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Gifts sent and received etc! GRUPEN WALLPAPER

I've missed you all so much! I apologize for my long absence here once again! I have so many things I want to share, so many to the point I am a bit overwhelmed! Of course I have tons of pincushions pics I want to share, but maybe it wouldn't hurt to talk about something other than log cabin pincushions just to give fresh air to this little blog? The leafy potholder (or a mug rug?) above was a gift for a friend I whipped up last week. I used Leila 's Scrappy Leaf Key Fob pattern that I had purchased a while back. (You can purchase her pattern in her shop !) This pattern has so many possibilities! Have you seen how she made not only some key fobs but also coasters and a potholder by altering the size of the same pattern? So fun! I was especially inspired by her potholder and basically couldn't help myself copying her! It was a lot of fun choosing fabrics for this potholder with the recipient's taste in fabrics in mind. I can't say any more about this gift sinc

Purse Palooza 2012 GRUPEN WALLPAPER

In case you haven't heard about this event that kicked off today,  let me share this post put together by Sara of Sew Sweetness for guest bloggers (Yes, I'll be guest-blogging!) ------------------------------------------------------------ Announcing Purse Palooza 2012!! This is a fun event, which I will be guest posting for in June over at Sew Sweetness to get you sewing a purse for the summer! Here's how it works: 1. Every weekday in June, there will be 2 amazing guest bloggers scheduled to share with you a purse sewing pattern review. The review will contain detailed information about what they thought about the sewing pattern, modifications they made, what kind of interfacing they used, and more! Get inspired! 2. Even more exciting... THERE WILL BE A GIVEAWAY EVERY WEEKDAY IN JUNE! That's right, 20 GIVEAWAYS! Your Giveaway Fairy Godmother is Kim from  My Go-Go Life  - she has some unbelievable giveaways planned! 3. At the end of the event, you will get a chance to s