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Wednesday’s Weekly Challenge #23 – Pumpkin Earrings

Welcome back to the Wednesday Weekly Challenge.  Each Wednesday we will be posting a link to a free pattern and challenging you, the reader, to try it.  In addition to the pattern link, we will post a picture of how our tatting turned out when we followed the pattern. Following the challenge, we will feature reader completions of past challenges.

Challenge Issued: Follow the linked pattern in any color combinations and thread sizes you choose.  [Variations of the pattern are welcome and encouraged.]  Then snap a picture and send it to sbspokane@yahoo.com with the subject line “Weekly Challenge” to see your completed work featured as part of next week’s challenge post. Be sure to include the name you wish us to list with your photo – we want to give you credit! [There is no time limit on sending in your picture – feel free to send in any weekly challenge pictures (from last week or weeks/months ago) and we will feature them as part of the next Wednesday’s post.]

Weekly Challenge #23 – Pumpkin Earrings

This week’s pattern was created by Nicole (Penolopy Bulnick). It is a delightful pair of pumpkin earrings. Her instructable is written step by step for needle tatters. Shuttle tatters should be able to easily follow her short hand notation for this pattern. Feel free to ask me questions if you run into them as I used my shuttles on this one.

Pattern: http://www.instructables.com/id/Tatted-Pumpkin-Earrings/

Pumpkin Earrings designed by Nicole (a.k.a. Penolopy Bulnick) and tatted by Natalie Rogers. *tail tucking, earring wire, and matching pumpkin to come after my cold goes away and I can focus again.

Pumpkin Earrings designed by Nicole (a.k.a. Penolopy Bulnick) and tatted by Natalie Rogers. *tail tucking, earring wire, and matching pumpkin to come after my cold goes away and I can focus again.

It’s a fun pattern for fall, harvest, and Halloween. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! I hope you will forgive the fact that I don’t have a completed pair yet. Since Thursday I’ve driven to Colorado and back, come down with horrible sinus issues/cold, and actually only arrived home this morning (um… guess it will actually be yesterday when this posts). I’m pretty tired, but I wanted to make sure you got this awesome challenge. These pumpkins are adorable and I look forward to seeing yours!

You can find Nicole at the following location:

Instructables: http://www.instructables.com/member/Penolopy+Bulnick/
 
 

Shuttlebirds’ Reader Spotlight: This is where your tatting will be featured each week you contribute.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #22 - Meandering Path - Tatted by Terry

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #22 – Meandering Path – Tatted by Terry.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #22 - Meandering Path - Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 40, red burst.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #22 – Meandering Path – Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 40, red burst.

I love seeing what everyone tats! Thanks for submitting!

Reader Submitted Pumpkin Earrings

Take a look at all previous challenges and reader submissions here: https://sbspokane.wordpress.com/wednesdays-weekly-challenges/

If you have a free pattern you would like to see featured as part of the Weekly Challenge – let us know by leaving a comment or by sending an email to sbspokane@yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing your creations!

– Natalie

#22 – Meandering Path * #21 – TARDIS * #20 – Luna Moth * #19 – Little Owl Earrings * #18 – Hedgehog * #17 – Flower *#16 – Mrs. Platt’s Baby Booties #15 – Tat It And See 2013#14 – Sweetheart Snowflake * #13 – Ringtrim – A Microdragon * #12 – Clover Drop Heart#11 – Morgan Mouse * #10 – Accidental Hearts * #9 – Tatted Snail * #8 – Tatted Cameo Pendant * #7 – Wedding Garter * #6 – Remembrance Ring * #5 – Pretty Tatted Kitty * #4 – 5 Point Celtic Motif#3 – Triangular Motifs * #2 – Dragon * #1 – Butterfly

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Wednesday’s Weekly Challenge #22 – Meandering Path

Welcome back to the Wednesday Weekly Challenge.  Each Wednesday we will be posting a link to a free pattern and challenging you, the reader, to try it.  In addition to the pattern link, we will post a picture of how our tatting turned out when we followed the pattern. Following the challenge, we will feature reader completions of past challenges.

