Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The end of my last charm swap

Well, it's just about over.  I have just 14 packages left to ship in my monster color wheel charm swap.  This swap was my best one yet.  I've decided this is the way to do a swap.  It wasn't much more work to manage this swap than any other one I've done.  All the swappers pitched in and did their part by presorting everything.  That made a world of difference.  For the same cost in shipping swappers received 5 yards of charms instead of the normal 2 yards.  I can't wait to see the projects start popping up on blogs and Flickr!


My two little "helpers" made dropping off all these packages a bit interesting.  I chose to drop this first batch off at the small post office counter in a nearby grocery store.   Two big pluses for them--they have carts, and the woman who works at the counter is way nicer than the grumpy old men at our full-service post office.  

This is 35 packages.  I still have a ways to go, but hopefully they will all make it out by tomorrow.  


Whew!  I admit it's nice to have these packages on their way.  Now we have walking space in our storage room again!

14 comments:

  1. How fun!!! I am excited to get the charms - thanks for all of your hard work!

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  2. Thanks for all your hard work Kati. I can't wait to see all of those beautiful charms in person.

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  3. I'm so excited! I really appreciate all the work you put into the swaps and you make them so much fun! I hope your having a great day.
    January

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  4. This was my first swap I joined - ever! And you made it so much fun. Thanks a lot! Seeing all those envelopes get's me real excited. Although I know it's totally senseless to expect something in my mailbox for another week or so, I will probably eagerly start checking it tomorrow ;-)

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  5. Oh - I wish I'd jumped in on this charm swap, it looks very successful. I've only participated in a small rainbow charm that was more of a tag along to another block swap. Looks like a great resource for those putting together the Sewing Summit swaps.

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  6. Wow! I know that everyone is so excited to get their package in the mail and lovin' you for organizing it all!

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  7. Thanks for organizing this "Monster" - I love the way Coke features in lots of your photos - I'm attempting to give it up!

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  8. Whew, definitely time to relax and put your feet up now! Thanks again :o)

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  9. Oh wow... that looks amazing... will you be doing another one in the future? I'd love to take part

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  10. You make it look so easy! I'm seriously considering a charm swap of some kind.

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  11. look at all those fabrics and packages - so great! Thanks for all of your work!

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  12. Ohhh... Lovely!
    Having participated in some of your previous swaps, I know it works out like a dream!
    Well done :)

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  13. Ohhh... Lovely!
    Having participated in some of your previous swaps, I know it works out like a dream!
    Well done :)

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