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Friday, 30 June 2017

Gifted Gorgeousness - June

Between a holiday and visiting family and friends, I've been travelling most of this month so I'm getting in just in time for June's Gifted Gorgeousness.

Gifted Gorgeousness is hosted by Jo of Serendipitous Stitching. Each month ideally around the 15th, we post about a project that we are stitching which uses anything that has been gifted to us or which we intend to give as a gift. If you'd like to sign up, you can find out more about it, here.

First up are the beautiful gifts I received from Jo of Serendipitous Stitching. I was a winner in her Easter blog hop and knowing my love of Just Nan designs, she sent me the pattern and rabbit charm for Tiny Bunny Biscornu. Thank you, Jo. I love this design and the mini eggs, of course. My love of stitching and chocolate satisfied in one fell swoop. ☺

Easter blog hop treasure hunt prize
from Jo of Serendipitous Stitching

Those of you who know Clare of Aimetu's Sitching will be aware that she had a bad fall some weeks ago. In the hope that it would brighten her day, I made and sent her this project envelope.

Front
Back

Interior


Once I saw these two fabrics, I immediately thought of Clare. Knowing her love of France I had to make her something from them. I followed Vonna,The Twisted Stitcher's YouTube instructions (found here) but made a slight amendment by cutting the external fabric so that I could have the Eiffel Tower standing upright when the envelope is closed (Back). I was pleased with the end product.



Now that I am back home, I will be able to get back to stitching and will hopefully have some new projects to share with you soon.



8 comments:

  1. Oh that is a sweet gift you received from Jo. ;)
    What a lovely and perfect gift for Clare.

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  2. Beautiful gift for Clare. What a lovely gift from Jo.

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  3. Clare's gift is beautiful.
    Great JN design from Jo.

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  4. That's a great gift that you received fron Jo - from one Just Nan lover to the other, lol. I'm sure it will be a lot of fun to stitch it.
    I had already seen the project bag you made for Clare on her blog. Great job.

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  5. What a beautiful project bag for Clare, I know she loved it as I've already seen it on her blog!

    I'm sure you will enjoy your prize from Jo - great choice for you.

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  6. Your June sounds like mine, Mary--travel, travel, travel. I'm so happy to be home for July!

    Love what you made for Clare--I'm sure it helped her feel better :)

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  7. Thanks for taking part in GG this month. Especially with my lovely gifts!
    I do like the project bag you made for Clare, you chose the perfect fabric for that. Isn't it nice when we know our friends so well?

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  8. Great gift from Jo and the project bag is gorgeous

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