Challenge Issued: Follow the linked pattern in any color combinations and thread sizes you choose.  [Variations of the pattern are welcome and encouraged.]  Then snap a picture and send it to sbspokane@yahoo.com with the subject line “Weekly Challenge” to see your completed work featured as part of next week’s challenge post. Be sure to include the name you wish us to list with your photo – we want to give you credit! [There is no time limit on sending in your picture – feel free to send in any weekly challenge pictures (from last week or weeks/months ago) and we will feature them as part of the next Wednesday’s post.]

Weekly Challenge #22 – Meandering Path

This week’s pattern was created by Jeanne Lugert. It is a very beautiful pattern. I really love the way it flows from one part to the next. I can easily picture it as a lovely path through a wonderfully laid out garden. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Pattern: http://ladytats.blogspot.com/p/patterns.html (both written and in diagram form)

Meandering Path - designed by Jeanne Lugert - tatted by Natalie Rogers in Lizbeth thread Niagara Falls (size 40) and Purple Dark (size 20).

Meandering Path – designed by Jeanne Lugert – tatted by Natalie Rogers in Lizbeth thread Niagara Falls (size 40) and Purple Dark (size 20).

I wanted to see what this pattern would look like in two colors. I really liked the way it turned out. However, when I do it again, I will make sure that the two colors are in the same thread size. That’s what I get for starting this pattern after 9 pm with sleepy eyes. Still, a very wonderful pattern!

You can find Jeanne Lugert at the following location:

Blog: http://ladytats.blogspot.com/
 
 

Shuttlebirds’ Reader Spotlight: This is where your tatting will be featured each week you contribute.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #21 - T.A.R.D.I.S. - Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 20, turquoise twist.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #21 – T.A.R.D.I.S. – Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 20, turquoise twist.

I love seeing what everyone tats! Thanks for submitting!

Reader Submitted Meandering Path

Take a look at all previous challenges and reader submissions here: https://sbspokane.wordpress.com/wednesdays-weekly-challenges/

If you have a free pattern you would like to see featured as part of the Weekly Challenge – let us know by leaving a comment or by sending an email to sbspokane@yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing your creations!

– Natalie

#21 – TARDIS * #20 – Luna Moth * #19 – Little Owl Earrings * #18 – Hedgehog * #17 – Flower *#16 – Mrs. Platt’s Baby Booties #15 – Tat It And See 2013#14 – Sweetheart Snowflake * #13 – Ringtrim – A Microdragon * #12 – Clover Drop Heart#11 – Morgan Mouse * #10 – Accidental Hearts * #9 – Tatted Snail * #8 – Tatted Cameo Pendant * #7 – Wedding Garter * #6 – Remembrance Ring * #5 – Pretty Tatted Kitty * #4 – 5 Point Celtic Motif#3 – Triangular Motifs * #2 – Dragon * #1 – Butterfly

Wednesday’s Weekly Challenge #21- TARDIS

Welcome back to the Wednesday Weekly Challenge.  Each Wednesday we will be posting a link to a free pattern and challenging you, the reader, to try it.  In addition to the pattern link, we will post a picture of how our tatting turned out when we followed the pattern. Following the challenge, we will feature reader completions of past challenges.

Challenge Issued: Follow the linked pattern in any color combinations and thread sizes you choose.  [Variations of the pattern are welcome and encouraged.]  Then snap a picture and send it to sbspokane@yahoo.com with the subject line “Weekly Challenge” to see your completed work featured as part of next week’s challenge post. Be sure to include the name you wish us to list with your photo – we want to give you credit! [There is no time limit on sending in your picture – feel free to send in any weekly challenge pictures (from last week or weeks/months ago) and we will feature them as part of the next Wednesday’s post.]

