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Topic: GALLERY: Sew Something Summery Swap!  (Read 26835 times)
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susanab
« on: June 15, 2012 01:41:37 PM »



The summer's really here and it's time to come out
Time to discover what fun is about

                                        --The Undertones

Put those sizzling photos of what your partner made for you in the Sew Something Summery Swap here!
Send out deadline: 6/28/12
Summery Swap Discussion board is HERE!

Blue - Sent package
Green - Package arrived to partner. Yay!
Strikethrough - Feedback done
Orange - Sending late with communication
Red - problem, contact your organizer/co-organizer, please

Parnters:
Leslieshappyheart<-->  nessnbel
susanab <-->  RandiMaehym787
fiddlegirl8--sending 6/30 7/3 <-->  Gina1gr8mom
wendiek <-->  Sharalee--sending by 7/2
texscrapper <--> Dfabbric
Bann88 <-->Eiseldora
spidermom-sending 6/29-7/2 <--> abbeyrd83
Solitary Cricket --sending 6/29 <-->  Thimbles71
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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2012 03:56:54 PM »

Hi everyone!  I am partnered with Gina1gr8mom; this is her first swap.  I have been spoiled by Gina BIG TIME!  And let me tell you, this girl can SEW!

First - she checked out my profile and wists, and hit the bullseye in creating for me.  A bird house book bag - Look at this cute fabric she used!  It's also a lined bag, so it's really sturdy for carrying those books!!

pretty coordinated lining - I love it - polka dots!


Then, a quilted mug rug (stippled quilting!) with a pretty felt bird applique; some stick-on notes and flags - pretty colors; a felt bird pendant/pin - I'm pretty sure it would qualify as a felt badge in the Felt Badge Swap! (I love this little bird!); and two resin birdhouses that I plan to attach magnets to and use on my fridge!
 

And last, but by no means least, a pretty bird fabric hand bag - with wood handles - this bag is so perfectly made - just beautifully stitched - I love the fabric, and the accent fabric is lemon-lime!  Gina, you did such a nice job on everything  - but I love this hand bag the best of all!


and the lining ( and she made the handbag with a magnetic closure) -


Here's the whole lot:


Gina - you excelled as a first time swapper!  Such a nice, well-made group of lovely things - thank you so much for your thoughtfulness and for being so generous!  It's all perfectly made for me!   Smiley

Now I need to finish up my swap items for you and get them mailed to you!

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« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2012 04:31:49 PM »

Ooh, you DID get spoiled there, fiddlegirl8!  It's nice that your tastes all have a summer-y feel to them!  I love everything you made, Gina, and I agree with Diane that the purse is truly awesome!  The mug rug is really pretty too, and the book bag is great and cute!  Nice job all the way around, congrats on being AWESOME in your first swap!!   Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2012 04:33:45 PM »

Such a great package!  I really love that bag!
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susanab
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2012 05:18:16 PM »

we got us a new spoiler--swapsters!!!
that's an awesome package. honestly, i would have to have both bags with me at the same time--hence how lucky we are to have left and right hands! wonderful craftin', Gina1gr8mom (also 1gr8sewist!)
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« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2012 06:02:56 PM »

Maybe we should persuade Gina1gr8mom to join the bird swap, you know, since she has all that bird fabric just hanging around!

Love the 2nd bag!
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« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2012 06:23:46 PM »

Maybe we should persuade Gina1gr8mom to join the bird swap, you know, since she has all that bird fabric just hanging around!

Love the 2nd bag!
Yes, Gina - you should sign up for the "Put a Bird On It Swap" - sign ups are NOW!  You would be awesome!!   Cheesy
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Gina1gr8mom
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2012 08:38:56 PM »

Y'all are all so nice I'm so glad fiddlegirl likes I had so much fun I'm going to have to look into other seals this was fun Grin
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nessnbel
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2012 11:09:47 PM »

Wow!!!! what a lovely package!!!!!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2012 08:12:00 AM »

Great job for your first time swapping "Gina1gr8mom" I love the bird house bag & the other one is cute also. The mug rug with the bird on is real cute & the little felt bird is so sweet & all the extras!! Now you won't want to stop! LOL It's very addicting.
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Will do personal swaps!! I make Art Dolls/Junker Jane Dolls/Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls/also TM Patches
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