Friday, October 01, 2010

Three Happy Dances & Other Things

Myra's Give Away
I received my goodies from Myra . I was very lucky to win her blogoversary and birthday giveaway. In the box that the post lady brought I found all these beautiful things.
  • A zipper bag made by Myra in a colorful fall fabric.
  • A cute gift bag stuffed with candy corn and pretty variegated floss
  • A Tin Topper pattern by Sampler and Such
  • A pumpkin pin cushion stuffed with walnut shells
  • A tissue cover stitched with music note fabric
  • A piece of linen fabric
  • And a darling little bird all dressed up for Halloween
  • A beautiful candle mat with scented candle
Thank you Myra, you have certainly brought a lot of sunshine and happiness into my life.

Biscornu from Nita
Anne Les Petite Croix
"Carre Fleuri"
The Post Lady also brought me this lovely Biscornu from Nita . This was for Please Pass the Biscornu Exchange. I have seen this jewel and admired it and I am so thrilled. Thank you Nita, I love it

Tiny Treasures Too
from Amanda
The Post Lady brought me a third package from Amanda. This one came all the way from Italy. It is such a gorgeous pinkeep. It is stitched on Fratelli Graziano linen. I have never seen it before but the little cherub looks lovely stitched on it. I love the way she entwined the ribbons around the edges and such a pretty color of blue.

On the stitching front I am making great progresss, I am finishing up another biscornu and have a pinkeep ready to get in the mail. I also have my pumpkin exchange stitched and ready to finish so it can be on it's way.
I have two pumpkin, fall  ornaments ready to be finished so I can add them to my collection. Hopefully over the weekend I can get these done.

I also saw a tutorial for crocheted ricrac. Want to give that a whirl. I looked at Hobby Lobby for orange or fall colored crochet thread. I couldn't find any so picked up some red. I figured I could use for Christmas ornaments.

We went to Golden Corral to eat and I am stuffed and ready to sprawl on the sofa.


Chris said...

Hi Bonnie!
Congratulations on all the beautiful treats that you have received. what fun!
I wanted to tell you how much I like the felt pumpkins on your blog header. Did you make these?

Have a great weekend.

Karen said...

Congrats on your winnings! Myra's package was chocked full of goodies. Your mail lady has certain been nice to you!

Love you pumpkin header...too cute. Happy stitching and finishing.

Deb~Paxton Valley Folk Art said...

Beautiful treasures Bonnie, you are a lucky woman! I too love your pumpkin header, too cute! Deb

Catherine said...

Enjoy your goodies from Myra - they are lovely and I know her finishing is superb!

That biscornu is beautiful as is the finish on that pinkeep.

natalyK said...

Congrats on all of you beautiful wins. Enjoy!

Deb said...

What wonderful wins! Lucky you!

Love those pumpkins in your header too.

Marjorie said...

OK, I love those pumpkins too! If you did make them, I hope you share a pattern sometime :)
Congrats on all your goodies!

Diana said...

You sure have gotten some great gifts!
I also want to tell you I think your pumpkins at the top of the page are very cute! Did you make them?

Myra said...

I am so happy you liked all the goodies I sent you. Enjoy! You had some great mail days - the biscornu and pinkeep are both gorgeous. So, since everyone is asking about the pumpkins in your header - I just have to know if you made them too. :o)

Julie said...

Great new header pic, its lovely!

Such a wonderful lot of goodies in your mailbox this week, how lovely


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