Weekly Challenge #21 – TARDIS

This week’s pattern was created by Anne Bruvold. Though most of us may not be lucky enough to travel through time and space in a TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space). We are all lucky that Anne has created this pattern so that we may have our own miniature TARDIS. This is for all the Doctor Who fans (past, present, & future – of course!). If you aren’t a fan, chances are high that you may know a fan.

We have previously featured two other patterns by Anne: Minor Norwegian Dragon (Challenge #2) and Ringtrim (Challenge #13).

Pattern: Tardis – http://www.nuperelle.net/motiver/Tardis_eng.pdf

This pattern contains one split chain. I had to look up the technique, because I haven’t used it in a while. I now realize I should get some additional practice with it.

TARDIS pattern design by Anne Bruvold. Tatted by Natalie Rogers in Lizbeth, size 20, Royal Blue (color #652).

TARDIS pattern design by Anne Bruvold. Tatted by Natalie Rogers in Lizbeth, size 20, Royal Blue (color #652).

You can find Anne Bruvold at any of these locations:

Blog: http://nuperelle.blogspot.com/
Twitter: solurab
InTatters: AnneB
Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/anne-bruvold

Shuttlebirds’ Reader Spotlight: This is where your tatting will be featured each week you contribute.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #20 - Luna Moth - Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 20, blue river glade and mocha brown med.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #20 – Luna Moth – Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 20, blue river glade and mocha brown med.

I love seeing what everyone tats! Thanks for submitting!

Reader Submitted TARDIS

Take a look at all previous challenges and reader submissions here: https://sbspokane.wordpress.com/wednesdays-weekly-challenges/

If you have a free pattern you would like to see featured as part of the Weekly Challenge – let us know by leaving a comment or by sending an email to sbspokane@yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing your creations!

– Natalie

#20 – Luna Moth * #19 – Little Owl Earrings * #18 – Hedgehog * #17 – Flower *#16 – Mrs. Platt’s Baby Booties #15 – Tat It And See 2013#14 – Sweetheart Snowflake * #13 – Ringtrim – A Microdragon * #12 – Clover Drop Heart#11 – Morgan Mouse * #10 – Accidental Hearts * #9 – Tatted Snail * #8 – Tatted Cameo Pendant * #7 – Wedding Garter * #6 – Remembrance Ring * #5 – Pretty Tatted Kitty * #4 – 5 Point Celtic Motif#3 – Triangular Motifs * #2 – Dragon * #1 – Butterfly

Wednesday’s Weekly Challenge #20 – Luna Moth

Welcome back to the Wednesday Weekly Challenge.  Each Wednesday we will be posting a link to a free pattern and challenging you, the reader, to try it.  In addition to the pattern link, we will post a picture of how our tatting turned out when we followed the pattern. Following the challenge, we will feature reader completions of past challenges.

Challenge Issued: Follow the linked pattern in any color combinations and thread sizes you choose.  [Variations of the pattern are welcome and encouraged.]  Then snap a picture and send it to sbspokane@yahoo.com with the subject line “Weekly Challenge” to see your completed work featured as part of next week’s challenge post. Be sure to include the name you wish us to list with your photo – we want to give you credit! [There is no time limit on sending in your picture – feel free to send in any weekly challenge pictures (from last week or weeks/months ago) and we will feature them as part of the next Wednesday’s post.]

Weekly Challenge #20 – Luna Moth

This week’s pattern was created by TotusMel. She has a great designer eye and it is a delight to follow her work. Her Tatted Cameo Pendant was featured as Weekly Challenge #8.

The Luna moth is a fun pattern. It is definitely one I will do again.

Pattern: Luna Moth

Luna Moth - designed by TotusMel and tatted by Natalie Rogers for Shuttlebirds Weekly Challenge #20.

Luna Moth – designed by TotusMel and tatted by Natalie Rogers for Shuttlebirds Weekly Challenge #20.

