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quilted
« Reply #140 on: March 18, 2008 08:39:22 AM »

What created and talented Craftsers you all are! Looking through this gallery has filled my Wists  Cheesy
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« Reply #141 on: March 19, 2008 08:02:14 AM »

Everything is awesome! Annacharlotte, that lunch bag is stupendous!!! Did you insulate it with anything? Did you make the pattern up yourself?  !b those bags are so beautiful!! And I see you got chocolate from Ten thousand villages... my mom is a manager of that store and their chocolate is THE BEST!!!! And their fair-trade principles are unsurpassed!  PinkandDinky... I love that wall organizer you made! It is so gorgeous!

Annacharlotte, thanks for organizing such a great swap!! I had so much fun!
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« Reply #142 on: March 19, 2008 11:24:17 AM »

Everyone's packages are so amazing, I will certainly be joining future rounds of this swap!
I did buy my chocolate at 10 000 villages. The Espresso chocolate is to die for! By far my favourite treat!
They also have really delicious teas! It's a fabulous store in general.
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annacharlotte
« Reply #143 on: March 20, 2008 10:52:18 AM »

Thanks for the nice comments on the lunchbag, everybody.  Gorgeous new stuff too!  I love that wall organizer.

Clarebear, the lunch bag is not insulated.  I deliberated a lot about whether I wanted to insulate it or cover it with vinyl and I decided against it.  I have an insulated lunchbox, but never bring anything hot or cold in it, so I decided if I didn't care, oneredboot wouldn't either.   Cheesy  And then the vinyl thing--just didn't feel very beautiful, though it would have been handy.  It's definitely machine washable, though.

And I did design the pattern myself, if you can call it "designing."  I cut up a paper bag I liked the size of, and added handles and a tab for the button.

Well, my pretties, with the exception of a few folks with special arrangements, this swap is kaput.  Thank you for being such a great group, and I'm glad you had a good time.  I'll definitely think about a round two in a few months, and will post another interest page when I do.  If somebody else wants to organize one before then, feel free. 

Hooray for beauty!  Hooray for use!
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mimiw
« Reply #144 on: March 20, 2008 10:53:15 AM »

Thanks for organizing annacharlotte - it was a great swap!
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« Reply #145 on: March 20, 2008 11:09:00 AM »

I love the grocery bag made by pinkyanddinky for ajanderson78!

I also love the lunchbag/napkin set made by annacharlotte for oneredboot!

Awesome job saving the earth!

Also I just wanted to add that I went to Ikea over the weekend and I bought a set of those prints that Clarebear84 had given to Quilted.  I love them!  I have to make some sort of wooden frame to put them on.
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« Reply #146 on: April 21, 2008 04:20:44 PM »

Just wanted to finally share the angelic items that I sent along to Therisa.  I'm pretty sure she loved them!

A watermelon hot/cold pack filled with beans:


And a pencil box:


This pic shows the iridescent finish I tried to give it.


Enjoy!  And thanks to all who participated!
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« Reply #147 on: April 22, 2008 03:14:14 AM »

Despite illness throughout, veludo managed to send off a great package, that was totally worth the wait!

All wrapped up:



All unwrapped - a table runner, beautiful napkins, some cute bowls and the cutest handmade cupcake pincushion and beautification for the iPod.



Close up on the handmades!



Thanks so much for everything, veludo!

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veludo
« Reply #148 on: April 22, 2008 05:08:03 AM »

i am so happy that everything arrived safe and sound and i am especially glad that you liked everything.
i loved this swap despite all the effort i had to make to complete it.
you were such a nice person to craft + shop for.

thank you so much dazedllama and annacharlotte for understanding and for being so nice with me in this swap.
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annacharlotte
« Reply #149 on: April 22, 2008 10:59:31 AM »

Wow, definitely worth waiting for!  That cupcake is amazing.  What great details and stitching.  Someday I will learn to embroider in a professional-looking way...

I also love the color and button combo on the ipod case.  With the floral stripe, it looks like a cozy little bed all made up for a mouse to crawl into.  Smiley 

Thanks for all your hard work, and I hope you're feeling better. 

Okay, this is the official "fin."  Thanks everyone, and special thanks to babychel for her organizingness and her angeling.
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