Well ladies, look what arrived in the post box yesterday. Yep all the way from The Netherlands. It can only be one thing, yes it's my apron swap parcel from dear Heleen. I was very controlled I'll have you know. Since it was nearly school finishing time, I waited until I had walked the girls home from school to open it. I know, nice of me aye? Well they were just as excited as me really.
Hmm... two parcels? Naughty Heleen! And just look at the pretty cards. That bird one could make a lovely stitched wall hanging don't you think?
We'll open the small one first shall we? Oh lovely! Three beautiful pieces of fabric. One of them so very Holland with the windmills. I'll be able to make something very special with those thank you. Love the ribbon too. I have a very big thing for ribbons in case you didn't know. Oh that's right we all do, silly me.
And now what we've been waiting for...
Sneaky peaky... oh me oh my!
Ta da!!! Don't I look fancy now? Aye? Oh yes I feel fine in this little get up. Stuff the kitchen, this one's not going to get dirty, no way. Perhaps I could keep my crochet hook in the pocket and a stash of Grannies too?
I'm almost a little Dutch girl. Just need a good hair cut and some outward curls. And one of those cute white hats too.
Just look at the pretty details on it. Heleen you've done yourself proud with this apron. It couldn't be prettier. I absolutely adore it thank you.
The fabrics are perfectly me. They are so cute. And her sewing is immaculate too. The binding looks like it's been put on by a fancy machine it's so neat. Thank you so very much Heleen. I've have loved being your swap partner.
And look what my mother has been busy making. It must be winter as her knitting needles are flying at the moment. I love Sophie's new jumper and the fancy wool. It's made from special wool that knits in stripes like this. Clever isn't it? And the best bit is, she's loves it too. Thanks Nana!
Now please remember to show your apron swap gifts this weekend. Pop on the apron swap button at the top of your post so we can see who is showing. It will be funny to see so many of the buttons down the side of my blog. You just need to show a couple of photos of your aprons and a small blurb if you like.