Friday, December 16, 2011

The Christmas Exchange

We had our christmas dinner with these guys last night. Each of us worked on a hand made gift for one other person- secret santa style with a twist. I got my beautiful sister in law ( Happy Birthday Ames, party on Wayne) and excitedly set about making her a quilt filled with cheery fabrics and cuddly vintage linen.






Later on in the day i'll show you what the others made. They are one talented/ creative family.

28 comments:

  1. What a beautiful idea and what a lovely present that I am sure will be cherished forever.

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  2. That is the most beautiful gift Em, how lucky youSIL was to receive such a creation. Handmade with love is what christmas is all about xx

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  3. Love all those bright pretty fabrics. x

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  4. That quilt looks amazing! Well done x

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  5. holy moly guacamole! You talented thing! x

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  6. I love that it has a christmassy vibe without being at all naff. love it x

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  7. That is really beautiful, What amazing colours!! and a fabulous idea. bec x

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  8. just gorgeous! love the colours... such a happy quilt!

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  9. Wow Em - the quilt is stunning!
    I think I would have found it hard to part with such prettiness!

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  10. Oh man, jealous much! That is a beauty.
    x

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  11. Oh you... make yourself a store will you.. we all need access to your creative loveliness xx

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  12. That quilt is amazeballs! (Do I really use words like that? At 35? Apparently so.) I'd love just one just like it. Kellie xx

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  13. Em you clever lady it's gorgeous!! What a lucky sister in law.

    Bek xx

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  14. stunning emily! she will feel nothing but happiness wrapped in that beauty!

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  15. What a gorgeous gift, you are amazing!

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  16. That is a wonderful idea and what a super gift! x

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  17. Sheeeesus. I can only dream of being able to make a quilt like that! It's incredible! x

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  18. I'm with Kellie. Amazeballs (Ballsack) xxx

    PS. seriously seriously rad though. And SUCH a nice tradition to do with your family. Sometimes I wish I had the Christmas spirit. xx

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  19. It's beautiful! you clever thingxx

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  20. Looks beautiful. I'm so bummed i couldn't do anything handmade this Christmas with my sore hands, makes me sad i haven't been creative, it's my outlet & decade long professional. Sigh, next year!! Love Posie

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  21. emily, this is beautiful!. such a special gift. you are one talented lady xxx

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  22. Emily, that quilt is amazing, I'd be very happy if santa turned up with that for me. Unfortunately, there are no sewing santas in my world, apart from me. Have a lovely christmas!

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  23. What a beautiful quilt! Seriously gorgeous. I really need to learn.

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Thanks so much for your words of encouragement, advice and solidarity.

xo em