Friday, January 27, 2012

Swapping!

I have signed up for two Flick'r swaps 

which will keep me busy for the next month or so!

Firstly the Mouthy Stitches hosted by Hadley, Susan and Cindy!

I have to make a zippered pouch and send it with some scraps to my secret 

partner by the end of February!


I have used zippers in dresses and skirts before but never in a pouch....


In fact it is probably easier!

It came together pretty well, I'd probably cut the lining a little smaller next 


time to make it a better fit!



And I am thinking of maybe adding some embroidery...


I bought these transfers from the US

The second swap came as a bit of a surprise -

I have been invited to participate in the newly established



and this is what I have planned discarded so far!

The fabrics are not as dull in real life as they appear here!

I'm thinking about foundation piecing?

Or I may do something completely different!


Like this...


This one is 6 inches square


(Thanks Mary, for a great tutorial for this block!)

I'm hoping my partner (or any of my followers) comment so I can get more of


a feel or ideas of where I might go with this!

Happy sewing!

SUZ

9 comments:

  1. Love the mini spiderweb idea!

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  2. Your purse looks better than my purse!!!!! That looks really good and doesn't look like a first attempt.
    I like the spiderweb idea.

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  3. I have to get this off my chest- I think it's an Aussie thing but pouches make me think of kangaroos. Okay that being said I really like the one youve made. It's so pretty! I'm excited about your special little quilt swap, I know you'll make something amazing. I really love your Rock Your Socks Off Mary blocks! I'd love to see you do more with those.

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  4. hi Suz!!

    I've just realized that I'm missing all your posts!
    I cant seem to follow your blog :(
    I follow u then u disappear.
    I'm not sure if its just your blog.

    Sorry if I've not been commenting, but that is the reason!!

    Have a great weekend xx

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  5. Hi Susan! I love your Rock Your Socks Block...hee hee!!! Those individual squares and strips must be tiny! I love it! The pouch is sweet and I had to laugh at the kangaroo comment! Have fun with your swaps :)

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  6. Love the stars, you exclusive lady you!!

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  7. swapmania is spreading throughout the world. Your zip looks good and the quilt...well, I'll just have to watch it progress.

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  8. You've got two lucky swap partners. Love the colours in your star blocks.

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  9. It is all lovely. I love both your ideas for the swap.

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