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Friday, January 11, 2013

The Swapping Pledge

I thought it was time to renew my swapping pledge.  I do take all my swaps very seriously, although they are so much fun to do, and I always strive to send something which I hope the other person will enjoy.  


I will try my utmost...
·        To always swap on time.
·        To always email a THANK YOU to my partner.
·        To be considerate and thoughtful when choosing a gift.
·        To give my partner the quality of gift that I would like to receive.
·        To communicate when it’s required.
·        To NEVER over commit and let a partner down.
·        To advise the swap mama when I receive my gift.

If you would like to make this pledge too, pop over and visit Australia's Swap Mama Queen, Cheryll at Gone Stitchin'.  Here's the LINK to Cheryll's January 5th post.

I've received a couple of lovely surprises in the mail in the last couple of days.  These beautiful hexies arrived from Lynette as part of the Inchy Hexie Flowers group. 

And I received another gorgeous churn dash block from a wonderful secret angel from Sue's Aussie Block swaps group.

Enormous thanks to both Lynette and my lovely secret angel.

I discovered I didn't have the right colour threads for my Summertime project so I finally finished the base of my little half inch hexie purse while at the NOTYQ sit and sew session yesterday.
I started my purse at the same time as fabulous Marina and hers has been finished for months so I've put this right on top of my WIPs. I feeling pretty enthusiastic about this project at the moment but with a couple of hundred little hexies to go, who knows how long this motivation will last.  Here's a picture of Marina's bag.  I'm posting it here to inspire me to keep going.



Such a beautiful bag

at I am Momma Hear Me Roar (What a brilliant blog name)
Such a beautiful blog with a wonderful free pattern and tutorial to make this gorgeous bag.  Click HERE to go to the tutorial. Huge thanks to Cheri.

18 comments:

  1. Love the look of your hexies. Must go on my to learn list. Sharyn:)

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  2. Your hexies look so pretty, and Marina's bag is gorgeous. I think the fabrics in these little hexie bags show so much of a persons personality. I'm really enjoying working on mine.

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  3. Such beautiful blocks and hexies Melody, Love your pledge too. A great bag and blog, thanks for the link.

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  4. I love Marinas bag it's stunning.

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  5. Your purse is going to be lovely. Lots of lovely mail Melody.

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  6. Mel... you are the perfect swapper! Thanks for supporting the PLedGe. :)

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  7. love Marina's bag Mel,cant wait to see yours finished,love the fabrics you have choosen and thankyou for the link for that very cute bag,have a good weekend my friend.xx

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  8. Oh Oh your hexie purse is well on it's way...soooo looking forward to seeing yours finished...

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  9. well done on your hexie bag progress!
    Do you think it may get finished by the next Mill Rosie meeting?
    I can get my cheer leading outfit on if you would like some support?

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  10. That little hexie bag is getting closer!

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  11. Oh wow that hexie purse in progress is amazing, what a project :) Gorgeous bag link today, you are so fab sharing your brilliant finds!

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  12. Seems you and I have the same thoughts Melody.....I took the pledge again today too!!!! Love that hexie purse and yep, I agree....having it there in front of you is a great incentive!!! Heading over to the Mama hear me roar site....I LOVE that bag!!!!
    xox sugary hugs
    Wendy :O)

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  13. Your purse is great! So much work with the hexies. Thanks for sharing the bag link, it looks lovely...now to find some fabric!
    Hugs

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  14. I love your choice of fabrics for your hexie purse, it's going to be very pretty. Big hugs, Tracee xx

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  15. You will just love your little Hexie Block Purse! Keep at it!

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  16. Wow, Melody, what a great idea for hexies! The little purse is lovely!

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