Monday, July 9, 2012

Little Things ....

This year Cheryl has been hosting a Little Bit French... there has been a series of really darling little french themed items and a swap....

My items went to Jane from Loopy Lou's who does all sorts of awesome things... so it was hard to decide what to send..... the swap was for one of the items that Cheryl had designed and I just couldn't decide which one... so two went over to the UK .... and wrapped in an Ausi map dish towel ... 


The little doily with incy wincy hexagons and an eye glasses case .....


They have arrived now, and dried out for Jane.... one great thing about the swaps is meeting new people in blogland....

and thanks to Cheryl for the inspiration and the patterns

The apple core quilts have been bound now.... I do like the effect of the curved binding round these little quilts...... backed with soft flannel....  these have now been posted off for specialness.... 


The rest of my binding is done... but that's mostly secret stuff.....

Righto, Gotto Go.... a new week has started .... 

24 comments:

  1. Lovely swap gifts, I'm sure Jane will love them. How big are the apple core quilts?

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  2. Wonderful swap gifts and I do love your apple core pieces, beautiful work and binding.

    Debbie

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  3. love your french themed gifts Fiona,they look fantastic and your little quilts are so cute,well done.xx

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  4. I do love the little apple core quilts. The colours are lovely and I am really impressed with the binding. What size did they end up?
    Your gifts are delightful, too.

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  5. What sweet gifts! Curved binding is a bit fiddly-diddly, isn't it?

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  6. Everything you make is wonderful.

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  7. your swap goodies look gorgeous!! You got the binding so neat and perfect.

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  8. They all look lovely mine went off in the post today ... a bit late but they have gone now.. hugs Laurie

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  9. Hello Fiona,

    Pretty swap gifts, love the little doily. Apple cores are stunning. Great job on the binding.

    Happy days
    Bev.xoxo

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  10. The little blue apple core quilts are beautiful, lucky receiver.

    Pretty little gift for lucky Jane too.
    Enjoy the new week.

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  11. The Little French gifts are gorgeous, the binding is so cute.
    The applecore quilts have turned out brilliantly.

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  12. Great gifts for the swap Bubz...love your apple cores..

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  13. I do love them. I'm using the glasses case for my rotary cutter, it's been waiting for a case for a long time, and this is the perfect fit

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  14. I love them both too and Jane is a lucky lady.

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  15. Jane is a lovely lady. She and I have been bloggy friends for a few years now. All your lovely projects have found a home where they will be appreciated.

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  16. Tres Bien! Love them and I like Jane's idea to use the case for her rotary cutter.... Hugs

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  17. Love the curvy binding - absolutely worth it!!

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  18. Wonderful gifts for the swap ,love the binding you used on them . Your apple core quilts are adorable , that is one pattern I have never tried but you have made it very tempting:-) hugs Sheila

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  19. lovely gifts, Fiona :) And what a great idea to wrap it in an Aussie teacloth. Your apple core mini quilts are very sweet, I love the wavy edges.

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  20. The gifts you made are lovely, beautiful stitching. The apple core quilts are lovely too, the binding looks tricky!

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  21. Lucky Jane...beautiful gifts...love the apple core quilts, they look so snuggly, I'm sure little people will be very warm and cosy underneath them...

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