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Spring Sewing Swap 2014

July 3, 2014

I signed up for Kerry’s annual Spring Sewing Swap again this year – I mean, who doesn’t love a bit of guilt-free fabric shopping, and also receiving sewing parcels in the post?  Not to mention getting to know some other bloggers!

I was paired with Annika of Naeh Connection, and she was much more organised than I am.  She contacted me early on, and sent me my parcel with loads of time to spare.  I bought Annika’s main thing at the Minerva Crafts meet-up, but didn’t get round to actually posting it until the last minute – but thankfully just in time for the deadline.

From Annika’s blog I could see she likes sewing for her children (who are a similar age to mine), and she likes sewing with jersey for herself.  She likes bright, colourful prints and geometric designs.  At the Minerva meet-up I was so pleased to find some lovely geometric-print jersey, and bought 1.5m of it which should hopefully be enough for Annika to make a top for herself or something for one of her children.  The fabric was the main thing, but I threw in a few extras, of course!

Annika sent me a total winner of a parcel…

Spring Sewing Swap - my parcel from Annika

Spring Sewing Swap – my parcel from Annika

1.3m of gorgeous polka dot Georgette with co-ordinating thread, buttons, zip and trim, and a lovely card.  Thanks so much, Annika, I love it!  Such a happy colour and of course I’m always going to love polka dots 🙂  This might end up as a dress for Little Tweedie…watch this space!

I also sent Kerry a little something to say thanks for hosting the swap.  I hope both recipients of my parcels were happy.  I’ll be stalking Kerry’s blog to find out what goodies everyone else received!

  1. July 3, 2014 2:02 pm

    Hi Louise,
    thanks again for your nice parcel. That geometric print is so fun. I’m knee deep into sewing projects that I have to finish before our vacation, but afterwards there is going to be some nice “me” sewing 😉

    • tabathatweedie permalink*
      July 3, 2014 2:43 pm

      Hello. You are very welcome! Glad you like the jersey. I’m going to use the georgette to make my daughter a dress. I bought the lining today, so hopefully I’ll have something to show you soon! Have a lovely holiday.

  2. July 3, 2014 7:43 pm

    How lovely, a sunshiny parcel. Glad you’re happy with your parcel and that you enjoyed the shopping too, that’s a big part of the fun isn’t it?

    • tabathatweedie permalink*
      July 3, 2014 7:51 pm


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