"Back from my quilting retreat. It was a blast. :)
It was a bit of a drive away, so on the way over there I passed by a fabric store and stopped in on a whim. They had a pack of 5" square charm squares for 50 percent off! Whee! When I got to the…"
"March is gone already?? (checks calendar) Doh!
It's been a little topsy turvy here, and life has been throwing me speed bump after speed bump. The most recent speed bump came today- Mom-in-Law fell today and broke her hip. She is already…"
"Hi there folks. I must needs withdraw from this swap. I have not been able to allocate time for the January birthday yet and am not sure I'm going to get any better throughout the year. My apologies. I honestly thought I…"
"Pleased you like it Tahlia, I enjoyed crafting it for you. I will hurry up and get caught up with the others, had trouble finding your email with the 2015 address list. Just located it this weekend. Apologies to Sheila and Annette but your ATCs will…"
"Monica, your wonderful pink-and-blue fabric arrived this week! I agree: I am very happy with the pale, subtle color that you got. :) I have been looking for some pale hand-dyes recently, and this one just might be pale enough for the project…"
"Lorna, thank you! your delayed birthday ATC arrived this week, and it is adorable! Well worth the wait. :)
It's a beautifully crafted all-fiber ATC with a front of linen hand embroidered with a picture of a sewing machine! the back is…"
"So glad to hear that my fabrics are arriving at y'alls houses! :) So happy that you like them!
I stopped in at my local Michael's craft store (where I purchased the glue that I used for the foil project), and discovered that they had put…"
"You've got the right idea, Monica. :) ... and the size and texture of the ice / snow makes a distinct influence on the resulting cloth pattern. Snow gives very different results from ice cubes. Ice cubes give a somewhat different result from…"
"Agreed! Procion MX (and other chemical powders) can cause lung damage even when the MSDS (safety data sheets) indicate that they are non-toxic. Any powder that gets into the lungs (eg dust from a field) can cause congestion and irritation, and if…"
"Yep. I have those clerks at my post office too. There is one person who will tell me that it is package rates if she can tell that it has fabric in it, no matter how thin and light the envelope is. The person I got at a different post office took my…"
Snow dyeing is a very weird concept, true. :) But it yields some amazing fractal like results! The idea is that you bunch up your fabric onto a drip-through surface within a tub that has higher sides than the fabric so that it will keep…"
Hi Tahlia.me again. If I go into Picassa (my pictures) I can send a picture but when I put in the address...."stitchinfingers,ning.com " it won't accept that address. What will I type into the address? Mary Wyn
I contacted Mary Corbett when I looked at the main page and she was the one who gave the rules for the whole group. She did answer me and told me that she had written to Kalona and that if she hadn't heard from her within 48 hours I was free to take over the administration of the swap. I haven't replied to her because I wanted to get the group's opinion if it was OK if I took over. It seems as though the majority who answered OK'd me, so now I will write back to Mary and tell her I am taking over and ask how to go about doing it (something you probably know since you are already in charge of some things). I wouldn't worry too much about getting permission because I am sure she already knows about the things you are in charge of. In my case I was asking her permission to take over the swap from Kalona because she just disappeared and stopped answering messages from anyone, so it was a special situation. Any help you can give me about running things would be welcome. I do want to write again to everyone in our group and let them know about the swap for the coming year and how it will be different than it was before because there will be directed things to do for some months. I will be doing a directed swap for January and will be giving out the directions after the holidays and after I get everyone signed up. It will be a lot of fun and will cost very little, if anything, because most of us already have the supplies for it. I also think that it is something that most of the members have never done. That is my hope anyway, to do things that are new and different.
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