Sunday, September 02, 2007

A very clever exchange!

I got home today from a lovely trip to a local Farmers' Market (more on that below if you're interested) to an envelope from Su. I was so excited! Su does such beautiful work. It was my seasonal exchange - I'm lucky enough to have her as my seasonal exchange partner so I'll be getting FOUR exchanges from her. Wow!

Not only is Su's stitching and finishing gorgeous but she knows I like redwork and over 1 so she stitched me a lovely little summery design in red! How clever. I never thought I'd get a redwork piece for a seasonal exchange - isn't it sweet? I don't have any hornbooks but I've been wanting one for ages. This one is so cute. And I love the colour of course...


And I got lovely summery goodies too! Thank you so much Su. I'm so excited to get you as my partner!


The Farmers' Market was great. I went with my neighbour and we came home loaded with food (and plants in my case!) Meat, fish, veggies, fruit, relish and sauces, soap, and even puddings! We've just had lovely tuna steaks done on the barbie with samphire and veg. I'd never tried samphire before. I'm not sure if I like it but it was interesting. The market was packed - wonderful to see all those people buying local produce.

18 comments:

  1. What a wonderful exchange! Su's so talented, and has your taste down to a T! :)

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  2. I love it :) Su did a great job and I know you are thrilled :)YAY!!

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  3. What a great exchange! Everything is lovely!

    I love Farmer's Markets! We have one every Saturday morning in our little town.

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  4. That's a fantastic exchange! :)

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  5. I'm really happy that you liked it, and I have lots more ideas in mind for the year! I was so glad that you were my partner.

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  6. it's gorgeous exchange!

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  7. What a beautiful exchange

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  8. That's a wonderful exchange!

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  9. Congrats on such a wonderful exchange--it's so beautiful!!!

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  10. Gorgeous exchange and congratulations on finishing M for mother

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  11. Lovely exchange, and it sounds like you have a fantastic farmers market near you.

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  12. Lovely redwork hornbook, Nicki! Su really is so great at knowing just what everyone loves, isn't she.
    I'm curious about that sam...something you put on your tuna. What on earth is it??? :p
    Hugs,
    Deb

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  13. This is so beautiful, Su did great job with it!

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  14. It is gorgeous Nicki!

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  15. Lovely exchange! The redwork hornbook looks perfect!!

    I love farmers markets too, all those fresh picked goodies are too delicious to resist.

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  16. Thank you for the advice and encouragement about needle threading - I did understand exactly what you meant and will try it. I love your M is for Mother - what a wonderful gift. And the farmer's market food description makes my mouth water.

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  17. Which Farmer's Market did you go to Nicki?

    Your exchange from Su is lovely.

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  18. That is such a lovely exchange from Su - congratulations :-)

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