Pouch received!

The Toronto Modern Quilt Guild participated in a pouch swap with the Victoria and Maritime Modern Quilt Guilds.  It was fun creating the pouches and luggage tags, you can see the ones I made in this post. At our guild meeting this weekend we received the pouches made by the members of the VMQG.

Flower pouch
Flower pouch

Wow! They were all gorgeous – lots of time and effort went into making very individual bags. I chose a small round pouch with a beautiful flower on the front.

VMQG pouch back
back of flower pouch

Not only was the bag lovely, it was filled with loot!

VMQG loot
loot inside flower pouch

A panel printed with nostalgic sewing images tied with the tape measure ribbon, lovely smelling soap and a small bag of buttons and embellishments.

VMQG loot detail
Soap, buttons, ribbon and pin

The blue and yellow pin is from the Satin Moon Quilt Shop which I think would be the local quilt shop of the very talented quilter that made this gift. I especially like the tiny scissors and thimble.

VMQG pouch side
side view of pouch

This was the first exchange I participated in. I understand now, why they are so popular. It’s like Christmas and your birthday receiving a surprise gift. So much fun!

VMQG loot2

Have you participated in a swap?