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11  Re: Quilt Block Swap (Sign-ups CLOSED, Sendouts April 12) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by klum78 on: March 04, 2010 11:55:53 PM
I'd love to see pics too!

Since I changed things around again and thoroughly confused my partners, I worked up my block tonight as an example.
Here are the individual 6.5 inch blocks:

 and then what it would look like if sewed them together for the 12.5 inch block:

This was actually my first time paper piecing and doing this block.  It took me about 45 min to sew these up, and that includes digging through my scrap bins.  I think they turned out nice for my first try.  Also,  the paper can be fiddly to remove.  I used my smallest stitch length and it wasn't too bad.  If you wanted to leave it on, I am more than willing to remove it on my end to save you the hassle.  Smiley
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12  Re: Sweat Shoppe Swap Round 22 (signups closed) (send by March 1) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by klum78 on: February 24, 2010 09:59:32 PM
Alright here are the mushrooms!  I know there are six, I made extra.  My daughter wants which ever one is left over.  

(for some reason 5 looks deformed in the picture, but it's not, I promise!)

I sent out my PMs also   If you are green, I will probably be shipping out tomorrow.  So if you reply back soon, I will add it to the pile to be shipped.  Smiley
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13  Re: Sweat Shoppe Swap Round 22 (signups closed) (send by March 1) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by klum78 on: February 19, 2010 11:36:00 PM
Alright, I finished up my totes.  Here they are:

1. black with white polka dots
2. cream with paisley print
3. green and lavender stripes
4. star print
5. peach flowers
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14  Re: Sweat Shoppe Swap Round 22 (signups close Feb 14) (send by March 1) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by klum78 on: February 13, 2010 08:02:11 PM
Here is a picture of my tote that I am offering:

They are unlined but have french seams for strength.  I didn't line them so that they can fold up really small and you can keep them in your glove box or purse.  They are very sturdy.  My daughter uses one for her library books, I think we've packed over 10 books in there before. 

FYI: I modified the Morsbag pattern to make the bags and the pin cushions are made from the pattern by Lila Tueller.
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15  Re: Sweat Shoppe Swap Round 22 (signups close Feb 14) (send by March 1) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by klum78 on: February 12, 2010 10:46:06 PM
The scrub and bowls look great!

I added to my offering.  I am still doing the totes, which I will post a pic of very soon (they look very similar to sajona's but in different fabric. Smiley )  Plus I am now offering mushroom pincushions.  There are so many things this round that I would love to have, I had to up my offering.  Smiley  Here is an example:

They will probably this shape and the flatter topped shaped mushroom.  I will post a pic once I am finished with them all.

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16  Re: Swap a Yard of Fabric January 2010 in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by klum78 on: January 19, 2010 04:17:02 PM
I claim from gavagai:
Retro looking orange fabric- 1FQ
Retro looking flowers- 1/2 yd
Green and red- 1 FQ.

Claims Allowed (Outstanding): 3
Claims made: 1
Sendouts Not Sent: 0
Sendouts Sent: 0
Sendouts Received: 0

  Will cut to suit your claim.  All fabrics come a from a smoke free home with a dog.  

BRB with my list

1. Purple and pink basket weave, cotton, washed- 1yd+
2. blue with green dots, cotton, unwashed- 1/2yd
3. orange with circles, cotton, unwashed- FQ

4. asian, cotton, ??-FQ
5. blue with orange plaid, cotton, thinner, washed- 1/2 yd
6. blue, cotton, ??- FQ

7. green alovasuede, polyblend stretch (used to make poppets)- 1/2 yd
8. blue with flowers, thick swimsuit fabric- 1/4yd (14x44)
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17  Re: 50 projects a year 2009! in Craftalongs by klum78 on: December 25, 2009 02:13:37 AM
It has been months since my last update! 
I have hit 52!  I am sure there are more projects that I am missing but we will call this good.  Smiley

