Today a large parcel dropped through the letterbox. The best thing was that it had my name on it.
This is what was inside...
|Vintage Modern hexies hand-pieced by Yvonne|
A beautiful mini quilt made by Yvonne of Nellie's Niceties. It is made with tiny hand pieced hexagons. It must have taken Yvonne a long time to make this quilt and it is full of detail. So how did I get to have this beauty? Well, Reene and Yvonne had a giveaway over at their blog to celebrate their 2 years of blogging. My number was picked which was such a surprise. I think that it is absolutely beautiful and I was delighted that it came my way. See some of the detail in the photos below
|Tiny hexies hand-pieced and machine quilted|
|Lovely label with my name on it!|
Thank you to Yvonne (and Reene) for such a beautiful giveaway.
Last week before the tree felling incident I did manage to do a little sewing and a lot of socialising. I met up with Trudi and we had a day of chatting, eating and a little sewing. Trudi showed the blocks that we did together (with her stash) on her blog. It was fun to sew with a friend. The blocks are for Bee Blessed.
|Bee Blessed blocks (Front 2 made with Trudi)|
The following evening I met up with Tanya. Tanya made us a scrummy supper and we also chatted and ate! So much so, that we didn't actually get round to any sewing. Fortunately I had got the 'Bee Blessed bug' that afternoon so I had already made two more blocks.
|Bee Blessed blocks|
Mine had been made by Jenny
|BQS3 Mini quilt made by Jenny|
I am so delighted with it. Thank you Jenny. You have incorporated my favourite colours and I think that the label is lovely. The seat in the garden is full of details such as tiny flowers and a little blackbird.There is also a lot of clever piecing incorporated in it too. It must have taken a lot of time to make.
|Detail on the BQS3 mini quilt|
I really enjoyed taking part in the Brit Quilt Swap and it was both fun to make for someone else as well as receive such a beautiful quilt. I will definitely be putting my name down for round 4!