Sunday, December 23, 2012

Christmas Blessings

Greetings Friends,
It has been a busy week before Christmas.  We had a bit of winter weather on Friday morning which cancelled school.  I ran into several parents who said their kids cried when they found out school was cancelled.  Of course, Christmas parties were scheduled for Friday. 
It has also been a busy week for deliveries.  Edgar was my exchange partner this year in the Friends Stitching Through the Seasons exchange.  Here is a snap of what he sent.  I apologize if my pictures are missing a few items.  I dismantled the box before I got pictures.  :-)  Thanks for a great year of packages Edgar.
Here is a pictures of the stitched piece I sent my partner Michelle. 
I didn't get a pic of the other items I sent but I love this little stocking.
 Christmas Stocking Ornament
Hands to Work
Karen and I do several exchanges throughout the year. 
She outdid herself with our Christmas exchange.
She stitched the companion ornament to the piece I just finished which you can see here.
The boxes are full of finishing supplies and some yummy chocolate
covered pretzels (which didn't last long).
Thanks Karen!

Below is the piece I stitched for Karen.
Nancy at Victorian Motto Sampler Shoppe had a generous month of Christmas giveaways on her blog.  I was the lucky winner one day.  I received this lovely assortment of her hand dyed floss in red.
I love Nancy's floss and trimmings.  You really should check out her site.  She is a pleasure to order from and provides great customer service, not to mention the great products.
Thank you, Nancy!
My friend Michele blessed me with a Christmas package that contained this birdie ornament.
I am all about birds right now and I love this design.
Thank you , Michelle!
Thank you for stopping by and spending a little bit of your day with me.
Wishing you a Merry Christmas,


Catherine said...

What a wonderful post of stitching goodies!!
Have a wonderful Christmas!

Mouse said...

ooooo gorgeous goodies both given and received and I love Nancy's threads too :) hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a very merry stitchy new year :) love mouse xxxxx

Charlene ♥ SC said...

Great assortment of beautifully stitched pieces.
Wishing your family peace and joy throughout the season.
Merry Christmas!

cucki said...

Wow they all so cute..
Lots of love for you x

Vickie said...

Wonderfulness! A Blessed, Merry Christmas to you.

Chris said...

Merry Christmas!
What wonderful stitching and exchanges.

Karen said...

Great exchanges rec'd and sent! love that little stocking, must stitch this year. and so glad you like your exchange, you needed the companion piece. :)

Marsha said...

Merry Christmas Diane!

Michelle said...

Merry Christmas my friend xx