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Feb 13, 2013, 10:50 PM
angelinamor
St Patrick's Day Postcard Swap Signups until Feb 28 - GROUPS POSTED!
My mom, Fishingwidow, will be coordinating a PC swap for St Patrick's Day.

Please sign up on this thread by 28 Feb and send a PM to Fishingwidow with your mailing address.

Like the Valentine PC swap, groups will have 4 or 5 members, so you will only have 3 or 4 postcards to make.

Groups will be posted on 1 or 2 March. Mail your postcards so your group members receive them before St Patrick's Day on 17 March. Fun! Fun! Fun!

There were some cuties and beauties for Valentine's Day - can't wait to see the creations for St Patrick's Day!

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Feb 13, 2013, 10:52 PM
angelinamor
Oh! I forgot to mention that my mom had to go out-of-town this weekend for a funeral, so she won't be posting to this thread until early next week. Thanks for your patience.


P.S. Mom, sign me up for this swap!

Signups to date (27 Feb)

Fishingwidow
Angelinamor
Califgal
McPatches
Mandylifeboats
Sewlove2quilt
Happy Erme
Cr8tve1
Shishie1
EvelynB

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Feb 14, 2013, 12:44 AM
califgal
i wanna play again, sign me up

patsy
Feb 14, 2013, 08:22 AM
mcpatches
and I will make 3 signed up! PM sent.
Feb 18, 2013, 08:19 AM
angelinamor
Come One! Come All!

Join in the fun of a postcard swap. Signups until the end of the month.
Feb 18, 2013, 12:11 PM
mandylifeboats
sign me up please.
Feb 19, 2013, 08:01 AM
angelinamor
Welcome aboard, Mandylifeboats! LOL

It's been a long time since I was in a PC swap with you. Glad to have you!
Feb 19, 2013, 11:50 AM
mandylifeboats
yep!
Feb 19, 2013, 05:07 PM
sewlove2quilt
I'm IN!! IF you don't have my info, let me know, k? {but I really think you already have it though-nothing's changed} Wink

These are sooooo FUN to make & rec'd!!

LOVE all the ones shown in the Valentine PC Swap!!! Big Grin



https://www.etsy.com/people/sewlove2quilt2

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Feb 19, 2013, 11:46 PM
Happy Erme
Sign me up Smile


Erma


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Feb 20, 2013, 12:39 AM
califgal
yay Ermie is gonna play!!! Smile
Feb 21, 2013, 06:48 AM
Cr8tve1
Me too!
Feb 21, 2013, 11:33 AM
califgal
yay jackie Smile
Feb 22, 2013, 12:23 AM
califgal
got my fabric for the pc's for St. Patty's day if i feel better tomorrow i will start sewing. been sick with a cold since tuesday. i hate being sick. enough already with this cold.

patsy
Feb 22, 2013, 08:37 AM
angelinamor
Yay! It looks like we will have a good group for the St Patty's Day PC swap. A few more days for signups then Mom will post the groups!

My mom was out of town last weekend and then came down with that stomach bug, so she hasn't been online for a while. I think she is starting to feel better so may be back online soon!
Feb 22, 2013, 07:18 PM
califgal
can't wait, i finished 4 pc's for the swap, i'm ready, unless we need to make more than 4. Smile

Patsy
Feb 22, 2013, 11:43 PM
shishie1
I would like to sign up for this swap, I PM'd fishingwidow with my information.
Feb 23, 2013, 08:29 AM
angelinamor
Shishie1, welcome! If this is your first time in a PC swap, beware, you could become hooked like the rest of us! LOL

I am getting ready to call my mom, so I will remind her to look for your info.
Feb 23, 2013, 08:50 PM
fishingwidow
Hi all,

I am almost back to normal. Went to a family funeral in PA. Someone passed me some germs and when I got back home had some kind of virus. I am better, just not 100 % yet, and the DH husband then got it too. So have been a little slow here.

So will check out my PM info and post the groups later in the week. Looks like we will be having two groups.

Mary
Feb 26, 2013, 03:54 PM
mandylifeboats
how much to send a postcard these days? last time i sent one, it was 65 cents.
Feb 26, 2013, 04:07 PM
chanlady22
Sorry, I'm not going to be able to swap this time as I'm traveling. Next time.


Happy Stitching...Lois
Feb 26, 2013, 08:40 PM
EvelynB
Sign me up.
Evelyn
Feb 27, 2013, 09:46 AM
fishingwidow
Hi all,

Today is he 28th and I have formed two groups for the St. Patrick's Day PC Swap.

Here is group # 1.

Fishingwidow
Evelyn B.
Happy Erm
Mandylifeboats
Sewlove2quilt

And group # 2

Angelinamor
Californiagal
Cr8tve1
McPatches
Shishie1

I will PM the address info. So we can get ready for green beer and PC's for St. Paddy's day when everyone is Irish.

Mary
Feb 27, 2013, 10:02 AM
fishingwidow
I will PM the addresses to everyone. Shishie 1, can you PM me your address again as I don't seem to have received the first one. After I get it, them I will PM all addresses to group # 2.

