Thursday, November 04, 2010

I'm so spoiled ...

and so overwhelmed by the thoughtfulness of stitchers and bloggers ... my mailbox was full these last couple of days ... look what arrived ...

This lovely arrived from Lisa. She had my name for Round 6 on the Lizzie Kate Exchange blog. She stitched part of Lizzie*Kate's Thankful Sampler and finished it into this adorable pinkeep. Don't you just love the ribbon! I need to find some of that :) It now sits on my kitchen window ledge for all to see ...
Shelleen had messaged me the other day saying that a little gift was on it's way to me ... today arrived this wonderful coffee calendar! Yep Shelleen knows me all too well *smile* Here's the back of it so you can see all the different coffee and tea cups ... I just love it! and can't wait for 2011 to get here so I can use it ... I think it might go to work with me ...
This package really surprised me ... it's from Faye and Karen who I got to meet last month in Myrtle Beach ... we've been blogging and exchanging this last year and it was just a joy to meet them in person. The little card said this was a thank you from both of them for the little gifts KarenAZ and I brought to Myrtle Beach with us ... here's a picture of the wonderful fabric they sent ... I can't wait to stitch some Christmas designs to go with them, they are lovely!!
and here's a picture of the gifts we took to MB with us ... Karen made the pin cushions and pins for them, I made the scissor fobs ...

Jan had my name for the Seasonal Exchange blog Autumn Round. The design is from The Prairie Schooler "October" leaflet ... it's stitched so nice and finished beautifully into a tin scissor/needle holder ... I was so excited to see it because I don't have a tin like this ... how cute is this!
Thank you everyone for your wonderful gifts and exchanges ... you guys are the greatest!

Hope everyone has a great weekend! I'll be back with the last of my pictures from Myrtle Beach soon :)

I hope you find your Joy in your stitches ...

I'm grateful for time with my stitching girlfriends ...

28 comments:

Patty C. said...

Lovely MB Gifts :)

Carolyn NC said...

All those gifts are just fantastic!

Shari said...

wow!!! that is about all I can say!!!! You have truly been blessed in the mailbox....
I really, really, really would love to know how to make the little tin finish.....I wonder if Jan would give us instructions?!?!?! I love new ways of finishing things & that is perfect!

Vonna said...

Thoughtful, wonderful gifts for a thoughtful and wonderful woman! I enjoyed seeing the bounty both given AND received :)
And like always, I leave your blog wanting a big cuppa joe!

Brigitte said...

Oh my, it's such fun to look at all these gifts and exchnage pieces. And it must be so much more fun to own them. Enjoy all your goodies.

Faye said...

My Kruieg is humming right now as I get out the door to work!!! Ahhh, nothing like a hot cup of coffee!!

We DID so enjoy meeting you and cannot wait until next Oct! You take care and as always, Happy Stitching!!

Faye

An itch to cross stitch.. said...

You are very lucky, what a lovely LK finish, gorgeous colours.
I love the 'fall' tin too, it's very well done.

Catherine said...

What wonderful gifts from wonderful people!! Enjoy them!

staci said...

Wonderful gifts Michele...I can't think of a nicer recipient!

I have to comment on your paper bag turkey in your header...I have one of those too, lol!!!

Sharlotte said...

So many many lovely things Michele! You must be in stitchers' Heaven!

Mary said...

Michele, You have hit the jackpot with all of your goodies...they're beautiful. What thoughtful friends you have! I love the scissor fobs...beads are so fun, aren't they? You did a fantastic job with them.

Glad you had a good time in MB!

Cole said...

What great treats!! Enjoy!

Linda said...

What wonderful gifts, you are in treasure heaven. I loved seeing your goodies...the finishes were all so pretty...and your fobs just too cool...hugs, Linda

Melanie said...

Greatttttttt stuff!!!!!

valerie said...

Wonderful gifts!

Melissa said...

What a lucky lady!!! Great pressies!

Michelle said...

What wonderful gifts - enjoy. Michelle x

Karen said...

I love both of your exchanges! Both designs are great and I know you will cherish them too!

Glad you liked the fabric...I know you will find good use for it! Can't wait until next year.

happy stitching...

Nancy said...

Wonderful gifts! I'm so glad you felt spoiled Michele! You deserve to be. I love your decorations in your header photo!

Lisa V said...

You received some lovely exchanges.
LISA V

Beth said...

Wow! Your mailman sure it nice to you. The exchanges are both beautiful. I have become a major fan of fall colors this year. Dunno why, just am.

Those pincushions and pins and scissor fobs are so cute. I just love mine. You and Karen are toooo nice!

Nicole said...

Everything is beautiful Michele!! Thank you again for the pin cushion! I love it!

Charlene ♥ SC said...

What a nice group of gifties you've received. Great to have such talented GirlFriends, isn't it? And I'm sure they feel the same way!

Siobhan said...

Oh my goodness! What fantastic goodies!

Sally said...

You received some gorgeous gifts Michele!

Chris said...

Wonderful goodies you have been receiving, love the fall pieces you received. And the calendar is so YOU.

Michele B. said...

Fall certainly is a season of bounty around your house! What fun to see all that you have received (and the generous gifts you gave). What goes around comes around. Love the calendar caffeine fix. And I have a paper bag turkey too, courtesy of DS's first grade class project.

Shelleen said...

You are a great friend and deserve to be spoiled.