STICK PINS AND PIN CUSHION SWAP - Closed - Due Date May 30th

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STICK PINS AND PIN CUSHION SWAP - Closed - Due Date May 30th

Post by AdminBarb on Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:45 pm

WE ARE NOW FULLY SET UP WITH 10 MEMBERS !!   THANK YOU LADIES !!   -  Okay, here we go !!  

PLEASE start on your pins early and finish them on time...  Pin Cushions can be made or purchased...  but make it a pretty one please !!



THis time we will allow the creation of Stick Pins that are 3"  and up to 6" Long (Hat Pins)    (please do not use 2" corsage pins)  I carry 3" Pins in my Etsy shop and you have a choice of Pearl Topped ones, or Crystal Topped ones... I also carry Silver-toned Hat Pins and GOld TOned Hat Pins  ( in packs of 12) ....  You can also buy these at Joann's and MIchaels.  I did not see any at Hobby Lobby.  The 3 Inch Pins are in the FLORAL DEPT... not in paper crafting sections.

Please be sure that your pins are inserted safely into a pin cushion, or into a holder that will prevent someone from pricking their fingers when they open the package.

PIN CUSHION CAN BE MADE OR PURCHASED !!   I will make it easy for you on this one !!   Very Happy  cheers  bounce  bounce  bounce

This will be a group swap and I hope to see a lot of different designs of stickpins...  

Each member will create 5 identical (or close to it ) pins and 1 pin cushion .  Then, I will return 5 different pins to you and swap out your pin cushion with one that someone else made.

I will not be posting a lot of different requirements for the pins and cushions.  I want to see what you will create all on your own !   I am asking that you use NICE QUALITY BEADS and not a bunch of plastic cheapo ones... Make them something special .



You will mail your pins and pincushion to me along with return postage .  I would think it would be between $3.00 and $4.00 at the most to send them in a small box or padded envelope.  If your pin cushion is HEAVY, please add more postage.   THANK YOU !!
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Re: STICK PINS AND PIN CUSHION SWAP - Closed - Due Date May 30th

Post by AdminBarb on Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:45 pm

RESERVED FOR HOSTESS

 I decided we do not need groups of 5.   Just please make 5 pins and 1 pin cushion and send to me.  THen I will divide up the pins so that you each will receive 5 different pins in return and one pincushion ...  Thanks !!    Please remember to add your return postage for me . You should not have to send these by Priority Mail if you send them in a timely manner...as they should not be heavy.   Use First Class Parcel rates for anything under 16 ounces.  If you want to do Priority Mail , please be sure to send me enough postage money. Even a small box runs about $7.00 now.  Thank you !  

1- Denise
2- Laurie -  received
3- Melody R
4- Carol
5 - Kiethann - received
6. Barbara - Done
7. Lynn Rowell
8. Debbie H. - received
9- Babetta
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Post by denise923 on Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:50 pm

Add me please.
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Post by lhunter on Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:06 pm

I am in . i am a sucker for stickpins.

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Post by MelodyMakesIt on Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:37 pm

oh my oh my goodness-yes !!!
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Post by carolklink on Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:11 am

Oh, what fun. Please count me in. Been a long time since I’ve this type of Swap. Did I miss the due date?

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Post by carolklink on Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:14 am

Oh, what fun! Please count me in. Been a long time since I’ve done this type of Swap.

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Re: STICK PINS AND PIN CUSHION SWAP - Closed - Due Date May 30th

Post by kiethannkraftykreative1 on Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:26 pm

I should be able to manage this swap. Go ahead and sign me up. If I need to bail out because of unforeseen circumstances I hope you all understand. If this circumstance does happen, I will post on here that I do need to bail out. However, right at this point all is going pretty well.
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Post by kiethannkraftykreative1 on Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:31 am

Bless my daughter's heart. Yesterday, she came into my craft room with a sweet smile on her face. These are her exact words, "mom. I have some money in my purse just calling out to go shopping. Why don't you take it and get out of the house for a while." I asked her is she was sure and she said "yes." Wow, I did not hesitate very long to take her up on that offer. Of course, my first stop was JoAnns to check out the bead selection. Found a beautiful set of a lovely shade of pink ones to use on the stick pins. Also could not resist purchasing a few other goodies. Like I really needed them. Next stop was Michaels where I found all of there 12 X 12 pads of cardstock on sale half price. Just could not resist purchasing one new one. It is so hard to find small prints used on the pages of the 12 X 12s, but I found one. Petite Florals by Recollections. Usually, the pages are geared more towards scrapbook pages. OK, I need to quit rambling and get back on the theme of this forum. I have an idea I want to try for the pin cushion. Hope to dabble with the idea later today.
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Re: STICK PINS AND PIN CUSHION SWAP - Closed - Due Date May 30th

Post by lynnrowell on Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:41 pm

Is it too late to add me to this swap?

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Re: STICK PINS AND PIN CUSHION SWAP - Closed - Due Date May 30th

Post by dhornick on Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:55 am

I'm interested, if there is still room.

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Post by MelodyMakesIt on Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:59 pm

I'M ON PINS AND.NEEDLES JUST WAITING TO DO THIS SWAP♡♡♡
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Re: STICK PINS AND PIN CUSHION SWAP - Closed - Due Date May 30th

Post by kiethannkraftykreative1 on Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:25 am

LOL, Melody! Thanks for the cute post. I hope to start creating these stick pins sometime this week.
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Post by lhunter on Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:18 pm

I need to go and see what beads I have . Haven't even looked at them since we moved last summer. The hardest part will be the pin cushion.

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Post by kiethannkraftykreative1 on Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:32 pm

Started assembling my stick pins. Have an idea for the pin cushion. Will just have to see how it turns out.
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Post by carolklink on Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:51 pm

Haven’t looked for my beads yet. Ther’e in a box with boxes of beads and pins somewhere. Haven’t decided on pin cushion yet.

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Post by kiethannkraftykreative1 on Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:59 am

Need to glue my beads onto the pins and then create the pin cushion.
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Post by denise923 on Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:45 pm

Wow.
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Post by lynnrowell on Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:38 pm

Haven’t begun to design these yet but I do have most of my stuff ready! My Spring Break from school is in two weeks! Excited.

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Post by dhornick on Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:44 am

I can do both groups, if you want to split into 2 groups of 5. If no one else joins. Let me know.

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Post by carolklink on Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:45 pm

I am willing to do 2 groups also.

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Post by Babetta on Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:58 pm

If I'm reading correctly and you only need 1 more person - I will round this one out Smile
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Post by kiethannkraftykreative1 on Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:07 am

Babetta, glad you are back from your break from crafting! If you need any beads, just let me know. I have tons of beads in all colors. My sister and I went bead crazy one day when we were out shopping. I think we each bought over $100.00 of beads and then we split them in half so each of us had some of the other's lovely beads.
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Post by kiethannkraftykreative1 on Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:08 am

I have my beads glued onto the stick pins. Still need to create a pin cushion.
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Post by Babetta on Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:23 pm

Thank You Kiethann! Sounds like you and your sister had a wonderful time! I too love bead and gemstone shopping - can't walk past those aisles in any store, lol!!
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