Thanks
Mary

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Feb 28, 2013, 08:37 AM
angelinamor
ttt
Mar 01, 2013, 12:28 AM
califgal
i'm done , just need some addresses.

Patsy
Mar 01, 2013, 02:55 PM
fishingwidow
Hi all,

Got all the addresses posted today!
Mar 01, 2013, 04:32 PM
mcpatches
Got my PM!

Patsy, you're an overachiever! LOL!
Mar 01, 2013, 09:28 PM
califgal
LOL true... but i have time to do these things now that i am happily retired.

Patsy
Mar 01, 2013, 10:31 PM
mcpatches
I am too, but I've only got one done!
Mar 03, 2013, 12:35 PM
fishingwidow
Mine are almost done. If I get in gear, I could finish them today and maybe get in the mail tomorrow.

Mary
Mar 03, 2013, 01:00 PM
mcpatches
Got 2-1/2 done. Don't think I can get them finished today, but soon!
Mar 03, 2013, 01:07 PM
califgal
i'm done and will mail them sometime this coming week.

patsy
Mar 03, 2013, 02:12 PM
EvelynB
Working on mine today. So many choices. Trashed the first two I made but I'm liking the one I'm making now. I do love showing these off to friends. They're amazed that anyone would send such treasures to strangers. But we're not strangers, we have lots and lots in common and I know so many little secrets about all of you.Wink Wink Wink

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Mar 03, 2013, 06:04 PM
Happy Erme
Working on mine today. I also trashed one. I had a friend say they are nice but I would not know what to do with except toss it out after the holiday's. I showed her my box full and she did not seem impressed. I fact she said "A lot of time was wasted on some of these." I told her I treasure each dearly and love making them. Needless to say she will never get one from me.


Erma


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Mar 03, 2013, 06:49 PM
califgal
well we can sure tell she isn't a quilter. i love getting PC's i have mine in an album.

patsy
Mar 03, 2013, 07:31 PM
mcpatches
Oh Erme! What a horrible thing to say! Everyone needs a creative outlet and making postcards and quilts happens to be mine. Bet she doesn't appreciate hand made quilts, either. I'm with Patsy, I have every one (all of 5) postcards I ever received.
Mar 03, 2013, 07:53 PM
EvelynB
I've gone to many friends' homes and they have my postcards displayed on their fridge or a table. It tells them I appreciate them enough to spend time making something personal. I love using them for a card on a baby gift. Then they end up in the baby book or used as decoration. Why spend $3 for a paper card that's not as interesting?
Mar 03, 2013, 08:20 PM
sewlove2quilt
I attempted to make mine but inspiration flew out the window and I trashed what I started...put everything away til later {hopefully tues afternoon}.

When I showed a co-worker the ones I made for the Valentine swap she said "What do you do w/ them?" I told her I have them in an album. Her response was "I'd just throw them away after the holiday." {shaking my head over her statment~~geeesh}

I personally LOVE everyone I get and can't imagine throwing any away!!



https://www.etsy.com/people/sewlove2quilt2

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Take time for kindness & for giving. Take time for friends & happy living!

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Mar 03, 2013, 10:37 PM
EvelynB
Mine are done and addressed ready to post this week. Now I'm having fun making more for friends and family. When you've already got a mess, you might as well keep messing it up.
Mar 04, 2013, 01:09 PM
califgal
i would NEVER throw anything away that one of my quilting friends made me. Non-quilters don't get it LOL

patsy
Mar 04, 2013, 02:55 PM
patty j
I keep all my postcards and have hanging on my sewing room wall, where I can see them everyday. It gives me a warm feeling when I look at them and think of my quilty friends.


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Mar 04, 2013, 05:22 PM
mcpatches
Evelyn, don't feel bad. This is the floor behind my sewing machine chair. And take my word for it, the sewing machine is just as bad.


Mar 04, 2013, 07:36 PM
Happy Erme
Finished mine today. Hope to mail tomorrow. Smile I did make a mess today but it was so worth it. I had the house all to myself.
I keep mine in a great big hat box. I display them by the month. If I am in a swap I will use the new ones, If not I will pull some from my box. Sometimes like for Halloween there are several of my favorites all around.


Erma


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Mar 05, 2013, 07:35 AM
Cr8tve1
Shoot, went to send out PCs and I don't see addresses. Could you resend mine to me at cr8tve1.
Mar 05, 2013, 12:40 PM
angelinamor
I sent a new PM to you with the addresses!
Mar 05, 2013, 03:58 PM
califgal
mailed my pc's today.

Patsy
Mar 05, 2013, 07:14 PM
califgal
got my first St. Patrick's Day pc from Denise (Shishie) isn't it cute?, i love it. thank you Denise.

Patsy

P.S. i forgot to mention that she actually mailed it with a stamp. It has the cancelled stamp on it. Love it!!!!!!!!!!!

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Mar 05, 2013, 07:44 PM
Cr8tve1
Thank you, I will have them in the mail tomorrow.
Mar 05, 2013, 09:48 PM
shishie1
I am so glad that you love it Califal(Patsy). I really enjoy having the postmark when I receive my PC's. Sometimes when I go to the PO they have me put on a 65 stamp because of hand cancelling, this time they said regular stamp. You never know.