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551  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 21 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: May 01, 2007 05:50:54 PM
I also received a package from kishcrafts yesterday.

Some fantastic thread (both regular and quilting) and a very cute easter pin she made herself!


The 3 items on the pin are sooooo tiny and soooooooo perfectly made!
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552  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 21 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: May 01, 2007 05:47:26 PM
I received from Raynbow a few days back but wasn't able to get pictures until today.

She sent me this wonderful Quilting pattern-a-day calendar and some thread (which isn't in the pictures because it's already in my thread holder):


I KNOW I'm going to get lots of use from this!
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553  Re: Crochet Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: April 29, 2007 07:33:13 PM
Mint received from me awhile back and since she hasn't had a chance to post pictures yet, I thought I would go ahead and post some (hopefully you don't mind, Mint)

I sent her a doily, a crochet hook roll and needle holder:


the roll and holder opened (including the 2 hooks and needle I included) :


Also, she said if I made any afghan squares she wanted them in the colors of harry potter and she even directed me to a website to check it out.  I was able to make 2 of the combinations (gold and scarlet, black and yellow) and then also made a green one:

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554  Re: Crochet Swap Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: April 27, 2007 08:19:55 PM
I received my package from Mint today.

She sent a bright yellow octopus, a crochet hook roll in a nice bright fabric, some purple yarn and a beanie for my youngest son.  She also sent some Hardy Boy books for my older son but they are already on the bookshelf and didn't make the picture.


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555  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 20 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: April 10, 2007 05:18:46 PM
I was blown away today when I opened my package from xladyluckx.  She had told me in a PM that I was going to be spoiled and that's exactly what she did.

She picked to send me some bright fabric with small patterns and this is what I received:


and also, she sent some craft related fabrics:


I literally gasped when I saw the measuring tape fabric and almost cried over the rest.

These aren't just small pieces either, there's lots of each.  THANKS!!!! so much for your generosity!!!!
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556  Re: Personal/Private Swap Gallery - March 2007 in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: March 31, 2007 06:22:52 PM
gavagai and I did a personal swap and she sent me this wonderful Russian Doll bag (it's reversable) and some Ikea fabric.


Thanks so much gavagai, I hope my friend likes this bag as much as I do!!
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557  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 20 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: March 31, 2007 06:17:53 PM
I received a pillow cover from TwiztidBlood yesterday.  Sorry I have to show it flat but I don't have the correct size form for it yet.


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558  Tic-Tac-Toe Anyone? in Quilting: Completed Projects by Homerof2 on: March 27, 2007 11:36:17 AM
Here's the story behind this game quilt:

I'd been trying and trying to find something to make for this challenge since it was announced but had little success.  I went through all the games in our house (which are many) seeing if I could make something work and finally I decided I couldn't so I wouldn't enter.  But, I've seen that up until a few days ago there weren't any entries and that bothered me but still I could think of nothing.  Well, last night I was working on another quilt project and after I laid it all out, I gave it a good look over and wondered if there was any way to make it my entry.  I thought maybe, if I really stretched my imagination, it could be a tic-tac-toe board and then a light bulb went off in my head  Shocked  Why not make one!

So, I laid in bed last night figuring it out and before falling asleep I had a plan.  I woke early and decided I better get my pattern down on paper:


As you can see, it took me all of 3 minutes to do that!

Then I started working on the project:


and what I thought was going to be very easy, turned a little tricky as I tried to line up all the intersections to be an exact match:


But, after some tearing out and re-sewing, I finally matched things up to my satisfaction and in a few hours, I had a brand new tic-tac-toe board:


Just to prove it is actually a 'real' quilt, here's a picture of the back, showing the quilting I did:


However, you can't play without playing pieces so that meant a trip to the craft store to purchase some fun foam.  I wasn't up to making the traditional X's and O's this morning, so I made different colored squares.  My son and I played the inaugural game:


which went to the cat (don't know why it's called that but I remember when I was a kid and we played this game, we kpet three scores, one for each player and the ties went to the cat.)  However, I (the purple squares) won the second game!


And thus ends the story of the creation of my Tic-Tac-Toe Board  Grin
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559  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 20 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: March 26, 2007 12:06:42 PM
I received 2 packages today.

The first was from Dulcinea and she sent 2 Hardy Boy books for my son's collection.  THANKS!!!!  By mutual agreement, I'm not going to post pictures since they are just books!

And, from raynbow, I received this wonderful box of yarn, that was stuffed full (there's a bottom layer you can't see)!


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560  Re: Ongoing Wish Swap Round 19 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Homerof2 on: March 25, 2007 08:05:48 PM
I received some beautiful crochet stitch markers from knitting_nyxxie earlier this week.

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