Holiday Swap Round-up! ~ Diane's Vintage Zest!

Holiday Swap Round-up!

Hello again!

Some of you might have thought to yourself... what happened to Stitch Once, Rip Twice?  Remember, my online sewing group with challenges?  Well, it's still around!

Last time we spoke about our little group, I posted about our Mad About Plaid Challenge and then I shared with you the plans that I had to make a coat.

And then...  a big fat nothing.

Or so you thought!

We had an awesome holiday swap!  I matched up pairs of gals and they gifted lots of sewing goodies!
Next week, I promise to show off the completed projects from the last challenge, but first I wanted to share some of the great presents that our members sent and received in our first holiday swap!

Holiday Swap Round-Up!

ChiChi from ChiChi Loves gave Kristin from Sew Classic tons of vintage patterns, notions, and fabric.  Read more about it here.

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Kristin from Sew Classic gave ChiChi from ChiChi Loves a whole bunch of patterns, bright fabrics, and embellishments to add to her stash!

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Kathy gave Cecilia some beautiful fabric, patterns, and lots of useful little notions!

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Cecilia gave Kathy some awesome fabric that Kathy's daughter totally loved!  She already decided what to make with it, and no doubt it will be awesome.  :)

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Victoria from Very Blissful gave Joanne some really cute fabrics plus some pins, binding and lace.  Adorable!

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Wouldn't these pretty packages be amazing to receive in the mail?  I'm sure the fabric, notions, and patterns will be put to good use!

You might be wondering why I did not participate in the holiday swap.  Well, I organized the swap and on the off-chance that there were an odd number of people, I would swoop in and save the day!  Well, it didn't happen.  :(

After seeing these pictures, I'm definitely going to count myself in!

Have you ever participated in a sewing swap?


  1. These are some great items! I've never participated in a swap and it looks like it would be totally worth doing so. :-)

  2. This was my first swap and it was lots of fun. Thanks for organizing, Diane -and yes, you must join next time!

  3. Those patterns are awesome! I am sure you will put them to great use

  4. I know! We'll have to do another one soon. :)

  5. Great! I will definitely join in and make it a little less close to the deadline! :)

  6. Looks like a fun swap. I've never done a sewing swap.

  7. Maybe we'll organize another one soon! :)

  8. Visiting via "LetsBeFriends" blog hop and I love that red ric rac trim! Too bad I don't sew.

  9. You can always appreciate ric rac and use a glue gun if you don't sew... ;) Thanks for visiting! :)

  10. Hi Diane,
    Thanks so much for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.

    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  11. Sounds like fun. Who doesn't enjoy getting a surprise gift? Thanks for sharing at Inspire Us Thursday on Organized 31.

  12. Thanks for linking up at Sweet and Savoury Sunday. Love the colours of all the fabric.


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