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1  Re: Mini Art Quilt Swap 6 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Retro_Rose on: March 18, 2013 08:29:30 PM
EVERYONE GATHER 'ROUND!! Come out of hiding to fall in love with what PJHerbert made!!

The most beautiful, sunshiney, colourful, vibrant, DEE-LISH-EE-US!!!! looking quilt ever! Did I mention how bright and happy it makes me?

Thank you thank you thank you!!!!! I love it!
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2  Re: Mini Art Quilt Swap 6 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Retro_Rose on: March 09, 2013 12:07:06 PM
Hi guys! I got word from PJ that she received my quilt on the 5th, but she's got some family stuff going on. So I'm going to post a few pics.

I was really nervous, because this isn't my usual style. But she said she likes it and I hope her little grand daughter (who it's for) does too!

A butterfly, in a collage, crazy stitch, kind of style. My themes to go with were butterflies, pink, and purple.

Some detail shots of the wings.
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3  Re: Mini Art Quilt 5 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Retro_Rose on: May 18, 2012 09:13:16 AM
I actually had some spare time while at work, so I'm posting pictures now instead of tonight! Wink

Wonderful work funthreads, thank you so much!

What a cute design!

These ACTUALLY light up!! There's a battery pack at the top!

Love the tongue!

The stitching, is it free motion? Those intricate stars look awesome!

Thanks so much! Cheesy
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4  Some basic henna in Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects by Retro_Rose on: February 03, 2012 08:03:35 AM
Had a little fun with some henna last night! It's basic, but I thought I'd share anyways.

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5  This little piggy... in Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects by Retro_Rose on: February 03, 2012 07:51:44 AM
I tried out a super fun design on my nails!

Oink oink! Wink
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6  Re: January 2012 Birthday Swap - Discussion and Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Retro_Rose on: February 02, 2012 10:18:39 AM
Just received a great hat from Miss Barbara! Thank you! I'll post pictures later.

This is the wonderful slouch beret that Miss Barbara sent to me! It fits nicely and matches perfectly to a bolero I received for Christmas - exact same yarn! How AWESOME a co-incidence eh?

Thank you Miss Barbara! I love it!
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7  Retro Skirt with Crocheted Accessory in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by Retro_Rose on: January 26, 2012 09:04:30 AM
Hi there! I made this skirt for phnxreign99 in the January Birthday swap!

It has a crocheted flower that I made in layers to attatch to the wrap around. The wrap around is bias tape I made out of some quilting cotton.

The skirt is a basic full A-Line skirt with an elastic waist. It has a retro feel I think! Smiley

Thanks for looking! Love to hear what people think. Wink
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8  Re: January 2012 Birthday Swap - Discussion and Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Retro_Rose on: January 19, 2012 12:15:00 PM

This is the wicked awesome cell phone case that sweatereyes made for me! I love love LOOOOOOVE it!! Cheesy

And she sent some cool cards with it too!

And Embroidery floss!

And a lovely card complete with yoshi eggs! Wink

Thank you so much sweatereyes! It is a lovely birthday package! I'm very lucky. Smiley
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9  Re: January 2012 Birthday Swap - Join ALL Month! in ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED by Retro_Rose on: January 02, 2012 08:16:27 AM
Helloooo 2012!! We are going to kick this year off right! Cheesy

Happy birthday to all the wonderful January craftsters out there! I am so happy to have this swap available to us each year. It makes my day to get birthday mail! Smiley

My name is Amy, and I'm going to be turning 25 on the 25th! I love to travel, fly on park swings, and create things! I am attracted to rich/saturated and bright colours, I salavate for fruity scents, and I love cottons and synthetics.

The pictures below are only examples, and they're hotlinked to open a new tab to see them bigger. I'm really flexible on the type of design and colours for most things. Just message me! Smiley

I hope you'll find something that ignites your creative fancy on my list, anything here would tickle me pink!


1. Retro-phone cell phone case

2. Embroidered hoop in this sort of style (Open minded to colours and subject matter)
3. Yoshi Screened or Appliqued shirt showing his tongue out
4. Grocery totes in fun fabrics
5. Fun wallet with lots of card slots
6. BIGGEST WISH EVER - A crinoline petticoat to give me that 1950's fullness

1. 2. 3.

4. 5. 6.


1. A necklace with this phrase would be great!
2. Yoshi earrings
3. Pretty beaded bracelets
4. Blue themed loaded charm bracelet
5. Asymetrical pearl necklace
6. Fancy hair comb

1. 2. 3.

4. 5. 6.  or  


1. A grey beret that slouches
2. Fat comfy cowl
3. Headband with a flower
4. Thick fingerless gloves

1. 2.

3. 4.


Guterman machine embroidery thread
Serger thread (Sets of 4)
Embroidery floss
Embroidery hoops
Janome bobbins


Fuzzy socks
Note Cards n' envelopes
Loose leaf teas
Book lamp

Claims I've Made:

Send by Jan. 16 Retro_Rose to nilmerg for a plastic bag holder tube and pincushion from her pinterests

Send by Jan. 21 Retro_Rose to phnxreign99 for a skirt from her wists

Claims Made On Me:

Big huggy thanks to Myyrh to making a double claim on me for some fingerless mittens and a cowl! Smiley

An excited hip hip hurrah to sweatereyes for a retro looking felt cell phone case! Wink

A bubbly cheer out loud to Miss Barbara for a grey slouchy beret! Cheesy
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10  Re: IYP19 Gallery in The Swap Gallery by Retro_Rose on: December 25, 2011 08:54:49 PM
I got a package from sweety28303 on the 23rd. I saved it for Christmas morning. It's a wonderful bolero! Ad I love the ribbed edges.

Thanks for the sweater, I wore it all day!
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