This swap was a tricky one - I couldn't make a final decision on what to make for Jill and I kept stressing that it wouldn't be good enough! I am a bit too hard on myself! In the end I settled on three things:
First, I made a denim tote. I used some dark denim and top stitched it in hot pink and finished it with a heart shaped black button. Inside it is lined with a fun cherry print.
When I participate in swaps I like to
And finally as someone else who loves fabric and sewing, I knew Jill would love a zip pouch made from selvedge. Its a project I started a while ago, and I put it aside for ages waiting for the right reason to finish it. The Covert Robin swap came along so I finished it with Jill in mind.
And the other side:
And what is an international gift without a selection of local delicacies?
Thanks to Australia Post's terrible slowness, I have not recieved my gift yet, but I know it will be worth the wait! To my Covert Robin if you are reading this, I am really excited to find out who you are and have you guest post about what you made!
I am linking this post to the Covert Robin link party - pay it a visit and see all the amazing handmade gifts the participants made each other!