zaterdag 16 mei 2009

Swap, bag, heart and shoes

This week an envelop arrived from Sarah, with whom I had my second swap. It wasn't due until June, but she told me not to argue with a pregnant woman...
Look at the lovely little purse she made and the pretty needle punch. Thank you so much, Sarah for all the loveliness (O:
I will post my swap for Sarah, as soon as it has arrived Tasmania.

On Sunday Laura and I went to the Stoffmarkt-Holland in Aachen. They had some lovely fabrics there. We both admired the movie star fabric, so I decided to make a simple bag for Laura with it. On the picture, the button is still missing, but I have put on a black vintage one by now, which I found in an old handcraft shop in Tongeren, Belgium.
Laura only recognized Marilyn Monroe, so I am learning her the names of the other stars.

For two special people, I made this little heart from the pattern Dzintra gave me a while ago.

Laura and I both needed new shoes. I guess you can see that the purpose for the shoes is very different. I just love the contrast!

This week I have also been working on Leanne's House quilt that I am making together with Jutta. She made the lovely header of my first three mini blocks.

And I have also been working on a little something for a blog friend who will soon have a baby. Still waiting for the little one to be born, so I can finish it!

A lovely week to all of you with lots of sunshine, happiness and many smiles!

28 opmerkingen:

blackanna zei

Liebe Simone,
bei Dir gibt es wie immer viel Schönes zu sehen! Das Herz ist ja total niedlich geworden!! Und zum Stoffmarkt Holland gehe ich auch fast jedes Mal. Welcher Schuh ist denn nun Deiner? Ich würde ja Beide nehmen ;)
Ganz liebe Grüße

Stina zei

So sweet gifts from Sarah... loved them... and I love your new header too.. gorgeous blocks!!!! :o)
Hmmm what shoe is yours???? :o)

Annifee zei

Hallo Simone!
Die MM Tasche gefällt mir supergut. Ist ein Hingucker. Das Herzchen ist allerliebst:-)
Liebe Grüße, Annifee

Stephanie zei

What great fabric and a perfect project! What cute hearts with such a sweet sentiment. The shoes are funny together. I'd break my neck in heels!

maria zei

I guess yours are the high heeled black ones then?
I love the header.

Cybele's patch zei

Je bent weer lekker verwend. Leuke dingetjes heb je van Sarah gekregen. Je nieuwe achtergrond is mooi (geen rose?) Leuk he om zo aan je blog te sleutelen.
Fijn week end!

Gretchen zei

I love the bag--really great fabric. Your swap gift is great, especially the little purse. I don't think you could find 2 more different shoes LOL!

A Spoonful Of Sugar zei

Love the goodies you received - just lovely! The friendship heart is so sweet.

Anoniem zei

such a great photo of the shoes Simone made me laugh

Sew Useful Designs zei

Hi Simone!

I couldn't think of anything more perfect than shopping for both fabric and shoes on the same day!! :-)

Your gifts are beautiful! As is the bag you made for Laura.. and those cute hearts! All beautiful!

Warm wishes!
Vikki :-)

Satu zei

Just LOVE your new header... Especially the rosy heart is SOOO beautiful!!! Would you tell me who's the manufacturer? Lovely week you too;)

Anoniem zei

Hallo Lieve Simone, love your new header......Leanne's House is such a pretty quilt......Laura must love her new bag.....something about black and white....Hugs Lyn

Anoniem zei

Leuke dingen heb je gekregen van Sarah. Die tas is wel erg mooi geworden, heb je nu ook het tassenvirus? Die schoenen met de hoge hakken zijn toch zeker van jou ;0).

Fijne week

Guðrún zei

I love both shoes, Teva are the best to walk in and the high healed are so elegant.

Terry zei

Hi Simone! I love your new header! Leanne's House is on my wish list to buy and make someday. Your hearts are so pretty! Love the shoes too! :0)

Jutta zei

Hallo liebe Simone,
das Schufoto ist der Knaller, so ähnlich würde der Schuhkauf bei Judith und mir ausfallen, ich habe so herzlich darüber lachen können, ein suuuupertolles Foto ist dir da gelungen !!!!
Dein neues Header-Foto gefällt mir selbst sehr gut, du darfst mir gern immer mal wieder ein neues schicken, ich bearbeite es gern für dich (o;
Dein Swap von Sarah ist ganz zauberhaft, diese kleine Täschchen ..... oooh und aahh, wunderschön.
Aber auch die Tasche, die du für Laura genäht hast, superklasse!!!!
Und das Herzchen gefällt mir auch .... dein neuer Post ist rundum gelungen .....
auch für dich eine wunderschöne neue Woche mit viel Sonnenschein und etwas Zeit für unser gemeinsames Hobby,
deine Jutta, die dich ganz lieb grüßt!

Micki zei

I love that movie star fabric and the bag you made from it! It is incredible!

Marit zei

What a wonderful fabric you found! The bag you made from it is very nice! And the lovely heart I am sure will warm the hearts to those who get them :)


Hi Simone,
That bag is a darling...& I smiled at the contrast between the two shoes! ;)~Lovely new week*

Jackie zei

What a cute bag you made!

I agree that you should not argue with a pregnant woman! She did a great job on your swap.

Dare I ask which shoes are yours?

clare's craftroom zei

What lovely items and the contrasting shoes made me smile .

Anoniem zei

Hi Simone, the felt bookmark looks beautiful in your swap parcel.

I think I would be wearing the sandals rather than the heels. :-)

Are you having fun making for the Christmas in July swap too? :-)

Dzintra Ingrid zei

Mila Simone...what a gorgeous new header you have!!!
Beaut goodies too from Sarah...I agree, not good to argue with a pregnant woman!!!
Love the bag...haven't seen that fabric before...good job Simone, and you made it so quickly too!!!
That pink heart is just adorable♥
Cool shoes...I guess the heels are yours...looks good with bag...A great post♥♥♥

Lotusblüte zei

Hallo liebe Simone, Dein neues Outfit ist wunderschön und all die schönen Dinge wie die Tasche, das Herzchen und auch die Schuhe*lach* - ich wünsche Dir eine schöne Restwoche und viel Sonnenschein- Ganz liebe Grüße von Gaby :o))

Shiree zei

Hi Simone,
your blog header looks great, I am sure that you are enjoying this quilt journey!

lani zei

Shiree is right love the header and the shoes If i thought I could put those shoes on with heels like that and stay balanced for more then 10 minutes God Bless you my friend and the bag is really cute .......miss U ...lani

Leanne zei

Lots of nice stuff there but the shoe photo made me smile.

Nanette Merrill and daughters zei

Those strappy shoes are fierce. It takes a lot of self confidence to wear those! I wish I'd look good in them.

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