Saturday, May 26, 2012


It's been awhile since I've participated in any swaps and I was kind of missing it. However, I knew I wouldn't have time to get involved in anything major like a doll quilt or bee swap so I missed out on quite a few. But then Susan (iamchickenfoot) Tweeted about a quick little swap happening for May and I couldn't pass it up. It's exactly what I was looking for - small, quick and fun. After all, it is called the Rapid and Tiny Zakka Swap or RATZ, for short.

The theme for May was key fobs/key chains or anything that can hold a key. There are just so many variations and styles! I had a lot of fun with this and I even experimented with leather, which was interesting...

Here are some of my trials/experiments and the package I sent to my partner. June is magnets. If you're interested, check out the Flickr Group to learn more or to check out all the fobs.

These were the first two I made. They weren't
quite my partners style but I think
I know exactly where to send them...
My attempt at leather. I like that it doesn't fray but
it's hard to keep the shape. And oh, that diamond was
In the end, I decided to go with a pouch and a fob.
I love those turtles! I hope my partner does too :)


  1. The turtles are so super cute! And I love the orange fabric you used for the fob.

    1. Thanks! The orange and the yellow are Central Park by Kate Spain. I've been hoarding it;)