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Thursday, 15 February 2018

A friendship exchange

Yesterday was opening day for Needlecraft Haven's Friendship exchange. The exchange was organised by Clare (Aimetu's Stitching).

I received my parcel from Julie of Julie's Stitchyknitter Journal. Her parcel had a purple theme as the flower for February is violet. This was ideal for me as purple is my favourite colour. In addition to some purple variegated threads and a friendship saying on slate, I am now the proud owner of Miss Violet, one of Julie's knitted rabbits.

Friendship exchange gifts from Julie
My partner was Christine. I stitched a friendship card, made a patchwork mug rug and included some threads. The chart for the card is a free design from Le Chalet des Pérelles and can be found here.

Un peu d'amour et d'amitié - Le Chalet des Pérelles
Fabric - 32ct Belfast white lined
Threads: Recommended DMC

Mug rug with using the friendship quilt block
Everyone made and received a lovely variety of gifts in this exchange.

6 comments:

  1. Lovely exchange from Julie and what a lovely card you sent to Christine- thank you for taking part in a great exchange

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  2. Such pretty gifts you made for Christine, Mary! And I love your pretty in purple bunny from dear Julie. I have one from her named Miss Bluebelle :)

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  3. It was a great exchange, we all received such lovely things. I'm so pleased you like Miss Violet. xx

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  4. Oh Miss Violet is darling! :) The card you made and the mug rug are great!

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  5. Those are some beautiful gifts all around. It sounds like the exchange was successful. Happy stitching! Andrea

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  6. Lovely exchanges. The group are all so thoughtful with their gifts.

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