Note to Swap partners and other interested parties: Profile now updated

April 25, 2006 at 9:29 pm (Swap-Related Activities)

Wondering what I might be interested in swapping? Check out the profile link on the right hand side. Everything you never wanted to know is all right there.

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May Swap

April 23, 2006 at 11:56 am (Swap-Related Activities)

May Swap

Originally uploaded by indigogo.

This is the stuff that I've collected for my partner in Portugal. I hope she likes it! I didn't have much to go on in her profile, but noticed that she seemed to like fabrics in her pictures.

Note to any and all swap partners- if not satisfied with the swap you have received, I appreciate a direct and *personal* email about the situation (as opposed to, say, a public message on flickr.) It hasn't happened yet (to me), but I'm just sayin'….

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First ever crochet object- drawstring bag

April 15, 2006 at 5:58 pm (Crochet-Related Stuff, Swap-Related Activities)

Originally uploaded by indigogo.

I had fun making this drawstring bag in crochet for my May Swap partner- who is again in Portugal… I used a great yarn called "Portofino Paper" in Mandarine. Click the following link for a better picture of this type of yarn. It's a sort of cotton boucle with multicoloured paper twisted around it- it feels like paper too, when you've got your hook in it, but it's kind of pleasant to work with. I wonder how long it will take before I'm WIPping out clothes from the "Happy Hooker" book?

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April Swap Received from La Estrella

April 15, 2006 at 5:52 pm (Swap-Related Activities)

April Swap Received from La Estrella

Originally uploaded by indigogo.

Inma sent this wonderful box of stuff for the April swap! I feel lucky- everything is amazing. The purple and green notebook that you see in the middle is something that you have to see in person to believe: beautiful sparkles on a thick purple paper cover. Plus she used her talents to produce a purple and green multi-beaded charm which you can't see in this pic, since it's in the purple striped box. I will have to send her a note to thank her.

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