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Handprinted Fabric

Handprinted Fabric

I received my final two fat quarters for the handprinted fabric swap! The lovely rain and duckies came from across the pond (couldn’t resist), specifically from Angela in England: Isn’t it sweet? This lovely blue one with mysterious words was handprinted by Rachael here in the U.S.: I am sooo curious what the whole yard … Continue reading

Handprinted Fabric!

Handprinted Fabric!

So far I have received two of my four fat quarters from the¬†handprinted fabric swap¬†I participated in! This one came from Amy of form*work: And this one from Asma of The Daily Muses: I’m looking forward to seeing what the other two fat quarters are when they arrive! These swaps are so much fun.

Handprinted Fabric

Handprinted Fabric

Two of my four fat quarters for the handprinted fabric swap are done! I decided to print on a lovely white linen and am so happy with the results! I carved two different blocks and used each one for a different fat quarter. The one with circles also involved printing with regular objects, a pencil … Continue reading

Handmade Pincushion

Handmade Pincushion

My pincushion for the swap is done! I finished it yesterday. I used this pattern from Aimee Ray as a starting point, then changed it up slightly. I hope my recipient likes it! The person I have also mentioned she likes birds, so I am including these little bird post-its and a bird magnet, inside … Continue reading

Handmade bookmarks

Handmade bookmarks

Do you know about Swap-Bot? If you like swaps, I think the site could be very addicting! I signed up for a couple swaps, one of which was a handmade bookmark swap. The person I was assigned loves tea and her favorite color is red, so I made her these two bookmarks (you only had … Continue reading

Random craftiness

Random craftiness

Looking for a fun handmade swap? Covert Robin sign-ups started today! I participated in this last year and it was lots of fun. If you are near Ohio (which I’m not), and free on November 10, check out the 1st OHcraft Sew-In! Organized by the blog me and elna. In other news… I have been … Continue reading

Love Day Swap… what I sent

Love Day Swap… what I sent

I received word that Mary received the goodies I sent her, so it is my turn to share what I made! It was so much fun getting to know Mary and then crafting for her. Mary said she preferred stripes to florals or dots, and that she had recently repainted some of the rooms of … Continue reading

Love Day Swap!

Love Day Swap!

I participated in this handmade swap with a Valentine’s focus. This swap was a little different than the others I have done in that I was in touch with my swap partner the whole time. Mary lives in Oklahoma and has what sounds like a lovely family full of bustling grandkids! She loves to craft, … Continue reading

Top Secret Projects & A Birthday Sale

Top Secret Projects & A Birthday Sale

Shhh, I’m working on top secret projects! One is for a Valentine’s Day handmade swap… Then the kiddo and I made some Valentine’s Day gifts, which I can’t show you until after Tuesday (we’re giving them early so the recipients have them before Valentine’s). Here’s a sneak peak, though. Of the non-secret variety, I listed … Continue reading

Zipper Pouch Swap: Done!

Zipper Pouch Swap: Done!

Here’s the second zipper pouch I made! This one is for a zipper pouch and chocolate swap I am participating in. I love how it turned out! I did boxed corners, lightweight interfacing in between the layers for durability, a little hand embroidery, and a patchwork stripe on the front. My swap recipient said she … Continue reading