I'm a bit of a bag lady these days so when Linda announced her bag and bucket swap how could I resist?
In my last post I showed the bag I made for my partner but I had no idea who was sending to me until a box arrived from Mar in the USA.
Prior to the swap we were asked to state our preferences. I think I said nothing too bright or gaudy and that I liked soft, romantic colours. Well, Mar certainly took that on board because how gorgeous is this bag she made for me?
The bag is made from such pretty fabrics - all soft greens, peach, lemon, pinks and blues with a broderie anglais trim and beautiful stitchery on the front and back pockets.
This side has my initial embroidered on the pocket!
here's a close up of the stitchery isn't it lovely?
and here's a view of the side of the bag with the drawstring ties
Along with the bag came other goodies - three FQ's of Moda fabric from the Sanctuary line, the sweetest little needle book, Piecemaker needles and tissues that are way too pretty to use.
This was a wonderful swap experience. Thanks to Linda for making it all possible and to Mar for making it such a pleasure.