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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:15 pm

Made my block today. Was so much fun to do

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Nov 15, 2016 4:38 pm

lmao lmao lmao

So instead of getting an inkling about something, FB must get a 'tinkling' lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Nov 15, 2016 6:01 pm

Wonder if her ears are ringing from all our bad puns. lmao lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:21 pm

lmao lmao lmao lmao maybe she suffers from ringing in the ears lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:30 am

She'll suffer alright when she reads all these knee "clappers" . lmao lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Wed Nov 16, 2016 11:05 am

TxMaryQuilts wrote:
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I dont think you could 'shake' it out of her lmao lmao lmao lmao

Does that mean she is FiberBabble - For Whom The Bell Tolls?? lmao lmao lmao

We may never know because it says to "ask not...."  lol!


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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Wed Nov 16, 2016 12:16 pm

lmao lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Wed Nov 16, 2016 2:31 pm

lmao lmao lmao lmao lmao lmao lmao

Ahhhhh, look how entertained that kitty is, he is shaking his head like a little tinkling bell lmao lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Wed Nov 16, 2016 5:47 pm

Just ripped my sewing room apart lookiing for hte 'safe place' I put my block to baste and quilt, finally found it half an hour and lots of muttering later!!

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:28 pm

lmao lmao lmao lmao lmao lmao lmao

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:32 am

The little quilt is all quilted and trimmed, all that is left is the binding and the tag. I needed to take a couple of days off from the sewing closet because our new store manager got my back up
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...and I do mean seriously... a swirling column of righteous rage, burning hotter than the sun. angry

But now I've calmed down (and my sword still drips with the blood of my enemy she apologized too little, too late ) and I'm ready to get going again.

I don't remember - Helen, did you provide a pattern/template for the tag? Knowing me, I'll make it more complicated than it needs to be (only because that's What I Do), but I'm looking at 5 days off before the holiday Knuppel so I expect I can finish and mail, even if I do go off the deep end with the tag.
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In other news, I apparently forgot to lock the pickup when I was at rehearsal on Monday. An opportunistic but (comparatively) non-malevolent thief decided to rummage through the truck and steal a couple of things. Nothing major at all, and they did no damage. BUT the little quilt was on the passenger seat because I'd taken it to my coffee group for show & tell. Fortunately the rummager left it alone.

THAT woulda really stunk. whew

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Thu Nov 17, 2016 11:42 am

Gee Tracy, sorry about both incidents...too bad the rummager didn't run off with the manager. Did you ring her chimes? (sorry, couldn't resist Twisted Evil )

There is no template for the tag. She just included info on how she did hers. So you are free to be as complicated creative as you like.

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Thu Nov 17, 2016 1:56 pm

lmao lmao Hahahahha my first thought for FB and the new manager was "Hope she gonged her bell" lmao lmao lmao lmao

FB so sorry for the stress at work, who needs that? hug08 Sorry the car was rifled through, would have been quite the compliment if they stole your mini quilt but glad they didnt. No sorry I didnt put directions for the tag, well no I did explain what I did so I guess that counts right? I fused two pieces of fabric together, trimmed to size, zig zagged around the edges and cut a little hole in one corner to thread a ribbon through. I used plain on the back and wrote it out like a gift tag with To and From and a xmas message.

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Mon Nov 21, 2016 9:39 pm

OMG Im just so virtuous, I think i need a bell medley from FB, I got my mini posted to my recipient today, ta da!!!! Figured I will be shocking some of you so nice to know you are sitting down reading the forum lmao

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:31 am

Wow Helen, that's great. Mine is done but mine do not have to swim the ocean to get where they are going so haven't mailed yet. Might do it next week. Then they can use them a bit before Christmas! :santa1:

Oh I love it when there are goodies in the mail.

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Sat Nov 26, 2016 5:57 am

Mine is started but on hold because of DH being in the hospital. Hoping he comes home today and I will finish it this weekend and get it mailed next week!

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:41 am

well I got mine done and it does have to swim the ocean so look out here it comes mailed it last week,, hope it doesn't get lost, seems my things use to get lost going across, gimpys usually made it but had peeps lost in the mail going to England for months and months and they were still good when they finally got them lol.. have a great day swappers.
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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Mon Dec 05, 2016 9:14 am

I got mine mailed last week. Hope to hear soon that they have arrived or I'll start biting my nails!

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Mon Dec 05, 2016 1:36 pm

Hello
My mini quilt is on the way gift2 gift2 gift2 candle
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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:19 pm



Received my lovely package and "Christmas Gift" from TxMaryQuilts today! It's so very pretty and made my day! Thank you so much, I love it !

Marian in Ohio :santa1:
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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Mon Dec 05, 2016 7:41 pm

OH that's adorable! Well done TXM!
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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Dec 06, 2016 8:11 am

I received my beautiful quilt from Helen yesterday!!!  I Love It!  I'll post a picture later today, promise.  Thank you so much! Smitten hug08
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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:37 am

Ohmygoodness. I can't believe it. I received my adorable Christmas present LAST WEEK and didn't even acknowledge it!


It's been safely tucked away in my vehicle, because I've been showing it off at meetings and gatherings throughout the week.

Thank you, Louanne, for my special gift...


And my special, special extra goodie! Hug


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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:45 am

Yeah Marian, so glad it arrived. Two more to worry about. azn

Oh Tracy yours are gorgeous. How adorable is the little bell ringer. Great job Louann.

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PostSubject: Re: XMAS Present Swap!   Tue Dec 06, 2016 2:07 pm

Oh the bell ringer is perfect, too funny, will always remind you of all the joking here, well done Louanne!!

Lovely that minis are arriving nice and early, Ive had fun with this swap, thanks for htinking of it TxMary

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