Saturday, February 14, 2015

Valentine Swaps

This year I participated in two “Valentine” Swaps. 

First one is the “Initial Valentine Swap” organised by the lovely Cheryll and my partner was Marilyn from NSW ( no blog )

I made Marilyn a pincushion and used the beautiful Stitchery designed by Wendy from Sugar Lane Quilts which was a free gift for joining FNSIs


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and yesterday I received my lovely Valentine gifts from Michell .


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I was very spoilt…. thank you Michell for my gifts.


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there was just one spot left on the wall in my cave waiting for Michell’s beautiful Heart wall hanging…


My second swap was a “Valentine Postcard” swap organised by Sheila .

My partner was Janet who lives in the Yukon Canada, sew my card had a long way to travel. I was pleased it arrived on time..

 Janet's Valentine Card 2015

Sheila also asked if we could make a special Valentine Card for Jeanneke in the Netherlands as she was celebrating her 60th birthday on Valentine’s  day….


Jeanneke 60th BD 2015


I love making and receiving these Postcards…..


A huge thank you to both swap Mum’s, Cheryll and Sheila, for organising these great swaps ……

Hugz Maria Smile

23 comments:

  1. Hi Marina oh I love that heart you made its so pretty and love your postcards too,I love seeing what everyone makes for their postcards,lovely gifts from MIchell.xx

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  2. Your gifts are lovely and I LOVE your pincushion. The embroidery is wonderful. I would hate to use it!!

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  3. What beautiful stitching! I'm loving seeing all the Initial swap items that are popping up everywhere. Happy Valentine's Day!

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  4. What beautiful gifts your received--I also did the initial swap this time--
    it is bitter bitter cold here today--so enjoy some warmth for me--
    smiles, diandmissgracie

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  5. I guess you haven't received your postcard from me... rats... Jeanekke received hers... I guess Australia is further away. Love the stitchery that you made - very pretty. And the postcard you made for Jeanekke is oh so cute! You know I love the one you sent me. :)

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  6. what a beautiful pin cushion and it's so perfectly plump.
    the postcards look wonderful and your mini looks great in it's spot.

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  7. You are always such a pleasure to have in my swaps... xox
    Lovely gifts sent & received for Valentines Day.

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  8. Maria, that love heart is absolutely beautiful! Everything you have made is absolutely gorgeous. You were spoilt by your swap partner!

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  9. lots of love in those hearts..... and beautiful postcards.... they are such fun aren't they...
    Hugz

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  10. Wow what beautiful hearts, really lovely!
    Thank you for your generous comment on my blog yesterday , I do hope your dad and husband are both doing well now xxx

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  11. Love it all - the pincushion looks so pretty - shame to stab it really...very cute little postcards too.

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  12. Ooo you made and received some lovely goodies. Lucky you!

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  13. Lovely swap gifts, Maria. The stitchery for Marilyn's heart is very sweet.

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  14. Lovely swaps, especially that little heart stitchery.

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  15. beautiful swaps Maria... I love what you made for Marilyn, the thread is perfect...

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  16. Beautiful gifts you have sent Maria and equally lovely you have received!!

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  17. Lovely gifts, and as always your redwork is exquisite! I treasure the Redwork snowman you sent me On the Christmas mug rug a couple of years ago!

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  18. Such lovely heart-iness :) Love the stitchery you did :) Those postcards are so sweet :)

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