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Topic: Craft This Tote (and fill it) GALLERY! (Send out by Aug. 1st, 2011)  (Read 17361 times)
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« on: July 11, 2011 09:09:34 AM »



Post pictures of your wonderful totes and goodies here!

Discussion thread HERE

Blue - Sent package
Green - Package arrived to partner. Yay!
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Orange - Sending late with communication
Red - problem, contact me, please



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Bunnie Boo (2) <----> mich_p
Bunnie Boo (2) <----> SilentMynerva
Leslieshappyheart (2) <---->lorelei
Leslieshappyheart (2)<----> fiddlegirl8 (2)
fiddlegirl8 (2) <---->zkatom
Pupper (2) <----> jl409
Pupper (2) <----> Whistley (2)
Whistley (2) <----> littlenutbrownsquir rel
holistic knitter<----> javede
estar23  <----> mommai
jw <----> dazeychick
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2011 09:22:54 AM »

Blue - Sent package
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Strikethrough - Feedback done
Orange - Sending late with communication
Red - problem, contact me, please

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faeriegirl<----> susanab (2)
kriSmith (2) <----> fabricfriend (2)
kriSmith   (2)<----> murbeck
fabricfriend (2) <----> abbeyrd83
kwiltykate <----> Oodelally
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AniMei <----> Kitiza (2)
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2011 10:16:48 AM »

Blue - Sent package

Leslieshappyheart (2)<----> fiddlegirl8 (2)

Wow Leslie you work fast!!!
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« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2011 08:54:08 PM »

The gallery is up already?! Shocked Wow! I can't wait to see these totes!
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« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2011 11:05:08 PM »

 Cheesy Let's get this gallery started!!
I received from LesliesHappyHeart today (it was Wednesday when I started this post) - and wow, does she have me figured out!  Everything she sent was perfect.
  
First, the Tote - front - beautiful tree with Leslie's trademark - her happy heart!:


Back of Tote - the sweet little pocket is the same fabric as the lining, so delicate and so pretty:


Inside was one of her famous pincushions with Bible verse and little pins with handcrafted birds and a little mushroom - I love this so much - and just in time too, my tomato pincushion has all but fallen apart - I've had it since high school and that, my friends, was a long time ago!  I had this pincushion on my wist and now I have one of my very own:


and a fat quarter - so wonderful, one of my favorite colors in the most beautiful shade.  Leslie and I share a love of collecting fabrics.  I will be hanging onto this for myself until I figure out just the right place to use it on something for me to keep:


and a fabric patchwork cuff with the most wonderful verse - "The Lord is my Shepherd" - this is so-o me and it fits my wrist perfectly - could not for the life of me get action shot. The cuff is patchworked little pieces of fabric which are beautiful:


And here is everything together, a couple of pics because I am so thrilled, along with a heart card Leslie sent me:

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Leslie - all wonderful gifts - I'm so happy, your talent is unsurpassed as is your giving spirit!  Thank you, Friend!   Cheesy

This swap is so fun!  Grin Now I need to buckle down and get my totes completed, filled and off to my partners.  I hope I can measure up!  Smiley

BTW - I was having dinner at a restaurant with a friend of mine this evening, and took the package with me to open with her - our waitress might have been just a little impatient waiting for me to open the package - my friend was so impressed, she registered on Craftster when we each got back to our homes. She has been out of the sewing/crafting loop for a while, but she'll be joining us all soon for some swaps!   Cool  (I love the sunglasses smiley face, can you tell?  I use him all the time! He's just so cool!)  
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« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2011 11:43:12 PM »

Wow, what a great start to the gallery! The tote looks wonderful and I just LOVE the pincushion! Good job, Leslie!
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« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2011 01:04:16 AM »

Wow that is a beautiful package, I am not normally a fan of green but that FQ is a lovely shade! Awesome job Leslie  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2011 01:09:07 AM »

Gorgeous package Smiley I love those little pins, they are adorable Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2011 03:33:35 AM »

i say you carry that tote, you are going to have a great day! I love the embroidery and the button selection and that nifty pocket in back--nice nice touch along with the closure which is great.
Who would have guessed that a pincushion could be inspiring?!!  Beautiful.
Love the FQ and I love love  love the wrist cuff!

Great gallery already!
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« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2011 05:36:36 AM »

That is all so unbelievably awesome! Leslieshappyheart is very talented and you have great taste.
I think I need to join a swap like this one day.

The pin cushion is my fave

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