Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Reminder: Winter Extravaganza Swap

The details of the  Holiday/Winter Extravaganza Swap were detailed at the September meeting. You can read more about it in the meeting notes.

Gifts will be due at the December 12 meeting and party. Contact Joy-Lily via the Ning forum if you cannot attend the December meeting so that you can get your gift to someone who can give your gift out at the meeting. It is a disappointment to the person who brings a gift not to receive something at the same time.
Some ideas for projects were posted at the meeting, but there are numerous other sources with multiple projects, including the

Board/ruler bag
Boxy bag
Casserole carrier- pattern
cup holder
Fabric basket (One Hour Basket)
Fabric boxes (tutorial)
Glasses case
Hanging toiletry Basket (pattern found in In Stitches book)
Happy Birthday banner
Heating pad/ rice pack
Holiday banner
iPad Cover
Iron Caddy
Jewelry roll
Journal cover (tutorial)
Lanyard (tutorial)
Mini ironing table (pattern/tutorial)
Mini quilt / wall hanging
Mug rug
Name tag
Needle safe
pattern weights (tutorial/pattern)
Pencil case (Pink Chalk has an excellent pattern)
Pencil roll
Pillowcase (guide to the burrito style pillowcase pattern)
Pincushion resources
Phone sleeve (tutorial)
Placemats - Check out the Make It, Take It book
Potholders - (pattern)
Project bag
Purse organizer (tutorial)
Sash with Beaded Fringe (pattern found in In Stitches book)
Scissor Sheath (tutorial)
Sewing machine cover (tutorial by Debbie Shore)
Sleeping mask  (pattern found in In Stitches book)
Stitching folder
Table runner
Tablet cover
Tea cozy
Thermal cup holder
Tissue holder
Tote bag
Triple zip pouch (tutorial)
Water bottle strap
Wrist pin cushion
Zipper bag

I am sure you can find many other patterns on the web. Not every pattern or tutorial listed above is free. Leave a comment with any great tutorials you find and I will add them to the list.

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