Friday, July 24, 2009

Swap, Swap, Swap.....and Swap?

I'm excited about the start of Doll Quilt Swap 7...last night, I received the email with my secret swap partner's name and preferences. Now I can start "stalking" their blog and flickr photostream and hopefully get some ideas about what I'm going to make for them. The quilt is to be mailed by September 15th so I think that will give me plenty of time...famous last words?!

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A swap that I have finished and is ready to mail is the Itty Bitty Book Club "Children's Fairy Tale Book Swap"...




...2.75" by 3.5" cards, twenty two of them ready to send to Mary Ann who will swap them out with the other swappers' cards and bind them on the left side. I think it will be an adorable little book. The deadline for cards isn't until September 1st so I'll have to wait a while...but worth it!

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Here's a sneak peek at the mini quilt I completed and mailed today for the Swap Til You Drop "Summer Lovin'" theme...and how many times did I sing that song while sewing this little quilt?! (heehee)


Laura should receive it early next week so I'll show the rest of it then:)

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Finally, remember the mermaid I made for the Under The Sea Swap? She was waiting for my swap partner, Bairbre Aine, when she returned to California after holiday back home in Scotland. Bairbre Aine named her Mipsy.


Sadly, the little seagirl that Bairbre Aine made for me has not arrived yet :(
She was mailed from Scotland, so we are both hoping that she is just delayed someplace along the way.

Marilyn

6 comments:

connie said...

You are a busy woman. Sounds like you are having fun though. I can not wait to see the Summer Lovin little quilt.

3rdEyeMuse said...

LOVE your Mother Goose swap pages ... it's going to be great fun seeing what you receive in return. :)

will keep my figers crossed that your package from Scottland does arrive safe and sound before another week passes.

cindy said...

Oh, the Mother Goose ATC's are adorable! Beautiful job gurl!

-c
yapping cat

Beth Leintz said...

I bet its fun to go to your mailbox. The mother goose cards are so cute- I want to see that finished book.

Shawn said...

oh my goodness how did I miss the book swap!!! shoot. I can't wait to see yours!

Pretty Things said...

One of these days I'll stumble across a swap and a) have the talent to do it and b) have the TIME to do it!