Friday 20 February 2015

Squishy mail in and squishy mail out …. and don’t forget FNSI

I had almost forgotten I was to receive a swap gift in Jenny’s Stitchery Club Swap last month until hubby came back from the post office with some squishy mail yesterday!

tore the wrapping off hastily unwrapped it to reveal this gorgeous surprise…..

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My two gifts had come from Sherry, all the way from the west coast of Washington State, USA., and I must say, she must have been stalking me because she knows me well!

‘Keep Calm’ is a definite reminder for me……I’ve always got my tassel in a knot and I”m always behind in everything I do (or so it seems).  I L-O-V-E what Sherry created from some of Jenny’s stitchery club designs – a ‘Keep Calm’ linen tea-towel and a stitchery needle-keep made with gorgeous TILDA fabric *swoon*.

Inside is a tiny, wee finger light which slips on your finger (obviously!),  with a bright LED light which lights up what you’re doing…..I’ve never ever seen one of those here, Downunder so this was a new toy for me!  

There was also a bright pair of tweezers, some Cosmo Seasons threads, some flower head pins and a beautiful pair of golden stork embroidery scissors…oh my gosh, I’m in Heaven!  Thank you just isn’t enough Sherry. All I can say is I will treasure these and I can guarantee they’ll get a good daily workout, that’s for sure! *Mwah* 


And as some is coming in…..I’ve been preparing some to go out!  This beauty is on its way to a very dear friend.  Remember, I told you about the free pattern back in this post last week?

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who might it be going to?  I can’t tell, but this might be a clue…..

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…..NOT!   Well I don’t want to give the surprise away do I?

If you haven’t had the chance, don’t forget to sign up for the Friday Night Sew In HERE and join us tonight for our monthly virtual get-together.  Can’t wait to stitch along with you ….… I’ll be stitching my new free B.O.M. blocks so they’re ready for you to start next month!  What will you be stitching?

xox Sugary hugs :O)



Christine M said...

What lovely swap gifts from Sherry. I haven't seen one of those lights either. Your heart table topper is lovely. I love the fabrics. See you tonight, Wendy!

e said...

Loveliness coming and going. Both make us happy, don't they? Beautiful work as always :)


Anonymous said...

lol you tease,love what you got in the swap,stay safe my friend xx

Sherry said...

I was happy to hear that your package arrived and that you like everything. I had a lot of fun putting it together and I too was excited about the package I received in this fun swap. I have enjoyed getting to know you through your blog.

Jo said...

I think I might be able to stitch along tonight with you

Lin said...

Gorgeous gifts from Sherry - and I am intrigued by that light! See you tonight. xx

Pinnylea Creations said...

What gorgeous gifts you received Wendy. I'll be sure to come back and see who the lucky recipient was too. I'm sewing along too and I've taken photos to post tomorrow lol xx

Anonymous said...

I love your gift in. Cosmo threads - what a treat! I love those and they are hard to find here. I have a bunch inherited from my friend Fran - I guess they were easier to find in California, or else she got them at shows. Not nearly enough, though! =) Your gift out turned out wonderful, of course! Lucky person who gets it. The clue was no help! LOL