You can find more wonderful designs and creations by TotusMel at any of these locations:

Blog: http://totusmel.blogspot.com/
Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/totusmel
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TotusMel
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TotusMelTats
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/TotusMel
Flicker: http://www.flickr.com/photos/TotusMel
Tumblr: http://totusmel.tumblr.com/

Shuttlebirds’ Reader Spotlight: This is where your tatting will be featured each week you contribute.

Challenge Accepted - Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #19 - Owls - Tatted by Marie McCurry. They are all done in Lizbeth, size 20.  The first two were done in gold. Marie used gold eyes for the first one and didn't like it. So she added black eyes for the second one.  The third one is gold and mocha brown med. and the last one is seafoam green.  She likes the larger eyes on the last owl.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #19 – Owls – Tatted by Marie McCurry. They are all done in Lizbeth, size 20. The first two were done in gold. Marie used gold eyes for the first one and didn’t like it. So she added black eyes for the second one. The third one is gold and mocha brown med. and the last one is seafoam green. She likes the larger eyes on the last owl.

Challenge Accepted - Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #11 - Morgan Mouse - Tatted be T. Lewis.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #11 – Morgan Mouse – Tatted be T. Lewis.

I love seeing what everyone tats! Thanks for submitting!

Reader Submitted Luna Moths

Take a look at all previous challenges and reader submissions here: https://sbspokane.wordpress.com/wednesdays-weekly-challenges/

If you have a free pattern you would like to see featured as part of the Weekly Challenge – let us know by leaving a comment or by sending an email to sbspokane@yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing your creations!

– Natalie

#19 – Little Owl Earrings * #18 – Hedgehog * #17 – Flower *#16 – Mrs. Platt’s Baby Booties #15 – Tat It And See 2013#14 – Sweetheart Snowflake * #13 – Ringtrim – A Microdragon * #12 – Clover Drop Heart#11 – Morgan Mouse * #10 – Accidental Hearts * #9 – Tatted Snail * #8 – Tatted Cameo Pendant * #7 – Wedding Garter * #6 – Remembrance Ring * #5 – Pretty Tatted Kitty * #4 – 5 Point Celtic Motif#3 – Triangular Motifs * #2 – Dragon * #1 – Butterfly

Wednesday’s Weekly Challenge #19 – Owl Earrings

Welcome back to the Wednesday Weekly Challenge.  Each Wednesday we will be posting a link to a free pattern and challenging you, the reader, to try it.  In addition to the pattern link, we will post a picture of how our tatting turned out when we followed the pattern. Following the challenge, we will feature reader completions of past challenges.

Challenge Issued: Follow the linked pattern in any color combinations and thread sizes you choose.  [Variations of the pattern are welcome and encouraged.]  Then snap a picture and send it to ShuttlebirdsLibrarian@gmail.com with the subject line “Weekly Challenge” to see your completed work featured as part of next week’s challenge post. Be sure to include the name you wish us to list with your photo – we want to give you credit! [There is no time limit on sending in your picture – feel free to send in any weekly challenge pictures (from last week or weeks/months ago) and we will feature them as part of the next Wednesday’s post.]

Weekly Challenge #19 – Owl Earrings

This week’s pattern was created by Barbara Payne (tattabugg on InTatters [Update: tatzlace on Craftree]). These are adorable owl earrings. I ended up utilizing two shuttles, as I prefer a second shuttle over using ball thread or a really long tail, to make chains.

Shuttle pattern: http://www.intatters.com/showthread.php?2022-Little-owl-earrings

[10/2018 Update to Craftree link: https://www.craftree.com/forum/threadfs/1884?page=1 ]

Video demonstration of this pattern: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQyBBx9bC7k {Warning: Picot [pē’ kō] is mispronounced}.

Needle pattern (Bklyngal added where to draw the stitches off the needle): http://www.intatters.com/showthread.php?10304-Tattabugg-s-Owl-for-Needle-Tatting

Little Owl Earrings designed by Barbara and tatted by Natalie Rogers in Finca Perle Cotton 9910 - dk brown/dk yellow size 8.

