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Topic: Christmas Stocking Swap Round 9 (Signups Sept. 16 - 30; Sendouts Dec. 1st)  (Read 40528 times)
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« Reply #270 on: November 03, 2013 05:04:08 PM »

If you are sending internationally and are done and want to send now, that would be fine, it takes a bit longer. But if you are sending within the US, please wait a bit to send.  It will be over three weeks till the majority of people will send and it's more fun if packages are coming in regularly. Smiley

« Reply #271 on: November 03, 2013 10:03:40 PM »

I went to a craft fair today and was so inspired I came home and crafted up an item for my stocking, and dug up supplies for more.


« Reply #272 on: November 04, 2013 05:16:10 AM »

Yay, I finally had a decent crafting time and got most of the stocking done, along with some of the items to go in!  I think I am done purchasing items, but we shall see! I can't believe it's November already.

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« Reply #273 on: November 04, 2013 07:59:07 AM »

I can't believe it's November either! My daughter came in yesterday and saw that I had the Thanksgiving dcor up. She said "Yay! It feels like the holidays. I'm so excited". I love it when the kids get excited about stuff. Especially the teenager, because she's doesn't like anything.  Roll Eyes
« Reply #274 on: November 04, 2013 11:06:24 AM »

I started something else for the stocking this morning. I think it's really neat so far. Hopefully I won't mess it up somewhere along the way. I'm thinking of starting another for myself actually.  Grin
« Reply #275 on: November 04, 2013 03:02:10 PM »

I had a super successful shopping trip on Sunday where I managed to get every last supply I needed to complete the swap, including the fabric for the stocking.

Tonight I'll be making my stocking pattern and getting it underway so I can make sure everything else will fit.  Grin

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« Reply #276 on: November 04, 2013 06:53:06 PM »

I have the stocking and one item finished, working on my second crafted item for inside the stocking.

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« Reply #277 on: November 04, 2013 08:03:56 PM »

Just checking in.  Still nothing to report.  BUT... this Saturday is my monthly Craft Day with my friends.  12 straight hours of crafting!  (Well... and supply shopping... and eating... and watching mindless junk on Netflix.  But most of it is crafting, I swear.)  So I know for sure that I will have an update to give this weekend.

And just so my partner doesn't freak out: I have the entire week of Thanksgiving off from work, so even though I might be taking things a little down to the wire, I know that I will have plenty of time this month to put my full effort into crafting for this swap.  Wink

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    « Reply #278 on: November 04, 2013 08:47:50 PM »

    I ended up getting a lot further than I had expected tonight - the stocking is done and I've put everything I have so far in it. I think not having the stocking done was holding me back, because now I'm just itching to work on the other items... who needs sleep?!  Roll Eyes
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    « Reply #279 on: November 05, 2013 04:54:08 AM »

    Checking in!
    I feel like I'm rolling in luxury having such a long crafting period for this swap  Wink
    And uh... not everything I'm making will fit in her stocking - there will be overflow, haha!
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