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« Reply #20 on: February 18, 2014 02:28:10 PM »

jexxican - that's my fur baby, Ruby... She is three now. Still as adorable, just all grown up.

Maybe I should get a puppy. I'm all baby crazy now but can't have any more of those (thank you Mr Jex!) so maybe a puppy like yours would fill my need.

I'd be interested, and I particularly like the hoopla swaps with a bit of a theme or challenge; like maybe a spring thee, or flowers?  or multiple stitches, or black and white, or bright colours,  or half and half (hoops with two different halves), or text/typography.  I would totally LOVE a blackwork style swap but I don't know if that would attract enough people.
Those are some great themes! I think we are getting more people on this thread so we can start talking themes/dates/organizers.

Who's up for organizing?

When are we doing this? I love hoops. They are simple and portable and give me a break from sock monkeys.

I think a black work theme would be great, but I've never done black work so I might be intimidated myself. A spring/seasonal theme would be cool, too. Or maybe a color hoop swap? I know the color swaps are really big right now so we could follow on that trail. I think I like that idea the best. And then we could do black work if our hearts desired it, right? Wink

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« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2014 02:57:41 PM »

Does the embroidery have to be framed in a hoop or does it just have to be a round shape?


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« Reply #22 on: February 19, 2014 01:26:13 AM »

in order i would prefer, seasonal, then colour theme, then black work.  Smiley

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« Reply #23 on: February 19, 2014 03:28:54 PM »

I'm interested! If we did a seasonal theme, maybe people could pick their favorite season, not just spring.

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« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2014 03:29:02 PM »

I suppose we could work in black work into whatever theme, no?  Like if we go with seasonal who says it has to be in color?  Grin

I'm totally in!  I haven't hoopla'd in a while!  I'll be out of the country for a week in March so I don't think I'd be a good organizer but I definitely want to participate!

« Reply #25 on: February 20, 2014 10:28:03 AM »

I'm good with whatever colourway/theme is decided on

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« Reply #26 on: February 20, 2014 11:15:02 AM »

If we go for a subject-matter theme, can we keep it pretty open to interpretation?
For example, something like a flowers theme wouldn't interest  me at all - but if its a bit more open, like plants, then more people would be able to find an interest in that because it can be interpreted more ways (flowers, trees, all other plant life.... )

Personally i prefer themes that are more about the techniques used, as i find it easier to adapt this to a subject matter my partner likes - and they encourage me to push my creative boundaries  at the same time.  for example, a monochrome theme (which could include blackwork/redwork) would be really cool.

That said, if we do go for a subject-matter theme, I'm still in as long as its broad enough
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« Reply #27 on: February 20, 2014 12:22:00 PM »

maybe like other swaps you can have a list of so many themes that you like for your partner to choose from?  Smiley

« Reply #28 on: February 20, 2014 12:54:56 PM »

Depending on when it is, i might be interested
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« Reply #29 on: February 20, 2014 03:56:35 PM »

I'm interested, just depends on timing. My life is chaos at the moment, so if it gets organized, could someone PM me? 

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