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« Reply #80 on: November 27, 2008 09:01:05 AM »

Wow, those are really cute! This has been such a great swap. Cheesy
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« Reply #81 on: November 30, 2008 01:35:23 PM »

I received a few days ago; but what with the thanksgiving rush I forgot to post!

My partner and I decided to send four bags each and mine all arrived in various shades of beautiful blue.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v382/henabebe/November2008041.jpg
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Of course, the piece de resistance was the Jaws-themed bag I requested.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v382/henabebe/November2008042.jpg
It's a bone that has been chomped off by that pesky shark! All of the other skippers are going to be so jealous!
I couldn't get a good pic, but the lining appears to be fabric from an actual hospital gown. AWESOME!
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« Reply #82 on: November 30, 2008 02:15:05 PM »

Both the outer and lining fabrics are, Cheebz. They had never been used though of anything, though.  So no worries about any weird stuff that they could have came in contact with.
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« Reply #83 on: November 30, 2008 02:23:17 PM »

Both the outer and lining fabrics are, Cheebz. They had never been used though of anything, though.  So no worries about any weird stuff that they could have came in contact with.

That's kind of awesome. Especially since I have a long history of stealing weird stuff (including gowns) from hospitals.
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« Reply #84 on: December 08, 2008 10:33:31 AM »

Well, folks, I am sad to say we have a flaker  Angry

We are in need of an angel for Glamis.Glamis is located in Germany.

If you think you would be interested in being a swap angel for her, please PM myself and Glamis stating your interest so we can get this crafter some wonderful bags and make this turn out to be a good swap experience after all.

Thanks!!  Kiss
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« Reply #85 on: December 09, 2008 06:42:16 AM »

ANGEL FOUND! THANKS FLYRAEVEN for being a crafty angel for Glamis!
And to those others out there who offered before I was able to update here that one was found...thanks to you too!  Grin Its great knowing there are such awsome craftsters out there!
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« Reply #86 on: December 11, 2008 07:08:52 AM »

My partner sent a PM that she recieved.  I'm Sew Silly asked me to post what I sent, so here it is. 

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« Reply #87 on: December 11, 2008 08:10:31 AM »

Wow Love the colors & print you used on Honeyfresh's bag !! That looks awsome and sturdy too.
Thank you for posting it.

Honeyfresh, I hope all is well, please check in soon.
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« Reply #88 on: December 11, 2008 05:44:09 PM »

I love how well the strap fabric goes with the green!

I totally used my bags today and the cashier complimented me on how stylish they were. This is pretty much the most useful swap I have ever been involved in.
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« Reply #89 on: December 12, 2008 11:52:18 AM »



Since my partner flaked, here is what I send to her:

We had a "nautical punk" theme. I hand-dyed the fabric and bag is trimed with red bias.



And here is the detail of the Freezer paper stencil/applique thing. The bows and the lower safety pin are "real", the rest is stenciled/painted



and I added an eyelet and attached a little skull-formed purse. The "face-lines" are machine stitched




Now I am sad I send it, because I think it is pretty cool.. yay for self-praise Wink





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