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Topic: Embroidery Hoopla R8 - The Wordy Round (Signups CLOSED, Sendout Sept 4th)  (Read 43802 times)
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« Reply #300 on: August 13, 2012 04:10:28 AM »

I sent today, mezcraft and whenindoubtsew! Hopefully they will arrive soon and in one piece.

Yeah!!

In other news, the post office lady kindly helped me!

Wishing there was nice post ladies in more places  Cheesy

Your hoops are da bomb - can't wait till I get mine. Yours will be in the post tomorrow. I hope you can read the font I used  Undecided

Happy embroidering everyone  Cheesy
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« Reply #301 on: August 13, 2012 12:21:13 PM »

I sent! I will send the proper PM's later! Right now I must put on my face and get dressed and leave for work. Smiley
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« Reply #302 on: August 13, 2012 06:51:36 PM »

Both hoops finished! Now to get them mailed off... May be a few days, we're moving into our new house tomorrow. But next Mon at the latest!
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« Reply #303 on: August 14, 2012 12:28:24 AM »

Hoops mailed to queenofmarigold and mrsc1345 - now the postage wait  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #304 on: August 14, 2012 01:30:58 AM »

Hoops mailed to queenofmarigold and mrsc1345 - now the postage wait  Roll Eyes

Huzzah! I do hate the postage wait though.
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« Reply #305 on: August 14, 2012 09:56:39 AM »

So many senders! I guess I'm the only one having difficulty finding a wooden hoop? They seem to be out of stock in the Vegas area. I've checked Michael's and Joann's. Perhaps Walmart has them? The stores seem to have plenty of plastic hoops, but I'd really prefer a wooden one for this.
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« Reply #306 on: August 14, 2012 10:23:55 AM »

So many senders! I guess I'm the only one having difficulty finding a wooden hoop? They seem to be out of stock in the Vegas area. I've checked Michael's and Joann's. Perhaps Walmart has them? The stores seem to have plenty of plastic hoops, but I'd really prefer a wooden one for this.

I'm new in my area and couldn't find any place other than walmart for hoops. Mine only had plastic. Sad Luckily they had colors that matched my projects, but I would have preferred wood too.
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« Reply #307 on: August 14, 2012 11:10:01 AM »

I used plastic hoops for mine. They match in a color blocking sort of way! I think it adds personality!
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« Reply #308 on: August 14, 2012 12:46:51 PM »

I have been to every craft/sewing store in my area looking for wooden hoops over the span of a month and have barely been able to find any. I hope they aren't getting rid of them or dialing back production, I don't like the plastic hoops, and I wouldn't want to display the majority of my pieces in one, I always like the make the frame match, and they only have so many plastic colors...
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« Reply #309 on: August 14, 2012 01:00:34 PM »

Man, satin stitching on curly-cues is hard, even harder when it's on seersucker fabric. It looks good, though, for the most part. Maybe I can smooth out some of these edges by outlining it.

Both of my partners' hoops are going to have surprises. I've already finished one hoop and just need my husband to do his part so I can finish it off. Hopefully this will work. The other one, well, like I said above: satin curlies. Ah! I was hoping to send by today but timing didn't go as I planned it. Maybe I can get one out this week but I'm pretty sure the other one will have to wait a few days for the _______ _____ to dry.

My HobLob has tons of wooden hoops, but they can be so expensive for how cheap they are. I have a friend who thrifts for her life so I told her to keep an eye out for me for hoops. I love old hoops! So much more personality.
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