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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 08 2017 :  4:33:12 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It's the time of year again. Time for a Christmas Stocking Swap.

Sign up will be from now until October 31.
Partners will be posted on November 1.
Mail by December 15.

Rules

* Sign up and give the following information: Preference of traditional, religious or surprise me design and a list of six favorite things to get as gifts.

* Make a Christmas Stocking using a craft technique such as knit, crochet, sewing or any others.

* Make or buy 6 small gifts to give based on your partner's list of favorite things.

* Wrap each gift and fit it into the stocking. Include a Christmas card.

* Mail the stocking and gifts out by December 15.

* Await your stocking in the mail.

All updates for this swap will be posted here at the top of the thread. Try to make as many of the gifts and the stocking yourself.

Participants

churunga - Marie
Michalc71 - Michal
Marcy - Marcy
Audra Rose - Vanessa
lovinRcheckens - Kelly
jillyd - Jill
Christy925 - Christy
farmgirl68 - Katie
KimmyC - Kim
ruthie218 - Ruthie Ann

*** At long last here are the partners ***

churunga (Marie) : Marcy (Marcy)
Michalc71 (Michal) : farmgirl68 (Katie)
Audra Rose (Vanessa) : lovinRcheckens (Kelly)
jillyd (Jill) : KimmyC (Kim)
Christy925 (Christy) : ruthie218 (Ruthie Ann)

Partners please email addresses to each other. Shop carefully for your partner and ask questions of your partner if necessary. Keep in communication if the mail out will be delayed. And ... Best of all, post pictures of the stocking and gifts when it is received.

Let's have fun!

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.

Edited by - churunga on Dec 16 2017 2:25:30 PM

churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  08:01:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am in.

Surprise me with your own unique design.

My favorite things are:

1) tea
2) dark chocolate
3) knit or crochet cotton dish cloth
4) cute pens
5) hand made ornament
6) dinosaurs (stickers, small figures, etc.)

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.

Edited by - churunga on Oct 11 2017 05:32:47 AM
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Michalc71
Farmgirl in Training

45 Posts

Michal
Priest River Idaho
USA
45 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  09:36:59 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Marie,

Please add me, this sounds like too much fun already, thanks for hosting :)

I tend to lean toward farmhouse/traditional anything with an old world charm to it.

My favorite things include:

1) handmade ornaments and any crafted Christmas decorations
2) I LOVE to cook and bake
3) milk chocolate
4) snail mail stationery stuff- paper, cards, stamps, die cuts, stickers etc.
5) favorite colors are teal and berry red
6) herbal teas and anything tea related- I had to give up caffeine this past year :(

Yours in Sisterhood,

Michal, Farmgirl #7441

Edited by - Michalc71 on Oct 09 2017 09:48:24 AM
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Marcy
True Blue Farmgirl

2331 Posts

Marcy
Tiverton Rhode Island
USA
2331 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  09:38:50 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Marie,

Please sign me up for this. I look forwards to this swap every year! I have been a part of MJF for ten years and this will be my tenth year participating in this swap. I never miss it. Thank you so much for hosting. I love both traditional and religious.

Things that I like...

1. Anything vintage.
2. Milk chocolate, especially with peanut butter, caramel or peppermint.
3. Lemax villages pieces.
4. Knitting, crochet, quilting, embroidery just about any craft.
5. Baking
6. Books, I love to read pretty much anything.

hugs,
Marcy

Farmgirl #170

FGOTM August 2012

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give...Eleanor Roosevelt

http://marcyscreativeworld.blogspot.com/

Edited by - Marcy on Oct 11 2017 09:59:57 AM
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  11:37:17 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Michel. Glad to have you.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  11:40:58 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by churunga

It's the time of year again. Time for a Christmas Stocking Swap.

Sign up will be from now until October 31.
Partners will be posted on November 1.
Mail by December 15.

Rules

* Sign up and give the following information: Preference of traditional, religious or surprise me design and a list of six favorite things to get as gifts.

* Make a Christmas Stocking using a craft technique such as knit, crochet, sewing or any others.

* Make or buy 6 small gifts to give based on your partner's list of favorite things.

* Wrap each gift and fit it into the stocking. Include a Christmas card.

* Mail the stocking and gifts out by December 15.

* Await your stocking in the mail.

All updates for this swap will be posted here at the top of the thread. Try to make as many of the gifts and the stocking yourself.

Participants:

Michalc71 - Michel
Marcy - Marcy

Let's have fun!

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.



Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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Audra Rose
True Blue Farmgirl

522 Posts

Vanessa
Brooksville KY
USA
522 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  2:46:00 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sign me up! I like traditional, and now that I'm living up in KY I can appreciate it more.
1. Dachshunds
2. Anything with almonds
3. Chocolate
4. Scented wax cubes
5. Gardening items
6. Scented soaps

Farmgirl Sister #6754
Doxie Mom - Everyone loves a Weiner!

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
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lovinRchickens
True Blue Farmgirl

2470 Posts

Kelly
Pipe Creek Texas
USA
2470 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  3:02:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am in, I love this swap each year. I love both traditional and religious. Really love more primitive style tho.
1. Dish Drainer quilts
2. Dish soap aprons
3. Vintage pixie elves. Whimsical past times ones not evil looking ones.
4. Homemade items of all kinds
5. Dark Chocolate covered cherries or ginger
6. Paper Crafting, cardstock, stickers, dies, punches.

Farmgirl #5111
Farmgirl of the month October 2014
Blessings
~Kelly~
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  4:33:21 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by churunga

It's the time of year again. Time for a Christmas Stocking Swap.

Sign up will be from now until October 31.
Partners will be posted on November 1.
Mail by December 15.

