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« Reply #180 on: September 21, 2009 06:25:24 AM »

Oh my -- that embroidery is just beautiful!
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« Reply #181 on: September 21, 2009 08:34:24 PM »

I received from knickertwist and I'm all a twitter! This has been one of my favorite swaps ever! I love every single thing she gave me! Here's the loot:
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I am overwhelmed by all of the goodies in the package. Each one came wrapped in white tissue paper with a piece of twine that said birdie things. Like "tweet", "sing", "whistle," etc. You get the idea.
You can see here that she gave me a little notebook, and a birdie with a lovely curly tail, which will look perfect on my Christmas tree. And then there was the other treasures. Here they are.

I took individual shots too.

First is this art deco style dove. I think it's made of paper clay, but it looks like alabaster. It's so sweet.

In the background, you can see the great bird toille fabric, and the jar of whimsies. I've been so fascinated with this little thing. Every time I turn it, I see something new.

This is a horrid picture, but it's a broach with a beautiful Robin's egg nest with birdie charms hanging from it. I'm thinking about what I want to wear it with.


One of knickertwist's signature pieces. I love this to pieces. It's why I asked her to be my partner.


She crafted this straight from my wists. I walked all around the house looking for the perfect place to put it.


And this little birdhouse is so sweet! It fits in with my house perfectly. I love shabby chic!


My pictures are horrid, because they're from my phone, and do not do her work justice. I am pleased as punch.

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« Reply #182 on: September 21, 2009 08:41:20 PM »

Yay! So happy you like your loot.

Here's a close up photo of the brooch...

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« Reply #183 on: September 22, 2009 05:09:06 AM »

That whole package is beautiful, but I now have an unhealthy obsession with that brooch! That is gorgeous!
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« Reply #184 on: September 22, 2009 03:06:52 PM »

That brooch is fabulous Smiley Very nice package all around.
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« Reply #185 on: September 22, 2009 03:41:00 PM »

Received a beautiful package from Olive_Juice this afternoon! Let me brag about these goodies Smiley

Three gorgeous birdie ornaments! Such pretty fabrics...

REALLLLY happy about this one!!! I've been admiring all of the other "nestlaces" and now I have a beautiful one all for myself Smiley

A perfect headband! I love headbands and this material is perfectly my style!

AND THIS!!!!! How unbelievable gorgeous is THIS?! I am totally in awe of this beaded masterpiece!!! It's an ornament, but I may just have to wear it as a pendant until christmas Cheesy

Thank you SOOOOO much, Olive_Juice! I love everything!!!
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« Reply #186 on: September 22, 2009 04:30:11 PM »

WOW! That beaded peacock is amazing!!
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« Reply #187 on: September 23, 2009 08:25:56 PM »

I've missed checking the gallery for a bit and WOW, look at all of this amazing stuff!!!!  I just love this swap, everyone has made such unique and beautiful things Smiley
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« Reply #188 on: September 23, 2009 09:21:47 PM »

I'm so glad you liked everything, nooo!
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« Reply #189 on: September 23, 2009 10:13:18 PM »

Holy bird feathers! What awesome loot we all made and received. This was a truly fun swap, thanks Craftewoman.

One more time?

And I am wisting almost all of the stuff in this gallery - when I have a free hour or two.
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