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I have been stitching since the late 80's I used to knit till it went out of fashion in the 80's,I enjoy many forms of stitching hardanger,blackwork, any counted stitches, cross-stitch, Quilting,stumpwork,beading and of course my first passion which was knitting.I love the colour purple, I like to stitch samplers I love alphabets, will design my own for special occasions.I like following designer lizzie kate, brent creek,prarie schooler, shepherds bush, little house needlework, Country Cottage Needle work and many more.

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Gifted Geogeousness Sal and exchanges

It is time for the Gifted Gorgeousness Sal, I have been busy sewing for exchanges this last month so this fits the criteria for the sal. I took part in two exchanges which were valantine related.
The first one was the Initial Heart Swap with Gone Stitching, it had to have hearts on or be heart shaped and include the persons initials this is what I stitched for Florence in France,

I adapted the Valentine Bird by Hand on Heart and made it into a needle case with a pocket.

I also sent a bar of chocolate as well but forgot to take picture of it. I received this from Judith in Germany a loverly heart shaped ornament and some sweets.

The 2nd exchange was Send a Little Love Swap organised by Madaboutbags, we had to send 5 things which  had to include something red and something heart shaped.
I decided to have a go at knitting a face cloth I found the pattern here.

I also stitched a scented sachet that I scented with lavender,

I was partnered with Anne who lives in Scotland she sent me the following loverly goodies.

I did a giveaway with the Grow your Blog Party, I made  the thread catcher in red as it was to be drawn on valantine day,

I got my Hubby to pick the lucky person,

The lucky person was Sue Kosec an e-mail is on it's way for your address details.


jocondine said...

Great GG post ! I have stitched the Valentine bird for my grandson but it's not finished (must had buttons and charms). Now you're here to remind me. Thanks.

Nana Go-Go said...

It never occurred to me to pop over to see whether you had received your parcel! I'm glad it arrived safely. Hopefully, yours will arrive tomorrow. If not and you sent it 'signed for' perhaps you would be able to track it and see where it's got to. I'd hat for it to have gone astray since it's full of lovely things!

Brigitte said...

Great gifts that are perfect for the GG SAL. I particularly love the needlecase that you stitched and finished. These long-legged birds are so cute.

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

Thanks for taking part in GG this month. I love the long legged bird needlebook, great finishing.
I also really like the heart with J on it, I want one LOL.
Exchanges are so much fun to take part in.

sew.darn.quilt said...

You've been very busy creating so many lovely pieces. I think the long legged bird is great fun and a wonderful finish.

Andrea said...

Wonderful exchanges.

Cheryll said...

Your swap items are gorgeous. Thanks for playing along with us. xox

creations.1 said...

Beautiful gifts received and sent!

Laura said...

Such a lot of beautifulness!
It is lovely to see what everyone else received, thanks for sharing!

Theresa said...

Such lovely gifts!

Marcy said...

Beautiful! I love the needle book.

Anonymous said...

wow.. great gifts you had there.. loving the needle book too. ;)

Pat's Patch said...

Fabulous swaps x

Tracy said...

I'm glad you enjoyed the Send a Little Love Swap, thanks for taking part xx