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« Reply #190 on: May 14, 2014 10:18:09 AM »

So, unfortunately we need an angel for P_E_S_T_, who lives in the UK. If anyone from this group would like to angel for her, I will send you her info today. You will have two weeks to make and send. Let me know and if you can't, that's okay. I will open it up to the whole Craftster community if you aren't able at this time.
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« Reply #191 on: May 14, 2014 10:25:01 AM »

It would have been great to have a flake free swap and if I could afford shipping I would angel.

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« Reply #192 on: May 14, 2014 02:42:40 PM »

It appears that perhaps my partner has met some life stuff, I hope that shes ok and that we will hear news of whether or not she liked what I sent her when she is able.
My partner is a vegan and lives in a village where her "alternative" way of life is not met with much support. I on the other hand live a fairly alterntive life style with much support and so I wanted to send some of the love I receive - overseas.
My partner also requested no materials from animals, so no wool etc etc.
First of all, I sent her a good quantity of my friends hand made and dyed nettle yarn. Though a little rough for knitting, it is fabulous for textured sewing.
I also sent her some vegan chocolate
The first doll I made was a "seed" doll, she is a little creature who you may find wandering around the woods gathering stray seeds and replanting them. She carries a little bag - knitted from sari yarn and containing some hand made paper seed bombs (you can plant them and they will grow cornflowers )




The back says "sowing life" Smiley


Ok - so then, because I wanted to really spoil her, and because there was loads of talk about an up and coming spirit doll swap - I also made her a sister moon and mother earth spirit doll for her alter.

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Then, we had loads of walk about her being in love with alpacas, so I made her daughter some little play alpacas.


Im a little sad to not have any feedback from my actual partner - but I trust that life is where it is for her and I so hope she enjoys the pieces.
Feedback would however be really valued from you all.



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« Reply #193 on: May 14, 2014 03:24:41 PM »

Wow!!! - what a fun and thoughtful package. I think I made an alpaca or two for swaps....that was sweet to include her daughter in the swapping.

I hope, too, that she gets back in touch with us. Swapping makes some folks extra nervous and it shouldn't - but I get anxious sometimes myself.
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« Reply #194 on: May 14, 2014 05:00:09 PM »

Wow what a great package "P_E_S_T"!  So sorry for your partner not being able to comment on the package you sent her & that she couldn't send you one. I know life gets in the way & things happen.
I really love the fantastic "seed" doll all the drawing on her body are so neat & her hair is darling & the cute little knitted bag is so sweet. Also the seed bombs are a great idea. I love your darling Spirit dolls. The lamas are just so cool! Just such a terrific package!
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« Reply #195 on: May 14, 2014 05:36:35 PM »

Wow, P_E_S_T, what an amazing package!  Your dolls are all so different, and each one is beautiful.  I love the painting on the first doll, and your spirit dolls are wonderful.  I really enjoy seeing them since I am in the spirit doll swap, too.  Grin  The seed bombs are so fun, and the alpacas are adorable! 
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« Reply #196 on: May 14, 2014 07:31:44 PM »

Ahh! That's a great package you sent P_E_S_T.  Love the seed doll and seed bombs Cheesy. She's lovely. The spirit dolls are great too. Love the colors!
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My partner is a vegan and lives in a village where her "alternative" way of life is not met with much support. I on the other hand live a fairly alterntive life style with much support and so I wanted to send some of the love I receive - overseas.
"MissCrafty29" will definitely feel the love you sent with them.
Sometimes life just does get in the way and there's not much you can do but follow through with it Sad I hope "MissCrafty29" is doing okay and feels better.
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« Reply #197 on: May 14, 2014 07:56:49 PM »

I think that your partner must have adored the package you sent her  PEST.  How could she not!!??  It's obvious you put a lot of thought and effort into all of it.
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« Reply #198 on: May 14, 2014 09:06:34 PM »

I think that your partner must have adored the package you sent her  PEST.  How could she not!!??  It's obvious you put a lot of thought and effort into all of it.
My thoughts exactly!  You did a wonderful job and no matter what her situation is, your caring and effort really shows.  Hope you hear back from her soon!
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« Reply #199 on: May 15, 2014 06:32:32 AM »

P_E_S_T that is an amazing package! Full of so many wonders and you can tell you put a lot of your heart and soul into it! I am interested in that nettle yarn. the doll is lovely with all the painting and your spirit dolls are fabulous!
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