As a member of a flickr group, The Handmade co., I've been part of a couple of recent swaps. The deadline to send them is 31 May, so I got mine off just in time!
Firstly we had a Whimsy Jar swap, I've posted off a jar of red and green goodies to Wen_ot, hope she likes them.
My second swap this month was a bit of a challenge for me. Again part of the Handmade co. group we had a reading swap where we were to make something book related, be it a book cover or bookmark etc. Being a sewing machine phobic I wasn't sure how I was going to tackle this, but I did try really hard, even though the results are not that spectacular! I used a soft blue polka dot linen fabric, lined with red felt with a touch of red and white floral fabric and a smattering of red heart buttons. The result was OK, but not my best work. It was my first (and probably last) attempt. Anyway, I do hope Mariatralha likes it. To soften the disappointment I added a few treats too, Trident gum, chocolate, some stickers (you can't see them as they are inside the book), a handmade birdie and a cute little tin full of buttons and things.
The next swap in this group is 'pink' - I cannot wait as I use sooooo much pink in my creations that I'm going to love this swap. I am also involved in a couple of private swaps with my flickr pals, I will post on them later in June.
Bye for now, I'm off to enjoy the sun with my girlies