I’m thinking I’m going to extend the dates on this swap. I’ve been hearing from a lot of you that you’re so in the middle of getting kids back to school that you can’t even consider Halloween yet. So let’s say that you have until September 7th to sign up with a swap date of October 5th. Hopefully that extra week will give us all the time we need to switch gears a little bit.
I’ve been working on Halloween stuff all summer long. I started really early to try and send some things off to the magazines, but I still ended up missing deadlines. They all work so far ahead that they’ve almost lapped us!
I intended to make a Halloween tree this year, but I couldn’t narrow my focus. So I think I’ll eventually have two. I was really feeling a black and ivory, gothic, Poe, Burton type of theme, but then I also wanted glitter and fun and lots of orange and green and purple. So I just started tossing paper and glitter and fabric around and now I have a big mishmash of Halloween fun.
I have a lot of fun planned once we get closer. I’ll share a bunch of free tutorials as always, but a lot of the projects I’ve been working on require more of a pattern. Some sewing, some embroidery, some just more detailed explanations than a blog post allows. I’m toying with the idea of doing a little pdf pattern shop for those, but we’ll see.