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« Reply #50 on: October 11, 2007 02:30:27 AM »

Oh, I'm so glad I finally got to see this gallery! I literally couldn't find it! I'm so glad my partner, brondesjen received her package safely and likes it (whew, relief!).  Unfortunately, the postal strike continues in Liverpool (it's unofficial so who knows when it'll end).  Oh well, the anticipation builds and it'll be so good when it finally does arrive!

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« Reply #51 on: October 11, 2007 05:47:26 AM »

that sucks about the postal strike... what are you going to do for mail?  is this for england's local mail courier not like UPS or Fedex or anything right? 

on a bright note, everyone has sent thus far... now we're all just waiting on packages to arrive!!!!

thanks everyone for sending!!!!

« Reply #52 on: October 11, 2007 07:50:18 AM »

I can't wait to recieve i'm sure i'll like it!

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« Reply #53 on: October 11, 2007 03:01:16 PM »

GAH!!!  Thank you!!!  I could never figure out how to get the guide to stay up!!!! 

Glad to be of assistance!

Littlebluegirl, I'm crossing my fingers that the post office workers will get themselves sorted very soon! I feel so bad that I've had my package for ages and yours hasn't arrived yet!

Itscute, yes, it is just the royal mail, not other couriers - they've basically been out for a week and there are still 'wildcat' strikes going on. We just got a week's worth of junkmail through the door, I think it will take them a while to catch up  Angry

« Reply #54 on: October 12, 2007 04:56:32 AM »

Thanks brondesjen (don't feel bad!! Smiley ) and itscute. There's meant to be more official strikes as of Monday Sad so there's no knowing when it will end. Oh well, I'll let you both know when my package arrives, I'm sure it will be worth waiting for!  Smiley

« Reply #55 on: October 12, 2007 05:28:36 AM »

When I got home last night my package was waiting for me!  I love everything in it, especially the yarn ( all natural fibers are new to me) and a awesome etched bottle with Victor and Emily from the Corpse Bride on it.  It is sooo cool. Love It! Cheesy  So my camera ate the batteries in it, so  I will not be able to post pics till after a trip to buy batteries tonight.  Can't wait to show you guys all the neat things Babyskilz sent!

« Reply #56 on: October 12, 2007 11:44:15 AM »

Yea!! I recieved my package and it was sooo much fun to go through it.

I love the yarn and the stitch markers are perfect.

This was so much fun.

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« Reply #57 on: October 12, 2007 12:06:37 PM »

I received from gsdbooks today!!! I absolutely love everything!  I got:
the pattern:  Twisted Maiden Fingerless Gloves, by Anushka Tay
the yarn:  2 balls of Rowan all seasons cotton in a really nice navy

a skein of Sugar 'n Cream stripes in country stripes
a beautiful crochet hook case
2 sets of really pretty stitch markers
3 rubber stamps
several metal scrapbook embellishments
a scrapbooking pencil that writes on metal and glass and stuff
scrapbooking scissors
cardstock squares
DMC floss and needles
some really pretty sheer ribbon
post its
a retractable tape measure
a yarn needle
snowflake sequins
and some really cool fabric - one with fish and one Quidditch!!!

In the box:

All unwrapped:

The stitch markers:

The crochet hook case:

Thanks so much, gsdbooks, and thank you, itscute for organizing!!!

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« Reply #58 on: October 12, 2007 01:31:26 PM »

I got my yarnball today!

Here it is before the unwrapping:

(yay for my ball winder, that saved me lots of time unwrapping it!)

And here it is after undoing the ball. 

The pattern included is for a calorimetry.  Which I have been wanting to make, so now I have no excuse.  Wink 

« Reply #59 on: October 12, 2007 02:46:27 PM »

hope you like it! This swap made me realize that I need my own sewing machine that I can take to school with me!
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