She stitched a Trilogy TakeAlong kit and finished it as a very cute long skinny pillow--which just happens to be my favorite finish right now. She also sent me a couple of German patterns, one of which is a peacock sampler--got to love that, a very generous piece of very cool linen, a piece of cotton fabric and her favorite chocolate eggs--which are wonderful.
It is all wonderful, thank you so much Gaby!
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Carol R. finally received my Valentine exchange TODAY! I couldn't have planned that any better except I was starting to get worried as it would have been 2 weeks on Monday. I learned a valuable lesson in sending out of country with this exchange. If you put the value at more than $50, the receiver has to pay a customs tax to get the package. Not fair. Anyway, I stitched "Valentine Spots" by the Trilogy. It is stitched on 32ct. Summer Khaki linen with DMC floss and finished as a bourse--my first one!
I also made her a scissor fob using a small part of the same pattern, and you got to have a red scissors for it.
And of course, I sent her other fun goodies. A red pair of fiskars with a special sheath that has hearts on it. Part of the proceeds from these scissors goes to the American Heart Association--great thing! I also sent her some red pins, heart buttons, a couple different red threads, some Piecemaker needles, a thread counter, Valentine socks and some very scrumptous chocolates which came from a old-fashioned homemade candy store in Cleveland, Ohio.
This exchange with Carol was very fun. Carol is one of the sweetest, most kindest and very understanding people I have met in this blogging world. Thank you so much.
Don't forget about my PIF. Please leave a comment on my previous post. I will be drawing on Monday!