Tuesday, March 15, 2016

No Fuss Swap

I rarely go in swaps - I diddle daddle over what to make,  I am short of time and I am a bit put off by the tradition of  putting in "extras"....how much ???...what???

So, when the No Fuss Swap was born I decided to give it a try.  It is a NO FUSS swap - no extras - any extras and you are kicked out...so they say...

The first No Fuss Swap was an Easter themed mug rug, a fat quarter and a small treat...But I still deliberated a long time before deciding on this one.

I made this for Jan (aka Little Red Hen) and she probably has so many variations of little red hens...but I made it anyway.
All reports indicate that she really does love it - thanks Jan.


I received this lovely egg shaped mug rug from Rell, a lovely purple fat quarter and some Quality Street chocolates - I haven't had one of those for ages!!...I may have eaten one before the picture was taken...only one.


I wasn't supposed to open the present yet - but some others have and I will be down in Nundle on Friday - the official opening day - so I've given in.
So, if you are interested in a NO Fuss Swap - they seem to come along quite quickly...pop over here and see whats going on.  (Sorry - only in Australia...postage is a killer!)
You do need to be a blogger so we can get an idea of what to make or gift.


Thanks to Sandi, Helen, Teresa & Noreen for getting this idea off the ground.

12 comments:

  1. What a great idea -- maybe I should host a similar "no fuss swap" in the States!

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  2. Oh I am sure Jan loved her little red hen mug rug...and your Easter egg rug mug is really lovely too.
    I love the idea of No Fuss Swap.. Have joined the next one...

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  3. great mug rugs from both of you... have fun at Nundle from your green with envy friend! haha
    Hugz

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  4. I know Jan loved her mug rug Susan!!! And I love the one Narelle made for you. This was fun and I'm so glad you joined in. Have a wonderful time in Nundle. I will be with you in spirit. X

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    1. I know you will be - we may even have a spirit for you!!

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  5. What a fun swap ... Jan will be thrilled and a fantastic gift from Narelle... See you gorgeous xxxx

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  6. Love the mug rug you made for your partner - so very cute and of course the one you received Susan is perfect for Easter. you have inspired to join in the next swap

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  7. What a lovely idea....like you I do wonder about the "extras" that seem to get added.... love your red chook mug rug you made and the egg shaped one you received.... Enjoy your (creative) weekend in Nundle - hope it's productive (!?)

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  8. Wow, I'm seeing this No Fuss Swap on so many of the blogs I read, I just had to go check it out!
    They're lovely items all, Susan... & I'm hearing you on the extras... a swap is great but the extras are sometimes a bit 'too extra'...
    x

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