Bunting Swap

Right now I should be making a fruit platter for craft group (It’s healthy week this week) but I am just too excited to share my buntings with you. I was not sure if I was going to share them as I wanted it to be a surprise to all the wonderful people who recieve them but I just couldn’t resist showing you my little baby buntings. Plus I figure the few bunting swap participants who stop by still will not know if they are getting one or not hehe. I have absolutely loved participating in the Bunting Swap, I have had so much fun making my little buntings thinking about how they are going to go off on their own out into the big wide world and hopefully (fingers crossed) be loved by complete strangers from blog land andย  a few blog friends as well. The buntings that are on their way to me have started to arrive and I’m hopping mad with excited every time I open the letter box to discover a gorgeous little envelope from somewhere in the world containing a piece of bunting made with love for little old me. I can’t wait to put them altogether.

Onto my little bunting babies

I wanted to crochet some pretty buntings so I started off with my hook and my random colour selection method and produced 20 buntings

But I just didn’t feel that these by themselves were doing it for me and I decided they needed a little extra love so I decided to add some

embroidery of my name, now I have to say that after hand embroidering 20 buntings I was a little over this idea but I stilll love it and how pretty are they with all the beautiful colour, I can just imagine this strung up on someones porch or maybe even in their own little princess’ room. But they still weren’t complete they needed to come together so I

sewed them altogether and wella my little baby buntings were born and I have had to tear myself apart from them to pop them into envelopes and send them off, yes I am having slight separation anxiety from my baby buntings, I just hope that all the wonderful people that receive them look after my babies and love them as much as me. I have had so much fun making them, crocheting, embroidering and sewing them altogether. I can’t wait till I have all mine from over the world. This swap has been the best it’s been motivating and rewarding.

Well I better make that fruit platter 5 mins before everyone gets here.

enjoy the sunshine today

xx

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17 responses to “Bunting Swap

  1. Wow Im blown away by how awesome your bunting is… some very lucky people are going to get them!!!

  2. They look great! ๐Ÿ™‚ I love the embroidered fabric you stitched to them – it really sets them off. Thanks for the encouraging words on mine too. ๐Ÿ™‚
    She xo

  3. Love your buntings, so beautiful colours and the backside… Really, really awesome.

    I will send you the pattern for the butterfly, when you gave me your email-adress. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    xoxo

  4. Your Bloge is very very butiful , i like it becuse i love crochet sooooo much

  5. Your bunting is beautiful, I just hope I am lucky enough to get one?! I was a little stressed when I paid postage on mine but got over it when the first piece arrived. I am so glad I heard about the swap on your blog and went and joined too. My kids are loving seeing all the Australian stamps and post stickers and the thought of all these small bits travelling all that way has blown me away. I want to join another one!

  6. Your bunting is so pretty, I love them all!! And I think the bunting swap is such a lovely idea, how exciting tto get them from all over the world like that! ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. How darling! I wish I found you when this started.

  8. Hello there! I was lucky enough to open up the baby blue bunting yesterday and just wanted to say that I really love it. The crochet and fabric together was a great combination. It looks gorgeous and I love your embroidered touches. Thank you so very much and I hope you get back some pieces that are equally as lovely! โค

  9. Lea

    I received your gorgeous bunt in the mail today. It’s lovely..thank you SO much! I love it:)

  10. Beautiful..i adore the embroidery, unfortunatly i would be too lazy to put them on all the bits lol
    Mxo

  11. Cat

    They are all gorgeous!

  12. Sam

    Those bunts are gorgeous, the swap has been great fun hasn’t it? I too felt a degree of separation anxiety with mine, but excited to receive others in the mail too :)Sam

  13. ๐Ÿ™‚ I can the one I received! glad your arrived safely! x

  14. Ady

    Goodness – they are so pretty. I’ve never seen crocheted bunting before and they look amazing.

  15. Bec

    I received a little parcel in the mail and what could it be…a beautiful piece of butter yellow crochet and hand sewn bunting. I think it’s amazing and can’t believe you made 20 pieces. Thank-you x

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