20 July, 2015

New Ruler Covers!

Our Friends Having Fun Swaps group has just had our third swap for the year. We had to make our partner a ruler cover.
My secret partner was none other than the lovely 
Cheryll from Gone Stitchin'.
 
 This is where I used to store my 16½, 12½ and 8 inch rulers.
But not anymore! No more bubble wrap for my rulers.
Chez has made me the most beautiful bag to hold all three!
 The front of the bag.
The main part of the bag is for my 16½ inch ruler.
 
 The front pocket holds my 8 inch ruler.
 The back pocket holds my 12½ inch one.
 Chez also sent me some lovely extra goodies. 
A tape measure/scissors set, DMC threads, cute little wooden buttons, a magnetic needle holder,
choccies and a pack of Thangles. I've never used those before so this should be fun.

 Thank you Chez. You have certainly spoilt me.
 
 And who was I making for? 
It was the other lovely Sheryl of Enjoying Life.
 Shez requested a holder for her 24 inch ruler. This cover actually holds her 12 inch ruler as well.
It's a bit hard to see but there is a pocket inside 
for the shorter ruler.
 I added some extra goodies for Shez as well.
I just had to put this photo in as the matching threads
look so pretty with the Tilda fabric!

20 comments:

Chris of UK City Crafter said...

What a great swap project, so useful and pretty.

kiwikid said...

Fantastic swap Christine...lovely ruler holders you both made!

Christine Barnsley said...

Hello Christine! What beautiful ruler covers... I love them both! The bag you received is just fabulous and the one you sent is really pretty and very clever having an extra inside pocket! :) x

marina said...

what gorgeous gifts sent and received!
those threads looks so pretty on the tilda fabric.

Käthe said...

Das ist eine sehr schöne Tasche ! So eine muß ich mir auch mal nähen.
Dein Blog sieht schön bunt aus, das gefällt mir sehr.
Liebe Grüße aus dem sonnigen Deutschland
Käthe

Dasha said...

Such fun seeing the gifts sent and received. I'm such a slacko - my rulers just sit on the cutting table.

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Born are perfect xxx

Michelle Ridgway said...

Lovely sent and received. Such a great swap x

Daisy Jayne said...

Very nice

shez said...

Hi Christine,wow this was such a fun swap,I love the bag that Chez made for your rulers,what a great idea,and wow I sure do love mine,both my rulers love there new home and the bag looks amazing sitting in my sewing room,and you sure did spoil me with my lovely extras,Thankyou so much my friend for my amazing parcel xx

Maria said...

Love your square Ruler bag chez made for you and she also included lots of great goodies.

You made a great bag for Shez....I am sure she will love her goodies and put the Tilda fabrics and thread to good use.

Sharmayne said...

What a wonderful and useful swap! Looks like you all did well and I do love those embroidery threads!

Cheryl said...

Your new bag is gorgeous Christine and what a lovely ruler cober you made for Shez

Jenny of Elefantz said...

What fabulous projects!

Kim said...

These are gorgeous.

Fiona said...

what a lovely parcel you receieved and a lovely one you sent... was a great swap idea...
Hugz

Dawn said...

Hey Christine, what a practical swap, everyone needs a ruler bag and those two are just perfect. You'll have all your sewing needs taken care of at this rate.

Farm Gate Creations said...

Both of those ruler holders are just perfect. Very clever ladies indeed.

retdairyqueen said...

What great ruler covers

Kaisievic said...

Wow, that is a really great idea for a swap! I love both of them very much!