Friday 27 December 2013

Christmas Swap Finales

"Celebrations / Secret Santa and Chookies Secret Santa"

Over the course of the year Claire and I have been Swap partners for the 
"Celebrations Swap" and our last swap occasion was Christmas.

On Christmas morning I got to open my final pressie from Claire.

My new Beach Bag. Perfect in Text Prints.
 This thing is HUGE.
It fits Lily and there is still room for Beach Towels.
I am looking forward to taking this for a test run very soon :o)

Thank you Claire.

Here is what I sent to Claire. I made two items, one to open when she decorated her home for Christmas.

Which was this Table Topper. A Gail Pan Design.
Then another gift to go under her tree to be opened Christmas Day.
I've used my newly obtained "quilt as you go" skills to make her a

"Go Cutter Cover"

Claire is also a fan of Bonnie and Camille Fabrics so I decided to go low volume and then add a hexagon flower of each Bonnie and Camille Fabric from Bliss onwards and randomly placed them with the thought that Claire might add a new flower for each new range that comes out. I know that she has a stash of "April Showers" so I wonder how long it will take her to add that hexagon flower?
 I also added a little hand quilting around each flower.


The back has heaps of room for more flowers :o)

I also took part in a 6 Item
  Secret Santa Swap
where my Santa was the talented Roslyn (no Blog).
I have done a one on one swap previously with Roslyn
 so I've been itching to rip this parcel open to see what she had made just for me and WOW

My dinning table for Christmas day got quickly rearranged and this table topper was placed center stage.

Thank you Roslyn, it is perfect.

Next up was my gift in
  Chookie's Secret Santa Swap.

My new Christmas Redwork Stichery made by the lovely Michell.
I also received this gorgeous decoration that has been on my tree all month.

Thank you so much Michell.

Next year I think I am going to need a tree just for the handmade decorations I have collected :o)

In this swap I had the pleasure of sending to Anita

I'm hoping that everyone had a wonderful Christmas and a
Huge thank you to all my Swap Partners.
Stay safe, hugs Sharon


  1. Gorgeous presents sent and received. Especially love your Go Cutter Cover with the Bonnie and Camille fabric hexies. Hugs.......

  2. gorgeous swaps sent and received Shaz,love your new beach bag,enjoy the weekend kiddo.xx

  3. What beautiful gifts. Handmade pieces of someone's heart.

  4. All beautiful gifts!!! Enjoy your weekend!!

  5. Beautiful presents coming in and going out!!

  6. Awesome gifties both sent and received!

  7. Lots of lovely goodies both sent and received! Love the flowers on the cover.

  8. So many lovely things to see in this post ... Looks like everyone had a lot of fun sewing...

  9. Everything is just gorgeous Sharon, both the presents you received and sent.

  10. All so lovely Sharon. Really like your idea with the hexies and low volume prints.

  11. Goodness.....gorgeous sent and received.....

  12. Ah, you can't go wrong with Bonnie and Camille :) Gorgeous goodies all round Sharon.

  13. I can see you had a fabulous Christmas !!!
    Best wishes !

  14. Lovely gifts, both sent and received.

  15. great swap presents but sent and received........thanks for being part of the SSCS 2013.........


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