Friday, 20 September 2013

What is in the parcels?

Hello my friends.
I can at last show `What is in the parcels` as Annik has received them.
I thought I had posted `Airmail` but it took so long I think a snail delivered the package! 
With the seven parcels :)


F: Fabric.
Two blue fat 1/4s as Annik likes blue.


R: Reading.
 Lynette Anderson`s book 
`Rainbow Cottage`.
We like the same designer.
I hope you enjoy making some of the projects Annik.
I have this book as well.


I: Inches.
 I stitched the `I` one over one then back stitched the rest with 
Cottage Garden Thread 1201 `Peacock`. 
The fabric is antique white though the lighting makes it look cream.
I painted a little box( first time for me) as Annik likes boxes.
It is lined with paua shell print paper from NZ.
Then inside is the tape measure. I have one and use it all the time. 


E: Embroidery.
I stitched this little cushion using the same thread with an extra toning DMCs.
Then I added one of my block roll to hold some embroidery WIP.  


N: Needle case.
Using Anni Downs `Angel Story` book  I stitched  this little lady for the cover.
I used the same `Peacock` thread for the quilt.
Then tying it closed with `inches` ribbon.


Inside I added pockets and a felt needle holder.


D: Domes, a daisy charm put inside a dilly bag.


S: Scissors.
I brought this lovely pair of embroidery scissors.
From the colours on the scissors I use `Peacock` thread.
The pattern for the needle case and fob is from a 
`The Prairie Schooler` pattern. 


These are the scissors and the back of the case and fob.


Thank you Khris for hosting this swap.


Happy Stitching,
Clare.

7 comments:

  1. What a wonderful exchange :)

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  2. What a lot of work you put into your swap gifts Clare. I am sure that your partner would adore them, they are beautiful.

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  3. Great work and so lovely!Annik is very spoiled!

    Hugs and nice weekend, Evelyne

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  4. lovely swap goodies Clare.xx

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  5. Gorgeous stitching and embroidery, Clare! You make wonderful swap gifts!

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  6. How exciting for Annik to receive your beautiful parcels. Lovely!!

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