Rules

* Sign up and give the following information: Preference of traditional, religious or surprise me design and a list of six favorite things to get as gifts.

* Make a Christmas Stocking using a craft technique such as knit, crochet, sewing or any others.

* Make or buy 6 small gifts to give based on your partner's list of favorite things.

* Wrap each gift and fit it into the stocking. Include a Christmas card.

* Mail the stocking and gifts out by December 15.

* Await your stocking in the mail.

All updates for this swap will be posted here at the top of the thread. Try to make as many of the gifts and the stocking yourself.

Participants

Michalc71 - Michal
Marcy - Marcy
Audra Rose - Vanessa
lovinRcheckens - Kelly

Let's have fun!

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.



Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 09 2017 :  4:37:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Marcy, Vanessa and Kelly.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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jillyd
True Blue Farmgirl

348 Posts

Jill
Saanichton British Columbia
Canada
348 Posts

Posted - Oct 10 2017 :  11:52:23 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'd like to join in.

I would prefer a traditional design.

1. Any herbal products
2. Anything for gardening
3. Anything for needlecrafts, woolcrafts
4. Christmas decorations
5. Tea
6. Anything with sheep on it

Thank you for hosting Marie!

Jill
Farmgirl #6748
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Momofseven
True Blue Farmgirl

76 Posts

Melinda
Elliottsburg pennsylvania
USA
76 Posts

Posted - Oct 10 2017 :  4:12:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sign me up. Love this swap. Tried to do this locally, Did well one year, but people just believe they have no time for others anymore.

1. gardening
2. crafting
3. quilting and sewing
4. chocolate and almonds
5. plants (cactus)
6. cooking and baking

Thank you for hosting
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Michalc71
Farmgirl in Training

45 Posts

Michal
Priest River Idaho
USA
45 Posts

Posted - Oct 10 2017 :  7:36:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by churunga

Thank you Michel. Glad to have you.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.



Thanks Marie!
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GinghamGirl
True Blue Farmgirl

1149 Posts

Joyce
PE
Canada
1149 Posts

Posted - Oct 12 2017 :  5:26:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'd love to join in!

I love both traditional (no Santa) and religious.

1. tea
2. Christmas ornaments
3. Rooster and cow themed items
4. Aprons
5. Quilting and Sewing
6. Crafts

Joyce Hein
Farmgirl Sister #6071
FGOTM April 2016
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 14 2017 :  10:40:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Welcome Jill, Melinda and Joyce.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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Christy925
True Blue Farmgirl

413 Posts

Christy
Midland Michigan
USA
413 Posts

Posted - Oct 15 2017 :  10:57:53 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'd love to join this swap.

Traditional and or religious

1. Tea
2. Anything handcrafted - ornaments, I love pinecones and glitter and birds
3. Sewing notions
4. Chocolate with almonds
5. Scented Soap
6. Cooking/baking whatever

Farmgirl Sister #2315
http://www.etsy.com/shop/WildThymeCreations?ref=pr_shop
https://www.flickr.com/photos/marketwoman45/albums/72157627628326507
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farmgirl68
True Blue Farmgirl

336 Posts

Katie
Bangor Pennsylvania
USA
336 Posts

Posted - Oct 16 2017 :  05:03:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Oh, this sounds wonderful!

Traditional or Religious but I really lean toward country/prim

These are a few of my favorite things...

1. Tea/Coffee
2. Handmade ornaments
3. Sewing/Craft notions
4. Small kitchen gadgets
5. Dark chocolate
6. Chicken anything

What fun - I can't wait!



Katie #7422
Friends are the flowers that bloom in life's garden.
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 16 2017 :  12:08:36 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Welcome Katie.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 18 2017 :  08:27:02 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you everyone for signing up. I hope that putting this up early will allow everyone to gather patterns and materials. I hang all my stockings up every year.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 23 2017 :  5:19:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Joyce (GinghamGirl) had to drop out.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 24 2017 :  04:49:23 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Only one week left to sign up for the 2017 Christmas Stocking Swap. Tell your friends! Tell your enemies!!

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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Momofseven
True Blue Farmgirl

76 Posts

Melinda
Elliottsburg pennsylvania
USA
76 Posts

Posted - Oct 26 2017 :  03:43:36 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm sorry to say, I must remove myself from this swap. Some things have come up, that would make this an impossible task, sorry for any inconvenience.


Melinda


Reach for the moon, if you only get half way there, you are still far beyond the clouds.
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 26 2017 :  05:43:11 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I understand. I hope everything works out.

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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KimmyC
Farmgirl in Training

15 Posts


Tempe AZ
15 Posts

Posted - Oct 27 2017 :  12:23:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Ooooh, count me in!
I love primitive for Christmas themed, but am open for a surprise as well.
Six things, hmmm... Here goes

* Gardening items
* Sewing/Quilting stuff
* Things for the kitchen/cooking things
* Anything with dogs on it. Mine are Mexican Chihuahuas - three of them!
* Chickens (but not a real one... drats!)
* Essential Oils

Thank you for hosting this swap. :)

Farmgirl Sister #7479
If you can't bring the girl to the farm, bring the farm to the girl! Thanks FarmGirls! :)
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 27 2017 :  07:36:21 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yeah Kim. Thanks for joining. Welcome to the FarmGirl Swap!

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.

Edited by - churunga on Oct 27 2017 07:37:22 AM
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churunga
True Blue Farmgirl

2721 Posts

Marie
Minneapolis MN
USA
2721 Posts

Posted - Oct 29 2017 :  1:21:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Just three more days to sign up for the Christmas Stocking Swap. Let's have fun with this!

Marie, Sister #5142
Farmgirl of the Month May 2014

Try everything once and the fun things twice.
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