swap update: thanks for all your emails - **sign-up has now closed**
update: Feb 13th - link
Hello and welcome to our first ever swap here on Feeling Stitchy! If you love fabric buttons and embroidery, like me, then this is the swap for you! Here’s how to join – Please email me at feelingstitchyswap(at)live.co.uk with the following information ...
Your email address
Your blog, flickr address, twitter id …
A little bit about yourself and your crafts, sewing, fabric style, etc (and if you have any allergies as we are sending chocs/sweets!)
Your gift-wrapped parcel should contain –
A set of 6 hand embroidered buttons (any size or style you fancy), some craft supplies (for example, threads, ribbons, vintage buttons, etc) and a little chocolate or sweet treat.
Some dates …
Sign up deadline is Wednesday 17th February * sign up has now closed as we have reached 60 members *(only by email to - feelingstitchyswap(at)live.co.uk) I will then post details of who's sending to who here on Saturday 20th February.
You will then receive your partner’s info by Wednesday 24th Feb and should mail your parcel no later than 19th March 2010
Please be aware that you may have to ship international, as this swap is open to all ;)
Grab a badge for your blog here
More swap info! ...
The swap will be open to a max of 60 people - I will try to email you back asap, but please expect a little delay in receiving reply emails from me.
You will be sending to and receiving from the same person - so please find out more about your partner via email and by visiting blogs etc.
Please check back here for any swap updates over the next few weeks.
Feel free to add your work in progress photos to the embroidery pool, but please tag any wip and finished photos with “fsswap” so we can find you!
If you do have any questions please ask them over here at the flickr embroidery group and I will get back to you asap.
Some useful links
Amy’s embroidered button tutorial
Pimp Stitch embroidered button tutorial with Amy Cluck’s sweet mini button patterns
Embroidered button flickr group
I will be back next Saturday with an update, some more tutorial links and some embroidered button finds to inspire you all - Happy Stitching x
oh and please tweet and blog about the swap to spread the word - thanks x