Thursday, December 27, 2012


A huge thank you to Teresa who was my FIS online group partner for this year's Christmas Swap.  As well as some little goodies for the days leading up to Christmas this is what I opened Christmas morning

These girls are gorgeous in real life - thank you so much Teresa!

 And my unknown at this stage partner (from New Zealand) for Chooky's Secret Santa Christmas Swap sent this gorgeous little girl and appliqued teatowel

I feel thoroughly spoilt and love my dolls and the fact that this blogging world lets us interact with so many people.


Monday, December 24, 2012

May your day be filled with love, peace and happiness!


Sunday, December 23, 2012

Santa Sack Swap

This year I took part in the Santa Sack Swap organised by Cheryll.  My partner was Lyn (no blog).

We had to send off a sack or stocking way back in July with two presents and then two at the start of every month up until December and then a "Christmas Gift" as well.

Here is the lovely stocking that Lyn made:

The goodies include fabric, scissors, decorations, buttons, lace, coin purse, book light, tape measure, stitch ripper, sweet dish

and the Christmas Gift......this gorgeous little pail........

Thank you Lyn, I feel totally spoilt!


Sunday, December 9, 2012

What a clever hubby!

After making and receiving a couple of mini quilts I thought it was about time that I got myself a mini stand.  Chatting with hubby and I said I would like a wood one and we found an idea (thank you google!) and this is what he has come up with!

and here it is complete with my latest mini received from Shez

Im a lucky girl and cant wait to get my other minis on here as well and perhaps make some more!

Friday Night Sewing was minimal due to a hugely busy week and I was tired.  I did manage to get nearly all the hand stitching done for my project though.


Friday, December 7, 2012


and its time for 

Pop on over and visit Cheryll to sign up!

I have a bit of hand stitching to do and then hopefully I will have time to get to the machine as well.


Sunday, December 2, 2012

Trimming the Tree

The tree is up and the lounge room looks very festive:
the tree

quilt that was a gift a few years ago

santa collection

snowmen and other lovlies