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#boxybagswap

Three Dandelions Shop hosted their first swap in September 2016.  This was the first swap I signed up for.  We made Kelby Sews’ Boxy Bag.

This is my sneak peak photo.
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My partner is a San Diego Chargers fan, love all things Star Wars, and had all the heart eyes emoji for the Rifle Paper Co’s first fabric line.
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A close up of the Rifle Paper Co one.  I just love that selvage tab!
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I nested the three bags for this shot.
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This is the one I got from the person who had me.  The colors are so pretty.
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And check out those cute zipper pulls.
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She also included this cute Noodlehead pin cushion.
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This water bottle
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A few other small items.
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And this cute sewing sticker.  Which now sits on my grey heavy duty singer sewing machine.
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I had a great time with my first swap that I signed up for three more within two weeks of signing up for this one.  I’ve since completed eight more swaps.  They are addicting!!

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Stich me a Divided Basket

My SIL-J turned 30 last year (2016).  I wanted to get her something special for her birthday since it was a big birthday.  My plan was to make this Noodlehead Divided Basket and then fill it with tons of Trader Joe’s snacks and a gift cert for Sugarfina.  (She’s a snacker and she loves Sugarfina – a high-end candy store.)

Here is the basket.  I used the Stitch print for the interior and for the exterior I found this cute vintage-ish romantic print from Hobby Lobby.  I used the Stitch print as accents on the exterior.
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A shot of the interior.  I’m not sure if i sewed it wrong but it didn’t all line up as easily as it should have.  We’ll just have to wait and see how the next one comes out.
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I’m still happy with it.  I ended up not giving the gift cert to Sugarfina.  My bro-D said not to get it because they had just thrown away a whole bunch of candy the week prior.  I went back and forth and ended up going to get a cert anyway.  But when I got there, they didn’t even have gift certificates/cards to purchase and the salespeople were not helpful and they were pretty rude.  Personally I would not go back there again.

Poolside Tote

I used to sell Thirty-One when we lived in Alabama. I even sold it for a few months after we moved to Ohio. Shortly after though, I stopped since I wasn’t getting any sales and I wasn’t a fan of their products.

When we moved to Nevada, we found out that we had some Alabama friends stationed here. Thank goodness!!! We were hanging out once and my friend had asked if I still sold Thirty-One or if I knew anyone that sold. I asked her what she was looking to purchase and she said she needed a tote for towels and whatnots. I told her that I could make one for her.

I showed her a few options and Noodlehead’s Poolside Tote was the winner.
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After I cut out the pieces I took a photo and posted it on Instagram. Doesn’t it look great?
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The inside. Didn’t she pick out great prints?
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I hung it on my ironing board to show how big it is.
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A close up of the interior. I just love that small hook.
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Isn’t it just so cute?
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A small fishy that I had to show a close up. He’s so stinking cute!
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All completed!
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This tote ended up being pretty easy and quick to sew together.  I was a little worried that I would have a hard time because the pieces are so weirdly shaped.  It was fun and I can’t wait to make another one.

Mother’s Day gifts!

For Mother’s Day 2016, I made two Noodle-Head Snappy Mani Wallets.

This one was for Paul’s mom.
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The inside.  It has four small elasticized pockets and one medium sized zippered pocket.
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This one was for my mom.
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She really likes the color blue so I used this blue medallion print and blue thread.
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I found this small scrap of pink fabric that had this little heart on it and I thought it would be cute.
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I also paired it with a small bottle of lotion.

This is a great gift to give.  It’s simple and easy to make and it pairs well with a bottle of lotion, a bottle of nail polish, or even some nail clippers.

So fun!

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I made a purse and wallet for one of my friends who loves the color green but by this color scheme you would’ve never guessed it!  These colors play so well together!  The print on the right of this photo is named crochetting, which is what my friend likes to do.  So it was only appropriate for her.  Plus I sent her a photo of the prints to make sure she’d like them.
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This is the bag/purse.  Since she crochets I used that print on the outside, which normally I would have put on the inside.  To go along with the color scheme, I used the wavey blocks on the inside with some dream catchers as slip pockets.
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When making the wallet, I found this little face.  The face was made when I was marking where to cut for the magnetic snap.
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A close up of the wallet.  This is the double zip wallet from Anna Graham from Noodlehead.  You can read more about the double zip wallet here.
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I had tons of fun making these items for my friend and she said they worked out well.  One other thing I added in the bag/purse was a covered stiff board so that it kept the bottom from bowing.  I had bought some hard plastic and just cut it to size and then made a cover to slip it into.

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