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Tuesday, December 30, 2008



I got home from a very wet/cold day of shopping with the family AND SAW STUFF IN THE MAIL FOR ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I was beyond excited to see who sent me something!! LOOK LOOK LOOK!!! I got some presents from the sweetie chookyblue! I left a comment on her blog once upon a time about how lucky she was to live in Australia (swoon!!) and be able to find stitcheries. I've been everywhere here in Ohio and can't find any. I asked at my local quilt store and they didn't even know what I was talking about. Well Ms. Chookyblue felt that just wasn't right and wrote to see if I wanted her to send me a little sumpin sumpin. I replied YESYESYESYESYESOHMYGODYES!! Next thing I know I got this pattern......


and a magazine chock full of wonderful stitcheries and some DMC thread!!


This is my HEEHEEHEEHEEHEE look. (I told the 16 year old to make sure she got my thin side. Sigh. She did the best she could)








This is my happy beyond belief look. I am looking at the other patterns and magazine she sent wondering how I could fly to Australia and hug her.
You made my day Chookyblue. Truly. I cannot wait to start making some of these. Your kindness takes my breath away. :)





If that wasn't just icing from the fridge slapped on a big ole spoon....look what my Ya-Ya Leigh sent!!!
She sent a little Christmas cheer folks. There is a cute Christmas frame, a friendship pillow and this really neat pattern. It has directions on how to make 50 quilt blocks representing the 50 States. We are going to each make one and then sob every time we look at it cause we miss each other so darn much.
Whoever says that you cannot make friends by blogging obviously never blogged. Thanks again you two!!!

10 comments:

The Jen said...

Wonderful gifts! Merry Christmas indeed!!!

Mary said...

Very fun! I don't do much embroidery but I like the little I've been doing on my postcards and one of these days I want to do a larger crazy quilt.

Chocolate Cat said...

Chooky blue is such a sweetie isn't she?? When are you coming to visit us aussies??

Tiki said...

Love the new haircut!! So glad you got some wonderful gifts!!

Tracey @ozcountryquiltingmum said...

Oh...you look gorgeous...more like one of your girls than the mum!!! DEFINITELY your thin side LOL!!!
Great pressies there, you realise if you come to Australia you can get lots of stitcheries and choc cat and I may even share you with Chookyblue...worth thunkin' about sister!!
Cheers, Tracey

Jodi said...

You are so cute!

And so blessed! Enjoy your goodies. :)

Shasta said...

Nice to see a picture of you. Those are wonderful gifts. Joanns has a stitchery section, as does Michaels. None of the quilt shops do as far as I know.

Mom2threeGrolls said...

You look so darn cute! Luv the hair and I bet your girls get asked all the time, "Is that your sister?". Luv, Ms. Carmen p.s. looks like some fund raising is in order to get you to the land down under!!!

Leigh said...

Goodies are cool! Glad you enjoyed them. AND, this is the first pic of the new do. I love it!

Chookyblue...... said...

hey..........so I hear from the previous comments of The Chocolate Cat and Oz Mum your coming to Oz.......when are you booked........lol........come with no luggage as we will be sure to load you up with the quilt shops and designers in Oz......
Fab pics and it is nice to see you appreciate the goodies so much..........now have you got something started as I see your very frustrated with quilting.......dump it and go stitching......