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Sunday, 6 January 2008

Autumn Exchange From Leena

Look what has also arrived at my house :-)

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Leena from Finland :) my seasonal exchange partner, tells me that this second exchange she has stitched for me, in our series of four ...... is a sampler from an old SANQ magazine - Winter 2002. Leena has adapted it (very cleverly,  I might add ) to become a scissor-case.   I have a few SANQ magazines and love the style of some of the projects in them, so really, this is a superb choice for me for Autumn :-)

The Inside, look at these gorgeous, rather special, petite Bohin scissors Leena sent to me too

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The back, personalised with my initials

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2 of the packages that came were for my little DD and DS they are so excited to have something come too :-))

Thank you so so much again Leena for this beautiful stitching you have done for me and for all the extra things you sent for us to enjoy, you are very thoughtful and kind and we love it all :-)


Blogger Katrina said...

absolutely gorgeous! You know I haven't seen any of the seasonal exchanges that I didn't love. You all are doing such wonderful work.

1:28 am  
Blogger Patti said...

What a gorgeous exchange you received from Lena and you so deserve it my little friend. Lots and lots of love Patti xxx

2:26 am  
Blogger Michelle-ozark crafter said...

Oh! Very lovely! the colors are wonderful!

4:22 am  
Blogger Alison-My Little Stitching Corner said...

The little scissor pouch is just lovely. Saying hello for the first time.

6:27 am  
Blogger Sharon said...

Oh my it's utterly gorgeous! Great exchange.

7:21 am  
Anonymous Cécile said...

What a wonderful work, congratulations Leena

10:09 am  
Blogger Barbara said...

Oh, Helen! It's a gorgeous exchange!!

11:04 am  
Blogger Susimac said...

This is so lovely, What a gorgeous exchange from Leena.

11:15 am  
Blogger Andrea said...

Wonderful exchange, so pretty.Your gifts in your previous post are just great too.

11:50 am  
Blogger angelasweby said...

Helen, this is so beautiful. What a wonderful way Leena has interpreted this design. I love the motifs and the colours and how lovely that it holds such a pretty pair of scissors.
What a pair of excited girls you and Amy must have been when you saw the treats for both of you and how thoughtful of Leena to do that :>)
Warm wishes, Angela

11:56 am  
Blogger Sally said...

That is absolutely gorgeous:)

1:07 pm  
Blogger Carla said...


2:06 pm  
Blogger Nancy said...

This is one of the prettiest Autumn designs I have ever seen, and Leena did a beautiful job of both stitching and finishing the scissor case! Lucky you!

3:23 pm  
Blogger Leena said...

Dear Helen, it was my plesure to stitch this for you and I was so happy to hear that you like it :)

3:41 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is gorgeous!

4:44 pm  
Blogger Jacqui said...

That's stunning, you're a lucky lady.

10:43 pm  
Blogger Vonna said...

It is the most stunning pocket I've every laid my eyes upon :)
Lucky ducky you!!

12:27 am  
Blogger Carol R said...

What a lovely exchange from Leena. Maybe I should read through my huge collection (from number 1 to date) of SANQ!

8:25 am  
Anonymous Nivaira said...

Realmente es PRECIOSO !!!!. What a good chance !!!

6:50 pm  
Anonymous Claudia said...

Ohhhhhhhhh Lena did a little wonder!!! So lovely and useful!
I really like the design!

8:32 pm  
Blogger Stitch Wizard said...

What a beautiful exchange!! Your blog is also just really new and so pretty! I am so behind on my blogs and I hadn't even seen the really nice comment you made about my Christmas gift to you! Thank you so much for the kind words and I am so glad that you like Pumpkin Blossom!! I haven't started it yet but it is in my future to do mine sometime!! I am glad I could get this for you at my LNS!! Happy New Year to you as well!! I thank you for coming into my blog too!! Debby :)

11:04 pm  
Blogger Cathy B said...

This really a beautiful needle case from Leena! Enjoy!

3:36 am  
Blogger Cathy B said...

Oops - I meant to say "scissor" case! I was admiring the Pumpkin Blossom needle case pattern in the previous post!

3:47 am  
Blogger Heidi said...

Thanks so much for visiting my blog and your sweet comments. I then come to visit you and see this incredible acorn scissor pouch! I just adore acorns and need to look for more patterns with them. You are very lucky to have such a beautiful exchange gift. Enjoy!

~~ Heidi ~~

8:14 am  
Blogger Wendy said...

Leena did a superb job on the needlecase. I really admire how talented people are and can adapt patterns to make into other things. Your photos are lovely!

1:18 pm  
Blogger The Silver Thistle said...

You take such pretty photographs. I'll have to see if I can brush up my photo skills in 2008.

Very nice.

10:07 pm  
Anonymous Passionnée/Isa62 said...

It's a great exchange !!!
Sorry, but i've not received a package from your mum :-(((
If I'll receive it, I'll tell you immediately...
(sorry for my bad english...)
Happy stitching.

10:04 am  
Blogger Susan said...

It's beautiful. Leena did a lovely job with the stitching and the finishing.

2:29 pm  
Blogger Georgie said...

This is so lovely!

3:32 am  
Blogger Von said...

Leena's exchange is so wonderful! The stitching and finishing are perfect. Enjoy using your scissor pocket, Helen! :)

4:58 am  
Blogger Wawanna said...

Beautiful stitching, beautiful design, and the scissors ae exquisite. Such perfect stitching.

8:33 pm  
Blogger Sharon said...

What a lovely gift! I love how this is finished - amazing!!

8:55 pm  
Blogger Deborah/LavenderRose said...

Really a beautiful exchange. I love the seasonal things...Lucky you, Helen!! Love and hugs, Deb

7:14 am  
Blogger stitcherw said...

What a gorgeous scissor keep, it's so pretty and I love the little squirrels on it.

2:18 am  
Blogger sammyjo said...

wow your very lucky its beautiful.

9:56 pm  
Blogger Marie-P said...

I stitch for Leena in the Stitcher's Exchange...she is so very sweet AND amazingly talented I see! :) The scissor pocket is simply gorgeous!

(Thanks for the B-day wish :})

4:53 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sory but my English it's very bad.
Your blog it's very good

6:18 pm  
Blogger Novice Stitcher said...

What a wonderful gift - the colors are so lovely. They make me miss the autumn season.

Your ornaments are delightful - I especially like the mitten. Now that I have finally been able to make a pinkeep maybe I can try things like that. Thank you so much for visiting my blog! You have been in my "inspirations" list for a long time!

2:18 pm  
Blogger Chelle said...

This is fantastic! I'm crazy for acorns, so this is a real treat to see.

12:03 am  
Blogger tkdchick said...

What a beautiful scissor pocket!

4:36 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is one gorgeous exchange from Leena - just beautiful :)

4:00 am  

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