23 December, 2013

Santa Sack Swapping With Anna!

As Anna and I only live 10 minutes from each other, we had organised to meet to exchange our gifts. We had both decided we would like to wait until Christmas Day to open them. Unfortunately, I was then unable to make it. Anna was good enough to drop her gifts to me and pick up my gifts to her so that we would both have them on Christmas Day. We both opened our sack parcels and have put the rest away under the tree.
This is the beautiful bag Anna made for me.
How cute is this teddy!
I love the little Christmas reel and hearts. 
Don't they look lovely there on the hexagons!
All of these gifts are now in my bag. I think Anna forgot how to count! There was supposed to be six presents! LOL!

Thank you for my lovely bag Anna. Now the hard part is waiting for Christmas Day to see what else is there! LOL!
This is the bag I made for Anna. Anna wanted me to surprise her with either a Christmas bag or an everyday bag. 
I decided to make this bag for everyday use but chose Christmassy colours. The red is no where as bright as the photo shows and the jade is a bit deeper. 
No matter how I tried, I couldn't get a good photo. 
You may recognise this Michelle Ridgeway pattern as one I have made before (see this post).
My other presents in Anna's bag, 
at least what fitted in! LOL!


18 comments:

Vroomans' Quilts said...

Both are just wonderful bags! And all the lovely gifts to open - enjoy.

FloS said...

OMG !!! That is a wonderful swap !!!!
Florence

KERYN B said...

Christine that is the cutest bag with the Teddy's and hexagons - love it. Can't wait to see the rest.

shez said...

wow Christine both those bags are awesome so pretty,how exciting for you both.xx

Cheryll said...

OOoh nice bags... some little elves have been very busy over the past 6 months! Merry Christmas to you both!

Muttmomkay said...

what a fun thing to do. have a good Christmas

retdairyqueen said...

Both lovely bags

Sharon - Lilabelle Lane said...

This is a fun swap but yes it looks like some counting practice is in order :o) hugs

Fiona said...

I love both those bags.. how great that you could get together to swap your pressies...
Hugz

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Beautiful gifts

Susan said...

Both really lovely bags, and so nice that you could swap in person.

creations.1 said...

Whoa - that isn't a sack full that is a swag full!!!! have fun opening them on Christmas day!! Both of the bags are beautiful!

Sharmayne said...

Don't the bags look great, and how wonderful to have a blogging friend just 10 mins away!! Have fun with all those wonderful gifts on Christmas Day xo

Michelle Ridgway said...

How cute is that teddy bag!!!! Birdie bag looks great all Christmases up.

Maria said...

Was nice of Anna to call in to your home to deliver her beautiful bag and gifts and pick up the gorgeous bag you made for her...
thank you Christine for my cute "Bell" that is now hanging in my tree...

Wendy said...

Such wonderful bags!

Karen said...

Both bags are gorgeous. I like both the stitchery and the applique. Lovely work.

Jindi's Cottage said...

Gorgeous bags...that's a lot of presents adding up to 6!!...