Sunday, December 28, 2014

NEW PROJECT AND PRESENTS--


I was actually able to get a new project started--
got the first '6' blocks sewn from the Temecula 12 days of Chmas sal--
and I had not realized that each block has more pieces to it--
see block one--the deer is just one piece then the next one is 2 pieces--
and then on to 3 pieces and then on to---
This went really quickly--
well--
that is except for this block--
Hummm---
some how I don't think this one came out right--
so lets try again---
Much better-Di!!!

I got alot of neat presents for some blog friends--

 From Nola I got some chocolate and the cutest little book--
and inside it looks like this--
I love this little book--!!
Thank you Nola--

And I had to take a photo of this gift wrap before I opened these--
lovve  those Kola bears--
one of these little mats had my name on it and the other one had Miss Gracies name on it--
these soo cute--and are from Maria!!
Thank you Maria! and so says miss gracie, too!!

and look at this stash--
and it isn't all that much fabric--
but lots of chocolate in there!!!
the snowman mittens are hiding a chocolate bar--how cute--
and look at that cat fabric--yummy--
and a cute little stocking--
along with some little gifts--
thank you, Sunny--

and I got a cute pattern and hand knitted dishcloth --
along with a hexagon kit, and new buttons --
and miss gracie got  a new toy--
She is tossing it up in the air here and then refinding it to do it again--
these lovelys are from Anne-Lise--
thank you Anne-lise!! and from Miss gracie too!!!
And look at this beautiful bell pull--
can you tell who made me this?????
also got some pretty wool thread and an organic dk chocolate bar!!
a close up--there is alot of work in this bell pull--
Thank you so much Shell--
did the bunnies and Sabrina help you???

With loads of thanks and lots of hugs,
Di and Miss Gracie

6 comments:

  1. You were obviously a very good girl this year! And you shouldn't need to go out for chocolate if you get snowed in for a month or three. I'm glad you had lots of fun stuff to open on Christmas Day. And even a new project! I was planning to start the Temecula quilt, but never quite got there. I did make the same one a couple of years ago though.

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  2. Love the beginning of your Temecula 12 Days of Christmas. The background fab with the red snowflakes is great. Bowties are such a fun, easy block, no matter what size it is. Enjoy all your goodies.

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  3. Lots of lovely gifts Di. Miss Gracie did well too. Love the start of your red and white quilt. Happy New Year........Hugs.....

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  4. I love the snowmen and reindeer fabric...it's so cheery! And what wonderful pressies. You are loved! Happy New Year sweet lady! Hugs, Diane

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  5. You quilting talent amazes me. I wonder if I will ever have the patience.
    What a lot of love you received this year!

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  6. Hi. I'm new to your blog and hope you don't mind if I follow along. I knit and sew also and love to see what others are doing. Looks like you had a lovely Christmas.

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