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Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Autumn exchange

I can now show the autumn exchange parcels I sent and received . The exchange was organised by Lainey at Stitched With Love Exchanges , and I really enjoyed it.

 I loved the piece I stitched and am looking forward to stitching it again for myself.

 The design is called Acorns and Owls and is a freebie from Blue Ribbon Designs. I used the recommended DMC threads apart from the alphabet which was stitched using a variegated thread from 21st Century Yarns. I made a cube type finish , my first and though it is a little wonky ,it came out ok .

 Luckily , Fiona who received it liked it too .
This is the package as a whole with the other goodies I sent.
And this is the gorgeous package I received from Lynda. Such lovely gifts , everything was so right for me .
Chart, ribbons, buttons,bookmark,thread and a very glittery pumpkin that my kids loved.

Scissors , fabric and a lovely leafy tea towel that went straight into use, so pretty .
Gorgeous red leaf. Mine !
And the lovely long legged Autumn bird pin keep.

I am a very lucky girl .
 Thanks for dropping by ,


Cole said...

Great exchanges!

Julie said...

You stitched a lovely design, what's great finish you chose for it.

Catherine said...

Lovely goodies, given and received!

~*Sharee*~ said...

I agree w/Cole, great exchange; LOVE the thread you received...

Hugs, Shar

Barb said...

Wonderful exchanges!

cucki said...

So beautiful x

Lesleyanne said...

Gorgeous exchanges both sent and received.

Jane said...

WOW! That's a lovely exchange you both shared, stitched pieces are gorgeous and so are the extras xxx

Chris said...

Wonderful exchange! I love the stitched pieces.

Carol said...

Such pretty gifts, both given and received, Cath!! I've always intended to stitch that BRD myself...some day!!

♥ Nia said...

Great exchange!! :) Lucky you ;)

Melanie said...

Such a great exchange - from both sides. :)

Pixie said...


Just found you!

The exchanges are beautiful!
Happy weekend.

Mary Ann said...

Wonderful exchanges--the stitched pieces are lovely!!

Mary Ann said...

Ooops, I "think" I mentioned Happy Thanksgiving in my comment I just left. If I did, ignore. If I didn't, then ignore this. : )

Dani - tkdchick said...

I recently received that blue ribbon designs piece in an exchange as well! Popular piece!

What great goodies you both sent!!!