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Topic: Teesha Moore Patch Swap (SIGNUP 1/3/12-1/11/12 ; MAIL BY 2/7/12).  (Read 101608 times)
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« Reply #20 on: January 03, 2012 06:19:29 PM »

I have not done one  Smiley but it sound like it would be fun to do one Grin I will have to think on it  Huh
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« Reply #21 on: January 03, 2012 11:21:59 PM »

So I just spent about 3 hours working on a few patches and it's not only easy, but fun. I will post photos tomorrow during daylight. The corners are tricky - maybe because I am anal retentive so I resewed a few.

And the embellishing is the most fun. These little suckers might be as addictive as inchies, dotees and dark chocolate m&m's!
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« Reply #22 on: January 04, 2012 12:15:54 AM »

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« Reply #23 on: January 04, 2012 05:10:56 AM »

dark chocolate m&m's!

DARK chocolate? DARK? what wonderousness is this???
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« Reply #24 on: January 04, 2012 06:21:49 AM »

The corners are tricky.

I'm a bit fussy about this too. What I do is stitch one side flat, stop stitching a bit from the edge then fold the next side down over it and stitch an X to hold the corner. Does that make sense? Here's a pic, if you can't see the detail I'll try to enlarge it. The orange and green one in the top left shows the corners best I think.

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« Reply #25 on: January 04, 2012 09:07:09 AM »

I'll try it your way. I was trying to fold them, like wrapping a package, and it was too bulky.
And I cut one corner, like you do with paper when making a book cover, and theat didn't seem to help either. So I just over-stitched some of them.

I'll put up a photo after lunch.
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« Reply #26 on: January 04, 2012 09:17:19 AM »

I'm in! I was looking for a new Altered Puzzle Piece Swap and found this one instead. It looks fun and I have a new nook that needs a cover.
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« Reply #27 on: January 04, 2012 10:13:10 AM »

just loving all those patches craftylittlemonkey Smiley it's just inspiring to see what everyone is doing!
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« Reply #28 on: January 04, 2012 11:22:00 AM »

craftylittlemonkey - looking at a couple of the squares there, it seems like you embroidered them before your turned the edges down... id that right? would you recommend that?
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« Reply #29 on: January 04, 2012 01:05:41 PM »

Here's a few of my pillows I have made. I like the different sizes.

This one was a pocket inside the bag.

This is cat I drew for my bag I'm making for myself.

This after I made a few extra things & quilted it.


Anyway just wanted to show, what I have done. Cheesy  I make mine all by hand, I like the look of quirkyness of it. I don't use the sewing machine when I make these. Thanks for looking.
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