 1. toddler bibs
 2. Weekender bag for best friend
 3. bedside caddy
 4. fabric bucket:
 5. DD's Valentines for school
 6. dress for me
 7. fabric book for DS
 8. backdrop for photoshoots
 9. cat bed
 10. patchwork rainbow skirt for DD's birthday
 11. Amy Butler hat for DS
 12. 4 singlet shopping bags for DD's teacher gifts
 13. 10 zippered pouches for SS Swap
 14. 24 Valentines for the V-Day Card Swap
 15. 22 quilt blocks for LQS4
 16. Tea Wallet for Mom's Birthday
 17. 3 fabric bookmarks for Mom's Birthday
 18. skirt for MG
 19. 3 travel shoe bags
 20. Weekender for Me! (Picture of mine and my BFFs)
 21. 2 sleep masks
 22. 10 travel shoe bags for SSS18
 23. quilt for PK
 24. wrap skirt for me
 25. doorstop for DD's room
 26. 2 i-spy games
 27. 9 bookmarks
 28. shorts for DS
 29. 2 zippered pouches
 30. LQS2 Quilt for the living room
 31. Reconned shirt into dress for DD
 32. 4 jars of blackberry jam
 33. Huck Finn Pants for DS
 34. Cape for MK birthday gift
 35. 4 birdhouses for end of year teacher gifts (with help from DD)
 36. Fabric Curlers:
 37. Oven mitt/ Potholder:

 38. 2 Wall Organizers (one pictured is mine):

 39. Grocery Bag Holder
 40. 15 fabric bookmarks
 41. Ruffle Tank top
 42. Tiered Skirt for DD
 43. Oven mitt for DH
 44. Skirt for DD's BFF:

 45. Sleep masks for SSS21:

  46. Doll quilt for DD:

 47. Princess costume for DD:

 48. Fall Wreath:

 49. Weekender for personal swap:

 50. Stenciled Mario tee
 51. Recycled crayons:

 52. Baby Quilt:

 53. 2 decoupaged boxes
 54. Stenciled hoodie:

To Do List:
- decorated kitchen towels
- Kimono top/dress for DD: http://habitual.wordpress.com/kimono/
- fabric boxes: http://www.designspongeonline.com/2009/01/diy-project-kates-fabric-boxes.html
- dog toys from fleece
- this scarf: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=67366.msg656127;topicseen#msg656127
- backseat organizer: http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat13851&PRODID=xprd130240
- nap mat for DD
- patchwork bucket hat for DS
- quilt for MW
- cushions for the bench in the kitchen
- stenciled dandilion shirt for me
- stenciled Harley shirt for DH
- thread catcher: http://www.wists.com/klum78/64035c0eeff2a4367af6fcb2404c577b?offset=280
- stockings for the family (4)
- make DS a cute outfit like so: http://www.wists.com/klum78/50705a8afd1507c6b484c219b45c816a?offset=160
-  dog bed
-  felt food- pizza (everything is cut out)
-  dress for DD
- Waste Bin: http://iliketomakestuff.blogspot.com/2008/02/waste-bin-tutorial.html
- fingertip oven mitt: http://www.savvyseams.com/apt/mitts.php#finger
- complete 12 pages for DS's scrapbook
- canvas growth chart
- quilt for mom's birthday (2/23)
- quilt for mom and stepdad's anniversary (4/12)
- picnic quilt
- rag rug
- new bag for mm
- finish DD's quilt
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18  Re: sweat shoppe swap 21 gallery in The Swap Gallery by klum78 on: December 25, 2009 02:11:43 AM
Alright,  here is everything I have received so far.  (Minus my "I <3 Craftster" stamp.  My daughter has taken off with it.)
Group shot:

Close ups:

Thanks for all the goodies!!  Merry Christmas everyone!  Grin
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19  Re: Sweat Shoppe Swap Round 21 (signups closed) (send by Dec 14) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by klum78 on: December 08, 2009 05:39:01 PM
Alright, here are the sleep masks:

I am packing things up tonight.  Hope to make it to the PO tomorrow. 
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20  Re: Sweat Shoppe Swap Round 21 (signups til Nov 24) (send by Dec 14) in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by klum78 on: November 22, 2009 02:48:55 PM
Okay for an option for my other 5 things, would anyone be interested in a sleep mask?  Like these:

I could do them and a little zippered pouch to put them in.  Yes?  No?

Or recycled crayons?  they might make good stocking stuffers.  Like the ones here:
I would include more than one though. Smiley
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