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Swap time! Wanna play?

Let’s swap pincushions!


Instead of trying to match up and email people myself I’m going to try Elfster and let the site do it for me. Please head here if you’d like to join in our pincushion swap.

You will create a pincushion with your own hands and ship it away to someone who is sending you a new to you pin cushion as well. How fun!

You can scour Pinterest or Google for some ideas and tutorials.

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Covert robin goodies.

My gifts arrived a while ago, like a few weeks, I’ve just been so busy with life, sewing and trips to NYC that I haven’t had time to get back to writing about it!

You may recall I made these great sewing kits and sent one to my Covert Robin partner Cassie.

Here are the goodies that arrived for me. And I am ridiculously embarrassed because I cannot find her blog or anything useful to link back to her! Grrrrr.

An awesome little tote, a t-shirt scarf (had never seen/heard of one of those before) and a great pin cushion mason jar full of crafting odds and ends.

I love the sketchy look of the bunting with colourful scraps and the free form stitching.

Recent packages in my mailbox and more fabric swapping

My treasury worked! My hubby got me this, from here.

And these! Only they say ‘Tara’ and not ‘Stephanie blahblah’.

I also took advantage of a Heartsy deal and ordered some packaging supplies from this shop.

If you missed my fabric swap, or want to see scraps before you get them, my friend Tabatha is looking to part with some lovely pieces in return for some new to her fabric. I was with her when she bought most of these recently and it’s great stuff. Head over if you’re interested in taking a peek.

Fun mail for kids!

Wesley got some mail today an envelope full of stickers from his friend William!  There was homework assigned as well.  We have to mail stickers back to William and to another boy, THEN we get to pick 6 friends and send some stickers. They’ll do the same thing and send stickers back to us and 7 other children. Wesley was super excited about the stickers he got today, I can’t wait to see how he reacts as mail starts pouring in for him!

Wesley has 2 friends he wants to send stickers to and I thought it might be fun to find some new friends. So if you have a little one in your life who would appreciate some free stickers in the mail, and like putting together some envelopes for other children let me know you’d like to play! I’ll take the first 4 replies. Leave your email, or send me one with the name and address and we’ll send them out over the weekend.  Anyone can play no worries about postage, as long as you don’t mind mailing back to Canada.

Swap much?

So I said I wasn’t going to do Happy Mail again right now because I was surprised by the shipping costs, even though it was super fun. Instead I sign up for 2 other swaps!!

I got into a card swap with Missy over at Crafty Carnival AND I’m part of the fat quarter swap at Sew Mama Sew! Guess the fabric store and post office are going to see a lot me this month!

I ordered these buttons the other day, from Gnipmap on Etsy. Just felt the need for some pics.