Little Owl Earrings designed by Barbara Payne and tatted by Natalie Rogers in Finca Perle Cotton 9910 – dk brown/dk yellow size 8.

Little Owl Earrings designed by Barbara and tatted by Natalie Rogers in Finca Perle Cotton 9910 - dk brown/dk yellow size 8.

Little Owl Earrings designed by Barbara Payne and tatted by Natalie Rogers in Finca Perle Cotton 9910 – dk brown/dk yellow size 8.

You can find Barbara Payne at the following location:

InTatters: tattabugg
 
 

Thank you, Michele, for bringing this cute pattern to my attention last week!

 

Shuttlebirds’ Reader Spotlight: This is where your tatting will be featured each week you contribute.

Challenge Accepted - Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #19 - Little Owl Earrings designed by tattabugg and tatted by Michele Merrill.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #19 – Little Owl Earrings designed by Barbara Payne and tatted by Michele Merrill.

Challenge Accepted - Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #18 - Hedgehog - Tatted by Terry. He looks adorable!

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #18 – Hedgehog – Tatted by Terry. He looks adorable!

Challenge Accepted - Reader Submission for Challenge #18 - Hedgehog - Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 20, black, med brown fudge, and mocha brown.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Challenge #18 – Hedgehog – Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 20, black, med brown fudge, and mocha brown. Adorable!

I love seeing what everyone tats! Thanks for submitting!

Reader Submitted Owl Earrings

 

Take a look at all previous challenges and reader submissions here: https://sbspokane.wordpress.com/wednesdays-weekly-challenges/

If you have a free pattern you would like to see featured as part of the Weekly Challenge – let us know by leaving a comment or by sending an email to ShuttlebirdsLibrarian@gmail.com

We look forward to seeing your creations!

– Natalie

#18 – Hedgehog * #17 – Flower *#16 – Mrs. Platt’s Baby Booties #15 – Tat It And See 2013#14 – Sweetheart Snowflake * #13 – Ringtrim – A Microdragon * #12 – Clover Drop Heart#11 – Morgan Mouse * #10 – Accidental Hearts * #9 – Tatted Snail * #8 – Tatted Cameo Pendant * #7 – Wedding Garter * #6 – Remembrance Ring * #5 – Pretty Tatted Kitty * #4 – 5 Point Celtic Motif#3 – Triangular Motifs * #2 – Dragon * #1 – Butterfly

Wednesday’s Weekly Challenge #18 – Hedgehog

Welcome back to the Wednesday Weekly Challenge.  Each Wednesday we will be posting a link to a free pattern and challenging you, the reader, to try it.  In addition to the pattern link, we will post a picture of how our tatting turned out when we followed the pattern. Following the challenge, we will feature reader completions of past challenges.

Challenge Issued: Follow the linked pattern in any color combinations and thread sizes you choose.  [Variations of the pattern are welcome and encouraged.]  Then snap a picture and send it to sbspokane@yahoo.com with the subject line “Weekly Challenge” to see your completed work featured as part of next week’s challenge post. Be sure to include the name you wish us to list with your photo – we want to give you credit! [There is no time limit on sending in your picture – feel free to send in any weekly challenge pictures (from last week or weeks/months ago) and we will feature them as part of the next Wednesday’s post.]

Weekly Challenge #18 – Hedgehog

This week’s pattern was created by Nancy Tracy. It is an adorable little hedgehog. Make sure you check out Nancy’s other wonderful patterns. We have featured three other patterns of Nancy’s as previous challenges: #5 – Pretty Tatted Kitty ,  #9 – Tatted Snail, and #12 – Clover Drop Heart.

Hedgehog pattern: http://www.be-stitched.com/pattern0809hedgehog.php

Hedgehog designed by Nancy Tracy. Tatted by Natalie Rogers with bead selection by her youngest sister.

Hedgehog designed by Nancy Tracy. Tatted by Natalie Rogers with bead selection by her youngest sister.

