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1  Re: Craftalong Un-swap part 2: embroidery in The Swap Gallery by PaigeyLovesPooka on: January 03, 2005 05:15:31 PM
OK, I did it! My first embroidery! 

I got the stitch-it Kiit for Christmas, but then decided to try to freehand a picture onto the teatowel!  We have these kitty-face mugs, and I wanted  to make a picture of one of them filled with coffee.  It's cool, it kinda worked!   

My husband asked what I was doing (I was embroidering it in bed, hee, hee), and when I showed him he said, "finally!  I was wondering when you were going to start embroidering!"  Huh!?!?!   Maybe because I've been trying out so many other crafts lately?  Maybe because he's always dreamed of having a wife who embroidered???  I don't know!  I'd have thought he'd be more excited about the socks I'm knitting for him, he can at least WEAR those! LOL! Cheesy

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2  Re: Craftalong Un-swap Part 1a: Sewing a purse in The Swap Gallery by PaigeyLovesPooka on: December 02, 2004 12:32:56 PM
I did it!  I made a purse last week, it's already been in constant use by me!  I'll post descriptions and pics later today!
OK, pics!  The first one is the outside, the second is the inside with the pocket.

 I ended up taking apart an old pair of favorite-but-too-small wool pants, and making the lining out of leftover fabric from my first quilt, made last winter. The inside pocket is actually the pocket from the pants!

 I LOVE to bag and have been carrying it non-stop all week!

 It's a Jordy bag, about the size of a big, thick book, and has a long strap.  I'm so amazed that I actally made a purse, I'm dying to make a bunch more!  It'll have to wait until after Christmas, though!

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3  Re: Let me Make Your Craft in The Swap Gallery by PaigeyLovesPooka on: November 05, 2004 02:32:09 PM
Wow, are you serious?!?!?!   Shocked  There's more?  I guess your note did say that, now I remember, but I'm overwhelmed to think there could be more.  Amazing.  I only hope your other swappers treat you as well as you have treated me. 
                                     Thanks so much, again!   Grin   -PaigeyLP

                               Edited:  Some scans of the lovely Crafts:
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     here's a teaser of 706Design's book, which I have finished and am sending on to gurlpurl tomorrow, Tues. Oct. 27!

Please excuse the crappy photos, I am still new at posting 'em, and am using the scanner at work!

                           -PaigeyLP    Tongue
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