Tuesday, March 17, 2009

So much to share-so little time!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Yes-I'm a little Irish, so I wore some green today!
Wow-I can't believe it's been over a month since my last
post. I am the worst blogger ever-I know! Well, between
a cold, then a sinus infection-I was pretty much miserable
for a month. Anyway, I'm back to normal now and I have
tons to share with you. First is the SBEBB Frosty Friends
exchange. I had Linda and this is what I stitched for her.

Peppermint Paul by Helga Mandl
found in the gift of stitching magazine-issue #34
Stitched on my own hand dyed 28 ct monaco
with dmc and dmc color variations threads & mill hill beads
Linda has a really cool close up of the beads on her blog

This was only my second, but final exchange on this board as it was
closing. I wish I had found this board a lot earlier. But I totally understand
and respect the reasons why it closed! I wanted it to be special so I
crocheted this doily for her. I couldn't get the darn thing to lay flat- that's
why it's sticking up in the bottom right corner!

here's the entire exchange. I had read on her blog that she wished
for altoid tins to use for finishing so I found some in my stash and
sent them along.

This is what I received from Judith for the Frosty Friends exchange.
What unbelievable detail. There are charms and a little bell. You must
click on the photo-check out that cute little carrot nose! Thanks so much
Judith-I love it! It's still hanging in my kitchen. She also sent me some
pretty "six strand sweets" floss, of which I did not have any-until now!

Take care everyone and thanks for your visits!
I haven't forgotten, I am working on something
special for my belated blogoversary drawing!


Carolyn said...

Great exchanges, both sent and received!!! Glad to see you back. :)

staci said...

Glad to hear that you're feeling better. Wonderful exchanges!!!

Angela said...

Both exchanges are awesome, love those snowmen :) I'm looking forward to your blog draw, stay tuned mine is coming up shortly :)

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GoldenAngelsWorks said...

Those stitchy pieces are all so great!

Chris said...

Hi Laurie,

Thank you for my beautiful zipper purse, it is so cleverly done and all the goodies inside I was delighted to receive it.. I am posting my thanks here as I dropped out of HoE because I just had too much on... I shall send a photo to Edgar so he can put it on the HoE blog I did post a message there to say I had received it.
Thank you again
And of course I shall post a pic on my own blog I am so proud to have received such a gorgeous exchange
Chris x

Diana said...

I love the blue snow man pattern - it's so cute

GoldenAngelsWorks said...

What beautiful stitching.

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Debbie said...

sinus is horrible... so glad you are feeling better! love both exchanges!!!

Just Another Old Geezer said...

I love the snowman! This is so perfect for this time of year - thanks for sharing...

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