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Monday, April 4, 2011

Swap Quilt

My swap quilt arrived over the weekend, and I am just dancing on air, I am so thrilled with it. My partner was Mary. That silly girl was worried about the swap since it was a first for her. I have absolutely no idea what she was worried about, this is a beauty. If you can't tell by the photo, the piecing and quilting is just spectacular.

In addition she sent along a scissor keeper, and a rotary cutter blade (you know how we always need a spare one of them), a package of wildflower seeds, some bright and "Springy" napkins, and the most wonderful wallet. I told her I almost bought a new one this past weekend, and didn't, but wasn't sure why. I guess my intuition kicked in and I had no idea!  

I must confess, I went to move the envelope today and it seemed heavy for an empty envelope. That's when I discovered the napkins and seeds. I was so excited to see my quilt that I must have completely missed them yesterday when I opened my package.

Anyway, I am so happy with my treasures, and the quilt is not the only treasure I am talking about. I see many years of friendship brewing between Mary and me. Yeah!!! There is nothing better than a new quilting comrade!  Sharon our leader picked a great swap partner for me, and I want to thank her so much.
PS: Sharon, I know you were my friend first, and you still are, but Mary is part of the party now too!!  :-)
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  1. Isn't great to get a little package of unexpected goodies in the mail! The little quilt looks great and so is the wallet, beautiful!!!

  2. How lucky are you? Great swap. Love what you have ended up with!

  3. I love the wallet Mary sent you....do you happen to know which pattern she used? I'd love to try making one. Hugs Naomi


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