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Round 3 of I-Spy fabric swapping is completed. I hope everyone is enjoying their squares and deciding on projects to start. This round had swappers from 19 US states and Canada.
Please send feedback/suggestions on improvements for future swaps.
So far, mostly good things:
- I got the package and the prints are marvelous
- I haven’t finished going through it all, but I am enjoying all the wonderful prints
- Very happy about the selection
- Love all of the fabrics
- Can’t wait to get started on the quilt!!
- I requested my fabric back, but my package didn’t contain any of my original fabric
Last year, I got mom a Tea of the Month certificate for her birthday – she’s a tea freak :) She really enjoyed the fun flavors and quality of the packages – so much that she bought from Amazing Clubs again … much to my (and my stomachs) delight.
Pasta Month 1
For VDay, mom and step-dad Tom gave me a 3-month Pasta Of The Month Club
certificate. Fabulous gift. And yesterday, month 1 arrived!
In the package was:
1a. Black Pepper Lemon Pesto Fettuccine
1b. Pink Spinach Marinara
2a. Garlic and Parsley Parpadelle
2b. Artichoke and Fennel sauce
3. Recipes for each pasta/sauce pair
The Quilting Gallery
For my partner in the UK
hosted another swap … this time a Mug Rug swap
with over 300 people and 25 countries joining in.
A mug rug is an oversized coaster for your mug or glass or cup and has room for a cookie on the side! Great for those early morning sewing sessions :) For this swap, the guidelines were to make two Mug Rugs for our partners, and they weren’t required to match either.
From my partner
My partner was open to anything – which actually made things harder! I did snoop around her flickr site for ideas and found she likes purple and flowers, so that’s the direction I went … it’s hard to tell in the photos, but free-motion quilting holds it all together – close up shot attempt of the quilting as well.
For me, CaryQuilter from North Carolina made me the great blue-brown-teal rugs and sent extra goodies too. Again, hard to tell from the photo, but there was some fun quilting and stitches used.
See more mug rug swap photos on flickr.