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Biscornu exchange with the Biscornu expert!!!

Isn't that a funny title ? Well if not, at least it gives you the hint who my exchange partner was...

Kerry had commented on my last exchange post that she will be interested in a exchange if time is suitable in future. Well who thought I will get the opportunity so soon...travel to London for work.

We decided to keep the exchange a simple one with only one cross stitched item, which of course was a biscornu. E-mails were exchanged to understand each other's likes and dislikes and we were set for the exchange.

Here is what I received from Kerry. A big box of goodies all individually wrapped up in this lovely floral paper....Look at what she sent me



A postcard and magnet from where she lives, chocolate, DMC variegated threads,loads of hand made jewellery: a bracelet, ear rings, key ring and a book mark. She let me choose the cover kits you see in the pic which she was giving away, how thoughtful of her. The biscornu is amazing , a peacock themed pattern - perfect for me . The personalization with our names is lovely . I like the use of metallic thread as well.


Kerry I didn't know you are such a talented jewellry maker apart from being a biscornu expert. I have never seen such a bookmark before.

Thank you so much, the goodies will be treasured and put to good use.

A picture of the biscornu I made using some of  her favourite colors.


It was so much fun participating in an exchange with you Kerry.. I hope we do more in future.

Comments

  1. Haha, I guessed straight away who the exchange was with! I love that she put both your names on the biscornu too. The one you made is beautiful too. A great exchange.

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  2. I'm hardly an expert but Ive made a few biscornu over the years! It was lovely to do an exchange, it had been an absolute age since I did one. You sent me such lovely things. I must get my post up this weekend. Happy stitching Mini 😀

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  3. They are both very beautiful biscornu's. Very lovely package of goodies.

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  4. What gorgeous biscornus, Mini!! It looks like you both had a very successful exchange :)

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  5. They are both beautiful!! We are so blessed to be surrounded by such talented people in our stitching community :)

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  6. What lovely gifts you received Mini! And all those kits to stitch!
    Wow, I didn't realise Kerry made jewellery either!
    Both the Biscornus are gorgeous..... I love your dragonflies Mini ..... and Kerry's is great too with the peacock feathers, and especially with both your names and the date! What a delightful swap!
    Barbara x

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  7. Lovely exchange, beautiful stitching you both did

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  8. Exchanges look so fun! I guess it was Kerry by the title too haha. Both of y'all's biscornus are wonderful, they look like a fun project to do. The little kits you were sent are cute too~

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  9. What a great exchange this was. OF course, the title says all about your partner, lol. Both biscornus are gorgeous, Mini.

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  10. Beautiful gifts .This swap idea Is great.Hope to swap with you dear :)

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  11. What a great exchange! You both made such perfect biscornu for each other.

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  12. Isn't it nice to travel and to actually send and receive mail. Both of you are very talented if you ask me. Wonderful gifts.

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  13. Lovely exchange! What great biscornu's from both of you :o)

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  14. Beautiful exchange!! Both Biscornus are looking great but I loved yours more:)

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