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Topic: Vintage /Thrift store lovers swap gallery  (Read 8990 times)
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« on: July 24, 2009 01:13:09 PM »

Can't wait for all the fantastic, and thrifty crafted goodies  Grin
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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2009 05:44:47 PM »

Here is a link to KLKings teaser photos:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=317706.0
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« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2009 10:04:42 AM »

Oh man the suspense is killing me.  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2009 06:29:28 PM »

KLKing sent me the most amazing package.  I feel so very very spoiled by it.


I opened the box to find various scraps of leather, feathers, and some peacock cut outs.

Digging deeper I found....

Aaaaah!  A Snaaake!
He's a magnet.  Hee.  And now he protects my fridge from late night invaders.


A bowler hat in the most gorgeous colors.

Which just so happens to perfectly match...

The custom sized, hand painted vest.


And the back is appliqued!




She even included the pattern that she had made!

There was also a folder with the line art for the appliques and instructions for using the muslin.

And last but not least:

An ATC with my initial.
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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2009 01:16:02 AM »

  Grin I'm so happy you liked it! You took such nice pictures too! You know the button on the back of the vest is a joke... You're really not supposed to have it there.. it's just a spare. Hee Hee! Can't wait to see what I'm getting.... K
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2009 06:11:14 AM »

I have just received my amazing package from blushingbluegrass. I've been so spoilt!!

I've had to rush to put pics up as i'm off on holiday tomorrow. We are moving when we get back so the house is full of boxes, so sorry for no action shots!!!

anyway, down to business!!


Beautiful blue dress (i've not had the chance to try it on yet!)


Beret and red feather fascinator


Black fascinator/hat and necklace inspired by breakfast at tiffanys!


Vintage lace and ricrac



salt and pepper (tiny sweetcorns!!) and owl mat and two vintage books.


finally, AMAZING peacock feather headband. I'm in awe! its beautiful!!!!!!!



Thank you so much blushingbluegrass, you've been an amazing partner! I cant wait to have somewhere to wear this to!!!!
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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2009 06:33:45 AM »

WooHoo! I am so glad everything held up.... I was having a fit about shipping that peacock headband!

Also, I hope that dress isn't too mod for your style. Like I said, I just couldn't pass it up... it was tooo darling!
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« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2009 07:05:58 AM »

OMG this stuff is so amazing. I am hitting myself on the head that I missed this swap. Are you ladies planning another one any time soon?  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2009 07:34:53 AM »

I know I would certainly be ready for a round 2 lol. Although after seeing both of those packages, I am not sure if mine measures up. Btw that peacock headband is GORGEOUS!!!!
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« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2009 07:47:57 AM »

I know I would certainly be ready for a round 2 lol. Although after seeing both of those packages, I am not sure if mine measures up. Btw that peacock headband is GORGEOUS!!!!

I feel the same way!  Huh

That vest is beautiful!
The dress and the headband are so adorable!

Great way to start out the gallery!!!
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