Saturday, 8 September 2012

I love swapsies

I am back online, hurrah!

One working laptop and some lovely mail to boot this week.

My BQS3 parcel arrived from Sadie and I had a very willing helper to open it!

Oh the concentration!

Such pretty packaging....what could be inside?

Stunning! My little girl exclaimed  'look Mummy a quilt'! That is a lot coming from a 2 year old....she was as excited as me. I just love everything, the textured background solid, the colours, the prints, the quilting, perfect!

And look how neat the label is!

And there was more tissue paper for little hands to rip!

Sadie sent me a gorgeous V&A sewing kit, perfect for my travels. But the best was for last, just look at the face on her!

Lets just say that there was quite a struggle after this photo was taken, fear not, I won. I did share a few squares with her though, I am not THAT mean ;-)

Thank you so so so much Sadie!

I love the excitement of swaps so much, in fact I think I prefer the anticipation of making and watching the flikr group to actually getting the parcel, only because that means it is all over, much like a holiday. Waiting for something is that bitter sweet agony! So I, along with a LOT of other crazy women (including some that weren't even sporting undergarments) scrambled to get my sign up form in for Mouthy Stitches 2 today, I do hope they'll have me!


Diane-crewe said...

wow! I think we would all agree that once the parcel is open ... thats it! apart from looking,and admiring, and touching the contents... oh and eating the chocolate xx

Jamie Lee said...

Such a pretty mini! I really like the colors and the pop of the binding!

Susan Standen said...

Gorgeous mini and fab new swap you signed up for. ;-)

Trudi said...

Fabulous mini you received! And I love the 'look'! See you in the next swap, with all the other crazy ladies!

Gertie Pye said...

Those are some serious swap goodies! That mini quilt is gorgeous. I love the contrasting binding. And the look on your daughter's face when she spots the chocolate is priceless!

Liz DandeliondD said...

What a gorgeous helper you had in opening your parcel.
Glad you got something lovely in the swap after your fabulous deposits ;0) with Hadley.
Hoping that we will both be in the Mouthy Swap. Arghhh I would love to be your secret partner - you make fantastic stuff.

Katy Cameron said...

Oooh, lucky girl(s)

Sadie said...

Oh wow, she looks so chuffed with the chocolate! Such a lovely wee girl :-)
Glad you liked it xx

Cherie said...

Wow what a great package to get in the mail! Such a gorgeous mini. Your daughter looks too funny opening everything with the expressions on her face! =D

Sheila said...

Great package, lovely pic, such excitement.
I too was one of those crazies this afternoon!

Cindy said...

That is so super cool! How fun that it made both of your days! What a great mini! Well done, Sadie!

Kelly said...

Fab swap package!

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Sadie is such a cutie! Fab swap :)