, thanks for the wonderful personal swap experience  Kiss   


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« Reply #201 on: October 02, 2006 05:32:49 PM »

that bobble stitch zippered clutch thingie is incredible!
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« Reply #202 on: October 02, 2006 08:48:04 PM »

Oooo! Melesse, your work is beautiful!!

The blue pouch is so dainty and the bobble pouch is just amazing!  Is the zipper sewn in by hand or machine?  Is the pouch lined?

Loves2experiment, you'd best guard those pouches!  Things that lovely could get,er, liberated.  Wink
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« Reply #203 on: October 03, 2006 04:40:05 AM »

You're welcome, loves2! and Thank YOU for your patience with me. Wink

The bobble pouch is unlined, since I used cotton yarn and the inside was very tight and smooth. The zipper is hand sewn on, and not my best work. (I hate hand sewing with the fire of a million burning nuns.)

Both pouches are from One Skein. I did try the third bag in the set but it looked horrible so it was abandoned.
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« Reply #204 on: October 03, 2006 05:04:24 AM »

Melesse, the bags are definitely worth waiting for Wink  The nubby texture on the surface of the bobble zippered pouch is awesome Smiley         

Loves2experiment, you'd best guard those pouches!  Things that lovely could get,er, liberated.  Wink

Thanks for the advice, Fidget *makes mental note to hide the pouches when she visits*

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« Reply #205 on: October 03, 2006 03:56:56 PM »

Jaye, that biker chick necklace you made OOAK_Diva is FANTASTIC!!!
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« Reply #206 on: October 03, 2006 07:08:19 PM »

Koi and I did a personal swap that started in August...crafted thru September...and now we are receiving (or at least I have).  

The swap was for random goodies.  Don't you just want random crafty goods to show up on your door?  I do!

This is amazing (and is her first of this kind--the small pillow kind):


Funky hat:


Felty necklace (I love this!).  I have been totally inspired!


A crazy bracelet with vintage buttons and beads (I couldn't get a good picture!):

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« Reply #207 on: October 03, 2006 07:27:05 PM »

snacker and koi, that felt necklace is gorgeous Shocked  Was the main rope of the necklace wet-felted?!?
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« Reply #208 on: October 03, 2006 08:43:11 PM »

Yes, the main part was wet felted.  Awesome, huh???

snacker and koi, that felt necklace is gorgeous Shocked  Was the main rope of the necklace wet-felted?!?
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« Reply #209 on: October 03, 2006 09:05:02 PM »

I'm glad u like it all! Grin
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