Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Some lovely arrivals

I know I’ve been noticeably absent this past week or so…..trips to Brisbane for specialist’s visits and other doctors have been filling up my time, not to mention madly stitching to finish things…..we all know what I mean don’t we????? LOL Anyhoo, before we head off to Townsville this morning to the hospital…DS has his wisdom teeth out today!!!!….yeeeouch…….I thought I’d share some beautiful gifties that have already arrived courtesy of Australia Post…. 042 (Medium) A parcel arrived all the way from the US from Cheryl to say thank you for coordinating the Sew It’s Finished Group blog this year….how wonderful and what a surprise!!!!!  043 (Medium) Red polka dots…..how appropriate…and I love, love, LOVE red!!!!!! 044 (Medium) Isn’t it simply gorgeous….. 045 (Medium) LOVE the fabric…..and lots of red….and polka dots!!!!  YUMMO!!! 046 (Medium) and the card, too is just beautiful!!!!! 047 (Medium) thanks so much Cheryl…..I love hosting the blog with Dawn, and I’ve met so many wonderful ladies!!!!!   holly-border-hth Another pressie arrived, courtesy of the postman and the coordinating efforts of the ever-wonderful Chookyblue……. my SSCS gift…….aaargh….how exciting……. 004 (Medium) all the way from……. 005 (Medium) SCOTLAND!!!!!    Kick up your heels, squeeze your bagpipes and flash that kilt around………this IS exciting!!!!!!…… 006 (Medium) …it’s such a BIG box….maybe Josie sent me some bagpipes…..or a kilt?????? 008 (Medium) After ferreting my way into the box…..(I’m a sucker for presents….I’m not a neat, fold the paper type of girl…..I’m more a ‘rip-and-tear ,get-into-it’ one……..) look at all the goodies I found….. 009 (Medium) Oh Josie…you’ve outdone yourself!!!!……but where do I start????? Thank goodness for Josie’s forethought….I’m a little giddy with all the excitement to know where to begin…… 010 (Medium)011 (Medium) the big reveal….and take a look at this……. One side………. 012 (Medium) then…..the other……. 014 (Medium) how dainty and absolutely perfect is that stitching…..I LOVE it….and it’s RED!!!!!!    aaargh…I’m in heaven!!!!!!!! 017 (Medium) the detail is just perfect……. 018 (Medium) and now, I have to tie my hands behind my back so I’m not tempted too much…….don’t know how I’m going to manage, but I must!!!! 015 (Medium) Oh Josie, thank you soo much….you’ve outdone yourself, as did Chooky….thank you ladies….you’ve made my Christmas!!!! 016 (Medium) candy-canes-borderhth Now….to prepare for a visit to hospital …..
ice cream?           check ice packs?          check caramel thickshakes?         check pain killers??             check custard???            check soup?              check ice cream???    check ice cream??????? check
Sugary hugs Signature

4 comments:

shez said...

love that table runner Cheryl made you,the fabrics are gorgeous,wow how adorable is the xmas decoration from Josie,its awesome,what a swap.xx

Jeanette said...

Gorgeous table runner. Love the Xmas decoration. Glad you triple checked you have the ice cream. :) Hugs,

Peg - Happy In Quilting said...

Ice Cream..check....!!!!!
love the runner Wendy and what a wonderful decoration....

Sisbabestitches said...

Oh the table runner is lovely, and all those dots are fab :) Wow that ornament is beautiful and double-sided, just gorgeous :)