You can find Nancy Tracy at any of these locations:

Website: http://www.be-stitched.com
Store: http://www.be-stitchedstore.com/
 
 

Shuttlebirds’ Reader Spotlight: This is where your tatting will be featured each week you contribute.

Challenge Accepted - Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #1 - Butterfly - Tatted by Bethaney Rogers.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #1 – Butterfly – Tatted by Bethaney Rogers.

Challenge Accepted - Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #3 - Triangle Motif - Variation tatted by Bethaney Rogers.

Challenge Accepted – Reader Submission for Weekly Challenge #3 – Triangle Motif – Variation tatted by Bethaney Rogers.

Challenge Accepted - Weekly Challenge #17 - Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 20, dk. purple.

Challenge Accepted – Weekly Challenge #17 – Tatted by Marie McCurry in Lizbeth, size 20, dk. purple.

I love seeing what everyone tats! Thanks for submitting!

Reader Submitted Hedgehogs

Take a look at all previous challenges and reader submissions here: https://sbspokane.wordpress.com/wednesdays-weekly-challenges/

If you have a free pattern you would like to see featured as part of the Weekly Challenge – let us know by leaving a comment or by sending an email to sbspokane@yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing your creations!

– Natalie

#17 – Flower *#16 – Mrs. Platt’s Baby Booties #15 – Tat It And See 2013#14 – Sweetheart Snowflake * #13 – Ringtrim – A Microdragon * #12 – Clover Drop Heart#11 – Morgan Mouse * #10 – Accidental Hearts * #9 – Tatted Snail * #8 – Tatted Cameo Pendant * #7 – Wedding Garter * #6 – Remembrance Ring * #5 – Pretty Tatted Kitty * #4 – 5 Point Celtic Motif#3 – Triangular Motifs * #2 – Dragon * #1 – Butterfly

Wednesday’s Weekly Challenge #17 – Flower

Welcome back to the Wednesday Weekly Challenge.  Each Wednesday we will be posting a link to a free pattern and challenging you, the reader, to try it.  In addition to the pattern link, we will post a picture of how our tatting turned out when we followed the pattern. Following the challenge, we will feature reader completions of past challenges.

Challenge Issued: Follow the linked pattern in any color combinations and thread sizes you choose.  [Variations of the pattern are welcome and encouraged.]  Then snap a picture and send it to sbspokane@yahoo.com with the subject line “Weekly Challenge” to see your completed work featured as part of next week’s challenge post. Be sure to include the name you wish us to list with your photo – we want to give you credit! [There is no time limit on sending in your picture – feel free to send in any weekly challenge pictures (from last week or weeks/months ago) and we will feature them as part of the next Wednesday’s post.]

Weekly Challenge #17 – Flower Small Motif

This week’s pattern was created by Jane Eborall. It is a lovely flower motif and I have fallen in love with it. If you look to closely at my picture you will find my mistake. Personally, I think it turned out beautiful, but I could be biased as it was worked up in my favorite color and now I look forward to fall.  Be sure to check out Jane’s other amazing patterns!

Link to her pattern, Small Motif: http://www.janeeborall.freeservers.com/Smallmotif.pdf

It can lay flat (especially if you don’t make my mistake of adding extra stitches), but I liked the way it was naturally curving. I hope you have as much fun with this pattern as I did.

You can find Jane Eborall at any of these locations:

Blog: http://www.janeeborall.blogspot.com/
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/tattingjane/
Etsy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/janeeborall
Tatting Patterns: http://www.janeeborall.freeservers.com/

Shuttlebirds’ Reader Spotlight: This is where your tatting will be featured each week you contribute.

I hope to see some reader submissions next week! I love seeing what everyone tats!

Reader Submitted Flowers

Take a look at all previous challenges and reader submissions here: https://sbspokane.wordpress.com/wednesdays-weekly-challenges/

If you have a free pattern you would like to see featured as part of the Weekly Challenge – let us know by leaving a comment or by sending an email to sbspokane@yahoo.com

We look forward to seeing your creations!

– Natalie

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